Last Updated: May 22, 2018

Does God make people gay? A theologian responds

Washington D.C., May 22, 2018 / 05:37 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Sexual attraction does not define identity, a priest has said, after comments attributed to Pope Francis have prompted questions about Catholic doctrine and the nature of sexual orientation.

Archbishop Gomez: It's time for a vote on DACA legislation

Los Angeles, Calif., May 22, 2018 / 04:16 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles is asking Catholics in the archdiocese to contact their representatives urging a vote on bipartisan legislation to address the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Take Mary into your home, LA archbishop says on new Marian feast

Los Angeles, Calif., May 22, 2018 / 04:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Archbishop of Los Angeles encouraged Catholics to love the Blessed Virgin Mary as their mother during a Mass commemorating a newly-proclaimed Catholic feast day.

Pope to meet in June with Chilean clerical abuse victims

Vatican City, May 22, 2018 / 03:51 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis will meet for three days next month with victims of a Chilean priest who committed sexual abuse as well as abuse of power and conscience, in an effort to respond to the country's clerical sex abuse crisis.