Archive for March 13, 2024

Pope Francis at the general audience in St. Peter's Square, Oct. 5, 2016.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold,Tina Dennelly

PHOTOS: A timeline of Pope Francis’ 11 years as pope

Pope Francis is the 265th successor of St. Peter. Here is a timeline of key events during his papacy. Read more

Pope Francis meets on April 29, 2023, with children and adults who are visually impaired and have other disabilities at a Catholic institute in Budapest, Hungary, dedicated to Blessed László Batthyány-Strattmann.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Quiñones

Catholic organizations host seminars on disability and inclusion in the Catholic Church 

The University of Notre Dame’s McGrath Institute for Church Life and the National Catholic Partnership on Disability (NCPD) are hosting... Read more


By Tyler Arnold

More human embryos destroyed through IVF than abortion every year

Somewhere between 1.5 million and 1.8 million embryos created through IVF were never born. Read more

Speaking with EWTN Capitol Hill correspondent Erik Rosales, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, railed against the Biden administration’s passivity as more than 400 attacks against Catholic churches in the U.S. have been perpetrated during the last four years.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Quiñones,Ken Oliver-Méndez

Marco Rubio draws attention to pro-life strategy, spike in church vandalism

In an EWTN News interview, the Florida senator discussed pro-life strategy and holding the Biden administration accountable in addressing church... Read more

The Coptic Orthodox Church said Pope Tawadros II is aware of the attack that happened March 12, 2024, in the Coptic monastery of St. Mark and St. Bishop Samuel the Confessor in South Africa.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Attack on Coptic monastery in South Africa takes lives of three monks

The Coptic Orthodox Church announced that three monks were attacked and murdered Tuesday in the Coptic monastery in South Africa. Read more


By Daniel Payne

DOJ signals that U.S. prisons must adopt transgender policies for prisoners

The Department of Justice said the Utah Department of Corrections had violated the Americans with Disabilities Act. Read more

The College of Cardinals celebrates Mass on March 12, 2013, before entering the Sistine Chapel for the papal conclave.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Analysis: The ever-changing College of Cardinals

Were a conclave to begin today, there would be 94 cardinal-electors created by Pope Francis, 27 created by Benedict XVI,... Read more


By Peter Pinedo

House passes bill to ban or force sale of TikTok

The House has passed a bill that could ban the massively popular Chinese-owned social media app TikTok from being used... Read more

Pope Francis addresses pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square for his Wednesday general audience on March 13, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Matthew Santucci

Pope Francis: Virtue enables us to have ‘a tendency towards the right choice’

Pope Francis on Wednesday opened a new chapter in his ongoing catechetical series on vices and virtues. Read more

Confucius statue in Nanjing Confucius Temple, Nanjing City, Jiangsu Province, China.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Vatican seeks to break new ground in Confucian and Christian dialogue

The Vatican sponsored a dialogue in Taiwan this week as the Catholic Church prepares to release official guidelines for engagement... Read more


By Tyler Arnold

Survey: Slight decrease in gay marriage support, uptick in religious freedom support in U.S.

The American Values Atlas survey of more than 22,000 Americans found that support for homosexual marriage declined slightly in 2023... Read more

Father Alberto Reyes has emerged as a critical voice against the extreme poverty and repressive actions of Cuba's police state, having himself experienced both and seen them in the lives of his fellow Cubans.?w=200&h=150

By Andrés Henríquez

Cuban priest: ‘Communism won’t survive’ and ‘the Church will remain’

In an interview with EWTN Noticias, Cuban priest Father Alberto Reyes spoke about his apostolic ministry in Camagüey province. Read more

Mexican presidential candidates Jorge Álvarez Máynez, Xóchitl Gálvez, and Claudia Sheinbaum each signed the "National Commitment to Peace."?w=200&h=150

By Diego López Colín

Mexico’s presidential candidates sign Catholic Church’s ‘Commitment to Peace’ initiative

The three candidates running for president of Mexico met in the country’s capital March 11 to sign the National Commitment... Read more