St. Louis, Mo., Dec 06, 2013 / 06:21 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Catholic theologian and professor Father Edward T. Oakes, S.J. died in St. Louis Dec. 6, prompting his colleagues to remember his work in Christology, his wit, and his lasting effect on students.
Colombo, Sri Lanka, Dec 06, 2013 / 06:03 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The bishops, priests, and religious of Sri Lanka celebrated a Mass of thanksgiving Dec. 2 to show appreciation for their former apostolic nuncio, who has been appointed nuncio to Ivory Coast.
Vatican City, Dec 06, 2013 / 03:13 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Church's latest step toward the prevention of the sexual abuse of minors is the newly-announced Vatican commission, which is expected to collaborate with the Jesuit-run Centre for Child Protection.
Vatican City, Dec 06, 2013 / 11:13 am (EWTN News/CNA).- After the death of former South African president Nelson Mandela, Pope Francis issued a letter offering condolences to his family and praising the politician’s commitment to promoting human dignity.