Last Updated: Jun 27, 2016

Pope Francis 'angry' over media slant on women deacons

Vatican City, Jun 27, 2016 / 02:20 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis told journalists on Sunday that he was somewhat angered when reports emerged that the Church was allegedly paving the way for the ordination of women to the diaconate, since no such change is in the works.

Pope Francis says Church must accompany gays, not discriminate

Aboard the papal plane, Jun 26, 2016 / 04:24 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In a wide-ranging inflight press conference on his way back from Armenia on Sunday, Pope Francis responded to a question on recent comments made by Cardinal Reinhard Marx, who said the Church must apologize to homosexual persons for having “marginalized” them.

How to not be a 'beige Catholic,' according to Bishop Barron

Washington D.C., Jun 26, 2016 / 06:19 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Catholics in America today need to find ways to engage the culture with truth, and avoid “beige Catholicism” that seeks to be dominated by the culture, Bishop Robert Barron said Thursday.

'Hate crime' case against Valencia archbishop thrown out

Valencia, Spain, Jun 25, 2016 / 03:49 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A judge in Spain has thrown out a “hate crime” case concerning Cardinal Antonio Cañizares of Valencia, Spain, ruling that the cardinal’s homily warning of a “gay empire” is protected by freedom of speech.