Last Updated: May 27, 2015

Is 'Charlie Charlie' a harmless game? Exorcist says absolutely not

Lima, Peru, May 27, 2015 / 05:14 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A game that purports to invoke a Mexican demon – known as “Charlie, Charlie” and considered to be a simplified version of the Ouija board – has gone viral on social media among young people, prompting one exorcist to warn of its dangers.   

'Mother of Mercy' beatification in Kenya draws tens of thousands

Vatican City, May 27, 2015 / 05:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Massive crowds attended Saturday's beatification of early twentieth-century Italian missionary, Sister Irene Stefani, who was known as “mother of mercy” to the Kenyan people she cared for.

Irish marriage referendum is 'defeat for humanity,' says Vatican official

Dublin, Ireland, May 27, 2015 / 04:34 pm (EWTN News).- The Vatican’s Secretary of State lamented Ireland’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage as harmful to the family and society.

Love requires work – not just attraction or feelings, Pope tells couples

Vatican City, May 27, 2015 / 01:04 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In his weekly general audience, Pope Francis said the process of engagement is essential for any couple on their way to marriage since it not only allows love to mature, but helps future spouses deepen in knowledge of one another.