Last Updated: Jan 29, 2015

A tale of two cakes: Colorado's far-reaching religious freedom fight

Denver, Colo., Jan 28, 2015 / 07:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The battleground for religious freedom is currently the soft, frosted tops of cakes in Colorado.

Iraqi priests work to save historic Christian writings from Islamic State

Erbil, Iraq, Jan 29, 2015 / 04:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Effectively exiled from his friary in Mosul by the Islamic State last year, Fr. Najeeb Michaeel, O.P. is working to preserve Christian manuscripts through digitization, recording a memory of Iraq's Christian past.

On feast of St. Thomas, teachers called to mercifully challenge students

Washington D.C., Jan 28, 2015 / 08:16 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Catholics must be “merciful teachers” in eliciting the best from everyone around them, said a prominent Dominican preacher on the feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas.

Jesuit laments car bomb attack in Syria, scorns media silence

Homs, Syria, Jan 28, 2015 / 07:09 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- “Most of them were students at the university, young people who had not left the city. So what sort of message does this attack send out now? I believe they were deliberately targeted.”