Last Updated: Oct 31, 2014

A (literal) breath of fresh air for the Sistine Chapel's frescos

Vatican City, Oct 31, 2014 / 03:11 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The first major makeover the Sistine Chapel has had since 1994 brings with it a completely new LED lighting system and high-tech sensors that automatically measure and adjust the chapel's oxygen levels.

It's not the law that saves you – it's Christ, Pope reflects

Vatican City, Oct 31, 2014 / 02:34 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Christians who cling to the law and not to love are like the hypocrite Pharisees in the Gospel, Pope Francis said in today’s homily.

Candidate in Washington state attacked for his Catholic faith

Seattle, Wash., Oct 31, 2014 / 02:18 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Mark Miloscia, a candidate for Washington's state senate, has been attacked for his Catholic faith and adherence to Church teaching on a website belittling his faith as incompatible with representing his district.

Want to bolster families? Return to Gospel concepts of freedom, fidelity

Washington D.C., Oct 31, 2014 / 03:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Church must work to strengthen the family by helping couples practice Christian concepts of virtues if it wishes to “open wide the doors to Christ” in the vision of St. John Paul II, the head of the Knights of Columbus said on Wednesday.