Tirana, Albania, Sep 19, 2014 / 12:48 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis' upcoming visit to Albania could encourage the leaders of the Catholic Church in a nation with a long history of religious persecution and political domination, said a priest in the country.
Tirana, Albania, Sep 19, 2014 / 07:04 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Focused on the memory of the martyrs, Pope Francis’ one-day journey to
Albania is aimed at restoring the link between the country and its
Catholic roots, which had been disturbed as secularization has advanced
Vatican City, Sep 19, 2014 / 04:37 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Bodily resurrection is a reality which is the seal of our identity as Christians, Pope Francis said in his Friday morning homily at Santa Marta.
Glasgow, Scotland, Sep 19, 2014 / 02:27 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Following a historic vote in which Scotland rejected independence from the U.K., the Bishop’s Conference of Scotland recognized the decision and applauded the country’s strong participation in public debate.