Seven challenges for the Mexican Church and the family

Mexico City, Mexico, Mar 4, 2015 / 02:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On the Day of the Family, celebrated in Mexico March 1, Cardinal Norberto Rivera laid out seven challenges the Church must face to help the family authentically be what every person truly needs. In his homily during Sunday Mass at the Mexico City Cathedral, Cardinal Rivera explained that, “the family has to be able to find the meaning of its vocation and its mission in today’s society,” according to the … [Read more...]

Paraguay archbishop to UN: stop pushing abortion, gay marriage

Asunción, Paraguay, Feb 26, 2015 / 12:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Edmundo Valenzeula of Asuncion, Paraguay is demanding that U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon – who is visiting the country this week – ensure that the United Nations does not promote abortion, euthanasia and “gay marriage” in Paraguay. In a statement posted on Facebook Feb. 25 to mark Ban's arrival, Archbishop Valenzuela said the Paraguayan people wished to extend hospitality to the U.N. … [Read more...]

Three year-old Brazilian boy with cancer ‘celebrates Mass,’ wants to be Pope

Sao Paulo, Brazil, Feb 17, 2015 / 12:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Rafael Freitas is a three-year-old boy in Brazil who loves to pretend to celebrate Mass. He says he wants to be Pope someday. He also has an aggressive form of cancer. “At the facility where he receives his care there is a common area and little Rafael invites all the patients to come there to attend his 'Mass,'” said the boy’s father, Randersson Freitas. He said his son has had a long devotion to the … [Read more...]

Three year-old Brazilian boy with cancer ‘celebrates Mass,’ wants to be Pope

Sao Paulo, Brazil, Feb 17, 2015 / 12:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Rafael Freitas is a three-year-old boy in Brazil who loves to pretend to celebrate Mass. He says he wants to be Pope someday. He also has an aggressive form of cancer. “At the facility where he receives his care there is a common area and little Rafael invites all the patients to come there to attend his 'Mass,'” said the boy’s father, Randersson Freitas. He said his son has had a long devotion to the … [Read more...]

Three year-old Brazilian boy with cancer ‘celebrates Mass,’ wants to be Pope

Sao Paulo, Brazil, Feb 17, 2015 / 12:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Rafael Freitas is a three-year-old boy in Brazil who loves to pretend to celebrate Mass. He says he wants to be Pope someday. He also has an aggressive form of cancer. “At the facility where he receives his care there is a common area and little Rafael invites all the patients to come there to attend his 'Mass,'” said the boy’s father, Randersson Freitas. He said his son has had a long devotion to the … [Read more...]

Three year-old Brazilian boy with cancer ‘celebrates Mass,’ wants to be Pope

Sao Paulo, Brazil, Feb 17, 2015 / 12:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Rafael Freitas is a three-year-old boy in Brazil who loves to pretend to celebrate Mass. He says he wants to be Pope someday. He also has an aggressive form of cancer. “At the facility where he receives his care there is a common area and little Rafael invites all the patients to come there to attend his 'Mass,'” said the boy’s father, Randersson Freitas. He said his son has had a long devotion to the … [Read more...]

Three year-old Brazilian boy with cancer ‘celebrates Mass,’ wants to be Pope

Sao Paulo, Brazil, Feb 17, 2015 / 12:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Rafael Freitas is a three-year-old boy in Brazil who loves to pretend to celebrate Mass. He says he wants to be Pope someday. He also has an aggressive form of cancer. “At the facility where he receives his care there is a common area and little Rafael invites all the patients to come there to attend his 'Mass,'” said the boy’s father, Randersson Freitas. He said his son has had a long devotion to the … [Read more...]


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