Last Updated: Feb 19, 2017

Parishes aren't talking about the epidemic of domestic abuse.

Washington D.C., Feb 19, 2017 / 06:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Domestic violence is a hidden epidemic that many clergy and laypersons are not properly trained to fight, says one priest who runs the country’s largest parish-based ministry to counter the problem.

Pope Francis: to love your enemies, prayer is a game-changer

Vatican City, Feb 19, 2017 / 03:21 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The path to holiness and sainthood, Pope Francis said, requires imitating Christ by loving our enemies and praying for those who wrong us even when it is difficult.

Pope prays for victims of terrorist attacks in Iraq and Pakistan

Vatican City, Feb 19, 2017 / 07:09 am (EWTN News/CNA).- After leading the Angelus Sunday, Pope Francis prayed for all those affected by violence and war around the world, particularly the victims of recent terrorist attacks in Pakistan and Iraq, asking pilgrims to offer a moment of silence before leading them in praying the ‘Hail Mary.’

Want to reach humanity? Be open to God's grace, Pope says

Vatican City, Feb 18, 2017 / 01:52 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Christian mission today means facing new challenges with simplicity, holiness, and openness to God, Pope Francis told an audience with the Marian Fathers on Saturday.