National / International News

National / International News

Confronting the porn epidemic: a major goal for the U.S. bishops

BALTIMORE (CNA/EWTN News) — In a historic statement outlining the challenges pornography poses to the family and individuals as well as the tools available within the Church and society to combat its negative effects, the U.S. bishops say they have created a resource for healing and mercy.

The pope in a war zone – what his visit means to Central African Republic

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) — Pope Francis' visit to the Central African Republic next week will be the first time he steps into an active war zone. It is a meaningful visit for locals as it portrays the image of a father coming to console his suffering children.

Parolin on ISIS threats: Vatican may be a target, but we're not backing down

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) — In the wake of Friday’s violent terror attacks in Paris, the Vatican’s Secretary of State said that while the small country is also on extremists’ horizons, they won’t let themselves be “paralyzed” by fear.