Last Updated: Sep 24, 2018

Pope Francis in Latvia: Don't let Christianity become an artifact

Riga, Latvia, Sep 24, 2018 / 05:32 am (EWTN News/CNA).- During an ecumenical prayer service in Latvia Monday, Pope Francis warned Christians to not let the faith turn into another piece of history, but to keep it an active part of their lives and communities.

In Lithuania, Francis tells priests to hear their people's cries

Kaunas, Lithuania, Sep 23, 2018 / 01:34 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis told priests and religious in Lithuania Sunday to listen to the cries of suffering that come from the People of God, who are looking to them for hope.

Pope Francis: Christian life always includes the cross

Kaunas, Lithuania, Sep 23, 2018 / 07:14 am (EWTN News/CNA).- As can be seen throughout history, the life of a Christian cannot escape the sacrifices and sorrows of the cross, Pope Francis said Sunday at Mass in Lithuania.

Passing opioid bill an important first step in addressing crisis, bishop says

Washington D.C., Sep 23, 2018 / 05:05 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The head of the U.S. bishops’ human development committee applauded the U.S. Senate for passing a bill responding to the nation’s opioid crisis, and encouraged the House of Representatives to pass the legislation as well.