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Pope Francis in Pietrelcina: Padre Pio loved Mother Church

Pietrelcina, Italy, Mar 17, 2018 CNA/EWTN News.- Speaking Saturday in Pietrelcina, the town where St. Padre Pio was born, Pope Francis encouraged devotion to Holy Mother Church, explaining how despite the imperfection of its members, it was beloved by Padre Pio.

How the Irish built Catholic America

Denver, Colo., Mar 16, 2018 CNA/EWTN News.- The history of Catholic America is, in many ways, an Irish story, with immigrant congregations and their descendants putting their stamp on many churches across the country.

Ohio AG will appeal to maintain law banning Down syndrome abortions

Columbus, Ohio, Mar 16, 2018 CNA/EWTN News.- A federal judge has blocked a law from taking effect next week which bans abortions after a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome.