Last Updated: Sep 21, 2018

Thousands of Hispanics expected in Texas for Encuentro summit

Fort Worth, Texas, Sep 20, 2018 / 04:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- As many as 3,000 Catholics of Hispanic background are expected in Texas this week for the National V Encuentro, a culmination of four years of listening to and empowering Catholics of Hispanic background throughout the U.S.

Blessed Stanley Rother shrine fundraising campaign surpasses initial goal

Oklahoma City, Okla., Sep 21, 2018 / 04:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City announced Tuesday that its capital campaign, one of the goals of which is the construction of a shrine for Blessed Stanley Rother, had surpassed its original $65 million goal.

Catholic education group applauds Australian school funding plan

Sydney, Australia, Sep 21, 2018 / 01:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A $4.6 billion funding package for Catholic and independent schools in Australia has won the support of a national Catholic education group, which says the plan corrects key flaws from the previous funding model.

It’s our duty to fight racism, Pope tells international conference

Vatican City, Sep 20, 2018 / 06:22 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- All people have a responsibility to fight new forms of racism in the modern world, Pope Francis told more than 200 participants at a Rome-based conference this week.