Last Updated: Aug 30, 2015

What to learn at the World Meeting of Families: The family is a gift from God.

Vatican City, Aug 30, 2015 / 11:37 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The World Meeting of Families event next month in Philadelphia aims to lead families to know their importance as a gift from God and to help them open their hearts to Jesus Christ, a priest involved in the event has said.

Catholic practice and Catholic faith: a survey looks at the US

Philadelphia, Pa., Aug 30, 2015 / 07:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- What do practicing Catholics believe? A new U.S. survey has answered this question by breaking down the similarities and differences these Catholics have with non-practicing Catholics and with Americans as a whole.

Former nuncio awaiting Vatican trial died of natural causes, autopsy says

Vatican City, Aug 29, 2015 / 11:48 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Initial autopsy findings indicate that disgraced former apostolic nuncio Jozef Wesolowski died of natural causes from a “cardiac event,” the Vatican announced Saturday.

Vatican: Pope did not endorse 'gay penguin' book

Vatican City, Aug 28, 2015 / 12:53 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Vatican has rejected claims in the media that Pope Francis is supporting a book on gay adoption, saying a letter responding to the author should not be interpreted as an endorsement.