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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

Religions in Jerusalem must live in peace, Pope says

Vatican City, Oct 23, 2017 / 04:26 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Meeting with the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem on Monday, Pope Francis said that the different religions in Jerusalem must live together in peace, preserving dignity and rights so that suffering and violence can end. “The Holy

Why your 'sexy nun' costume isn't funny

Denver, Colo., Oct 23, 2017 / 03:53 am (CNA).- In 2015, the president of the University of Louisville issued an official apology, after a photo depicting him dressed in Mexican stereotypes for Halloween was criticized as insensitive and derogatory. “I want to personally apologize for the

Bishops welcome efforts to defend unborn child of undocumented teen

Austin, Texas, Oct 23, 2017 / 04:21 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- 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.

Can the Beatitudes inspire great cinema? These filmmakers think so.

Dallas, Texas, Oct 22, 2017 / 04:12 pm (CNA).- Cinematic reflections on the Eight Beatitudes of the Sermon on the Mount will be the focus of a movie project that hopes to tap the power of beauty. “God works through beauty, and beauty is the most direct way to impact a person’s heart and