Syrian bishop narrowly avoids death in bombing

Damascus, Syria, Jan 15, 2018 / 08:09 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- […]

Pro-life bill would eliminate vast majority of legal abortions in Poland

Warsaw, Poland, Jan 15, 2018 / 02:46 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Lawmakers in Poland proposed pro-life legislation last week that would outlaw abortions performed because of a congenital disorder or deformity in the unborn child. […]

Bishop Schneider explains the Kazakhstani profession of truths on marriage

Astana, Kazakhstan, Jan 11, 2018 / 06:28 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Fidelity to the words of Christ makes it necessary to profess the truth about sacramental marriage, Bishop Athanasius Schneider told EWTN News in a recent interview. […]

Six kidnapped nuns liberated in Nigeria

Uromi, Nigeria, Jan 11, 2018 / 05:15 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- During a two day police operation, six women religious who were captured in Nigeria’s Edo state two months ago were released unharmed on Saturday, generating much joy from the Christian community. […]

Cholera outbreak in Zambia leads to school, church cancellations

Lusaka, Zambia, Jan 9, 2018 / 03:42 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A cholera outbreak in the southern African country of Zambia, centered on the capital Lusaka, has led to an indefinite cancellation of some school openings and church services. […]

Pope Francis makes surprise visit to sick children

Rome, Italy, Jan 5, 2018 / 12:22 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In yet another “Mercy Friday” outing, Pope Francis this afternoon traveled to the outskirts of Rome to visit sick children receiving care at a campus of the Vatican’s Bambino Gesu hospital, offering… […]

Cardinal condemns deadly attacks on DRC protesters

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Jan 4, 2018 / 04:37 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A Catholic cardinal in the Democratic Republic of Congo has strongly condemned security forces’ attacks on protesters amid deadly political tensions in the country. […]

Archbishop: Is the Nigerian government looking for missing nuns?

Lagos, Nigeria, Jan 3, 2018 / 07:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A Nigerian archbishop has urged authorities to intensify their investigation of six nuns who remain missing after being kidnapped in November. […]

Eight dead in crackdown on church-organized protests of DRC president

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Jan 3, 2018 / 02:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Eight people were killed and more than 120 were arrested in the Democratic Republic of the Congo during church-organized protests held Sunday calling for President Joseph … […]

Dumpster diving for the poor – How an Italian woman is feeding hungry families

Rome, Italy, Jan 2, 2018 / 07:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- After rummaging through supermarket dumpsters, 79-year-old Marta loads 90 pounds of edible food onto her bicycle every day. Three times a week she loads her car, and delivers the food to poor… […]