Last Updated: Dec 22, 2014

A Christmas message from Aleppo's bishop: hope for joy, peace

Aleppo, Syria, Dec 22, 2014 / 08:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- As Christmas approaches, the Melkite Catholic bishop of Aleppo has written a letter to his diocese looking forward to the feast of hope, urging his people to practice charity to the less fortunate, much like in diocese around the world.

Papuan bishop makes emergency appeal amid severe food shortage

Alotau, Papua New Guinea, Dec 21, 2014 / 03:30 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A Catholic bishop of Alotau, Papua New Guinea, has launched an appeal during a severe food shortage following a cyclone engulfing the Catholic diocese.

UK youth create Advent video calendar

London, England, Dec 21, 2014 / 03:06 pm (EWTN News).- Made for Glory, a by-the-youth, for-the-youth faith initiative in the UK, has been releasing a video for every day of Advent. Each video features a reflection from one of several young people based upon that day’s Gospel reading. So far, they've produced 25 videos for their virtual Advent calendar. 

Investing with Catholic values? Knights of Columbus group to offer guidance

New Haven, Conn., Dec 20, 2014 / 04:58 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Knights of Columbus fraternal organization aims to extend its Catholic values and financial expertise into a new subsidiary that will provide investment guidance to Catholic institutions.