Catholic leaders decry brutal police killings in Philippines

Manila, Philippines, Aug 23, 2017 / 05:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As police and vigilante killings continue under President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal campaign against illegal drugs, Catholic leaders in the Philippines have decried the bloodshed, begging the nation to stop support of the escalating violence. Considered the deadliest week since Duterte’s … Continue reading

Vatican, Russia agree visa-free diplomatic travel, need for dialogue in Venezuela

(Vatican Radio)  Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergej Lavrov for talks on Tuesday, during which they discussed issues of international concern and agreed to visa-free diplomatic travel. Listen to Devin Watkins’ report: During the press conference following their talks, the Holy See and the … Continue reading

Bishops disappointed as Trump administration ends migration program for minors

Washington D.C., Aug 23, 2017 / 12:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After the Trump administration ended a parole program for young migrants from Central America, the head of the U.S. bishops’ migration committee expressed his disappointment. “In terminating the parole option, the Administration has unnecessarily chosen to cut off proven and … Continue reading