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DRC Private Schools Not Making the Grade With Flimsy Buildings, Dirty Facilities Watch

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Annifa Bolissa, 13, goes to school in a small wooden schoolhouse.  KISANGANI, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO - At least 65 students cram ... continue reading


The most commonly read book in the Philippines? Survey says: the Bible Watch

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A recent survey found that the Bible is the most frequently read book in the Philippines. Manila, Philippines, (CNA/EWTN News) - The ... continue reading



In Haiti, Catholic Relief Services builds hospital to last Watch

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The tremor lasted less than a minute. Dr. Jude Banatte's car was shaking, and then it was not. Port-au-Prince, Haiti, (CNA/EWTN News) - ... continue reading


Chilean court: Private health facilities can't be forced to do abortions Watch

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A Chilean court has ruled that private healthcare facilities may conscientiously object to abortions, declaring unconstitutional a law that ... continue reading


Nineteen Algerian martyrs beatified Watch

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Bishop Pierre Claverie and his 18 companions, who were martyred in Algeria between 1994 and 1996, were beatified Saturday during a Mass in ... continue reading


Indian bishop resigns amid complaints of misuse of funds, attempted marriage Watch

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Pope Francis accepted Monday the resignation of Bishop Prasad Gallela from the pastoral government of the Diocese of Cuddapah, in the ... continue reading



Site of Baptism of the Lord nears reopening as landmines cleared Watch

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Churches at the site along the banks of the Jordan river where Jesus is believed to have been baptized could reopen within a year, ... continue reading


Scottish mall refuses to allow nativity scene amid Christmas display Watch

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Both Catholics and Protestants in Scotland are lamenting a shopping center's decision not to include a nativity scene in its Christmas ... continue reading


Nicaraguan priest attacked with acid during confession Watch

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Father Mario Guevara was injured in an acid attack Wednesday while hearing confessions in the cathedral of Managua. Managua, Nicaragua, ... continue reading


Heresy-reporting app may undermine Indonesia's religious liberty Watch

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Human rights groups are criticizing a smartphone app being rolled out by the Indonesian government which would allow citizens to file ... continue reading


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