Olympic runner who helped fallen competitor finds inspiration in God

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug 17, 2016 / 04:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An Olympic runner whose sportsmanship drew headlines this week says that her faith in God helps her to find joy in her sport.Abbey D’Agostino, who was raised in a Catholic family, spoke to Julia Hanlon’s “Running On Om” podcast, published November 18, 2015. She discussed her fears and anxieties about running, her injuries, and her prayer life.“I ended up just accepting Jesus and recognizing what … [Read more...]

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Young priest whom Pope encouraged in battle against cancer dies

Santiago, Chile, Aug 17, 2016 / 12:36 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A man of God. Someone who endured illness with faith and fortitude until the end. This is how those who knew Father Francisco Rencoret remembered him.The 35-year-old Chilean priest died of cancer early August 13.Ordained in 2013, Fr. Rencoret had been studying Canon Law at the Gregorian University in Rome. He was forced to return home to Chile in order to receive cancer treatments after his diagnosis.In recent weeks, expectations … [Read more...]

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This Mexican bishop is willing to evangelize from jail, if necessary

Cuernavaca, Mexico, Aug 16, 2016 / 10:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Amid allegations of interference in politics after receiving demonstrators critical of the governor of the state of Morelos, Bishop Ramón Castro Castro of Cuernavaca has said he is not afraid of facing prison.“ If I go to prison, no problem; from there I'll do the work of evangelization,” Bishop Castro told local daily El Sol de Cautla.“We're awaiting notification, and I want to thank the … [Read more...]

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Colombian bishops welcome government backing down from gender ideology

Bogotá, Colombia, Aug 15, 2016 / 02:13 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Colombian Conference of Catholic Bishops welcomed the government's announcement that it will not promote or implement gender ideology in the nation’s schools, after massive marches of protest last week.In a statement released Friday, August 12, the bishops thanked President Juan Manuel Santos for his invitation to dialogue and said that they “received with satisfaction the announcement of the National Government … [Read more...]

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The Catholic Americas come together for the Year of Mercy

Bogotá, Colombia, Aug 14, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- South America’s Catholic leaders will celebrate the Catholic Church’s Year of Mercy in a special way, gathering for a continental celebration in Colombia. They will pray a rosary for the Americas, visit poor parts of Bogota, and reflect on the example of the saints.The Celebration of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy aims to be “a sign of the communion of the churches of the whole continent, mutually committed to … [Read more...]

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This Catholic school network produced nine Rio Olympians

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug 13, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Katie Ledecky, Lia Neal, and Anabelle Smith are some names you might hear on television if you are watching the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro this year.These Olympians have all won medals in the 2016 games, but they are also united by another common factor: their Catholic education.Sacred Heart Schools, founded by the Society of the Sacred Heart, boasts of a network of over 145 Catholic schools across the globe that have been … [Read more...]

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These two game-changing Olympians are serious Catholics

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug 9, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Simone Biles and Katie Ledecky are two of the names to know in this year's summer Olympic games in Rio.Biles, a record-shattering gymnast with a sparkling smile and bubbly energy that shines through her routines, is the U.S. gymnastics team fan favorite and the gymnast to beat for any chance at the gold."Biles competes with a joy and abandon that has been lacking in women’s gymnastics in recent years," wrote … [Read more...]

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