Last Updated: Sep 20, 2017

Pope Francis prays for Mexico during this ‘moment of sorrow’

Vatican City, Sep 20, 2017 / 10:05 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Wednesday Pope Francis expressed his closeness to the people of Mexico after they suffered a devastating earthquake Sept. 19, asking for the intercession of Our Lady of Guadalupe for all those who have died or lost loved ones.

Mexican bishops join in prayer, grief after second deadly earthquake

Mexico City, Mexico, Sep 20, 2017 / 12:15 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Following Mexico’s second major earthquake in two weeks, bishops in the country called for prayers and solidarity, asking Our Lady of Guadalupe to intercede and comfort the suffering people.

US Senate committee advances bill to aid Christians in Iraq

Washington D.C., Sep 20, 2017 / 11:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A Senate committee on Tuesday voted to advance a bill that seeks to ensure U.S. aid reaches Christian genocide victims in Iraq.

Korea exhibit at Vatican shares history, peace through art

Vatican City, Sep 20, 2017 / 07:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- An exhibit at the Vatican this month shows the 230-year history of the Catholic Church on the Korean peninsula, highlighting the faith of its martyrs and promoting a message of peace.