Last Updated: Apr 18, 2015

Apostolic Blessing offered to those who mourn Cardinal George

Vatican City, Apr 18, 2015 / 12:38 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In a telegram to Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago, the Holy Father offered his blessing to all those who mourn Cardinal Francis E. George.

HHS mandate loses again: Supreme Court order protects Pennsylvania Catholic groups

Washington D.C., Apr 18, 2015 / 05:25 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The U.S. Supreme Court has continued its trend of decisions stopping enforcement of a federal contraception mandate against religious employers with moral objections.

Ankawa bomb attack strikes unease in refugees with nowhere else to go

Erbil, Iraq, Apr 18, 2015 / 03:05 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A car bomb explosion in front of the American consulate in what is considered the safest city in Iraq has left many unnerved and anxious, praying that nothing else will penetrate the stronghold.

National outpouring of love, prayers for Cardinal George

Chicago, Ill., Apr 17, 2015 / 04:53 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The death of Cardinal Francis E. George of Chicago on April 17 was met with an outpouring of prayer, as well as gratitude for the life and service of the prominent Church leader.