Last Updated: Jan 20, 2017

Meet the woman who helped revive Catholic art after the Reformation

Rome, Italy, Jan 20, 2017 / 05:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Baroque Italian painter Artemisia Gentileschi is hailed as a ‘feminist icon’ based on her portrayal of the female ‘hero,’ who through violence enacts symbolic revenge against men, and her supposed defiance of Counter-Reformation taboos.

'We must never become accustomed' to the scandal of Holy Land occupation

Jerusalem, Israel, Jan 20, 2017 / 08:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The 50 year-long of occupation of the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza by Israel must be at the attention of every Christian and demands resolution, the chair of the Holy Land Coordination said Thursday.

US abortion rate keeps declining – but what's behind it?

Washington D.C., Jan 20, 2017 / 02:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A reported drop in the United States abortion rate by the Guttmacher Institute is good news to pro-life leaders, who nevertheless acknowledge that optimism should be tempered.

Artist performs pushups on altar, posts video, gets fined.

Berlin, Germany, Jan 19, 2017 / 04:12 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A German artist was fined after doing 27 pushups on a Catholic altar and posting a video of the stunt online.