Latest news: Europe
Feb 17, 2017 - 06:01 am .- The Catholic Church puts a lot of effort into having excellent schools and hospitals, but what about its orphanages? For Caroline Boudreaux, conditions in orphanages are too often overlooked – something we all have the ability and opportunity to help change.
Feb 17, 2017 - 02:50 am .- While many in different sectors of the Church are pulling out their hair trying to resolve the Amoris Laetitia communion debate, Papua New Guinea's new cardinal said his country has a much more immediate problem.
Feb 17, 2017 - 12:08 am .- Pope Francis will visit All Saints Anglican Church in Rome Feb. 26 to mark the 200th anniversary of the foundation of the Anglican parish community in the heart of the Eternal City.
Feb 16, 2017 - 08:02 pm .- Eulogio Martínez and Martina Abian are 100 and 95 years-old, respectively.
Feb 16, 2017 - 06:02 am .- Meet Elina Berglund: a nuclear physicist who will be known as the woman who developed the first natural cycle fertility app that is internationally certified to be as an effective means of avoiding pregnancy.
Feb 16, 2017 - 03:17 am .- Is an exorcist afraid?  What is the devil’s favorite sin? These and other questions were tackled in a recent interview with the Dominican priest, Father Juan José Gallego, an exorcist from the Archdiocese of Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain.
Feb 16, 2017 - 01:56 am .- Father Alberto Gaton is the chaplain of a Spanish ship that combats human trafficking by rescuing people in the Mediterranean Sea. In the span of almost 5 months, his team has managed to rescue more than 3,000 people.  
Feb 14, 2017 - 11:49 am .- As the 100th anniversary of the Fatima apparitions approaches, Portuguese Catholic Church officials announced on Monday that thousands of pages have been gathered to testify to the holiness of Sister Lucia dos Santos – one of the original three children who were witnesses to the famous Marian apparition.
Feb 14, 2017 - 06:02 am .- A complaint brought by a Catholic group against a dating site that promotes extramarital affairs was thrown out by a French court last week.
Feb 13, 2017 - 04:28 pm .- Josefa Rodríguez and Amaro Pesquero were not expecting to receive a letter from Pope Francis.  
Feb 12, 2017 - 03:02 am .- One year ago marked a historic first meeting between a Pope and a Russian Orthodox Patriarch.
Feb 8, 2017 - 04:35 pm .- When the fetal ultrasound gained popularity in the 1970s, it was hailed as a “window to the womb.” But now, new technology could offer a much more in-depth view of babies before birth.
Feb 8, 2017 - 05:53 am .- A Glasgow priest says he firmly believes he survived a recent near-fatal health scare thanks to the miraculous intercession of Venerable Margaret Sinclair, the poor Edinburgh girl turned nun who died in 1925.
Feb 8, 2017 - 12:08 am .- As human trafficking continues to be a supremely important issue during Pope Francis’ pontificate, with an estimated 20 million victims worldwide, St. Josephine Bakhita, enslaved during her own childhood, has emerged as a patron not only for her home country of Sudan, but for all victims of trafficking.
Feb 7, 2017 - 06:02 pm .- Colombia is the only country in the Americas where there child soldiers can still be found.
Feb 3, 2017 - 10:51 am .- Referring extensively to Pope Francis' writing in Amoris laetitia, a Swiss bishop on Thursday gave direction on how to implement the exhortation, emphasizing respect for the sanctity of the marriage bond.
Feb 3, 2017 - 03:02 am .- When newlyweds Charlie and Hayley Lampshire from Oxfordshire, England found out they were pregnant with twins in 2015, they couldn't have been happier.
Feb 2, 2017 - 04:23 pm .- After a tense row with the Holy See led to the resignation of their Grand Master and the reinstatement of ousted Grand Chancellor Albrecht von Boeselager, the Order of Malta has reaffirmed their priorities amid the crisis, stressing that the poor must always be put first.
Feb 2, 2017 - 04:02 pm .- Despite the destruction caused by nearly six years of conflict between rebels and pro-government forces, the people in Aleppo, especially the Christians, are filled with vitality, hope, and a desire to rebuild, to return to a normal life, a Vatican official said after a recent visit to the city.
Feb 2, 2017 - 08:02 am .- A Dutch doctor who drugged an elderly woman and had her restrained as she fought lethal injection has been cleared by a review panel for “acting in good faith.”

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