Last Updated: Feb 23, 2018

What's the point of fasting, anyway?

Washington D.C., Feb 23, 2018 / 05:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- God commanded it, Jesus practiced it, Church Fathers have preached the importance of it fasting is a powerful and fundamental part of the Christian life.

At Villanova, Archbishop Chaput talks faith and society

Philadelphia, Pa., Feb 23, 2018 / 05:36 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Nation-wide violence. School shootings. Political tensions. Drugs. Unemployment. Hunger.

Pope Francis returns to Rome after week of spiritual exercises

Vatican City, Feb 23, 2018 / 01:40 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- On Friday Pope Francis returned from his week-long Lenten spiritual exercises in Ariccia, where he and members of the Roman Curia have been on their annual retreat since Sunday afternoon.

Archbishop Scicluna leaves hospital, continues abuse investigation in Chile

Santiago, Chile, Feb 23, 2018 / 12:16 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- After a gallbladder surgery left him in the hospital for three days, Archbishop Charles Scicluna has been discharged, and will continue investigating allegations of abuse cover-up by a local bishop in Chile.