Last Updated: May 5, 2016

Iraqi Christians grateful, yet uneasy following foiled Islamic State attack

Alqosh, Iraq, May 04, 2016 / 03:25 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- After Islamic State militants broke through Kurdish army forces Tuesday, killing one American and three Kurdish fighters, local Christians voiced gratitude that the attack failed, but remain shaken and on edge should there be another assault.  

Salvatorians apologize for failing to protect Irish children from abusive priest

Dublin, Ireland, May 05, 2016 / 01:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Salvatorians have offered their “deepest apology” for failing to stop a priest who sexually abused children in Ireland until his 2004 arrest.

EWTN asks federal court to reconsider its HHS mandate case

Washington D.C., May 04, 2016 / 05:52 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) has asked a federal court to reconsider its ruling forcing the company to comply with the revised HHS mandate, based on an admission by the federal government in its brief before the Supreme Court.

South African bishops rebuke government for spending billions on weapons

Cape Town, South Africa, May 04, 2016 / 07:38 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Catholic bishops of South Africa have criticized the government for excessive weapons spending given the country’s major social problems.