Last Updated: Apr 25, 2015

Chicago faithful pay final respects to Cardinal George

Chicago, Ill., Apr 25, 2015 / 06:42 am (EWTN News/CNA).- As Cardinal Francis George of Chicago was laid to rest Thursday, religious and lay members of the archdiocese revered him as a caring shepherd who wouldn’t let cancer get in the way of his ministry.

New Greensburg bishop seeks to emulate Francis' focus on mercy

Vatican City, Apr 24, 2015 / 06:14 am (EWTN News).- The Vatican announced Friday that Fr. Edward C. Malesic of Harrisburg, Penn. has been nominated to lead the Greensburg diocese, a role he wishes to carry out by imitating Pope Francis’ compassion.

Colombia bishop: If they force us to kill, we will close our hospitals

Bogotá, Colombia, Apr 24, 2015 / 03:21 am (EWTN News).- A top Colombian archbishop warned that if the country's government persists in forcing Catholic hospitals to start practicing euthanasia on patients, the Church will close all its health centers.

The Digital Evangelization - Australian bishops host media congress

Canberra, Australia, Apr 24, 2015 / 01:57 am (EWTN News).- More than 200 media professionals and Catholic leaders will gather in Sydney next month for a communications conference hosted by Australia’s Catholic bishops’ communications office.