Last Updated: Apr 28, 2017

Vatican praised, cautioned on dialogue with al-Azhar university

Rome, Italy, Apr 27, 2017 / 10:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A leading scholar in the Arab world has applauded the goodwill of both the Vatican and the prestigious Islamic al-Azhar university Pope Francis will visit for aiming to increase Catholic-Muslim dialogue.

Utah bishop exhorts faithful to evangelization, renewal

Salt Lake City, Utah, Apr 28, 2017 / 01:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Bishop of Salt Lake city has urged Utah's Catholics to be steeped in Catholic identity and to sow the Gospelís seed within the community, leaving their comfort zone behind.

Revised health care bill still has 'serious flaws', US bishops maintain

Washington D.C., Apr 27, 2017 / 06:01 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A leading U.S. bishop expressed grave concerns Thursday about a revised health care bill which the House may vote on within days.

Big honors for scholar who revitalized Christian philosophy

Philadelphia, Pa., Apr 27, 2017 / 04:22 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Philosopher Alvin Plantinga has won the prestigious Templeton Award for once again making belief in God ďa serious option within academic philosophy,Ē the Templeton Foundation has said.