Last Updated: Dec 17, 2017

On his birthday, Pope Francis hosts pizza party for sick children

Vatican City, Dec 17, 2017 / 09:27 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis celebrated his 81st birthday with a pizza party for sick children Sunday, reflecting on the joy of children and the importance that they are raised with the faith.

Pope to youth: expand your wisdom and meet the elderly

Vatican City, Dec 16, 2017 / 06:26 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis met with the youth of Catholic Action on Saturday as the movement marks its 150th anniversary year.

Treat saints' relics right, says new Vatican directive

Vatican City, Dec 16, 2017 / 12:53 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The relics of Christian saints and blesseds deserve special care and their authenticity must be certified by the Church, the Congregation for the Causes of Saints has said.

Let clarity and compassion define sexual identity debates, bishops say

Washington D.C., Dec 15, 2017 / 05:07 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In a time of cultural conflict and mistaken ideas about sexual identity, religious leaders have put forth their preferred approach.