CNA/EWTN News

CNA/EWTN News

MEXICO CITY, Mexico – Fr. Francisco Lopez Sedano is an 80-year-old Mexican exorcist. In the past 40 years of service, he has conducted at least 6,000 exorcisms.

BERLIN, Germany – A German artist was fined after doing 27 pushups on a Catholic altar and posting a video of the stunt online.

CARACAS, Venezuela – The bishops of Venezuela have urged that elections take place in the country in a timely manner, in light of the crisis of hyperinflation and chronic shortages of goods facing their nation.

VATICAN CITY – In reaction to a new book claiming that Pope Francis has in fact done little to combat clerical sex abuse, and that Cardinal George Pell is implicated, the Australian cardinal's office has dismissed the claims as motivated by opposition to reform.

LONDON, England – Ahead of the Church of England’s General Synod, the Archbishop of Canterbury is reportedly preparing a statement that will recognize the violence of the English Reformation.

BOLOGNA, Italy — The Church is in a state of "great confusion" over Pope Francis' exhortation on love in the family, said one of the four cardinals who authored the letter to the Pope asking for clarification of Amoris Laetitia.

VATICAN CITY – Two arrests have been made in a widespread cyber-attack that compromised communications of prominent Italian institutions and individuals, including the Vatican.

SALTILLO, Mexico – The Mexican bishops' conference on Tuesday asked authorities to provide more information on the disappearance of a of the Diocese of Saltillo.

MANAUS, Brazil – After nearly 100 inmates died in gang-related riots at prisons in northern Brazil through Jan. 8, Church officials in the country have recommitted themselves to assisting in the rehabilitation of prisoners and parolees.

KHARTOUM, Sudan – Charges have been dropped against one Christian pastor in Sudan, but another pastor could face execution for what his defenders say are trumped-up charges based on animosity toward their religion.

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