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The Church is without a camerlengo

Vatican City, Jul 17, 2018 / 01:53 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- With the July 5 death of Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, the office of camerlengo is now vacant. A sensitive position, above all in the period between the death of a pope and the election of his successor, the Church awaits Pope Francis' nomination of a new camerlengo.

Holy See hopes UN migration agreement will defend human dignity

New York City, N.Y., Jul 17, 2018 / 01:00 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Vatican's representative at the United Nations expressed hope that a new UN agreement on best practices for international migration will guarantee respect for the human dignity of all migrants.

Love is the heart of doctrine on family, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Jul 16, 2018 / 12:32 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In a message to Antillean youth, Pope Francis said love is the core of the Church's doctrine on the family, which is something every young person is responsible for carrying forward.

Francis appoints four presidents delegate for youth synod

Vatican City, Jul 16, 2018 / 11:50 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis appointed Saturday four cardinals as presidents delegate to the synod on youth, which will meet at the Vatican in October.

Overturning 'Roe' no 'magic bullet,' NY archdiocese lawyer says

New York City, N.Y., Jul 16, 2018 / 08:00 pm (EWTN News).- The Director of Public Policy for the Archdiocese of New York has said that overturning the Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision should not be the seen as the final objective for pro-life advocates in the United States.

Federal appeals court sides with Texas bishops in privacy case

Austin, Texas, Jul 16, 2018 / 02:45 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A federal court of appeals sided with the Texas Catholic bishops in a July 15 ruling blocking a request from abortion groups to access the bishops' private communications regarding abortion.

A good Catholic proclaims the Gospel, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Jul 15, 2018 / 06:57 am (EWTN News/CNA).- By virtue of their Baptism, every Catholic is called to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ – a mission which cannot be separated from the Catholic Church, Pope Francis said Sunday.

As study claims benefits to porn, atheist author raises questions on methodology

Washington D.C., Jul 14, 2018 / 05:09 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A study has claimed porn as necessary to men's health, but author of Your Brain on Porn and self-proclaimed atheist Gary Wilson said the statistical system used in many of these surveys is inaccurate.

Priest says new degree in Church administration builds servant-leaders

Washington D.C., Jul 13, 2018 / 05:17 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Seminaries will train priests in theology and philosophy, but how does priestly formation in the U.S. handle the business side of parishes?

Kansas ministry brings Adoration Under the Stars

Wichita, Kan., Jul 13, 2018 / 04:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A Kansas-based ministry led more than a thousand people in Eucharistic adoration last week, allowing Catholics and non-Catholics to worship the Creator among the stars.