Washington D.C., Mar 10, 2014 / 05:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Although recent polls on Catholics supporting same-sex “marriage” are viewed as less disheartening than they appear, the results sparked a call for education on the beauty and truth of Church teaching. Tim Roder, associate director of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Subcommittee for the […]
Washington D.C., Mar 9, 2014 / 04:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Anticipating the one-year anniversary of the election of Pope Francis as the Bishop of Rome, Catholic leaders nationwide have reflect on his papacy thus far, noting his call for every Catholic to evangelize. “In a certain sense, by his style of interviews and public statements, he kind of throws the b […]
Washington D.C., Mar 7, 2014 / 03:13 pm (CNA).- A Catholic bishop and a Baptist pastor urged members of the U.S. Senate to address the “dire situation” facing Christians in the Middle East, proposing a special religious freedom envoy to the region. Increased “religious hostilities” around the world, “but particularly in the Middle East” leads Bishop Richard […]
Washington D.C., Mar 7, 2014 / 12:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- American bishops will gather in Arizona at the end of March to tour the U.S.-Mexico border and offer a Mass in memory of migrant persons who have died trying to gain entry into the United States. “We exhibit our own indifference when we minimize or ignore this suffering and death, as if these people a […]
Chicago, Ill., Mar 7, 2014 / 11:13 am (CNA).- Cardinal Francis George of Chicago told his archdiocese that Lent finds him in “poor health” as cancer in his right kidney that was dormant for over a year is “showing signs of new activity.” “While I am not experiencing symptoms of cancer at this time, this is a difficult form of the disease, and it will most pr […]
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