Last Updated: Oct 22, 2014

Work, Pray, Love: Archbishop Chaput's advice for modern Christians

New York City, N.Y., Oct 21, 2014 / 05:24 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Religious believers should acknowledge that they are now “strangers” in U.S. society, in part because of their own failures, but should nevertheless work for renewal and worship God with joy, said Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput.

Religious freedom deteriorating, but don't despair, official says

Washington D.C., Oct 22, 2014 / 01:57 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Although religious freedom conditions around the globe are worsening, Americans should see this fact as a cause for motivation rather than despair, said a leading scholar on the issue.

Minnesota dioceses pledge to protect children, sign abuse settlements

St. Paul, Minn., Oct 21, 2014 / 08:07 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Two dioceses in Minnesota have reached undisclosed financial settlements with a victim of clergy abuse, promising to implement and abide by policies intended to protect children, and to report perpetrators.

Remembering Helen Hull Hitchcock, 'a true daughter of God'

St. Louis, Mo., Oct 21, 2014 / 05:35 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Helen Hull Hitchcock, a prominent Catholic speaker, author, and advocate for the Church’s teachings on women and liturgy, died at the age of 75 on Monday, Oct. 20, after suffering from a short illness.