Last Updated: Sep 27, 2016

For Cardinal Parolin, Colombia's peace deal the start of 'a better future'

Cartagena, Colombia, Sep 27, 2016 / 01:31 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Peitro Parolin praised the signing of a peace agreement in Colombia on Monday, telling Colombians that a better future is possible, while also stressing that reconciliation is a commitment everyone must make, and which begins with those who have suffered.

Pope taps parish priest as new bishop of Lubbock

Vatican City, Sep 27, 2016 / 08:45 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Vatican announced Tuesday that Pope Francis has named Msgr. Robert Milner Coerver, a parish priest from the Diocese of Dallas, as the new bishop-elect for Lubbock, Texas.

After UN action, bishops call for a world without nuclear weapons

Washington D.C., Sep 27, 2016 / 07:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A U.N. resolution against further nuclear weapons tests drew praise from the U.S. Catholic bishops, who repeated their support for the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty in the wake of North Korean weapons tests.

For the Council of Cardinals, curia reform is an experiment in flexibility

Vatican City, Sep 27, 2016 / 01:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- How does Pope Francis carry forward the reform of the Roman Curia? Gradually, step by step, by trial and error, according to Bishop Marcello Semeraro of Albano, who serves as secretary of the Council of Cardinals.