Last Updated: Nov 14, 2018

A look at blasphemy laws around the world

Islamabad, Pakistan, Nov 14, 2018 / 05:05 am (EWTN News/CNA).- While the world awaits the fate of Asia Bibi, who remains in hiding in Pakistan following the acquittal of her death sentence for blasphemy, religious freedom advocates are calling for an end to blasphemy laws across the globe.

Cardinal DiNardo hopeful for Church in US

Baltimore, Md., Nov 14, 2018 / 07:03 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Acknowledging that he was disappointed by the Vatican's decision to block a vote on sex abuse reform measures, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston said Wednesday he nonetheless sees a hopeful future for the Church in the United States.

US bishops divided on how to deal with sex abuse accusations

Baltimore, Md., Nov 14, 2018 / 06:59 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Wednesday afternoon, the bishops of the United States resumed their discussions of the proposals for policies which were intended to be the centerpiece of their response to the recent sexual abuse scandals.

'What are people to make of our silence?' Bishops discuss McCarrick in Baltimore

Baltimore, Md., Nov 14, 2018 / 06:38 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The bishops of the United States resumed their open-floor discussion on the recent sexual abuse scandals facing the Church in America Wednesday morning. In addition to debating the best means of institutionally responding to the crisis, the specific case of Archbishop Theodore McCarrick was raised by several speakers.