Last Updated: Sep 2, 2014

Interfaith women's group begs UN to act in Middle East

Lahore, Pakistan, Sep 01, 2014 / 05:21 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- An inter-religious women’s group in Pakistan has appealed to the United Nations to offer support and protection for those suffering in Iraq and Gaza.

Pope Francis' match for peace thrills with positive message

Rome, Italy, Sep 02, 2014 / 02:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Players, singers and sponsors who participated in Pope Francis' interreligious match for peace have praised him for the idea, stating that it promotes good values important for youth today.

Christian identity comes from Holy Spirit, not 'theology degrees'

Vatican City, Sep 02, 2014 / 10:07 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A Christian earns his ability to speak with authority from the Holy Spirit, not from a theology degree, Pope Francis said during his daily Mass at the Vatican's Saint Martha Residence Sept. 2.

Hundreds flock to conference looking to revive parish life

Denver, Colo., Sep 01, 2014 / 01:24 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Some 500 Catholic leaders and their pastors from across the United States met recently at the first-ever Amazing Parish conference in Denver to brainstorm and swap ideas about improving parish life.