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Villanova 'culture warrior' professor accepts Douthat debate invitation

New York City, N.Y., Sep 22, 2017 / 05:57 pm (EWTN News/CNA).-

Ending human trafficking requires everyone's efforts, archbishop says

New York City, N.Y., Sep 22, 2017 / 01:47 am (EWTN News/CNA).- At a United Nations gathering in New York City, a Holy See official stressed the need for a multi-pronged approach in fighting human trafficking and aiding victims.

Archbishop Chaput: Fr. Martin deserves respectful criticism, not trash-talking

Philadelphia, Pa., Sep 21, 2017 / 09:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Some of the verbal attacks on Father James Martin, S.J. have been "inexcusably ugly," Archbishop Charles J. Chaput has said in response to reactions to the controversial priest.

US Senate committee advances bill to aid Christians in Iraq

Washington D.C., Sep 20, 2017 / 11:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A Senate committee on Tuesday voted to advance a bill that seeks to ensure U.S. aid reaches Christian genocide victims in Iraq.

Bishop Conley: martyred Oklahoma priest showed courage that comes from prayer

Lincoln, Neb., Sep 20, 2017 / 05:50 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- An Oklahoma priest martyred in Guatemala will be beatified on Saturday, and his life has much to teach us, Bishop James Conley of Lincoln has said.

What it's like to gather relics of Fr. Stanley Rother

Oklahoma City, Okla., Sep 20, 2017 / 04:23 am (EWTN News/CNA).- When Fr. Stanley Rother, a missionary priest from Okarche, Oklahoma, was killed by rebels in Guatemala, his body was transferred back to the United States to be buried by his family.

Catholic health care growth a benefit, not a threat, ethicist says

Washington D.C., Sep 20, 2017 / 01:03 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A research paper that depicts the growth of Catholic health care as a threat to reproductive health ignores the attraction of Catholic hospitals and downplays the ethical concerns about procedures like abortion and sterilization, one

For the first time in 30 years, Sistine Choir to perform in US

Washington D.C., Sep 20, 2017 / 01:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Sistine Chapel Choir will perform the U.S. for the first time in three decades, and will sing compositions that one expert says are an important heritage of the American church.

St. Louis archbishop leads prayer for peace after violent protests

St. Louis, Mo., Sep 19, 2017 / 05:55 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Archbishop of St. Louis led an interfaith group of religious leaders in prayer for peace and justice on Tuesday, after protests over the weekend turned violent.

In talk at Facebook, Bishop Barron tackles how to debate religion

Menlo Park, Calif., Sep 19, 2017 / 04:53 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- People need to learn how to argue better on the internet, especially about religion, Catholic media personality and Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron said in remarks at Facebook's Menlo Park, Calif. headquarters.