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Supreme Court Justice John Roberts (2L) administers the oath of office to U.S. President Donald Trump, Jan. 20, 2017. Credit: Drew Angerer, Getty Images.
Pope Francis speaks to Jewish leaders at Rome's Major Synagogue on January 17, 2016 in Rome, Italy. Credit: L'Osservatore Romano.
A German artist was fined after doing 27 pushups on a Catholic altar and posting a video of the stunt online.
Fr. Francisco Lopez Sedano is an 80-year-old Mexican exorcist. In the past 40 years of service, he has conducted at least 6000 exorcisms.
People hold a banner reading "Gambia made its choice, let's respect it" along with placards reading "Save democracy in Gambia, save the new Gambia" during a protest in support of Gambia by Senegalese NGOs and civil rights groups in Dakar on December ...
Between the news that newfound friend Kanye West wasn't asked to perform at the inauguration and Donald Trump's plans to take the following weekend off, the president-elect's first few days as president are shaping up to be an inevitable media firestorm.
(Seychelles news agency) - Seychelles is receiving $8.5 million for a new solar installation that will increase the island nation's usage of renewable energy, State House said Thursday.
Pope Francis embraces Bishop Dr. Munib A. Younan, President of the Lutheran World Federation-during a joint prayer service at the cathedral in Lund Oct. 31, 2016.
Washington D.C., Jan 18, 2017 / 01:47 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Any changes to health care law under the new administration should not abandon the principal of genuinely affordable health care for everyone, said the U.S.
Washington D.C., Jan 18, 2017 / 03:56 pm (CNA).- Congressional plans to strip Planned Parenthood of federal dollars have gained considerable media attention in recent weeks, leading to speculation about the impact that such a move would have on ...
The flag of Venezuela. Credit: Alex Lanz via Flickr (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) with filter. 0. 0. 0. Caracas, Venezuela, Jan 18, 2017 / 11:54 am (CNA/EWTN News).
Poland's government has adopted multiple resolutions establishing 2017 as a Jubilee Year for the country, celebrating the 300th anniversary of the first ...
Washington D.C., Jan 17, 2017 / 04:48 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On the eve of this year's March for Life in Washington, D.C., EWTN Global Catholic Network will launch a new half-hour weekly program focusing on promoting the culture of life.
Washington D.C., Jan 17, 2017 / 04:10 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pro-life feminist organization New Wave feminists has been removed from the official list of sponsors of the women's March on Washington 2017.
New York City, N.Y., Jan 17, 2017 / 12:18 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Thousands gathered at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City on Friday to commemorate and mourn the loss of Officer Steven McDonald, one of the city's most influential police officers who ...
Charlotte, N.C., Jan 17, 2017 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A lawsuit against a Catholic high school claims that it was illegal discrimination to fire a teacher for contracting a same-sex civil marriage, but a law professor suggests the case will not ...
Austin, Texas, Jan 18, 2017 / 12:40 am (National Catholic Register).- When it came time for medical student Ashley Stone to apply to OB/GYN residency programs, she was determined that nothing would stand in her way - including her Catholic beliefs on ...
Cardinal George Pell, prefect of the Secretariat for the economy, outside Rome's Hotel Quirinale, March 3, 2016. Credit: Alexey Gotovskiy/CNA.
Rome, Italy, Jan 17, 2017 / 02:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As the Order of Preachers, better known as the Dominicans, celebrate the 800th anniversary of their founding, they gather in Rome from around the world to reflect on their history, their charism of ...
Washington D.C., Jan 16, 2017 / 05:17 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The new nominee for U.S. Attorney General has said that he would "vigorously" enforce obscenity laws, a move which one expert described as a step forward in fighting pornography and ...
A photo shows the Congress Centre on the eve of the opening day of the World Economic Forum, on January 16, 2017 in Davos. Inequality will be among the issues topping the agenda as the world's political and business elite meet in Davos from January 17 ...
Bologna, Italy, Jan 16, 2017 / 04:44 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In an interview with an Italian daily published Saturday, Cardinal Carlo Caffarra discussed at length the questions which exist about the interpretation of Amoris laetitia, Pope Francis ...
The Philippines government has blocked several commonly accessed pornography websites, on both desktop and portable devices, citing child pornography ...
Ahead of the Church of England's General Synod, the Archbishop of Canterbury may be preparing a statement expected to call for repentance for the violence of ...
Montreal, Canada, Jan 17, 2017 / 03:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Claude Paradis was impoverished and homeless, living on the streets of Montreal, Canada.
