Last Updated: Aug 21, 2017

'Arbitrary expulsions' won't solve the migration crisis, Pope says

Vatican City, Aug 21, 2017 / 05:00 am (EWTN News/CNA).- In his message for the next World Day of Migrants and Refugees, Pope Francis outlined a four-step vision for responding to the ongoing global migration crisis, which he said is a “sign of the times” that can't be solved by simply expelling incoming foreigners, but rather by upholding human dignity.

Kenyan bishops decry post-election violence

Nairobi, Kenya, Aug 19, 2017 / 05:04 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- With violent protests and several deaths in the wake of Kenya's Aug. 8 presidential election, the nation's bishops have lamented the  violence and called for respect for the democratic process.

Richmond’s Bishop DiLorenzo passes away at 75

Richmond, Va., Aug 18, 2017 / 11:16 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Bishop Francis Xavier DiLorenzo of Richmond has passed away at the age of 75.

FOCUS expands to 15 new campuses this year

Denver, Colo., Aug 18, 2017 / 07:23 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) has announced that it will expand to 15 new campuses for the 2017-2018 school year.