A Service of EWTN News
Vatican
Hannah Brockhaus/CNA
The formula for baptism, according to the Catholic Church, is “I baptize you in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.”
Blogs
Edward Pentin
“Yesterday, in one second, more damage to the Christian quarter of Beirut was done than throughout the long years of the civil war.”
Nation
Catholic News Agency
Some of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in the U.S. have occurred in nursing homes and long-term care facilities, which have accounted for a significant portion of the coronavirus deaths nationwide.
World
Catholic News Agency
Cardinal Bechara Boutros al-Rai, the patriarch of the Maronite church, said on Wednesday that Saturday, August 8, was to be a day of fasting, prayer, and repentance in the aftermath of the explosion in Beirut.
Election 2020
EWTN News Nightly
EWTN News Nightly’s anchor Tracy Sabol spoke with President Donald Trump Aug. 4 at the White House.
Nation
Lauretta Brown
Three months out from election day, the presidential candidates have turned up the rhetoric and crafted policies on the handling of the coronavirus, riots, police reform and the concerns of Black communities.
Commentary
Andrea Picciotti-Bayer
COMMENTARY: If America loses its enthusiasm for defending religious liberty, what are the implications for religious believers now being horribly persecuted all over the world?
Vatican
Hannah Brockhaus/CNA
Speaking via livestream from the library of the Vatican’s apostolic palace, the pope stated that the Church “helps with the sick, but she is not an expert. Nor does she give specific socio-political indications.”
Nation
Catholic News Agency
CUA president John Garvey issued a statement Aug. 3 outlining the refunds and tuition decreases that will be provided to those students who will not attend the university as they expected.
World
Catholic News Agency
Reports of plans to destroy the historic church circulated on Chinese social media after it emerged that local government officials intend to seize Church lands on either side of the cathedral.
Mary Harrell
I’m one of the many mothers who is reluctantly, for the first time ever, putting a toe in the waters of home schooling this fall.
Grazie Pozo Christie and Maureen Ferguson
COMMENTARY: Planned Parenthood’s past, it turns out, is its present and, most likely, its future.
Jim Graves
Church leaders offer an inspiring lineup at the virtual event planned for mid-August.