Last Updated: Jan 23, 2018

The complicated case of China’s Catholic bishops

Beijing, China, Jan 23, 2018 / 05:55 pm (EWTN News).- The Vatican’s efforts to resolve the split between underground Chinese bishops and the government-recognized Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association face another challenge, as an aging bishop faithful to Rome has reportedly declined a Vatican request to retire, to be replaced by a bishop favored by the Chinese government.

Pence in Israel: US is committed to persecuted Christians, peace process

Jerusalem, Jan 23, 2018 / 06:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- U.S. Vice President Mike Pence reaffirmed America’s commitment to both peace and persecuted Christians during his four-day trip to Israel and the Middle East, which concluded on Tuesday.

Interview with an exorcist - 'The Devil and Father Amorth'

Rome, Italy, Jan 23, 2018 / 05:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A documentary on the ministry of Father Gabriele Amorth, popularly known as the “Vatican exorcist,” will be released this spring. The film was directed by William Friedkin, director of the 1973 movie “The Exorcist.”

Which Catholics oppose abortion? A closer look at the data

Washington D.C., Jan 23, 2018 / 04:13 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A recent Pew study shows that support for legal abortion varies widely among religious groups, with Catholics falling somewhere in the middle when it comes to beliefs about legal abortion.