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Washington D.C., Feb 16, 2018 / 05:28 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Trump administration's re-nomination of Chai Feldblum to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission puts religious liberty and marriage in danger and should be withdrawn, one U.S. Senator said this week.
Posted: February 16, 2018, 11:28 am
Bismarck, N.D., Feb 16, 2018 / 02:01 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Dr. Don Briel, who held a chair in liberal arts at the University of Mary and who had founded the first Catholic Studies program, at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota, died Thursday night.
Posted: February 16, 2018, 8:01 am
Boise. Idaho, Feb 15, 2018 / 05:07 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A retired priest of the Diocese of Boise is facing multiple charges involving child pornography and drug possession, which has sparked a feeling of shock and betrayal in the local bishop.
Posted: February 15, 2018, 11:07 am
Denver, Colo., Feb 15, 2018 / 02:23 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Reports that Catholic institutions exercise unfair employment biases are undeserved, some defenders have said.
Posted: February 15, 2018, 8:23 am
Washington D.C., Feb 14, 2018 / 04:44 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has urged Catholics to join Pope Francis Feb. 23 in a Day of Prayer and Fasting for Peace for the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan.
Posted: February 14, 2018, 10:44 am
Baltimore, Md., Feb 14, 2018 / 03:15 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In a new pastoral letter, Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore said that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's "principles of nonviolence" are the keys to "address and resist injustice" in the Baltimore area.
Posted: February 14, 2018, 9:15 am
Washington D.C., Feb 14, 2018 / 03:03 am (EWTN News/CNA).- "Remember you are dust and to dust you shall return."
Posted: February 14, 2018, 9:03 am
Tallahassee, Fla., Feb 13, 2018 / 07:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Under current legislation, in the state of Florida there is no minimum age requirement for an individual to be criminally indicted as an adult.
Posted: February 13, 2018, 1:02 pm
Washington D.C., Feb 13, 2018 / 05:39 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- As the US Senate begins a debate on immigration, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles said that "Dreamers" should not be used as "bargaining chips" in the political process.
Posted: February 13, 2018, 11:39 am
Philadelphia, Pa., Feb 13, 2018 / 05:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia has encouraged Catholics to learn from history this Lent: to refuse to negotiate with evil, and to pursue the "difficult but always liberating" path to holiness.
Posted: February 13, 2018, 11:00 am
Denver, Colo., Feb 13, 2018 / 04:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Last week, a priest wrote to me. He said that as he surveyed the difficulties facing the Church, he was starting to wonder if it had been a mistake to convert to Catholicism.
Posted: February 13, 2018, 10:00 am
Mobile, Ala., Feb 13, 2018 / 02:08 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The U.S. Supreme Court has delayed the execution of an Alabama man who killed a police officer in 1985, on the grounds that the inmate reportedly suffers from dementia.
Posted: February 13, 2018, 8:08 am
South Bend, Ind., Feb 12, 2018 / 07:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend issued a statement on Thursday criticizing the University of Notre Dame's recent decision to provide "simple contraceptives" on its insurance plans for faculty and students.
Posted: February 12, 2018, 1:00 pm
Tallahassee, Fla., Feb 12, 2018 / 06:55 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A proposed resolution in Florida would declare pornography a public health risk, allowing for greater education and research into the hazards of porn, especially among developing children and teens.
Posted: February 12, 2018, 12:55 pm
New Orleans, La., Feb 12, 2018 / 02:00 pm (EWTN News).- Of the 106 historically black colleges in the United States, only one is Roman Catholic - Xavier University of Louisiana.
Posted: February 12, 2018, 8:00 am