Last Updated: Aug 30, 2016

'I was sure that it was Mother Teresa who healed me'

Rimini, Italy, Aug 30, 2016 / 04:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Brazilian man who received the miracle allowing for Mother Teresa’s canonization has shared his story, saying he and his wife were ordinary believers who received an extraordinary sign of God’s mercy.

Have you been performing works of mercy? If so, the Vatican wants to know

Vatican City, Aug 30, 2016 / 11:14 am (EWTN News/CNA).- In honor of all “workers and volunteers of mercy,” the Vatican is asking those who volunteer in different service opportunities -to share their testimony on social media with the hashtag #BeMercy.

Life is never easy for Egypt's Christians, but could a new law bring some relief?

Cairo, Egypt, Aug 30, 2016 / 07:00 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Christians in Egypt are hoping that a new law will make it easier for them to build churches, particularly after old laws effectively forced Christians to celebrate Mass in house churches.

Catholic and Shia Muslim leaders unite to condemn WMDs, terrorism

Rome, Italy, Aug 30, 2016 / 01:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Shia Muslim religious leaders from Iran and U.S. Catholic bishops say they have a common fight against weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, and violent religious extremism.