Last Updated: Nov 23, 2014

Facing Boko Haram, Nigerians 'storm the heavens with prayers'

Jos, Nigeria, Nov 23, 2014 / 06:08 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Boko Haram's expansion has meant murders, forced conversion, and forcible expulsion from homes, causing Catholics in Nigeria to pray and to reach out to help and console the militant Islamist groupís victims.

Pope Francis tells how to bring about Christ's kingdom

Vatican City, Nov 23, 2014 / 11:48 am (EWTN News/CNA).- On the Feast of Christ the King, during the canonization Mass of six new saints, Pope Francis said that Jesus Christís kingdom comes through his works of mercy--works that Christians must imitate with tenderness.

Build on the fruit of missionaries, Pope encourages Zambian bishops

Vatican City, Nov 23, 2014 / 08:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- In his ad limina address to the bishops of Zambia on Monday, Pope Francis urged them to continue to build upon the efforts of missionaries to the country, a quarter of whose people are Catholic, and who are nearly all Christian.

Indian Catholics find spiritual inspiration in two new saints

Vatican City, Nov 22, 2014 / 07:25 pm (EWTN News).- Two new Indian Catholic saints to be canonized by Pope Francis on Sunday were known for their deep spiritual life and their intercession in helping families, say two Catholics who find deep inspiration in their sanctity.