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Founding member of CFRs and EWTN host Fr. Andrew Apostoli dies at age 75

New York City, N.Y., Dec 13, 2017 / 09:45 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Franciscan friar and EWTN host Fr. Andrew Apostoli, CFR, passed away on the morning of …

Father Andrew Apostoli Remembered as ‘Beacon of Light’

The EWTN Host and Franciscan Friar of the Renewal Co-Founder Dies Dec. 13 at Age 75 2004 EWTN photoNEW YORK — Franciscan Father Andrew Apostoli, EWTN …

Theology

Do I have to go to Mass twice on Christmas Eve this year?

Christmas Eve could be confusing for Catholics this year. As well as being the standard day-before-Christmas, it is also falls on a Sunday. As per …

Christmas Eve

Go to Mass on Sunday and on Christmas, bishops say

Denver, Colo., Dec 1, 2017 / 05:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a newsletter issued earlier this year, the U.S. Catholic bishops addressed questions …

What are banned from DC buses? Catholic Christmas ads.

Washington D.C., Nov 28, 2017 / 05:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Christmas-themed ads about the “perfect gift” of the Advent season have been wrongly …

PBS features chart-topping seminarians

Produced just 6 months ago, a Gregorian chant album by seminarians and priests of Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary in Nebraska has spent 13 weeks …

Former Salvadoran official extradited, to stand trial for murder of Jesuits

A nine-year legal battle ended this week when U.S. officials handed over custody of a former Salvadoran army colonel to Spanish authorities who have …

Scientists have worked out how old Jesus Christ’s tomb is for first time

Scientific testing at what is believed to be Jesus’s tomb dates material there to the fourth century, supporting traditional beliefs surrounding the …

An Irish virtual calendar for an authentic Advent

Armagh, Northern Ireland, Nov 28, 2017 / 05:00 pm (CNA).- Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh, Northern Ireland, and Primate of All Ireland, has …

Fatima’s Sister Lucia Explains Why the Daily Rosary is a 'Must'

By Joseph Pronechen | Now that we’ve celebrated 100 years of Fatima, do you want some further explanations why we should pray the Rosary daily as Our …

Caribbean

Muslims Are Converting to Christianity in Record Numbers

By Patti Armstrong | “We are in a time of the first ever mass conversions of Muslims,” Father Mitch Pacwa SJ told me in a phone interview. “God is …

Religion

Saint Catherine of Alexandria

Saint of the Day for November 25<p>(d. c. 310)<p>Saint Catherine of Alexandria’s Story<p>According to the <i>Legend of St. Catherine</i>, this young woman converted …

Saint Columban

Saint of the Day for November 26<p>(543 – November 21, 615)<p>Saint Columban’s Story<p>Columban was the greatest of the Irish missionaries who worked on the …

He fought the Klan and won: the priest behind the National Catholic Register

Ninety years ago, Father Matthew Smith launched the National Catholic Register in Denver.But you should know the rest of his story. It is a tale of …

LOOP: Religious liberty under attack in Massachusetts

<b>ISIS THREAT</b> Blood-thirsty ISIS terrorists threaten ‘Christmas blood’ and release photo of a beheaded Pope Francis. This news story does NOT contain …

North Korea

Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Saint of the Day for November 21<p>The Story of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary<p>Mary’s presentation was celebrated in Jerusalem in the sixth …

Theology

'The good Lord has guided me well': 113-year-old nun reflects on blessings

Marseille, France, Nov 21, 2017 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- At age 113, Sister André is one of the oldest religious sisters in the world.<p>According …

Trump releases updated short list of potential Supreme Court nominees

President Donald Trump released a new list of potential Supreme Court justices on Friday, adding five new judges to his previous compilation of 20 jurists.<p>The White House said Trump, who was “elected to restore the rule of law and to Make the Judiciary Great Again,” is “refreshing” his …

Donald Trump

Dioceses of Nashville, Jefferson City get new bishops

Vatican City, Nov 21, 2017 / 05:34 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday, the Vatican announced Pope Francis' appointment of Fr. Shawn McKnight as the next …

Why a doctor who treats Iraq War veterans is opposed to DC's assisted suicide bill

Washington D.C., Jul 13, 2015 / 04:34 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Medical professionals, attorneys and disabilities rights advocates have united in …

English judge applauds man who stole drugs, killed suicidal father

London, England, Nov 21, 2017 / 03:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- An English chemist charged with murder for the 2015 killing of his 85-year-old father, who …

Those close to the cause of Fr. Solanus Casey recall a humble, holy friar

Detroit, Mich., Nov 17, 2017 / 05:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Before a potential saint is beatified, there’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes.<p>Those …

Library : Cardinal Burke Addresses the ‘Dubia’ One Year After Their Publication

X - CLOSE<p>You can help us reach over 5 million people worldwide!<p>Please help us meet the needs of <b>five million (and growing!) truth seeking people</b> …

Christianity

Saint Albert the Great

Saint of the Day for November 15<p>(1206 – November 15, 1280)<p>Saint Albert the Great’s Story<p>Albert the Great was a 13th-century German Dominican who …

Theology

The 95 Theses: 8 Things to Know and Share

In 1517, Martin Luther drafted a document known as <i>The</i> <i>95 Theses</i>, and its publication is used to date the beginning of the Protestant Reformation.The …

Theology

Saint Margaret of Scotland

Saint of the Day for November 16<p>(1045 – November 16, 1093)<p>Saint Margaret of Scotland’s Story<p>Margaret of Scotland was a truly liberated woman in the …

Christianity

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Religion

Cardinal DiNardo: Amid division, we must look to the God who unites

Baltimore, Md., Nov 13, 2017 / 12:45 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Witnessing to the Gospel is the simple but fundamental call for people of faith who live in …

How to watch the Beatification of Fr. Solanus Casey

Father Solanus Casey, beloved American priest and Capuchin friar, will be beatified on Saturday, Nov. 18 at a Mass in Detroit.Known for his great …