Last Updated: Feb 18, 2019

Ahead of summit, Cupich discusses sex abuse, homosexuality, priestly formation

Vatican City, Feb 18, 2019 / 12:15 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Cardinal Blase Cupich said Monday that this week’s Vatican sex abuse summit needs to be focused on the protection of minors, underscoring that homosexuality is not a cause of sexual abuse.

Emergency declaration raises new questions about Texas border chapel

Brownsville, Texas, Feb 18, 2019 / 03:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency on the southern border has again raised the possibility of a barrier being constructed through La Lomita Historical Park, blocking access to an historic chapel on the site.

A look ahead at this week's Vatican sex abuse meeting

Vatican City, Feb 18, 2019 / 01:30 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Vatican has released the schedule, speakers, and a new website for this week’s much-anticipated sex abuse summit, which will focus on episcopal transparency and accountability for the protection of minors.

New archbishop announced for Ukrainian archeparchy in US

Vatican City, Feb 18, 2019 / 12:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Vatican announced on Monday that Bishop Boris Gudziak has been named as the new Archbishop of the Ukrainian Archeparchy of Philadelphia. With this appointment, Gudziak will become the metropolitan bishop of all Ukrainian Greek Catholics living in the United States.