Last Updated: Jul 26, 2016

For youth in Krakow, seeing Pope Francis will be 'out of this world'

Krakow, Poland, Jul 25, 2016 / 03:40 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- As thousands of youth are setting foot in Krakow for World Youth Day, many voiced their excitement not only to meet peers who share the same faith, but above all to see Pope Francis in person.

Pope prays for pilgrims en route to Krakow for WYD

Vatican City, Jul 24, 2016 / 11:09 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis has asked for prayers as he, and all the pilgrims attending this year's World Youth Day, prepare to make their way to Krakow, Poland for the international event.

Racial tensions spark day of prayer, peace task force with US bishops

Washington D.C., Jul 23, 2016 / 05:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- After several shootings and increased racial tensions around the country, the head of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has called for a national day of prayer and appointed a task force devoted to peace and unity.

Amid protests, Zimbabwe's Christian leaders band together to speak out

Harare, Zimbabwe, Jul 22, 2016 / 05:54 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In Zimbabwe, there are protests against the government and officials’ harsh treatment of a Christian pastor whose video about his frustration went viral on the internet. Now, Christian leaders in the country have called for an end to harassment of clergy and for a just response to other grievances.