By Elise Harris, CNA/EWTN News
Callista Gingrich, nominated by President Donald Trump as U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, laid out her priorities Tuesday at a hearing before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.
Grilled on issues such as immigration, climate change, relations with Cuba and terrorism, Gingrich insisted that Trump has not cut discussion on the climate change and refugee debates, and voiced her commitment to fight human trafficking and promote human rights and religious freedom.
During the July…
By Adelaide Mena, CNA/EWTN News
The Catholic Church may be thousands of years old, but its bishops are rapidly adjusting to the demands of 21st-century communication.
If the Church is to effectively evangelize in the modern world, a group of bishops argue, its leaders must be engaged online – but in the right way.
What's most important is for Catholics engaging online, particularly priests and bishops, is to be sure to bring Christ with them online, said Bishop Daniel Flores of…
By CNA/EWTN News
Flower shop owner Barronelle Stutzman is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to protect her from a Washington state court ruling that could destroy her financially because of her religious beliefs prevented her from serving a same-sex wedding ceremony.
“If the government can ruin Barronelle for peacefully living and working according to her faith, it can punish anyone else for expressing their belief,” said Stutzman’s attorney Kristen Waggoner, a senior counsel with the Alliance Defending Freedom legal group.…
By CNA/EWTN News
New research indicates that the Shroud of Turin shows signs of blood from a torture victim, and undermines arguments that the reputed burial shroud of Jesus Christ was painted.
Very small particles attached to the linen fibers of the shroud “have recorded a scenario of great suffering, whose victim was wrapped up in the funeral cloth,” said Elvio Carlino, a researcher at the Institute of Crystallography.
These particles, called “nanoparticles,” had a “peculiar structure, size and distribution,”…
Vendor booths are available for the Holy Infant of Prague Parish in Trussville Oktoberfest. This family-fun festival is on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Vendor booths are now available, both with and without electricity. The price for a 12’x12’ space starts at $50. Attendance is typically between 3000 to 5000.
Your booth will be exposed to these large crowds browsing while enjoying authentic German food, strudels, funnel cakes, hotdog plates, pizza, nachos, cotton candy, and other fun kid…