Catholic site aims to engage through beauty, accessibility

Rome, Italy, Jun 25, 2014 / 02:02 am (CNA).- The U.K.-based Faith movement has just launched a new interactive website aimed at giving Catholics the tools for evangelization in an accessible, attractive format. “What the Faith movement does well is allow you to see the coherence of the Catholic faith,” said Middlesbrough seminarian Ryan Day, who helped with the development of the site. “The great value of this new website is that it offers a way to explain, in an every … [Read more...]

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Pope’s mafia ‘excommunication’ a call to conversion, priests explain

Vatican City, Jun 25, 2014 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis' statement Saturday that mafiosi are “excommunicated” was a reflection of theology rather than canon law, and acted as a call to conversion for those in organized crime, priests have said. Pope Francis visited the Diocese of Cassano all'Jonio, in the southern Italian region of Calabria, June 21. The diocese has been profoundly affected by the its local organized crime group, the 'Ndrangheta;  … [Read more...]

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Bishop: government corruption a factor in Boko Haram violence

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Jun 24, 2014 / 05:16 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The bishop of a northern Nigerian diocese said at a conference last week that among the factors which has led to violence by a radial Islamist group there is the government's corruption and lack of administration. “The grounds (Boko Haram) have against the Nigerian state are basically the same as ordinary Nigerians have about the persistence of corruption, the growing inequalities, the fact that the … [Read more...]

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Discrimination order sparks fears over religious liberty

Washington D.C., Jun 24, 2014 / 04:57 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- While affirming the dignity of every human person, Catholic and family advocates are voicing concern over reports of an anti-discrimination executive order that could undermine religious freedom. A group of U.S. Catholic bishops issued a statement noting “great concern” over “the reported intention of the President of the United States to issue an executive order forbidding what the Administration considers … [Read more...]

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AP issues massive correction on Ireland child burial story

Dublin, Ireland, Jun 24, 2014 / 12:16 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Associated Press has retracted key claims from its reports of an Irish Catholic home for unwed mothers supposedly burying hundreds of unbaptized infants in a septic tank. A correction issued June 20 explained that “the AP quoted a researcher who said she believed that most of the remains of children who died there were interred in a disused septic tank; the researcher has since clarified that without excavation and forensic … [Read more...]

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Pope: a Christian does not announce himself, but the Lord

Vatican City, Jun 24, 2014 / 09:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his homily for the feast of John the Baptist’s birth, Pope Francis emphasized that a true Christian puts oneself aside in order for God to be seen, as St. John the Baptist did.  “A Christian does not announce himself, he announces another, prepares the way for another: the Lord,” the Pope observed in his June 24 daily Mass. Celebrating the feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, the Roman Pontiff … [Read more...]

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Sudanese woman sentenced to death re-arrested

Vatican City, Jun 24, 2014 / 07:36 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After having her death sentence for refusing to renounce her Christian faith revoked by a Sudanese court yesterday, Meriam Ibrahim has been re-arrested along with her husband at an airport. According to the BBC, close to 40 security officers detained Ibrahim along with her husband, Daniel Wani - who is a U.S. citizen - and their two children Tuesday at an airport in Sudan’s capitol while attempting to leave the country. Further … [Read more...]

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