Last Updated: Aug 1, 2015

Nuns, guns and the Wild West the extraordinary tale of Sr. Blandina

Santa Fe, NM, Aug 01, 2015 / 05:03 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Billy the Kid, a notorious bank and stage-coach robber of the Wild West, met his match in the most unlikely of people when he met Sister Blandina Seagle.

Promote the common good and give workers a raise, Catholic leaders tell Congress

Washington D.C., Jul 31, 2015 / 06:31 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Catholic leaders are calling on Congress to raise the minimum wage, for the good of low-wage workers and their families.

A new step in thawing relations between China and the Holy See?

Vatican City, Jul 31, 2015 / 03:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- In a tiny victory for Vatican-Chinese rapprochement, China's government now recognizes seminary studies and allows seminarians to continue their education in a state university should they leave.

Catholic religious in Asia seek to reinvigorate the Church

Bangkok, Thailand, Jul 30, 2015 / 09:42 pm (EWTN News).- Consecrated religious and other Catholics in Asia felt renewed and enthusiastic after a major symposium in Thailand on vowed religious and evangelization in an Asian context.