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Paris, France, Feb 21, 2017 / 02:36 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A French diocese announced that Dominican Sister Marie Bernardette, the oldest sister in her order, passed away last week at 110 years of age.
Nepalese caretaker Prime Minister KP Oli Sharma (C-R) and Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba (C-L) shake hands during a Parliament session in Kathmandu on July 24, 2016.
The newly accredited Indian High Commissioner to Seychelles said he will concentrate on the blue economy and how both countries can best utilise marine and ...
Baltimore, MD., Feb 21, 2017 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Nestled among the mix of shiny new storefronts, foreclosed row houses, parks, and public housing, lies what locals call the "gem of East Baltimore:" St. Frances Academy.
You may recognize the sound of the London Oratory Schola Cantorum Boys Choir from epic motion picture soundtracks like The Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, ...
After hundreds of lethal drug overdoses in British Columbia in the last year, the Archbishop of Vancouver has said Catholics must act to help those addicted to ...
Lima, Peru, Feb 20, 2017 / 11:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The head of the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae on Friday turned over to Peru's Office of the Public prosecutor the information identified in a recent report on the community regarding the sexual abuse ...
Washington D.C., Feb 20, 2017 / 02:42 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As the woman at the center of the case legalizing abortion in the U.S. passed away, pro-life leaders hailed her ultimate conversion on the issue and her ensuing struggles to promote life.
The United States government has the opportunity to overcome political divisions and respond effectively to climate change, the nation's bishops have said in a ...
Rome, Italy, Feb 20, 2017 / 02:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- There are about three million people without heath care in war-torn Syria, and the papal envoy to the country has launched a project to help some of them.
Royal Malaysian police deputy inspector-general Noor Rashid Ibrahim (centre L) speaks about North Korean suspect O Jong Gil (top) during a press conference as Selangor state police chief Abdul Samah Mat (centre R) looks on, at the Bukit Aman national ...
We would also like to know why Kenya is not protecting South Sudanese who fled the country because of the ongoing civil war," a rebel official told the South Sudan news agency last month. Luak and Idri were kidnapped last month in two separate ...
(Seychelles news agency) - The well-known annual 'Carnaval International de Victoria' will not be held in April this year, a top official of the newly set-up Creative Industries and National Events Agency (CINEA) said.
Washington D.C., Feb 19, 2017 / 03:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A Washington florist fined for not serving a same-sex wedding out of conscience says the state's supreme court "violated" her freedoms by ruling against her on Thursday.
Pope Francis prays with journalists on the papal flight en route to South Korea. Aug. 14, 2014. Credit:Alan Holdren/CNA. Follow. By Hannah Brockhaus.
Washington D.C., Feb 18, 2017 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The archbishop emeritus of Hong Kong expressed serious concerns about a possible agreement between the Vatican and China on the appointing of bishops.
Washington D.C., Feb 17, 2017 / 02:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The theologian, philosopher and Catholic commentator Michael Novak died Friday, drawing remembrances for his insights and influence on religion in public life.
The Sufi Shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan, Pakistan, where an Islamic state terrorist killed more than 80 devotees in a Feb. 16, 2017 attack.
Rome, Italy, Feb 17, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic Church puts a lot of effort into having excellent schools and hospitals, but what about its orphanages?
Cardinal John Ribat during the cardinal consistory in St. Peter's Basilica on November 19, 2016. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA. By Elise Harris.
Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Denver, Colorado. Credit: Pascal Pollei via Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0). Denver, Colo.
Seattle, Wash., Feb 16, 2017 / 03:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A Washington state florist must pay fines and legal costs for conscientiously objecting to serving a same-sex wedding, as the state's supreme court upheld a lower court's decision on Thursday.
(Seychelles news agency) - music has always been a popular form of Entertainment in Seychelles. Although international music has gained a following in the island nation, the island nation's local Singers are still hitting the airwaves.
(Seychelles news agency) - police officials in Seychelles have called off the search for a German man reported missing on Praslin late last month, a spokesman said Thursday.
