Last Updated: Oct 25, 2014

Cardinal Nichols clarifies, dispels media portrayals of synod

Westminster, England, Oct 25, 2014 / 11:21 am (EWTN News/CNA).- After returning from the 2014 Synod on the Family, Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster has clarified that the meeting was focused upon reaching out to those in difficulty, rather than changing doctrine.

Church mourns death of Msgr. Lorenzo Albacete, priest and scientist

New York City, N.Y., Oct 25, 2014 / 01:09 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Church is mourning the death of Monsignor Lorenzo Albacete, who died early Friday following a lengthy illness; he was deeply involved in the ecclesial movement Communion and Liberation, and was a good friend of Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston.

Beyond economics, youth unemployment a 'problem of dignity,' Pope says

Vatican City, Oct 25, 2014 / 10:21 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis has sent a message to young people affected by the “culture of waste,” calling on them to spread the hope of the Gospel amid these times of uncertainty.

Sistine Chapel being used as sacred place – not 'venue for private parties'

Vatican City, Oct 25, 2014 / 08:30 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Director of the Vatican Museums Antonio Paolucci has rejected rumors that they are now renting the Sistine Chapel, adding that beauty is always an occasion to grow in charity and generosity.