Last Updated: Dec 21, 2014

Scriptures come to life for Irish families through Jesse Box

Rome, Italy, Dec 21, 2014 / 06:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A new initiative out of Ireland is using Biblical dioramas to engage parents and children in Scripture. The Jesse Box, says one of its creators Sebastian Kraszkiewicz, aims “to help pass the faith to the children and to encourage family liturgy.”

Papuan bishop makes emergency appeal amid severe food shortage

Alotau, Papua New Guinea, Dec 21, 2014 / 03:30 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A Catholic bishop of Alotau, Papua New Guinea, has launched an appeal during a severe food shortage following a cyclone engulfing the Catholic diocese.

UK youth create Advent video calendar

London, England, Dec 21, 2014 / 03:06 pm (EWTN News).- Made for Glory, a by-the-youth, for-the-youth faith initiative in the UK, has been releasing a video for every day of Advent. Each video features a reflection from one of several young people based upon that day’s Gospel reading. So far, they've produced 25 videos for their virtual Advent calendar. 

Investing with Catholic values? Knights of Columbus group to offer guidance

New Haven, Conn., Dec 20, 2014 / 04:58 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Knights of Columbus fraternal organization aims to extend its Catholic values and financial expertise into a new subsidiary that will provide investment guidance to Catholic institutions.