Last Updated: Mar 31, 2015

History, truth, and politics: Researcher seeks to clear the record on Junipero Serra

Los Angeles, Calif., Mar 29, 2015 / 05:22 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- California missionary Father Junipero Serra’s canonization is “long overdue,” says a university professor concerned that the priest’s history has been politicized and misrepresented.

US bishops: Stop shameful detention of migrant families

San Antonio, Texas, Mar 31, 2015 / 03:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Family detention centers across the U.S. are filling up with children and young mothers  who are seeking shelter from violence, abuse, and persecution in their Central American home countries - and U.S. bishops are not pleased with the policy.

Everyone but churches can use NYC schools – will the mayor do anything about it?

New York City, N.Y., Mar 30, 2015 / 05:40 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Churches using New York City public school facilities for worship services are in limbo after the Supreme Court declined to review their case against a city prohibition on their doing so.

Cardinal George returns to hospital for routine care

Chicago, Ill., Mar 30, 2015 / 12:43 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Cardinal Francis George, the Emeritus Archbishop of Chicago, was readmitted to the hospital over the weekend for planned pain management and hydration issues.