Last Updated: Mar 24, 2018

Youth say they want a Church that's transparent, up-to-date

Vatican City, Mar 24, 2018 / 10:11 am (EWTN News/CNA).- At the end of a week-long meeting held at the Vatican, young people from around the world have urged the Church to be more authentic, modern and creative in the way it interacts with young people, and in addressing controversial contemporary issues.

Australian court hears further testimony in Cardinal Pell abuse hearing

Melbourne, Australia, Mar 24, 2018 / 05:06 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- New accusations were brought forward and others were dropped this week, during a pre-trial hearing in an Australian court regarding abuse allegedy committed by Cardinal George Pell.

Kentucky Senate votes to restrict common abortion procedure

Frankfort, Ky., Mar 24, 2018 / 07:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Kentucky State Senate passed a bill Thursday that would ban dilation and evacuation abortions after the 11th week of pregnancy, with the exception of a medical emergency.

Papal Foundation responds to multi-million dollar hospital grant controversy

Philadelphia, Pa., Mar 23, 2018 / 09:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Controversy over a $25 million grant from The Papal Foundation to a Rome hospital at the request of Pope Francis has prompted the foundation to say some claims about the issue are inaccurate, but that it will review its mission and take corrective measures where necessary.