Last Updated: Sep 18, 2014

Catholic women's conference refreshes moms, forges friendships

Austin, Texas, Sep 18, 2014 / 05:22 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A pair of Catholic authors has found a new way to give mothers some time off while helping break the social isolation that can sometimes come with modern parenting: throw a weekend-long party just for moms.

Curia reform advances as cardinals, minors protection group meet

Vatican City, Sep 18, 2014 / 05:09 am (EWTN News/CNA).- As Pope Francis' council of cardinals for curia reform gather this week in Rome, the newly-created Pontifical Commission for Protection for minors will soon meet to finish creating its statutes.

Cardinal O’Malley: Congress must remedy taxpayer abortion funding

Washington D.C., Sep 18, 2014 / 03:18 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The head of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee has renewed a call for Congressional action after a new report verified the bishops’ repeated warnings of taxpayer-funded abortion in the Affordable Care Act.

Pope's visit will change Philippines, Cardinal Tagle hopes

Manila, Philippines, Sep 18, 2014 / 01:47 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis’ visit to the Philippines in January will be an opportunity to lead the Church in the country down “new roads in the faith and in the mission,” said Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila.