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Pompeo: ‘Administration Has Been Strong in Promoting Religious Freedom’

By Lauren Ashburn/EWTN News Nightly | U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was interviewed by Lauren Ashburn, managing editor and anchor of EWTN News Nightly With Lauren Ashburn, airing...

19th-Century Italian Teen to Be Canonized During Youth Synod

By Hannah Brockhaus/CNA/EWTN News | VATICAN CITY — Blessed Nunzio Sulprizio, who died at the age of 19 from bone cancer, will be declared a saint Oct. 14 during the Synod of Bishops on...

Navigating the Thorny Thicket of Immigration

By E. Christian Brugger | Q. The Catholic voice on immigration seems to me one-sided: bishops suggesting canonical penalties on Catholic border control personnel, pastoral visits to the border to support illegal immigrants,...

Venezuelan Seminarians Struggle to Follow Christ’s Call

By Jonathan Liedl | I’ve known Oscar for only a couple days, but I already think he has some gifts that would make him a great priest. The 19-year-old seminarian, who is just finishing his second year of formation, has been a...

US Bishops’ Conference Approves Project Funding for Africa, Eastern Europe

By Catholic News Agency | WASHINGTON — Subcommittees at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops have approved more than $6 million for pastoral projects in Africa and Central and Eastern Europe. The...

Missionaries of Charity Express Sorrow Over Scandal, Openness to Just Inquiry

By CNA/EWTN News | KOLKATA, India — The superior general of the Missionaries of Charity said Tuesday the congregation is “deeply saddened and grieved” by the alleged sale of several children by an employee...

Catholic School Innovation: A New Approach to Reinvigorate an Old Tradition

By Elisabeth Deffner | The Sennott family was excited about their youngest son’s school. St. Patrick’s was close enough to mom Andrea’s Portsmouth, New Hampshire, law office that she could easily drop...

Malcolm Muggeridge Converted After Reading ‘Humanae Vitae’

By Kathy Schiffer | Malcolm Muggeridge was a reluctant convert. The renowned British journalist and satirist, who had a reputation as a womanizer and a “compulsive groper,” lived much of his life as an avowed atheist. He likened...

Nailing Themselves to Their Own Crosses

By Joseph Pearce | It is said quite truly that the path of least resistance leads to Hell. This truism is particularly relevant to our present hedonistic culture because hedonism is the path of least resistance. It is the belief...

St. John Cassian, Gluttony and Internet Intemperance

By Susanna Spencer | Recently, during one of my few undistracted times of reading I came across a striking passage in St. John Cassian’s Conferences. I was intrigued by the first-person account of a particular monk: I was...