Last Updated: May 25, 2016

Pray without ceasing – not just when you want to, Pope says

Vatican City, May 25, 2016 / 07:57 am (EWTN News/CNA).- For Pope Francis, prayer is neither a “magic wand” used to get what we want nor something casual we do only when we feel like it, but is rather the strength that sustains our faith in difficult moments.

This priest in Cameroon evangelizes through soccer

Mamfe, Cameroon, May 25, 2016 / 05:11 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Father William Cañón is a Colombian missionary in Cameroon who transforms into a soccer coach every Sunday, helping to bring joy to some 60 local children through sport and camaraderie.

Theme announced for 2018 World Meeting of Families

Vatican City, May 25, 2016 / 01:11 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- “The Gospel of family, joy for the world.” This is the theme for the 2018 World Meeting of Families in Dublin, Ireland, and it is meant to emphasize the family's role as a stabilizing force in society, said the local archbishop.

In South Carolina, unborn babies' pain drives latest pro-life bill

Charleston, S.C., May 25, 2016 / 01:34 am (EWTN News/CNA).- South Carolina has moved closer to stronger legal restrictions against abortion, with a bill to ban most abortions after 19 weeks, due to evidence that unborn children can feel pain at that point.