Last Updated: May 24, 2015

Why no one wants to talk about China's female suicide problem

Rome, Italy, May 24, 2015 / 05:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Zhang Xihuan doesn't know what was going through her mind when she swallowed a mouthful of the pesticide stored behind the staircase in her home in rural Shandong province. 

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.