St Anthony of Padua considered ‘all the world as his home’
By Simone Baroncia, CNA/EWTN News
As the Church celebrates St. Anthony of Padua, his widespread popularity can be traced to his efforts at reaching out as a neighbor to all peoples, according to the rector of the basilica where the saint's…
Bishops pray for Catholic Congressman shot at baseball practice
By Mary Rezac, CNA/EWTN News
Republican House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, 51, was among multiple persons shot in an incident at a Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, Wednesday morning.
Scalise, a Catholic, was shot at the hip and was transported…
A new procedure for bishops’ ad limina visits to Rome
By Andrea Gagliarducci, CNA/EWTN News
In order to foster collegiality, Pope Francis has added to the usual schedule of bishops' ad limina visit to Rome: one additional meeting with the heads of the Vatican dicasteries.
The ad limina apostolorum – “to…
Flying on Sunday? Many airport chapels offer Mass
By CNA/EWTN News
Flying on Sunday and need a place for Mass? A recent study revealed that 40 percent of major US airports have chapels offering Sunday Mass times for travelers and airport employees.
Taking data from the 30 busiest…