Stand in Solidarity Outside Parliament

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The UK head of a Catholic charity for persecuted Christians is calling on people to take part in a demonstration outside London’s Houses of Parliament after Iraqis fled their homes following dire threats from Islamic extremists. Neville Kyrke-Smith, National Director of Aid to the Church in Need, issued an appeal… …read more Read More: Zenit

Openness to beauty leads soul to God, says Catholic thinker

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Philadelphia, Pa., Jul 22, 2014 / 04:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The senses are the “road to God”, who speaks to us through beauty, said Bill Donaghy, who holds a master’s in systematic theology, at the recent Theology of the Body Congress held in Philadelphia. God “is trying to break into our minds and hearts through […]

Itinerary Released for Pope’s Visit to Caserta on Saturday

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The Vatican has released the program of Pope Francis’ visit to the Italian city of Caserta this Saturday. The Pope, who will be visiting over two days 26 and 28 July, split up into private and public events, will be celebrating a public Mass and meeting with diocesan priests on his earlier visit. After a […]

Daily Homily: I Have Seen the Lord

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Song of Songs 3:1-4b Psalm 63:2,3-4,5-6,8-9 John 20:1-2,11-18 When Mary Magdalene encountered Jesus in Galilee, he released her from the bondage of seven demons (Luke 8:2). She was a woman who knew great suffering, but also experienced the healing power of God. In Jesus, she found the one whom she was seeking, … …read more […]

Pope Francis marks Day for Life in UK, Ireland with call to cherish life

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(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis is marking the upcoming Day for Life in the UK and Ireland with a call to all people of good will to cherish life, particularly the life of society’s most vulnerable. In a message sent to the Church in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, signed by the Vatican Secretary of State […]

St. John Paul II, Gianna Molla to be World Meeting of Families patrons

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Philadelphia, Pa., Jul 22, 2014 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia announced Sunday that St. John Paul II and St. Gianna Beretta Molla will be patron saints of the 2015 World Meeting of Families, being held in his cathedral city. “Saint John Paul II and Saint Gianna have been chosen as […]

Bishops: Executive order is flawed approach to discrimination

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Washington D.C., Jul 21, 2014 / 04:47 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Leading U.S. bishops voiced strong criticism of an “unprecedented and extreme” new executive order, saying that it adds to discrimination problems rather than finding real solutions to them. “In the name of forbidding discrimination, this order implements discrimination,” warned Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore […]

Christian leader, friend to Pope Francis dies in motorcycle accident

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London, England, Jul 21, 2014 / 03:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Tony Palmer, a Protestant Christian leader and a close friend of Pope Francis, passed away in the U.K. on Sunday due to injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident. The Order of the Ark Community, an internet-based Christian group overseen by Palmer, announced his July 20 […]

EWTN Bookmark — 7/20/2014

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Doug Keck w/ Dr. Thomas Howard: : — Dr. Thomas Howard shares with Doug Keck how his book helps the reader to understand and appreciate the Catholic Mass. …read more Read More: EWTN PodCasts