Bogotá, Colombia, Oct 22, 2016 / 06:20 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- For two days this week, a shopping mall in Bogota, Colombia was
transformed into a “Confess-a-thon,” as 120 priests administered the
Sacrament of Reconciliation to shoppers and those passing by.
Cotonou, Benin, Oct 22, 2016 / 05:05 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Holy See and the Republic of Benin have signed an agreement formally recognizing the legal status of the Catholic Church in the country, guaranteeing the Church’s ability to carry out her mission in service of the common good.
Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Oct 22, 2016 / 01:04 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Used for centuries as a private summer residence for Popes, the Apostolic Palace in Castel Gandolfo has now been opened to the public. Visitors may access rooms where Popes have died and where some 50 babies were born during the Second World War.
Vatican City, Oct 21, 2016 / 04:54 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- When it comes to promoting vocations in the Church, Pope Francis said it all begins with an encounter with God – and that pastoral ministry in the area should focus on listening to youth and being there to answer their questions.