Last Updated: Aug 4, 2015

How one skeptical scientist came to believe the Shroud of Turin

Rome, Italy, Aug 04, 2015 / 05:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Shroud of Turin has different meanings for many people: some see it as an object of veneration, others a forgery, still others a medieval curiosity. For one Jewish scientist, however, the evidence has led him to see it as a meeting point between science and faith.

After 57 years, Kiwi priests' ministry in Antarctica ends

Christchurch, New Zealand, Aug 04, 2015 / 01:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- New Zealand's Diocese of Christchurch has operated an Antarctic Ministry at McMurdo Station, the largest community in Australia, since November 1957. But a declining numbers of churchgoers has brought the program to an end.

Undercover reports on fetal body parts trade face legal hurdles

San Francisco, Calif., Aug 03, 2015 / 06:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A citizen journalism group investigating abortion clinics’ procurement of organs and tissue from unborn babies has pledged to contest a court order barring the release of recordings made of an abortionists’ conference.

Enrique Shaw: the Argentine businessman whom Francis may soon beatify

Buenos Aires, Argentina, Aug 03, 2015 / 05:41 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis’ desire to see the late Argentine businessman Enrique Shaw raised to the altars could be close to fruition, according to the postulator of Shaw's cause for beatification.