Why can't a priest ever marry?
Q&A
October 6, 2018

Why can’t a priest ever marry?

Full Question Why can't a priest ever marry? Answer In the Eastern rites of the Church it is common for married men to be ordained to the priesthood. Further, in…
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Benedict XVI defends resignation and title ‘pope emeritus’ in private letters
EuropeVatican
September 22, 2018

Benedict XVI defends resignation and title ‘pope emeritus’ in private letters

In newly-surfaced letters from Benedict XVI, the pope emeritus has defended his abdication, and warned that continued anger at his decision risked undermining the papal office. The private correspondence, excerpts…
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Cardinal 'blanches' while celebrating recurring miracle of saint's liquefied blood
Europe
September 22, 2018

Cardinal ‘blanches’ while celebrating recurring miracle of saint’s liquefied blood

Naples, Italy, Sep 19, 2018 / 12:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe of Naples usually does not faint at the sight of blood. He has celebrated the miracle of…
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Pope recognizes illicitly ordained Chinese bishops
Asia-Pacific
September 22, 2018

Pope recognizes illicitly ordained Chinese bishops

Vatican City, Sep 22, 2018 / 06:22 am.- After the signing Saturday of a provisional Vatican-China deal on the nomination of bishops, the Vatican announced Pope Francis’ recognition of seven…
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No sign of Italian priest kidnapped in Niger
Africa
September 22, 2018

No sign of Italian priest kidnapped in Niger

Niamey, Niger, Sep 21, 2018 / 02:57 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- There has been no sign of an Italian missionary priest kidnapped in Niger Monday night, a member of his community…
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Indian bishop accused of rape arrested
Asia-Pacific
September 22, 2018

Indian bishop accused of rape arrested

Kochi, India, Sep 21, 2018 / 11:01 am. - Bishop Franco Mulakkal of Jullundur was arrested by Kerala police Friday over allegations that he raped a nun repeatedly over the…
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Q&A
August 24, 2017

How to know when God is calling you?

The first thing to have in mind is that in the case of religious vocation, that the Church has to test and "discern" vocations and ordain or disqualify someone who…
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Q&A
August 23, 2017

Is it true that God does not answer prayers of those in Mortal sin?

It is very wrong to think that God would reject the prayers of someone in the state of mortal sin. The image of God as "Good shepherd" or as a…
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Q&A
August 23, 2017

When is it superstitious or wrong to carry a Rosary?

Full Question: Is it superstitious to trust in your Rosary for protection? Answer: I do not think there's anything wrong with believing in the protection that God and his saints…
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Q&A
July 28, 2017

Who is the “Beast”spoken of in the book of revelation? And what is his “Mark”?

forced all the people, small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to be given a stamped image on their right hands or their foreheads, so that no one could…
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