Last Updated: Aug 17, 2017

An Indian woman became a nun...because of elephants?

Orissa, India, Aug 17, 2017 / 01:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Nine years ago, Christians in the Kandhamal district of Odisha, India suffered the worst attacks against Christians in modern times in the country.

This surfing school in Chile was created for kids with Down syndrome

Santiago, Chile, Aug 17, 2017 / 04:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- On Sundays, Felipe Pereira is full of enthusiasm. That’s because on Sundays, the 21-year-old goes to Paradise Beach to enjoy the sea along with his friends and to learn how to surf.

How the Pope's Paraguay trip inspired a children's charity

Asunción, Paraguay, Aug 17, 2017 / 01:03 am (EWTN News/CNA).- In the wake of Pope Francis' 2015 trip to Paraguay, a local charity was founded in order to help feed dozens of children whose parents struggle to make ends meet.

Theologian Pia de Solenni appointed Orange County chancellor

Orange, Calif., Aug 16, 2017 / 03:52 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Moral theologian and cultural analyst Dr. Pia de Solenni has been appointed chancellor for the Diocese of Orange in California, effective Aug. 28.