Last Updated: Oct 17, 2018

Pope Francis: To hate is to kill in the heart

Vatican City, Oct 17, 2018 / 04:23 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A person may not have killed someone, but if they are angry or have hate toward another person, it is like they have killed him or her in their heart, Pope Francis said Wednesday.

Tiananmen Square to St. Peter’s: Who are the Chinese bishops at the synod?

Vatican City, Oct 17, 2018 / 09:45 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Weeks after his excommunication was lifted last month as a part of an agreement between China and the Holy See, Bishop Guo garnered attention in Rome as one of the first Chinese bishops to ever participate in an ecclesial synod, along with Bishop Yang Xiaoting of Yan'an.

'We need to show young people what holiness looks like' Gomez tells synod

Vatican City, Oct 16, 2018 / 06:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Young people should look to the “saints of our times,” as models of holiness, Archbishop José Gomez told the Synod of Bishops on Tuesday. The Archbishop of Los Angeles highlighted the example of the seven recently canonized saints in his speech to the assembly.

In fight against hunger, Pope says ‘beautiful words’ must lead to collective action

Vatican City, Oct 16, 2018 / 06:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Feeding the hungry requires combined action and political will to provide real help for the poor, Pope Francis has said.