National / International News

National / International News

U.N. conference hears global calls to respond to Islamic State genocide actions

UNITED NATIONS (CNS) — While religious freedom in much of the Middle East is under siege and the civil war in Syria seems to have no end in sight, Carl Anderson, CEO of the Knights of Columbus, and others called the United Nations to action.

Recent global survey shows more Christian women becoming victims of persecution

SANTA ANA, Calif. (CNA/EWTN News) — A recent global survey revealed that the rise of radical Islamic extremism is the primary reason for the persecution of Christians around the world — and many of the victims are women.

Trevi Fountain in Rome to be dyed red for Christian martyrs

ROME (CNA/EWTN News) — On April 29, the Trevi Fountain, one of the most popular and emblematic tourist spots in Rome, will be dyed red in recognition of all Christians who even today give their life for the faith.