Last Updated: Feb 1, 2015

Pope Francis announces June visit to Bosnia-Herzegovina

Vatican City, Feb 01, 2015 / 06:11 am (EWTN News/CNA).- During his Sunday Angelus address Pope Francis announced he will visit the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo in June, where WWI broke out in 1914 with the assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand.

What the Roman Curia will be schooled on during Lent

Vatican City, Feb 01, 2015 / 08:03 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Lenten spiritual exercises for the Roman curia will this year be preached by Fr. Bruno Secondin, a Carmelite, focused on the prophet Elijah and the prophetic role of the Church today.

Bishop urges youth of India to work for tolerance amid increase in violence

Bellary, India, Jan 31, 2015 / 06:03 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The head of the Indian Catholic Youth Movement, Bishop Hendry D'Souza of Bellary, has raised his voice about the necessity of religious tolerance and interreligious dialouge in India.

Archbishops Chaput, Gomez confirmed participants in Synod on the Family

Vatican City, Jan 31, 2015 / 02:20 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Vatican has confirmed the participation of 48 delegates chosen by bishops' conferences to take part in this year's Synod on the Family.