Phoenix, Ariz., Feb 15, 2017 / 04:37 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- It's an odd time for death in the United States. While there is a new push for death via euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide, there is also a push against the death penalty in several states.
Madrid, Spain, Feb 16, 2017 / 01:56 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Father Alberto Gaton is the chaplain of a Spanish ship that combats human trafficking by rescuing people in the Mediterranean Sea.
Meet Elina Berglund: a nuclear physicist who will be known as the woman who developed the first natural cycle fertility app that is internationally certified to be ...
Pro-lifers gather in front of the Denver Capitol for the 2016 March for Life on January 16, 2016. Credit: Peter Zelasko / CNA. Follow.
Jubilee audience in St. Peter's Square with Pope Francis on Nov. 12, 2016. Credit: Lucia Ballester / CNA. Follow. By Hannah Brockhaus.
Washington D.C., Feb 15, 2017 / 03:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A repeal of Washington, D.C.'s physician-assisted suicide law moved through the U.S.
Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio, president of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts, speaks at a Vatican press conference Sept.
Lima, Peru, Feb 14, 2017 / 03:13 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A two-part report made public on Tuesday detail sexual, physical and psychological abuses committed by members of the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae, both those who have left the community and ...
Vatican City, Feb 15, 2017 / 12:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Hopes are on the rise for an agreement between the Vatican and China on the appointment of bishops, with Cardinal John Tong Hon, Archbishop of Hong Kong again making the case for a possible ...
Fatima, Portugal, Feb 14, 2017 / 11:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As the 100th anniversary of the Fatima apparitions approaches, Portuguese Catholic Church officials announced on Monday that thousands of pages have been gathered to testify to the holiness ...
Vatican City, Feb 14, 2017 / 02:17 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his preface for a book written by a survivor of clerical sex abuse, Pope Francis once again lamented the "monstrosity" of the act, calling the author, Daniel Pittet, courageous for his ...
Stockholm (Reuters) - The Swedish government may not introduce in its current form a heavily criticized proposal for a tax on Financial Services because it would hit too many companies, the country's finance minister told a local news agency on Tuesday.
A complaint brought by a Catholic group against a dating site that promotes extramarital affairs was thrown out by a French court last week.
Washington D.C., Feb 14, 2017 / 03:36 am (CNA/EWTN News).- It's Valentine's Day, and in countries across the world, people are focused on love and marriage.
Pope Francis meets with the bishops of the Coptic Catholic Church at the Vatican, Feb. 6, 2017. Credit: L'Osservatore Romano. Follow.
Bruce Rauner, Governor of Illinois, at the Genessee Theater in Waukegan, April 7, 2015. Credit: JanetandPhil via Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0).
Washington D.C., Feb 13, 2017 / 01:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- President Donald Trump's administration will stop fighting in court to implement the Obama administration's transgender bathroom policy, leading to applause from a religious freedom legal ...
New Orleans, La., Feb 12, 2017 / 04:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Venerable Henriette DeLille, born a "free woman of color" before the civil war, had all the makings of a life of relative ease before her.
One year ago marked a historic first meeting between a Pope and a Russian Orthodox Patriarch.
Christ's Sermon on the Mount shows that he wanted to fulfil the law of Moses, not abolish it, Pope Francis said Sunday during his Angelus address.
A statue of Our Lady in Medjugorje, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Credit: Gnuckx via Flickr (CC BY 2.0). Vatican City, Feb 11, 2017 / 09:21 am (CNA/EWTN News).
Washington D.C., Feb 11, 2017 / 04:33 pm (CNA).- After President Donald Trump pushed for the creation of safe zones for refugees in the Middle East, ...
Vatican City, Feb 10, 2017 / 04:53 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican has issued an updated version of their charter for healthcare workers, removing question marks from modern ethical concerns such as euthanasia and the creation of human-animal ...
A newly released decree from the Vatican's congregation for religious life states that the founder of the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae, Luis Fernando Figari, may ...


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