Last Updated: Mar 21, 2018

Top Vatican communications officer resigns after 'Lettergate' fiasco

Vatican City, Mar 21, 2018 / 06:42 am (EWTN News/CNA).- On Wednesday Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Msgr. Dario Edoardo Vigano as prefect of the Secretariat for Communications in wake of what has been dubbed by many as the 'Lettergate' scandal, which has dominated Catholic media the past week.

Ultimatum for Catholic college CFO raises questions about university policy, guns

Miami, Fla., Mar 21, 2018 / 01:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Having been given an ultimatum, chief financial officer of St. Thomas University in Florida Anita Britt resigned last week after being told she had to choose between her CFO position and her membership on the board of a company that manufactures guns.

African youth bring zeal to pre-synod gathering

Vatican City, Mar 21, 2018 / 12:26 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Several young people from across Africa have voiced their excitement at being able to participate in the Vatican's pre-synod meeting, which they say will give them a chance to be heard and will provide the courage to confront the challenges they face at home.

Texas bishops call for prayers to heal community after bombings

Austin, Texas, Mar 21, 2018 / 11:11 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The bishops of central Texas have encouraged prayers for healing in a community reeling from a string of bombings over the last month.