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  • Filipino bishops hesitant about priests seeking gun permits June 23, 2018
    Manila, Philippines, Jun 23, 2018 / 07:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- After three priests were murdered during the last six months, Philippine officials say they have received gun carry permit applications from nearly 250 religious workers, including 188 Catholic priests – but some of the country's bishops have raised concerns about a priest carrying a weapon.
  • Pope Francis: The Our Father is a spiritual roadmap June 21, 2018
    Geneva, Switzerland, Jun 21, 2018 / 12:13 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Lord's Prayer is the prayer of the Church, confirming a person's identity as a beloved child of God, and reminding Catholics of the responsibility owed toward their brothers and sisters in Christ, Pope Francis said Thursday.
  • Pope Francis meets with North, South Koreans in Geneva June 21, 2018
    Geneva, Switzerland, Jun 21, 2018 / 10:37 am (EWTN News/CNA).- In a move aimed at bridging political as well as ecumenical divides, Pope Francis during a day-trip to Geneva met with representatives from both North and South Korea who are in Geneva for a gathering aimed at promoting unity among Christians.
  • World Health Organization no longers consider transgenderism a disorder June 21, 2018
    Geneva, Switzerland, Jun 21, 2018 / 02:47 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- On Monday, the World Health Organization reported it would no longer designate transgenderism as a mental health disorder in its updated classification of diseases.
  • Caritas hosts lunch for Italians to encounter migrants, refugees June 20, 2018
    Rome, Italy, Jun 20, 2018 / 01:28 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The papal charity Caritas Internationalis hosted a lunch Tuesday in Rome with immigrants and refugees, hoping to foster a "culture of encounter" during its Global Action Week.

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