National / International News

National / International News

Ebola deaths are still happening – and the Vatican is aiming to stop them

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) -- Although two of the three countries hardest hit by last year’s Ebola outbreak have been declared free of the virus, they aren’t out of the woods yet. Deaths related to the massive Ebola outbreak that swept across western Africa last year continue to take place.


Latino families a rising presence in U.S. Catholic Church, study finds

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- More than half of young Catholic families participating in a recent survey identified themselves as Latino or Hispanic – a finding the president of Holy Cross Family Ministries said will require new ways of ministering in the U.S. Catholic Church.


Hispanics' growth, cultural diversity present challenge, speaker says

SAN ANTONIO (CNS) -- One of the "most critical and perhaps dramatic signs" of the times is "the tremendous growth of the Hispanic population," said Arturo Chavez, president and CEO of the Mexican American Catholic College in San Antonio.