Washington D.C., Jul 29, 2014 / 05:44 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- As the U.S. State Department releases its annual global religious
freedom report, observers say that the government must take more action
to fight persecution and secure religious liberty around the world.
Vatican City, Jul 29, 2014 / 07:07 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Holy See Press Office confirmed today that Pope Francis will be traveling to Sri Lanka Jan. 12-15 and to Philippines Jan. 15-19.
Ciudad del Este, Paraguay, Jul 29, 2014 / 05:39 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- An apostolic visitation of Paraguay's Cuidad del Este diocese concluded on Saturday with the visitors suspending a scheduled ordination until they have reached conclusions about their investigation.
Madurai, India, Jul 29, 2014 / 01:03 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis appointed Bishop Antony Pappusamy of Dindigal, located in India's Tamil Nadu state, as Archbishop of Madurai on July 26.