Last Updated: Oct 23, 2014

Hundreds flock to US shrine to celebrate first feast of St John Paul II

Washington D.C., Oct 22, 2014 / 05:49 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Hundreds of pilgrims and faithful from all states of life flocked to Washington, D.C.'s St. John Paul II Shrine on Wednesday to celebrate the late Pope and recently canonized saintís first universal feast day.

How Catholics in Scotland are reforming marriage prep

Edinburgh, Scotland, Oct 23, 2014 / 03:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A new marriage preparation program in the Archdiocese of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh aims to help engaged Catholics on their path to marriage by rediscovering beauty, value of the sacrament.

For DRC bishops, end to president's term limit would be 'a step backward'

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Oct 23, 2014 / 01:03 am (EWTN News).- Bishop Richard Pates of Des Moines has written to the US state department urging that it support efforts of the Congolese bishops to oppose the suggested end to presidential term limits in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Holy See to UN: Share the riches of outer space

New York City, N.Y., Oct 22, 2014 / 07:01 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The exploration of outer space can deepen our faith in God and our understanding of the world, and its benefits should be shared with all.