Last Updated: May 24, 2016

No special treatment for these athletes, but 'a chance' to play

Vatican City, May 24, 2016 / 04:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Hundreds of athletes took to the fields in Rome over the weekend for the launch of this year's “Special Olympics European Football Week,” an unique event which saw people both with – and without – intellectual disabilities competing side by side.

Nun attacked in South Sudan dies from gunshot wounds

Juba, South Sudan, May 23, 2016 / 03:58 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A Slovak nun and medical doctor died Friday from gunshot wounds she suffered in an attack in Yei, South Sudan last week.

Vatican: recent stories about Benedict XVI and Fatima secrets are 'absolutely untrue'

Vatican City, May 21, 2016 / 10:38 am (EWTN News).- The Vatican announced today that recent articles claiming that Pope emeritus Benedict XVI said that the Third Secret of Fatima was not released in its entirety back in 2000 are “pure inventions” and “absolutely untrue.”

Pope Francis clarifies question on diocesan religious institutes

Vatican City, May 20, 2016 / 05:09 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis issued a binding clarification of a question regarding Canon Law and the establishment of new diocesan Institutes of Consecrated Life on Friday.