Washington D.C., Oct 1, 2014 / 04:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Christians and Muslims are coexisting peacefully in Israel and Palestine, but the political will for peace is not yet there, said the leader of a recent bishops’ pilgrimage to the Holy Land. “It does not seem that there has been any bad, difficult or ruptured relationships between the Muslims and the
Washington D.C., Oct 1, 2014 / 03:11 pm (National Catholic Register).- A prominent cardinal’s proposal to allow Communion for divorced-and-civilly-remarried Catholics is a flawed solution to the Church’s need to address the pastoral challenges of married life and family, according to critics. Much of the coverage of the upcoming Extraordinary Synod of Bishop
Orlando, Fla., Sep 30, 2014 / 04:52 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic medical professionals can lead other people to God by dedicating themselves to holiness and following the examples of saintly doctors, Bishop James D. Conley of Lincoln, Neb., said. “Medical professionals are uniquely equipped to bring that love of God – by their compassion, their generosity,
Baton Rouge, La., Sep 30, 2014 / 04:44 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Nearly 20 organizations, both Catholic and other denominations of Christian, have joined the Diocese of Baton Rouge in asking the Supreme Court to protect a priest from being forced to violate the Seal of Confession. The group heading the support for the diocese, Catholic Action for Faith and Family
Kansas City, Mo., Sep 30, 2014 / 02:59 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph has confirmed that an archbishop has held a visitation on behalf of the Vatican and met with Bishop Robert Finn, but cannot talk about the reasons for the visit. Jack Smith, communications director for the diocese, confirmed that Archbishop Terrence Prendergast
Washington D.C., Sep 30, 2014 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Hundreds of advocates gathered Sept. 25 in Washington, D.C., to pray for the release of American pastor Saeed Abedini, who has now been imprisoned in Iran for the past two years. At the prayer vigil, Abedini’s wife read from a letter in which the imprisoned pastor reassured his 8-year-old daughter th
Washington D.C., Sep 28, 2014 / 04:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Reflecting on their recent pilgrimage to the Holy Land, U.S. bishops have cited relationships there between Christian and Muslim students as a sign of hope for peace in the region. A delegation of 18 bishops from the U.S. made the pilgrimage to Palestine and Israel Sept. 11-18. “What was really posit
En esta festividad de los Ángeles Custodios, la Iglesia celebra también la vida de este beato que nació en Lyon, Francia, el 16 de abril de 1826. Su humilde familia se dedicaba al tejido de la seda. Y quizá el conocer de primera mano la realidad de la gente escasa de recursos, le interpeló y selló su vida apostólic...
El obispo de La Guaira, en Venezuela, Su Exc. Mons. Raúl Biord Castillo, ha difundido un comunicado, en el que se informa del asesinato del Padre Reinaldo Herrera Lures, que prestaba servicio en esta diócesis como capellán militar en la Infantería de Marina de la Fuerza Armada Nacional Bolivariana. Lo indicó aye...