Last Updated: Oct 15, 2018

Pope Francis at canonization Mass: 'Jesus is radical'

Vatican City, Oct 14, 2018 / 06:05 am (EWTN News/CNA).- "Jesus is radical,” Pope Francis said in his homily at the canonization of Pope Paul VI, Oscar Romero, and five other new saints.
“He gives all and he asks all: he gives a love that is total and asks for an undivided heart,” the pope told the pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square Oct. 14.

Vatican confirms synod’s final report to be voted on ‘part by part’

Vatican City, Oct 15, 2018 / 11:10 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The head of Vatican communications said Monday the youth synod’s final document will be voted on “part by part,” requiring a 2/3 majority to pass each section, before being forwarded to Pope Francis.

'Repairing God's House': Maryland parishes hold days of adoration

Washington D.C., Oct 14, 2018 / 08:00 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Two churches in Maryland have held days Eucharistic adoration with prayers for healing from the recent scandals that have plagued the Church. St. Andrew Apostle Church in Silver Spring, along with Sacred Heart Church in La Plata, hosted a 24-hour “Day of Prayer: Repair My House” October 4-5.

American pastor released in Turkey after years in detention

Ankara, Turkey, Oct 12, 2018 / 06:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A Turkish court has released Pastor Andrew Brunson after two years’ detention, leaving him free to return to the United States. The court declared him free to leave on Oct. 12.