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Nashville administrator: pray for conversion of white nationalists

Nashville, Tenn., Oct 24, 2017 / 12:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The administrator of the Diocese of Nashville has called on the local community to pray for the conversions of white nationalists who are organizing two rallies in Tennessee later this month. “On behalf of the Catholic community of

Sistine Chapel Choir releases new album for Advent, Christmas

Vatican City, Oct 24, 2017 / 11:16 am (CNA/EWTN News).- For the third year in a row, the Sistine Chapel Choir has released a new CD, which this year is dedicated to Advent and Christmas, and features unique scores based on historic manuscripts from the Vatican Library.   Created in partnership

This Facebook bot lets you 'Chat with the Pope'

Vatican City, Oct 24, 2017 / 06:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- An initiative from the Vatican this month is inviting people to virtually connect with Pope Francis and learn more about Church missions and how to support them.   MissioBot is an automatic chat system on Facebook Messenger, which helps

Denver archbishop addresses teen social media use, suicide spike

Denver, Colo., Oct 24, 2017 / 04:51 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The growing problem of teen suicide is one that should be met with prayer and efforts to help young people develop healthy use of social media, said Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver in a recent column.

Appeals court approves abortion for undocumented teen

Austin, Texas, Oct 24, 2017 / 03:29 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A federal appeals court has ordered that the government must assist a 17-year-old undocumented immigrant, detained in federal custody in Texas, to obtain an abortion.

Release of Santa Fe court records a step in countering abuse, archdiocese says

Santa Fe, NM, Oct 24, 2017 / 02:57 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The release of court records related to sex abuse allegations against three Catholic priests several decades ago will serve as "an additional step in healing for survivors, their families, our Church, and communities," the Archdiocese of

Nashville administrator: pray for conversion of white nationalists

Nashville, Tenn., Oct 24, 2017 / 01:08 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The administrator of the Diocese of Nashville has called on the local community to pray for the conversions of white nationalists who are organizing two rallies in Tennessee later this month.

Bishops welcome efforts to defend unborn child of undocumented teen

Austin, Texas, Oct 23, 2017 / 03:21 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Texas' bishops have welcomed the decision of an appeals court delaying the government-assisted procurement of an abortion by an undocumented teenager who is under federal custody in the state. However, a request for a review of the appeal

'An idolatry that kills': Pope Francis on greed

Vatican City, Oct 23, 2017 / 10:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis preached Monday about the idolatry of money, which causes us to ignore those in need, allowing others to go hungry and die while we turn money and worldly possessions into false gods. Today there are people who are greedy for more

Pope to Canadian youth: Let Christ lead you in the adventure of life

Vatican City, Oct 23, 2017 / 09:54 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a video message to participants in a youth forum in Canada, Pope Francis told young people to meet Jesus in prayer, letting Christ direct their lives – thus leading them on an incredible adventure. “Young people, let Christ