Last Updated: Oct 20, 2018

Vigano responds to Cardinal Ouellet's charge of rebellion against pope

Vatican City, Oct 19, 2018 / 09:27 am (EWTN News/CNA).- In a new testimony Friday, Archbishop Carlo Vigano charged that Pope Francis has been negligent in his responsibilities to the Church, and responded to efforts to refute allegations he has made in recent months about Archbishop Theodore McCarrick and other ecclesiastical leaders.

Bishops talk abuse crisis, same-sex attraction at youth synod

Vatican City, Oct 20, 2018 / 09:47 am (EWTN News/CNA).- As the youth synod wrapped up its third week, the bishops and auditors discussed the sexual abuse crisis in parts of the world and how to respond to young people experiencing same-sex attraction.

World Mission Sunday to highlight that youth can evangelize too

Vatican City, Oct 19, 2018 / 10:44 am (EWTN News/CNA).- As the Church prepares to celebrate World Mission Day on Sunday, the head of the Vatican’s evangelization congregation said the timing of the day with the youth synod provides an opportunity to remind young people they too are called to spread the Gospel.

Federal agents serve subpoenas to Pennsylvania dioceses

Philadelphia, Pa., Oct 18, 2018 / 04:45 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Department of Justice has served subpoenas to several dioceses in the state of Pennsylvania, in what is believed to be a state-wide move by federal authorities to investigate sexual abuse of minors by Catholic clergy.