Last Updated: Jul 29, 2014

Expert: Religious freedom pick will fail without resources

Washington D.C., Jul 28, 2014 / 06:28 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- While welcoming the proposal for a new global religious freedom ambassador after a nine-month vacancy, one expert warned that adequate resources must be given for the position to be effective.

India's Archdiocese of Madurai given new bishop

Madurai, India, Jul 29, 2014 / 01:03 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis appointed Bishop Antony Pappusamy of Dindigal, located in India's Tamil Nadu state, as Archbishop of Madurai on July 26.

Pope names new bishop for Vietnam's My Tho diocese

My Tho, Vietnam, Jul 28, 2014 / 10:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis named Bishop Pierre Nguyen Van Kham, an auxiliary bishop of the Ho Chi Minh City archdiocese, to become head of the Diocese of My Tho on July 26.

Thai bishops' seminar focuses on evangelization

Bangkok, Thailand, Jul 28, 2014 / 08:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- At a recent conference held in Bangkok, Thai bishops gathered with the faithful to share and reflect on ways to share the gospel in their local communities.