Catholic high school’s first graduates celebrate in Rome

Vatican City, Jun 12, 2014 / 02:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The first graduating class of the U.S.-based John Paul II Catholic High School celebrated by making a pilgrimage to Rome – a trip the students wanted and planned themselves. “We're all going separate directions and it's going to be hard to stay as close as we've been, but it's so amazing to end our experience in one of the most beautiful cities in the world,” Haylee McArthur told CNA June 11. Coming … [Read more...]

Sudan archdiocese speaks out for condemned Catholic woman

Khartoum, Sudan, Jun 12, 2014 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic Archdiocese of Khartoum has urged Sudanese authorities to review the legal case of Meriam Ibrahim, a Catholic woman who faces a death sentence for allegedly abandoning Islam. “The fact of the matter is that Meriam did not abandon the Islamic faith but rather she, in the first place, did not follow the Islamic religion since her childhood,” Father Mussa Timothy Kacho, episcopal vicar for the archdiocese’s … [Read more...]