Last Updated: Nov 16, 2018

Algerian martyrs are models for the Church, archbishop says

Algiers, Algeria, Nov 16, 2018 / 05:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Archbishop Paul Desfarges of Algiers has said that Bishop Pierre Claverie and his 18 companions, who were martyred in Algeria between 1994 and 1996, are “models for our lives as disciples today and tomorrow.”

At least 42 dead in cathedral attack in Central African Republic

Alindao, Central African Republic, Nov 16, 2018 / 06:05 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- At least 42 people have died in an attack Thursday on the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Alindao, in the Central African Republic, according to local reports.

How will palliative care fare in Canada?

Edmonton, Canada, Nov 16, 2018 / 05:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A member for Canadian Physicians for Life says requiring provision of assisted suicide by Catholic hospitals and by hospices will have disastrous results for palliative care throughout the country.

Pope Francis calls restrictions to religious freedom a 'white martyrdom'

Vatican City, Nov 16, 2018 / 04:06 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- There is the bloody martyrdom of Christians killed for their faith, but also another “martyrdom” which takes place when religious freedom is unjustly limited, Pope Francis said Friday in an audience with a group which assists the Church in the Holy Land.