Denver archbishop: Would German bishops side with Henry VIII or Thomas More?

Denver, Colo., Oct 20, 2015 / 11:59 am (CNA).- If divorced-and-remarried Catholics should receive communion, as Cardinal Walter Kasper and many of the German bishops suggest, does that mean St. Thomas More and St. John Fisher died for nothing? In his latest column Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver asked this question and pointed to similarities between Cardinal Kasper’s push for allowing remarried Catholics to receive communion and English bishops granting Henry VIII’s … [Read more...]

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How a ‘culture of distraction’ is keeping millennials from marrying

Washington D.C., Oct 20, 2015 / 03:11 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Consumerism. A culture of distraction. Fear of commitment. These are some of the factors driving today’s young people away from marriage, said a theologian reflecting on the words of Pope Francis in the U.S. “In short, the habits of life promoted by the culture prior to marriage scarcely help form in young people the habits needed for a life of marriage and family,” Dr. David L. Schindler told CNA in a recent … [Read more...]

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For German bishops mercy comes at a price, critics charge

Berlin, Germany, Oct 19, 2015 / 02:54 am (CNA).- As controversy continues to swirl around proposals by the German bishops at the Synod on the Family, the German bishops themselves have faced heightened criticism in recent years. Critics point out that while Cardinal Walter Kasper and most of his fellow German bishops have been leading the charge to allow those in “irregular” marital situations – those who are divorced and remarried – to receive Communion, they have … [Read more...]

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Hyatt Hotels changes policy around the globe, removes on-demand porn

Chicago, Ill., Oct 18, 2015 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a major policy shift, the global hotel and resort chain Hyatt Hotels is cutting off access to on-demand video pornography in all of their hotel rooms across the globe, according to the advocacy group National Center on Sexual Exploitation. "With this step, Hyatt is proving itself to be a leader among corporations that value a positive and safe environment for their consumers," stated Patrick Trueman, president of the … [Read more...]

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Hyatt Hotels changes policy around the globe, removes on-demand porn

Chicago, Ill., Oct 18, 2015 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a major policy shift, the global hotel and resort chain Hyatt Hotels is cutting off access to on-demand video pornography in all of their hotel rooms across the globe, according to the advocacy group National Center on Sexual Exploitation. "With this step, Hyatt is proving itself to be a leader among corporations that value a positive and safe environment for their consumers," stated Patrick Trueman, president of the … [Read more...]

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‘Genuine religious faith’ is a force against terrorist savagery, Holy See tells UN

New York City, N.Y., Oct 18, 2015 / 06:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The papal nuncio to the United Nations on Wednesday stressed the religious rejection of the “utter savagery” of terrorism and violence. “Genuine religious faith is in fact a source of unity and strength against fundamentalist terrorism and encourages individuals and societies to opt for non-violent means to air their grievances and to obtain justice,” Archbishop Bernardito Auza said Oct. 14 to a U.N. … [Read more...]

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‘Genuine religious faith’ is a force against terrorist savagery, Holy See tells UN

New York City, N.Y., Oct 18, 2015 / 06:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The papal nuncio to the United Nations on Wednesday stressed the religious rejection of the “utter savagery” of terrorism and violence. “Genuine religious faith is in fact a source of unity and strength against fundamentalist terrorism and encourages individuals and societies to opt for non-violent means to air their grievances and to obtain justice,” Archbishop Bernardito Auza said Oct. 14 to a U.N. … [Read more...]

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