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Did this Spanish nun bi-locate to Texas? Vatican aims to find out

Lima, Peru, Sep 14, 2017 / 04:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- In the 1620s, while the pilgrims were landing on Plymouth Rock and having the first Thanksgiving, the Jumano tribe in Texas (before it was Texas) were allegedly having mysterious encounters with what they called the "Lady in Blue."

US bishops urge care of refugees as Supreme Court allows Trump travel ban

Washington D.C., Sep 14, 2017 / 03:58 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- As the Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed part of President Donald Trump's travel ban to stand temporarily, the U.S. bishops' conference sympathized with the refugees affected by the ban.

How the US needs to stick up for the Middle East's Christians

Washington D.C., Sep 13, 2017 / 07:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Christians in the Middle East are heroic witnesses to the faith, and the U.S. must help ensure they can stay in their homelands in peace, a Maronite bishop who is a leading advocate for the region's Christians says.

Fr. Mitch Pacwa asks: Are you ready to answer Our Lady of Fatima?

Worcester, Mass., Sep 13, 2017 / 04:29 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The first time Our Lady of Fatima appeared to the shepherd children, she asked a question.

Count on it: Mother Angelica will always be with EWTN, says CEO

Worcester, Mass., Sep 13, 2017 / 01:19 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Fans of Mother Angelica should know that her influence will not wane at EWTN, where she will always have a place, said the network's CEO during the Family Talk at the 2017 EWTN Family Celebration in Worcester, Mass, Sept. 9-10.

This baker's Supreme Court case could set tone of religious liberty in US

Washington D.C., Sep 12, 2017 / 04:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A Colorado baker's fight to maintain his freedom of expression could be the most influential religious freedom decisions of the US Supreme Court in years, as the court considers the case this term.

Archbishop Chaput on the enduring legacy of Veritatis splendor

Philadelphia, Pa., Sep 12, 2017 / 03:09 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- This week, First Things published "The Splendor of Truth in 2017", an essay by Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia on St. John Paul II's 1993 encyclical on fundamental questions regarding the Church's moral teaching, Veritatis

Knights of Columbus raise $1.3 million for storm victims

New Haven, Conn., Sep 12, 2017 / 01:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- As Knights of Columbus members volunteer to aid the victims of recent storms, the organization has also raised over $1.3 million to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.

The brutal, powerful 9/11 stories of Catholic priests

New York City, N.Y., Sep 11, 2017 / 04:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- On the clear, sunny morning of Sept. 11, 2011, Fr. Kevin Madigan heard an explosion overhead.

Want peace? Teach kids how to dialogue, archbishop says

New York City, N.Y., Sep 9, 2017 / 01:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Peace is something that must begin in childhood, the Holy See's representative told the United Nations, stressing the need for children to be educated in a "culture of encounter."