Anchored by Tracy Sabol, EWTN News Nightly is our daily news and analysis program presenting breaking Catholic News worldwide, top stories, and daily reports from the White House, Capitol Hill, and Rome. Weekdays at 6 & 9 PM EST.
EWTN News Nightly | Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Senators weighed in on a possible government shutdown and its impact on the country. Pope Francis is expressing grief for a tragic terrorist attack during Mass at a Catholic Church in Burkina Faso. And the University of Houston is set to unveil a statue that some believe is an homage to Satan.
EWTN News Nightly | Monday, February 26, 2024
In less than 24 hours, voters will head to the polls in Michigan to vote in the presidential primary. There are reports a new hostage deal with Hamas could be reached. And, the work of the Vatican and the Pope to find solutions to the conflict and stop the atrocities in Ukraine continues.
EWTN News Nightly | Friday, February 23, 2024
President Biden announced hundreds of new sanctions on Russia on the eve of the 2nd anniversary of its invasion of Ukraine. The much anticipated South Carolina Republican primary takes place tomorrow. And the Vatican Museums presented an exhibition to commemorate the tragic bombing by US forces in 1944.
EWTN News Nightly | Thursday, February 22, 2024
President Biden released a statement reacting to the Alabama Supreme Court’s ruling that frozen embryos are legally considered children. Conservatives are gathering for the annual Conservative Political Action Conference. And Saturday marks the 2 year anniversary of the start of the Ukraine war.
EWTN News Nightly | Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Biden's GOP opponents are focused on South Carolina. A group of senators is demanding that the FBI come clean about its efforts to monitor traditional Catholics. And a new report says the government in Poland is seeking to reduce the number of hours for religion classes in public schools.
EWTN News Nightly | Monday, February 19, 2024
Catholic bishops met with drug cartel leaders in Mexico, seeking an end to violence. The funeral service of a transgender activist held at Saint Patrick's Cathedral in NYC continues to garner reactions. And this past weekend, thousands gathered for a unique Catholic event in New York.
EWTN News Nightly | Friday, February 16, 2024
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: In the Roosevelt Room of the White House, President Joe Biden, reacting to the death of Alexei Navalny, told reporters “he bravely stood up to the corruption, the violence and all the bad things the Putin government was doing.” Biden added, “Even in prison, he (Navalny) was a powerful voice for the truth.” EWTN News Nightly White House correspondent Owen Jensen reports. Michael Kimmage, a professor and Department Chair of history at the Catholic University of America joins News Nightly to discuss why the death of Alexei Navalny is so consequential and if Vladimir Putin considered him a threat. After witnessing all the pictures of people laying flowers at monuments dedicated to victims of political repression after Navalny's death was announced, Kimmage shares how this is resonating with people in Russia. Nearly four dozen members of Congress are accompanying the Vice President and others to Munich. Foreign leaders will be turning their attention to those lawmakers, seeking to have the U-S pass more funding for the war in Ukraine. Capitol Hill Correspondent, Erik Rosales reports. Gordon Chang, author of 'The Coming Collapse of China' joins News Nightly to discuss article 23, if it will become law, and why it is being considered when the current National Security law is already resulting in numerous arrests and convictions. Bishop Earl Fernandes of Columbus, Ohio joins News Nightly to discuss Encounter, an event in New York City taking place this weekend. Bishop Fernandes is a featured speaker and will share why it is such a powerful and unique event, later he explains this year's theme, "Tearing Open the Sleeping Soul" which pays tribute to St. Gregory the Great. Don't miss out on the latest news and analysis from a Catholic perspective. Get EWTN News Nightly delivered to your email: https://ewtn.com/enn
EWTN News Nightly | Thursday, February 15, 2024
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Former President Donald Trump—trying to win back the White House in November of 2024—is headed to trial. His hush-money case gets going March 25, 2024. That’s what a judge has ruled. Trump said in Manhattan, “We’re here for something that is not a crime.” EWTN News Nightly White House Correspondent, Owen Jensen reports. The head of the House Intelligence Committee sent out a text message warning lawmakers of a "serious national security threat" involving Russia. It set off alarm bells, not just on Capitol Hill but through the nation. Capitol Hill Correspondent Erik Rosales reports. Ed Clancy, Director of Outreach of to 'Aid to the Church in Need' joins News Nightly to discuss the situation for Christians in Gaza, especially the Catholic Parish of the Holy Family. He also gives insight to the daily life of the people seeking refuge. AC Wimmer of CNA Deutsch joins News Nightly to discuss the reasons why European farmers have taken to the streets in protest. He also shares what support the farmers have received from government officials and the Catholic Church. Later Wimmer discusses the impact these protests will have, the response from the EU, and the long-term prospects for farming on the continent. Today marks the 80th anniversary of one of the most controversial moments of WWII. On February 15th,1944 allied forces bombed Monte Cassino, a Catholic monastery in Italy. Now the Benedictine community there is commemorating the day and sharing insight on what happened. EWTN Vatican Bureau Chief, Andreas Thonhauser reports. Don't miss out on the latest news and analysis from a Catholic perspective. Get EWTN News Nightly delivered to your email: https://ewtn.com/enn
EWTN News Nightly | Wednesday, February 14, 2024
An update on the situation in Gaza. Pro-life lawmakers are demanding answers from the Justice Department over the fate of 5 fetuses known as the DC 5. And what is the history of Ash Wednesday and is there a Biblical significance for Lent?
EWTN News Nightly | Tuesday, February 13, 2024
A number of Republicans in the Senate joined Democrats passing a $95 billion aid package. A Catholic hospital in Canada is preparing to face a lawsuit over refusing to end a patient's life. And EWTN is offering an online video series seeking to bring the faithful closer to Christ this Lent.
EWTN News Nightly | Monday, February 12, 2024
More on the fallout from former President Donald Trump's appeal and what it means for the January 6th federal case. A new book out on the benefits of marriage is revealing some surprising data. And Mama Antula became Argentina's first female saint this past weekend.
EWTN News Nightly | Friday, February 9, 2024
A report criticizing President Joe Biden's memory, stating he's not competent to stand trial was released in Congress. A look at a new report on the long term effects of gender treatments on adolescents. And the Catholic Chaplain for the San Francisco 49ers discusses the Super Bowl.
EWTN News Nightly | Thursday, February 8, 2024
The US Supreme Court will determine if former President Donald Trump should be kept off the ballot. One human trafficking victim shares her story on the feast day of St. Bakhita, the patron of victims of human trafficking. And a look at the 19th annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast.
EWTN News Nightly | Wednesday, February 7, 2024
The Senate's bipartisan border bill is officially dead after Republicans voted against it. A top US diplomat met with Israeli leaders as the fate of hostages continues to hang in the balance. And a Catholic prayer event is set for tomorrow in the nation's capital.
EWTN News Nightly | Tuesday, February 6, 2024
A federal appeals court delivered a significant defeat to former President Trump. Voters in Nevada head to the polls for both the Democratic and Republican presidential primaries. And, millions in Turkey commemorated the first anniversary of the tragic earthquake that struck the country.