Last Updated: Nov 25, 2015

Asia's first conference for deaf Catholics shares the mission of evangelization

Bangkok, Thailand, Nov 25, 2015 / 06:03 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Last week Thailand hosted the first international Asian conference for deaf Catholics, which explored the pastoral challenges to integrating the deaf into the Church's life.

En route to Kenya, Pope Francis confirms Mexico trip

Aboard the papal plane, Nov 25, 2015 / 03:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Before he landed in Kenya on Wednesday, Pope Francis confirmed to reporters that he would indeed visit Mexico early next year. 

Africa's bishops offer Pope Francis prayers and a warm welcome

Accra, Ghana, Nov 24, 2015 / 06:21 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Ahead of the papal visit to Africa, the continentís bishops have sent Francis a message of welcome. They emphasized the importance of the family in African society and the need for peace in regions suffering terrorism and violent conflict.

Trial begins for five accused in second 'Vatileaks' case

Vatican City, Nov 24, 2015 / 12:31 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- On Tuesday a preliminary hearing of the five individuals accused of leaking and disseminating confidential financial documents was held in the Vatican, with the next hearing set to begin Nov. 30.