Devoting front-page coverage to this story, L’Osservatore Romano (4/19 Italian edition) also reported on a leading EU official’s defense of the recent airstrike on Syria, Angela Merkel’s discussion with Vladimir Putin, the halting of US sanctions against Russia, and the US invitation to Arab nations to send troops to Syria. …read more
L’Osservatore Romano (4/19 Italian edition) devoted front-page coverage to this story and also noted that CIA director Pompeo met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. …read more
The archbishop of New York and President Michel Aoun discussed the repatriation of Syrian refugees. …read more
Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Apr 19, 2018 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The tremor lasted less than a minute. Dr. Jude Banatte’s car was shaking, and then it was not.
Banatte assumed he was driving too fast as he made his way home from the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince that day in January 2010. He slowed down.
But while the tremor Banatte experienced 30 minutes outside of Port-au-Prince was barely enough to shake a car, the earthquake at its epicenter had wrought large-scale devastation and would soon bring Banatte to the project that would have a hand in redefining healthcare aid in …read more
Pope Francis accepted the resignation of an Indian bishop for reasons of age and appointed a successor. …read more
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin was among those who spoke at a press conference marking the 25th anniversary of the Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice (CAPP) Foundation, named after Pope St. John Paul II’s 1991 encyclical. …read more
Denver, Colo., Apr 19, 2018 / 12:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Fraternities and sororities are widely known for two things on a college campus.
These communities, collectively known as Greek life, are known for attracting some of the highest achieving and most involved students. Some of the world’s most influential leaders, including numerous U.S. presidents, 40 Supreme Court justices, a majority of the members of Congress, and 43 out of 50 of the world’s most powerful CEOs were once involved in Greek life during their college years.
But there is a flipside: Anyone who has been to college, or …read more
By firstname.lastname@example.org (Focus on the Family) Author Gary Thomas explains how parenting can lead to spiritual transformation in a discussion based on his book, Sacred Parenting: How Raising Children Shapes Our Souls. (Part 1 of 2) …read more
Hartford, Conn., Apr 18, 2018 / 10:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a partnership with the Knights of Columbus, Catholics in the Archdiocese of Hartford are fundraising money to aid the religious minorities persecuted by the Islamic State.
The Knights have supplied olive wood solidarity crosses, manufactured in the Middle East, to raise financial support for Christian towns in Iraq and Syria.
Knights of Columbus CEO Carl Anderson applauded the cooperation of the Hartford archdiocese, particularly its high schools.
“We are very grateful to the Archdiocese of Hartford for its support of those who have been persecuted for their faith in the …read more