Last Updated: Aug 24, 2016

Pope John Paul I to be honored with museum in northern Italy

Vatican City, Aug 24, 2016 / 12:04 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- On Friday a museum dedicated to Pope John Paul I will officially be inaugurated in the hometown of the “Smiling Pope,” whom Pope Francis has often quoted when speaking on the topic of mercy.

Earthquake in Italy prompts outporing of support

Spoleto, Italy, Aug 24, 2016 / 05:56 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- While the number of victims of the earthquake that hit central Italy in the early hours of Wednesday  climbs, the gestures of generosity and aid for those affected have multiplied.

As welfare reform turns 20, Catholics discuss its legacy

Washington D.C., Aug 24, 2016 / 01:13 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Welfare reform was one of the biggest United States legislative events of the 1990s, but after 20 years what is its legacy from the standpoint of Catholic social teaching?

Federal judge blocks Obama's transgender bathroom policy

Washington D.C., Aug 24, 2016 / 07:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A federal judge in Texas has temporarily blocked the Obama administration guidance that would require schools to comply with transgender bathroom policies or lose federal funding.