EWTN’s daily news and analysis program from Washington, DC,
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2020-05-28
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, joins us with reaction to the Vatican’s approval of a miracle attributed to the intercession of the organization’s founder. Plus: The White House responds to claims from a social media giant saying they are fact-checking the President’s tweets. Also: A Maryland county lifts a ban on the distribution of Holy Communion after the Archdiocese of Baltimore cited concerns about the policy. We have a report.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2020-05-27
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: The founder of the Knights of Columbus moves one step closer to sainthood. A look and the life and legacy of Fr. Michael McGiveny. Plus: We are at the White House with the latest in the effort to reopen America. Also: We have an update from Italy as public Masses resume following the coronavirus lockdown. And a look at the Church in Germany. Why a record number of faithful are leaving one German archdiocese.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2020-05-26
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Pope Francis prays for the faithful of China in his Sunday address to pilgrims. A look at the Holy Father’s message and the current relationship between the Holy See and China. Plus: We are on Capitol Hill with a preview of what’s on the agenda for the House of Representatives this week. And Deo Gratias! A new documentary focuses on the life of Blessed Solanus Casey, a Capuchin priest who may be on the road to sainthood.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2020-05-25
On a Special Edition of EWTN News Nightly: USCCB President Archbishop José Gomez invited all U.S. bishops to reconsecrate the nation to the Blessed Mother this month. Archbishop Gomez tells us about the importance of this service. Plus: Fr. Patrick Conroy, Catholic priest and Chaplain for the House of Representatives, tells us about his ministry on Capitol Hill during the coronavirus pandemic. And Fr. Dave Pivonka, president of the Franciscan University of Steubenville, discusses a plan to cover tuition for new students in light of COVID-19.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2020-05-22
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Italy’s March for Life will be held online. Virginia Coda Nunziante, president of Italy’s March for Life, tells us how pro-life supporters can come together virtually. Plus: We are at the White House for an official announcement from President Donald Trump regarding places of worship. And we introduce you to Dominican friars who are going viral on YouTube, bringing their beautiful Gregorian chants to the world from their monastery in Switzerland.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2020-05-21
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: The Feast of the Ascension is the 40th day after Easter Sunday, which commemorates the Ascension of Christ into heaven. We look at a 15th-century depiction of Christ’s Ascension. Plus: As more Americans file for unemployment benefits, lawmakers debate whether there should be another coronavirus aid package. We are on Capitol Hill. And how one website in Italy is helping the faithful stay safe as public Sunday Masses resume.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2020-05-20
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Planned Parenthood affiliates reportedly improperly applied for and received tens of millions of dollars in coronavirus aid. We have a report from Capitol Hill. Plus: EWTN Pro-Life Weekly’s Catherine Hadro takes a look new documentary expected to show the deathbed revelation of Norma McCorvey, the woman at the center of the Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion. And Pope Francis says we can find inspiration from an Old Testament passage.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2020-05-19
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Italy’s bishops and the Italian government are working together as public Masses resume. Edward Pentin, Rome correspondent for EWTN’s National Catholic Register, breaks down how the faithful are responding. Plus: Top officials update Congress on the $2 trillion CARES Act. We have the latest. And “Mary’s Garden:” How EWTN viewers honored the Virgin Mother, and helped local businesses in Alabama.
EWTN News Nightly - 2020-05-18
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: President Donald Trump says it is time for the U.S. to get back to work. We are at the White House with the latest. Plus: Pope Francis says the Holy Spirit will light the path we should take in this world. A look at the Holy Father’s message to the faithful. And we remember the life of St. John Paul II on the 100th anniversary of his birth.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2020-05-15
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: A look at new developments in the push to find a vaccine for the coronavirus. Plus: Churches in Italy will reopen on Monday. We give you a glimpse inside the preparation of St. Peter’s Basilica. And Poland awaits the celebration of the 100th birthday of St. John Paul II. What was recently discovered about another Polish saint.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2020-05-14
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: President Donald Trump is taking a rare trip outside the White House amid the coronavirus pandemic. A look at the President’s agenda. Plus: Faithful around the world participate in a day of fasting and prayer to end the pandemic. Fr. Indunil Kodithuwakku of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue shares the importance of this appeal. And why a second-century martyr is gaining new attention as the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2020-05-13
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: We are on Capitol Hill with an update on another potential coronavirus aid package. Plus: Catholic Medical Association member Dr. Michelle Cretella, executive director of the American College of Pediatricians, shares what is known about a new illness affecting children and its possible connection to COVID-19. Also: Pontifical Filipino College Rector Fr. Gregory Gaston looks at a Vatican official’s call for more women to be involved directly in priestly formation in seminaries. And a reminder from Pope Francis on the components of a good Christian prayer.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2020-05-12
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: America’s top infectious disease experts testify on Capitol Hill. What they told lawmakers about reopening the economy. Plus: Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) tells us about her plan to help child care workers amid the coronavirus pandemic. And meet Carson, a 13-year-old who broadcasts live on Facebook every day, praying the Divine Mercy Chaplet.
EWTN News Nightly - 2020-05-11
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Democrats and Republicans debate whether there should be another coronavirus aid measure. We are on Capitol Hill with a look at the new proposal. Plus: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes an announcement on the coronavirus lockdown. National Catholic Register UK Correspondent Kevin Turley has the latest. And an update on the Supreme Court case involving two Catholic schools in California.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2020-05-08
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: House of Representatives Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy launches a Republican-led task force to protect the U.S. against threats from China. The task force will investigate the Chinese government’s knowledge about the coronavirus. Plus: Churches in Italy will resume Masses, weddings, funerals and baptisms starting May 18. EWTN News Vatican Analyst Andrea Gagliarducci tells us the specific measures churches will follow. And a website is allowing users to post prayer intentions and offer rosaries for others. How The Map of Hope is visually tracking the “spread” of prayer.