Evangelize with honey, not vinegar, Cardinal Dolan says

Baltimore, Md., Nov 17, 2013 / 04:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Christians should be warm, and so invite people into relationship with Christ and the “yes” of the Gospel, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, says. “Evangelization means attracting people to the person and message of Jesus Christ,” Cardinal Dolan explained to CNA Nov. 12 during the  U.S. bishops' general assembly in Baltimore, Md. “If they fall in love with Jesus and the Church, … [Read more...]

Conference highlights Mary as example of evangelization

Mexico City, Mexico, Nov 17, 2013 / 01:54 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Church leaders at a conference in Mexico City emphasized unity and Christ-centered witness, as they discussed Our Lady of Guadalupe's ongoing call to evangelize the Americas. "Our Lady of Guadalupe is the mother of the Mexicans, but she is also the mother of everyone who draws near to her," Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to Mexico, said Nov. 16. When Our Lady appeared, she changed the future of the … [Read more...]

Pope Francis recommends ‘spiritual medicine’

Vatican City, Nov 17, 2013 / 10:16 am (CNA/EWTN News).- At the close of his Angelus address today, Pope Francis encouraged those in St. Peter’s Square to pick up a little box of spiritual medicine on their way out. “I would like now to all of you to consider a medicine. But some may think, ‘the Pope is being a pharmacist now?’ It is a special medicine to make the fruit of the Year of Faith that is coming to a close more concrete,” said Pope Francis Nov. 17, as he … [Read more...]

Vatican removes ‘La Repubblica’ interview from its website

Vatican City, Nov 17, 2013 / 08:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Holy See's press officer announced Nov. 15 that the Vatican had chosen to take down the text of Pope Francis' interview in La Repubblica, which had been featured among his speeches, from it's website. “The information in the interview is reliable on a general level but not on the level of each individual point analyzed: this is why it was decided the text should not be available for consultation on the Holy See … [Read more...]