Last Updated: Apr 16, 2014

Colo. parish looks to John Paul II in family-focused initiative

Denver, Colo., Apr 16, 2014 / 06:09 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Blessed John Paul II’s life and teachings on family and marriage are still bearing fruit, say members of one Colorado parish that has launched a family-friendly initiative inspired by the late Pope's example.

New English discernment house hopes to help vocations flourish

Manchester, United Kingdom, Apr 16, 2014 / 05:07 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury, England, has announced plans for a house of discernment for potential priests, emphasizing the need for “a renewed love for the priesthood.”

Pope is bringing human trafficking into public eye, ambassador says

Vatican City, Apr 16, 2014 / 01:35 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis is contributing to the fight against human trafficking by making the matter a frequent point of public discourse, says a U.S. ambassador who specializes in the subject.
 

Vatican to launch webpage detailing work of Popes on women

Vatican City, Apr 16, 2014 / 11:25 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Leading up to the canonizations of Bl. John Paul II and John XXIII, the Pontifical Council for the Laity will publish a new webpage highlighting the emphasis both pontiffs placed on the role of women.