Last Updated: Dec 4, 2016

How to celebrate Christmas with Benedictine nuns

Kansas City, Mo., Dec 04, 2016 / 05:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- As the Christmas season approaches, the hit-making community of Benedictine nuns based in Missouri have released an album full of carols with which to greet the newborn Christ.

Prepare for Christmas by conversion, Pope tells Advent Angelus crowd

Vatican City, Dec 04, 2016 / 10:10 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The proclamation of John the Baptist to “Repent, for the Kingdom of God is at hand” is a joyful one that calls us to conversion, Pope Francis said today in his Angelus address on the second Sunday of Advent.

Supreme Court justices appear skeptical of Texas' death penalty standards

Washington D.C., Dec 02, 2016 / 05:11 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in a death penalty case that could determine the fate of a man whom lawyers say is intellectually disabled.

Pope Francis meets U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at the Vatican

Vatican City, Dec 02, 2016 / 09:58 am (EWTN News/CNA).- While he was in town for a global meeting on the crisis in the Mediterranean region, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry stopped by the Vatican for a meeting with Pope Francis that likely centered largely on the challenges of migration.