Last Updated: Nov 25, 2015

Evangelize through sports? One bishop and marathon veteran explains how

Washington D.C., Nov 25, 2015 / 06:03 am (EWTN News/CNA).- For a veteran runner who’s completed 21 marathons, one bishop sees a deep connection between his Catholic faith and running, and says this connection can even evangelize young people.

Africa's bishops offer Pope Francis prayers and a warm welcome

Accra, Ghana, Nov 24, 2015 / 06:21 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Ahead of the papal visit to Africa, the continent’s bishops have sent Francis a message of welcome. They emphasized the importance of the family in African society and the need for peace in regions suffering terrorism and violent conflict.

Trial begins for five accused in second 'Vatileaks' case

Vatican City, Nov 24, 2015 / 12:31 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- On Tuesday a preliminary hearing of the five individuals accused of leaking and disseminating confidential financial documents was held in the Vatican, with the next hearing set to begin Nov. 30.

Pope names first Catholic bishop to oversee Anglican ordinariate

Vatican City, Nov 24, 2015 / 09:56 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis has appointed Msgr. Steven Lopes, a Catholic priest from California, as the new bishop who will head the Anglican Ordinariate in the United States and Canada.