Last Updated: Jul 28, 2014

Bishop Davies: Lourdes shrine a light amid war, death

Lourdes, France, Jul 28, 2014 / 11:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- This weekend, shortly before today's centenary of the beginning of World War I, an English bishop has said that the Marian shrine of Lourdes remains “undimmed” and still invites everyone to see the “light of the Gospel,” Jesus Christ.

New Spanish pilgrimage traces St. Teresa of Avila's life

Madrid, Spain, Jul 28, 2014 / 11:26 am (EWTN News).- The most important places in the life of St. Teresa of Avila are featured on a new pilgrimage route created as part of the celebrations to mark the 500th anniversary of the saint’s birth.

UN committee criticized for efforts to push abortion on Ireland

Geneva, Switzerland, Jul 26, 2014 / 05:07 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Assertions by members of the U.N. Human Rights Committee that Irish abortion law violates international human rights agreements is erroneous and exceeds its authority, one observer has said.

Pope Francis to meet with evangelical pastor

Vatican City, Jul 26, 2014 / 07:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis’ upcoming encounter with the evangelical Christian pastor Giovanni Traettino continues the path of dialogue he has walked with evangelical denominations since his time in Buenos Aires.