Last Updated: Feb 25, 2017

Rome's Anglican pastor: Papal visit an exciting, but normal, step

Rome, Italy, Feb 25, 2017 / 05:08 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis will tomorrow become the first Roman Pontiff to set foot in an Anglican parish in Rome, marking a symbolic act the church’s pastor said is hugely significant, yet surprisingly normal for two communities that are close to one another.

Marriage prep should be more than just a few courses, Pope tells priests

Vatican City, Feb 25, 2017 / 07:18 am (EWTN News/CNA).- On Saturday Pope Francis told a group of parish priests training on the new marriage annulment process to place strong emphasis on good preparation that isn’t limited to just a few courses, but extends even to the first few years after marriage.

Archbishop Chaput and his newest book are coming to NYC, DC

Philadelphia, Pa., Feb 24, 2017 / 06:33 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Philadelphia’s Archbishop Charles Chaput will present his latest book in New York City and Washington, D.C. in the near future, discussing the changed situation for Catholicism in America.

Elderly priest beaten at his home in Spain by masked men

Madrid, Spain, Feb 24, 2017 / 05:06 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Fr. Arturo Lopez, a 77 year-old priest, was brutally beaten by three masked men during an assault at the rectory of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Church in the town of Coslada in Madrid Province, Spain.