X Factor star gives credit for success to Catholic mom

By David Kerr Sydney, Australia, Oct 25, 2011 / 06:24 pm (CNA).- Even though he is only 17 years old, Emmanuel Kelly has taken Australia by storm this fall with his X Factor… Continue reading

Financial expert backs Vatican proposal for global authority

By David Kerr Birmingham, England, Oct 25, 2011 / 05:01 pm (CNA).- A leading financial expert is backing the Vatican’s proposal for a global financial authority. “It is right for the Vatican to… Continue reading


Why do I have to get confirmed if I’m already baptized? How do I choose a sponsor as I prepare for confirmation? Why do I have the option to choose a new name?… Continue reading

NJ monastery to display Shroud of Turin copy

By Kevin J. Jones Jersey City, N.J., Oct 15, 2011 / 08:42 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A nearly 400-year-old copy of the Shroud of Turin is now on display for public veneration at a… Continue reading

Pope believes secularized nations can become Christian again

By David Kerr Vatican City, Oct 15, 2011 / 03:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Today Pope Benedict XVI told over 8,000 Catholics involved in the “new evangelization” that he has every confidence they can… Continue reading

Embrace ministry born out of couple’s grief

By Andrew Nelson Smyrna, Ga., Oct 15, 2011 / 01:10 pm (CNA).- Out of her own heartbreak, Nicole Hartman is reaching out to other couples that share the grief of losing a child… Continue reading

The Pope and New Evangelization: The Word of God continues to grow and spread

» 10/15/2011 19:54 VATICAN Benedict XVI greets the participants at the meeting organised by the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization. In the contemporary world there is “closure and rejection”, indifference… Continue reading

Moral good meets ‘best practices’ at Chicago business summit

By Benjamin Mann Chicago, Ill., Oct 15, 2011 / 07:22 am (CNA).- Amid fears of a European financial crisis and continuing anti-corporate protests in the U.S., the Knights of Columbus sponsored a Oct.… Continue reading

Nazarbayev signs laws for the control of religious groups

» 10/15/2011 12:49 KAZAKHSTAN Severe penalties for offenders of registration requirement. At least 5 thousand members necessary to comply with the national registration. The existence of dozens between religious groups and churches at risk.… Continue reading

Life story of Iraqi “grandson” of Mother Teresa becomes Youtube sensation

» 10/15/2011 12:14 IRAQ-AUSTRALIA Emmanuel Kelly, Saved by the Missionaries of Charity during the conflict, and adopted together with his brother by an Australian Catholic, carries on his body the marks of chemical warfare.… Continue reading