Relic of St Clement found in trash settles into Westminster Cathedral

London, England, Jun 19, 2018 / 04:24 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A relic discovered last year by a U.K. waste management company found a home Tuesday in London’s Westminster Cathedral. […]

In Western Europe, Christians who don’t go to church outnumber those who do

Rome, Italy, Jun 18, 2018 / 04:15 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Most Western Europeans identify as Christian, but say they do not, or seldom, attend church services – outnumbering those Christians who do attend church, a survey from the Pew Research Center has reported. […]

Australian priests ‘willing to go to jail’ rather than break confessional seal

Canberra, Australia, Jun 18, 2018 / 01:53 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- As Australian states and territories pass and consider laws requiring priests to break the seal of confession to report cases of child sex abuse, Catholic priests are saying they would g… […]

Uganda bishops reject government sex-ed program

Kampala, Uganda, Jun 17, 2018 / 06:00 am (EWTN News).- A new sex-education program created by the government of Uganda will be rejected by Christian schools unless considerable revisions are made, the Catholic bishops of the country have said. […]

Prime suspect arrested in murder of Philippines priest

Manila, Philippines, Jun 15, 2018 / 12:28 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The primary suspect in the killing of Filipino priest Father Richmond Villaflor Nilo was found and taken into custody Thursday night. […]

Irish prime minister: Catholic hospitals will be required to perform abortions

Dublin, Ireland, Jun 15, 2018 / 04:26 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Publicly-funded hospitals in Ireland will be required to perform abortions, even if they are Catholic and morally opposed to the procedure, the nation’s prime minister announced this week. […]

Archbishop: Russian invasion of Ukraine is a ‘silent war’

Rome, Italy, Jun 15, 2018 / 02:36 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Speaking at the end of a closed-door meeting on religious freedom at the US Embassy to the Holy See, Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, head of the Greek Catholic Ukrainian Church, stres… […]

Church in Spain prepares to welcome migrants turned away in Italy

Valencia, Spain, Jun 13, 2018 / 05:44 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Archdiocese of Valencia, Spain is preparing resources for more than 600 immigrants on board a rescue boat that was denied entry into Italy this week. […]

As Zimbabwe election approaches, Christian leaders stress peace, civility

Harare, Zimbabwe, Jun 13, 2018 / 05:24 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Christian leaders in Zimbabwe are stressing the need for civility and a peaceful transition as the country prepares for a major presidential election next month. […]

For Poland’s bishops, Pope Francis continues Catholic teaching on the family

Warsaw, Poland, Jun 12, 2018 / 04:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis’ thought on the family reveals the importance of “tenderness and closeness” in pastoral ministry and should be read in the spirit of continuity with previous popes, the Polish … […]