Last Updated: Jan 16, 2017

When you think of MLK, don't forget the faith that inspired him

Washington D.C., Jan 16, 2017 / 05:39 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Martin Luther King Day is a time to promote racial harmony in America and honor the slain civil rights leader who was “inspired by the teachings of Christ,” said the head of the Knights of Peter Claver.

Philippines blocks websites over child pornography concerns

Manila, Philippines, Jan 16, 2017 / 01:36 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Philippines government has blocked several commonly accessed pornography websites, on both desktop and portable devices, citing child pornography laws.

Pope sends condolences to Kyrgyz town devastated by plane crash

Vatican City, Jan 16, 2017 / 12:14 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis Monday sent a telegram to survivors of a cargo plane crash in the Central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan, expressing his sorrow for all those who died and sending his prayers for the rescue efforts.

US bishop disappointed over new policy toward Cuban migrants

Washington D.C., Jan 15, 2017 / 08:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- On Friday, the U.S. bishops’ migration chair criticized the Obama administration’s denial of decades-old special protections for Cuban migrants to the U.S.