Last Updated: May 25, 2015

What does Pope Francis miss most? Walking in the streets, eating pizza at restaurants

Vatican City, May 25, 2015 / 03:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In a recent interview with an Argentine newspaper, Pope Francis said he misses the “tranquillity of walking in the streets” and that he's always been “callejero” – a man of the city.

Relics of Saints John XXIII, John Paul II light fires of faith in Thailand

Chanthaburi, Thailand, May 24, 2015 / 07:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Scores of Catholic faithful are taking part in the Thailand tour of the sacred relics of St. John XXIII and St. John Paul II.

Syrian Catholic archdiocese asks prayers for kidnapped priest

Homs, Syria, May 22, 2015 / 05:24 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Syrian Catholic Archdiocese of Homs confirmed on Friday that a priest in the diocese has been kidnapped, and has asked for prayers for the priest’s safe release.

Want to empower women? Support mothers, politician argues

Vatican City, May 22, 2015 / 10:23 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Ahead of a conference discussing the presence of women in the 2015 development agenda, organizers said goals fall short of addressing issues such as attacks on motherhood and surrogacy.