Last Updated: Oct 21, 2016

Vatican, Al-Azhar to officially resume dialogue

Vatican City, Oct 21, 2016 / 07:17 am (EWTN News/CNA).- On Friday the Vatican announced they will be sending a representative to Egypt to set plans for the official re-launching of dialogue between the Holy See and the Al-Azhar Mosque and adjunct University, marking a seismic step in Catholic-Muslim relations.

The happiest day of Mother Teresa's life

Vatican City, Oct 21, 2016 / 07:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Itís been said that saints often come in pairs.

As Philippines drug war escalates, bishops call for justice

Manila, Philippines, Oct 21, 2016 / 01:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Amid President Rodrigo Duterte's fierce war against the underworld of drugs in the Philippines, the country's bishops are rallying with a pastoral appeal to end unjust violence while encouraging efforts to maintain law and order.

Ratzinger prize recipients include first-ever Orthodox winner

Vatican City, Oct 20, 2016 / 11:51 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Among the recipients of this yearís Ratzinger Prize is Greek-born Orthodox professor Ioannis Kourempeles, who is widely known for his extensive teaching career and work in dogmatic theology.