New campaign highlights Catholic services in Michigan

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Detroit, Mich., Mar 24, 2017 / 12:14 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A new television ad campaign launched by the Michigan Catholic Conference is featuring commercials that spotlight the hand of the Catholic Church in health, education, and charitable systems throughout the state. “The Catholic Church is the largest provider of social services, education, and health care […]

We’re all responsible for seminarians, African bishop says

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Cape Coast, Ghana, Mar 23, 2017 / 08:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Priestly formation isn’t a just a job for the rector – it’s a responsibility shared between the entire Christian community and seminarians themselves, said a Ghanaian bishop. “It is the duty and the primary responsibility of parents to form or educate seminarians, while the […]

Baltimore mourns Cardinal Keeler, former archbishop

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Baltimore, Md., Mar 23, 2017 / 05:10 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal William Henry Keeler, who was Archbishop of Baltimore from 1989 to 2007, has died at the age of 86, archdiocesan officials say. He died early in the morning of March 23 at St. Martin’s Home for the Aged in Catonsville, Maryland, a home administered […]

Why Catholics in Scotland want a statue for this martyred priest

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Glasgow, Scotland, Mar 23, 2017 / 02:31 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Four centuries after the martyrdom of St. John Ogilvie, Catholics in Scotland have launched a campaign to mark the place in Glasgow’s city center where he was executed for preaching the Catholic faith. The Order of the Knights of St. Columba, a U.K.-based Catholic fraternal […]