Last Updated: Oct 9, 2015

Pope Francis leads synod in praying for peace in the Middle East

Vatican City, Oct 09, 2015 / 05:56 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- This morning, Pope Francis offered one of the synod’s daily moments of prayer for peace in the Middle East, and appealed the international community to put immediate interests aside, and find solutions.

Chicago shrine seeks help to rebuild after devastating fire

Chicago, Ill., Oct 08, 2015 / 05:36 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- This morning the Shrine of Christ the King Sovereign Priest in Chicago launched a online restoration fund following Wednesday's fire at the church which collapsed much of its roof.

Ugandans are eagerly preparing for papal visit with prayer, penance

Gulu, Uganda, Oct 08, 2015 / 07:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- In anticipation of Pope Francis’ first visit to their country, the head of the Ugandan bishops' conference has called on Catholics to make themselves ready to welcome the Pope though prayer and charitable works.

Cardinal Ruini reflects on the Magisterium's continuity

Rome, Italy, Oct 08, 2015 / 01:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Cardinal Camillo Ruini, who was ordained a priest of the Diocese of Rome when Venerable Pius XII was Pope, emphasized in a recent interview that he has experienced the continuity of Popes, from Pacelli to Bergoglio.