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Pope Francis: In the Eucharist we receive the grace to love

Vatican City, Oct 29, 2017 / 07:14 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Sunday Pope Francis reflected on Jesus’ command to love God above all things, and your neighbor as yourself, saying that it is in the Eucharist that we receive the grace to carry this out. “God, who is Love, has created us to

Religious freedom, not secularism, key to Europe’s future, Vatican official says

Rome, Italy, Oct 28, 2017 / 10:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In 2003, British Prime Minister Tony Blair was asked about his faith during a magazine interview.  As Blair began to offer an answer, he was interrupted, cut off by Alastair Campbell, the prime minister’s director of strategy and

'Tis the season: Dominican Sisters climb charts with new Christmas album

, Oct 28, 2017 / 04:10 pm (CNA).- Among other things, the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist have been known to appear on game shows and to chat with Oprah Winfrey on television. This year, the Dominican Sisters of Mary are being recognized for their angelic voices, climbing the

Pope to European civil and Church leaders: men and women are different

Vatican City, Oct 28, 2017 / 10:36 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a lengthy speech to civil and ecclesiastical leaders of Europe on Saturday, Pope Francis defended the family as being made up of a man and woman open to life – saying that this fundamental community is also a model for secular

Death penalty repeal a growing trend among Republican lawmakers

Washington D.C., Oct 28, 2017 / 07:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Republican lawmakers play an increasing role in opposition to the death penalty. Both political principles and, for some, their Catholic faith, play a role in motivating their stand.

Death penalty repeal a growing trend among Republican lawmakers

Washington D.C., Oct 28, 2017 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Republican lawmakers play an increasing role in opposition to the death penalty. Both political principles and, for some, their Catholic faith, play a role in motivating their stand. “Since the Tea Party revolution, growing numbers of

Greek Orthodox patriarch: Christians are not strangers in Middle East

Washington D.C., Oct 27, 2017 / 03:58 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Middle Eastern Patriarchs reaffirmed the deep history of Christianity in the Middle East and called for its perseverance into the future at this week's In Defense of Christians summit in Washington, D.C. They called for Western partners

Our Time: Reflections on the Women’s Convention

Atlanta, Ga., Oct 27, 2017 / 03:07 pm (CNA).- Today, October 27, the organizers of January’s historic Women’s March are starting their convention in Detroit with the theme “Reclaiming Our Time.” But while the event was covered in the news, is it really “new” that

Civil, ecclesial leaders of Europe find common ground in their concerns

Vatican City, Oct 27, 2017 / 11:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The concern felt by both the Catholic Church and local civil leaders for the future of Europe provides an opportunity for collaboration in creating a better future, a high-level European politician said Friday. “So if we both, political

Registration and Payment Due Date Extended for Those Wishing to Attend the Grandparents Pilgrimage & Mass

There is still time to attend this special day for grandparents!