Make friends with your congressman – and you just might get to see the Pope

Washington D.C., Jul 30, 2015 / 09:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The final plans are set for the public’s chance to watch Pope Francis’ Sept. 24 address to Congress live at the U.S. Capitol. Tickets will be extremely hard to come by, though. Only about 50 tickets will be distributed through each House of Representatives office for the public to watch a live broadcast of Francis’ address via jumbotrons outside the West Front of the U.S. Capitol. “While a clear … [Read more...]

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Bishop advises cautious optimism for a Catholic future in Boy Scouts

Charleston, S.C., Jul 30, 2015 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A leading bishop in Catholic scouting says Catholics should continue to be involved in the Boy Scouts and work to ensure good youth outreach and consistency with Church teaching in response to a national policy change that allows gay leaders. “We’re willing to see how this policy can work and how we can remain consistent with our Catholic teaching and continue to charter troops with the Boy Scouts of America. We think we … [Read more...]

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Bishop advises cautious optimism for a Catholic future in Boy Scouts

Charleston, S.C., Jul 30, 2015 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A leading bishop in Catholic scouting says Catholics should continue to be involved in the Boy Scouts and work to ensure good youth outreach and consistency with Church teaching in response to a national policy change that allows gay leaders. “We’re willing to see how this policy can work and how we can remain consistent with our Catholic teaching and continue to charter troops with the Boy Scouts of America. We think we … [Read more...]

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Could ‘British values’ push jeopardize Catholic education in the UK?

London, England, Jul 30, 2015 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Some Catholics in Great Britain are concerned the government's push for “British values” in schools, meant to counter Islamist extremism, could instead harm sincere religious believers and burden Catholic schools. In a July 20 speech at Ninestiles school in Birmingham, the British prime minister, David Cameron, said, “We believe in respecting different faiths but also expecting those faiths to support the British … [Read more...]

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Will Vatican officials face term limits?

Vatican City, Jul 30, 2015 / 01:02 am (CNA).- A fixed term mandate for Vatican officials serving in the Roman Curia was among recent proposals for the Vatican's ongoing reform process, and will likely be discussed at the Sept. 14-16 meeting of the Council of Cardinals. It's still unclear whether the fixed term mandate refers to all Vatican officials – that is, those who hold an office of the Roman Curia – or if it would just apply to the clergy.   According to the … [Read more...]

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Catholics in India mourn Abdul Kalam, the much-loved ‘people’s president’

New Delhi, India, Jul 29, 2015 / 09:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics in India have joined their confreres in paying tribute to and praying for APJ Abdul Kalam, who served as the nation's president from 2002 to 2007 and was beloved by Indians across religious and cultural divides. Kalam died July 27 of cardiac arrest, collapsing while addressing university students in Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya state in India's northeast. “All the Catholic youth and the entire … [Read more...]

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Cardinal Dolan slams Trump’s ‘virulent’ immigration remarks

New York City, N.Y., Jul 29, 2015 / 04:11 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- For Cardinal Dolan, the “virulent strain” of American nativism is not a thing of the past – it's alive, well and seeded in presidential candidate Donald Trump's recent remarks on the topic of immigration. “Nativists believed the immigrant to be dangerous, and that America was better off without them,” Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York said in a July 29 guest column for New York Daily … [Read more...]

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