Last Updated: Jul 22, 2014

Bishops: Executive order is flawed approach to discrimination

Washington D.C., Jul 21, 2014 / 05:47 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Leading U.S. bishops voiced strong criticism of an “unprecedented and extreme” new executive order, saying that it adds to discrimination problems rather than finding real solutions to them.

St. John Paul II, Gianna Molla to be World Meeting of Families patrons

Philadelphia, Pa., Jul 22, 2014 / 01:03 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia announced Sunday that St. John Paul II and St. Gianna Beretta Molla will be patron saints of the 2015 World Meeting of Families, being held in his cathedral city.

Peruvian religious leaders commit to defending life and family

Lima, Peru, Jul 21, 2014 / 01:27 pm (EWTN News).- Religious leaders in Peru have signed a document calling for the defense of human life and the family in the wake of recent attempts to legalize same-sex marriage, and the legalization of "therapeutic" abortion.

Pope Francis 'very happy' for Mexico visit, cardinal says

Mexico City, Mexico, Jul 20, 2014 / 05:04 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Vatican Secretary of State said Pope Francis is “very happy to come to Mexico,” though no dates have yet been set for a papal visit.