Vatican City, Aug 31, 2015 / 05:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On Monday, Pope Francis urged Catholic legislators to be protectors of human life, calling them to “be strong” against a throw-away culture marked by Christian persecution, and the rejection of the unborn and migrants.
The pontiff made these remarks during an audience with the International Catholic Legislators Network. During the meeting, members of the Network presented the Holy Father with a document outlining their commitment to promoting life in their respective nations, especially in areas of abortion, Christian persecution, and migration.
U.S. Representative Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.), a member of the
An American political analyst has charged that Pope Francis is contributing to “the suicide of Christian Europe” by encouraging immigration from Africa.
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Archbishop Michel Sabbah, the retired Latin-rite Patriarch of Jerusalem, was among the Palestinian Christian demonstrators arrested by Israeli police on August 30 in a protest against the …
A study by a lay activist group has shown that most of the Catholics serving in the state legislature support Planned Parenthood.
The Catholic Action League found that 52 Catholics in …
Pope-emeritus Benedict XVI has given testimony for the cause of beatification of Pope John Paul I, the Italian journal Famiglia Cristiana reports.
Elected in 1978 to succeed Pope Paul …
Washington D.C., Aug 31, 2015 / 03:20 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- While Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger is sometimes hailed as a champion of women’s rights, she was no savior to minorities and those with disabilities, said speakers at a recent rally in Washington, D.C.
“Saviors come to give life, not to take it away,” said pro-life activist Ryan Bomberger at an Aug. 27 rally to remove Sanger’s bust from the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.
Bomberger was adopted after his mother, a victim of rape, chose to carry him to term. Last week, he was part of a group of black
Eleven cardinals, from all around the world, have contributed to a new book arguing against any substantive change in the Church’s teaching on marriage.
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When Pope Francis called for a World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, to be celebrated on Tuesday, Sept. 1, United Church of Christ environmental justice proponents could hardly wait to participate. The Pope’s invitation, addressed to “every person living on this planet,” is asking all faith groups to take a stake in preserving the planet — an issue on which the UCC has worked for decades.
The Center for Medical Progress, which has released a series of damaging undercover videos showing Planned Parenthood’s involvement in the sale of fetal tissues, has now sent a letter to …
Pope Francis spoke with American audiences in three different locations on August 31, in a video-link event hosted by the ABC television network.
The Pontiff spoke with students at …