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Spiritual guidance belongs in politics, Bishop Tobin says

Providence, R.I., Apr 20, 2018 / 02:55 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Speaking out on political issues is not only a right, but a duty, for religious leaders, said Bishop Thomas J. Tobin of Providence in a recent interview.

How a new Utah law is promoting marriage prep classes

Salt Lake City, Utah, Apr 20, 2018 / 01:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Utah is encouraging its citizens to better prepare for marriage by discounting the cost of marriage licenses for couples who complete marriage preparation classes.  

Archbishop Chaput thinks you should read this young Catholic's letter

Philadelphia, Pa., Apr 19, 2018 / 12:28 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In a time of cultural confusion and challenge, youth need clarity and guidance from the Church – and failure to give it could be disastrous, says a young father who wrote to Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia.

Vietnamese pastor who was jailed for faith says it was 'God's gift to me'

Washington D.C., Apr 19, 2018 / 05:09 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- After surviving six years of imprisonment and torture, Vietnamese pastor Nguyen Cong Chinh told EWTN News that prayer sustained him through his physical suffering and pain.

Five things Catholics can do to support international religious liberty

Washington D.C., Apr 19, 2018 / 04:09 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- At the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Summit on Wednesday, Robert George shared five steps Catholics can take to support religious freedom at home and abroad.

Appeals court blocks Ohio law defunding Planned Parenthood

Cincinnati, Ohio, Apr 19, 2018 / 03:07 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- An Ohio law which blocked federal taxpayer funding to Planned Parenthood clinics in the state was struck down by a federal appeals court on Wednesday.

Greeks for God: College ministry brings fraternities, sororities to Christ

Denver, Colo., Apr 19, 2018 / 01:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Fraternities and sororities are widely known for two things on a college campus. 



Hartford archdiocese, Knights of Columbus partner to aid Islamic State victims

Hartford, Conn., Apr 18, 2018 / 11:06 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In a partnership with the Knights of Columbus, Catholics in the Archdiocese of Hartford are fundraising money to aid the religious minorities persecuted by the Islamic State.

In Alabama, EWTN remembers Bishop Foley's service to the Church

Birmingham, Ala., Apr 18, 2018 / 05:38 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The death of Birmingham's Bishop Emeritus David Foley prompted tributes from those he served, including the EWTN Global Catholic Network, where he served as a board member and television show host.

Former Catholic Charities employee sentenced for embezzlement

Oklahoma City, Okla., Apr 17, 2018 / 04:23 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A former immigration services director of Catholic Charities of Oklahoma City has been sentenced to 10 years probation after she embezzled thousands of dollars that were intended to be used for immigration fees.