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  • Chilean abuse victim: Pope told me to be happy being gay, God made me this way
    on May 20, 2018 at 3:55 pm

    Vatican City, May 20, 2018 / 09:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A victim of the Chilean clergy abuse crisis who met privately with Pope Francis told a Spanish news source that the Pope told him to be happy being gay, because God made him that way. Juan Carlos Cruz, a victim of Chilean abuser Fr. Fernando Karadima, met with Pope Francis privately in April after being invited to the Vatican along with […]

  • Pope on Pentecost: The power of the Holy Spirit changes hearts
    on May 20, 2018 at 1:58 pm

    Vatican City, May 20, 2018 / 07:58 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Though people may promise to change things, it is the third person of the Holy Trinity that creates real change through the reinvigoration and renewal of hearts, Pope Francis said on Pentecost Sunday. “Plenty of people promise change, new beginnings, prodigious renewals, but experience teaches us that no earthly attempt to change […]

  • Pope announces June 29 consistory to create 14 new cardinals
    on May 20, 2018 at 11:08 am

    Vatican City, May 20, 2018 / 05:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- There will be a consistory June 29 to create 14 new cardinals, each of whom express the “universality” of the Church, Pope Francis announced Sunday after his Regina Coeli address. “Their provenance expresses the universality of the Church that continues to proclaim the merciful love of God to all people on earth,” he […]

  • Francis tells youth to evangelize through the ‘digital world’
    on May 19, 2018 at 5:27 pm

    Vatican City, May 19, 2018 / 11:27 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Sharing the Gospel with people at the peripheries might not even require stepping outside the door, Pope Francis said Saturday, encouraging Christians to evangelize through encounters in the “digital world.” Especially for young people, “the ends of the earth...are quite relative and always easily […]

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