Vatican City, Jan 16, 2017 / 10:14 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis Monday sent a telegram to survivors of a cargo plane crash in the Central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan, expressing his sorrow for all those who died and sending his prayers for the ...
"I am disappointed over the Administration's sudden policy change to end the 'Wet Foot/ Dry Foot' policy for Cuban arrivals," Bishop Joe Vasquez of Austin, Texas, who heads the U.S.
Pope Francis washes the feet of migrants and refugees during Holy Thursday Mass March 24, 2016. Credit: L'Osservatore Romano. by Elise Harris.
Cardinal Sean O'Malley at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Jan. 22, 2015. Credit: Addie Mena/CNA.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas inagurates the new Palestinian Embassy to the Holy See Jan. 14, 2017. Credit: Angela Ambrogetti/CNA.
Pope Francis baptizes babies from earthquake zones in Italy at the chapel of Santa Marta. Credit: L'Osservatore Romano. 0. 0. 0. Vatican City, Jan 14, 2017 / 01:50 pm (CNA/EWTN News).
So while the incident was indeed a factor in why the Grand Chancellor was asked to resign, Robbiate stressed that issue is "poorly reported" by many news agencies, since the full picture, while remaining confidential, is "much more complex than just ...
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has accused car manufacturer Fiat Chrysler of violating diesel emissions standards on more than 100,000 trucks and SUVs sold by the company since 2014.
Khartoum, Sudan (AP) - Sudan's official news agency says the country's longtime autocratic president has undergone a heart procedure.
Haitian emigrants at a Salesian shelter in Tijuana, October 2016. Photo courtesy of Agenzia Info Salesiana. 0. 0. 0. Tijuana, Mexico, Jan 12, 2017 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).
Austin, Texas, Jan 12, 2017 / 04:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Changes to divorce law are up for consideration in the Texas Legislature, with supporters saying it is too easy to dissolve a civil marriage.
Global persecution of Christians has risen for the fourth year in a row and is on a "rapid rise" in Asia, the advocacy group Open Doors UK warned on Wednesday ...
St. Louis, MO., Jan 12, 2017 / 03:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Giving civil rights protection to abortion would undermine respect for life and threaten the religious freedom of Catholic institutions, the Archbishop of St. Louis has said in a strong ...
The stock purchase by Ziyen Inc. for 10% stake in Iraq TradeLink news agency fits into the company's strategy to establish a presence in Iraq, and the partnership agreement reached between the two companies to cooperate in the fields of media, news and ...
(Reuters). Five officials from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) were among the dead in a bombing in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, the Emirates' official WAM news agency said on Wednesday. The officials were "on a mission to carry out humanitarian ...
Vatican City, Jan 11, 2017 / 01:33 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday, the Vatican unveiled a "new and improved" weekly edition of its newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano, which will begin with the Jan. 19 issue, and include updates to both content and the ...
Ken Hackett, U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See in Rome on Jan. 23, 2014. Credit: Elise Harris/CNA. Follow. By Elise Harris. 0. 0. 0. Vatican City, Jan 11, 2017 / 04:14 pm (CNA).
Dax, France, Jan 10, 2017 / 09:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Dominicans have posted on their social media a greeting for the 110th birthday of Sister Marie Bernadette, "the oldest Dominican sister in the world.
Manaus, Brazil, Jan 10, 2017 / 12:10 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After nearly 100 inmates died in gang-related riots at prisons in northern Brazil through Jan. 8, Church officials in the country have recommitted themselves to assisting in the rehabilitation ...
Washington D.C., Jan 11, 2017 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics should be working to create a "culture of encounter" that shows charity and empathy to immigrants, said leaders of the U.S.
Archbishop Patricio Flores passes through the holy doors at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Little Flower, Jan. 1, 2000 in Texas.
(Seychelles news agency) - Seychelles former President James Mancham died on Sunday morning at his residence, said a member of the family.
Archbishop Erio Castellucci has a response to those who think the devil is not real: "they're mistaken."
Khartoum, Sudan, Jan 8, 2017 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Charges have been dropped against one Christian pastor in Sudan, but another pastor could face execution for what his defenders say are trumped-up charges based on animosity toward their ...
Steubenville, Ohio, Jan 7, 2017 / 10:56 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Father Michael Scanlan, TOR, the former president and chancellor of Franciscan University of Steubenville, passed away on the morning of Jan. 7, after an extended illness, at age 85.


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