Last Updated: Jun 1, 2015

A supernatural sign? Rare solar halo appears at Romero beatification

Rome, Italy, Jun 01, 2015 / 11:32 am (EWTN News/CNA).- As the relics of Blessed Oscar Romero were brought out for veneration during his beatification Mass in San Salvador, the cloudy skies parted and a ring of light – known as a “solar halo” – appeared around the sun.

Cardinal Pell's spokesperson slams 'outrageous' 60 Minutes coverage

Vatican City, Jun 01, 2015 / 05:06 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A television broadcast revisiting charges that Australian Cardinal George Pell mishandled abuse claims was “false and misleading” and “outrageous” in its coverage, a spokesperson for the cardinal said Sunday.

Indifference to migrants is unacceptable, Pope tells Dominican Republic bishops

Vatican City, Jun 01, 2015 / 01:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Church in the Dominican Republic cannot be indifferent to the plight of Haitian immigrants, Pope Francis said Wednesday during a meeting with the Dominican Republic's Catholic bishops.

After mounting criticism, Scotland's assisted suicide bill defeated in Parliament

Edinburgh, Scotland, May 31, 2015 / 07:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The controversial Assisted Suicide Scotland Bill was defeated on Wednesday by the Scottish Parliament 82-36 in a free vote in Edinburgh, following rising dissent against the legislation.