Last Updated: Sep 2, 2014

Interfaith women's group begs UN to act in Middle East

Lahore, Pakistan, Sep 01, 2014 / 05:21 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- An inter-religious women’s group in Pakistan has appealed to the United Nations to offer support and protection for those suffering in Iraq and Gaza.

Christian identity comes from Holy Spirit, not 'theology degrees'

Vatican City, Sep 02, 2014 / 10:07 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A Christian earns his ability to speak with authority from the Holy Spirit, not from a theology degree, Pope Francis said during his daily Mass at the Vatican's Saint Martha Residence Sept. 2.

Hundreds flock to conference looking to revive parish life

Denver, Colo., Sep 01, 2014 / 01:24 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Some 500 Catholic leaders and their pastors from across the United States met recently at the first-ever Amazing Parish conference in Denver to brainstorm and swap ideas about improving parish life.

Faith is rooted in God - not human approval, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Sep 01, 2014 / 11:24 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Faith is not founded upon human wisdom, but on the power of God, as made manifest in the Gospel. This was one of the main themes of Pope Francis' homily on Monday morning, resuming daily Mass at the Santa Marta residence following the summer holidays.