Washington D.C., Jul 01, 2015 / 04:15 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- As bishops warn of current threats to religious liberty in the United States, Catholics can take heart that such challenges have faced them before, and they have persevered, one Church historian says.
Havana, Cuba, Jul 02, 2015 / 01:13 am (EWTN News/CNA).- In preparation for Pope Francis’ visit to Cuba this fall, the bishops of the island nation are asking the faithful to perform acts of mercy during the first Fridays of July, August and September.
Vatican City, Jul 01, 2015 / 12:38 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis on Wednesday called for prayer for the people of Greece,
shortly after the nation defaulted on a significant loan payment on its
more than $300 billion debt.
Trani, Italy, Jul 01, 2015 / 01:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The life of Father Salvatore Mellone, who died on Monday, was moving to thousands of people. He was to have at least two more years of seminary when he was diagnosed with terminal cancer, but by special permission and the blessing of Pope Francis, he was ordained nevertheless.