Last Updated: Apr 26, 2015

Ireland's defense of marriage leaders speak up for mothers, fathers, children

Dublin, Ireland, Apr 26, 2015 / 04:54 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Opponents of a referendum that would recognize “gay marriage” in Ireland face an uphill fight, but one commentator says they can win if people are willing to speak up and focus on the need for children to have a mother and a father.

New Greensburg bishop seeks to emulate Francis' focus on mercy

Vatican City, Apr 24, 2015 / 06:14 am (EWTN News).- The Vatican announced Friday that Fr. Edward C. Malesic of Harrisburg, Penn. has been nominated to lead the Greensburg diocese, a role he wishes to carry out by imitating Pope Francis’ compassion.

Colombia bishop: If they force us to kill, we will close our hospitals

Bogotá, Colombia, Apr 24, 2015 / 03:21 am (EWTN News).- A top Colombian archbishop warned that if the country's government persists in forcing Catholic hospitals to start practicing euthanasia on patients, the Church will close all its health centers.

The Digital Evangelization - Australian bishops host media congress

Canberra, Australia, Apr 24, 2015 / 01:57 am (EWTN News).- More than 200 media professionals and Catholic leaders will gather in Sydney next month for a communications conference hosted by Australia’s Catholic bishops’ communications office.