Washington D.C., Oct 28, 2017 / 07:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Republican lawmakers play an increasing role in opposition to the death penalty. Both political principles and, for some, their Catholic faith, play a role in motivating their stand.
Washington D.C., Oct 27, 2017 / 04:58 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Middle Eastern patriarchs reaffirmed the deep history of Christianity in the Middle East and called for its perseverance into the future at this week's In Defense of Christians summit in Washington, D.C.
Hagatna, Guam, Oct 26, 2017 / 07:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Archdiocese of Agaña last week adopted a new policy on child protection, following a child sex abuse scandal which has implicated the former archbishop and other clerics.
Washington D.C., Oct 26, 2017 / 05:08 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- US Vice President Mike Pence's promises Wednesday of better aid for persecuted Christians and others in the Middle East has drawn praise from Supreme Knight Carl Anderson of the Knights of Columbus.
Washington D.C., Oct 26, 2017 / 03:57 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- President Donald Trump on Thursday declared the U.S. opioid crisis a public health emergency, calling federal government agencies to focus their resources on finding solutions to the growing problem.
Denver, Colo., Oct 24, 2017 / 04:51 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The growing problem of teen suicide is one that should be met with prayer and efforts to help young people develop healthy use of social media, said Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver in a recent column.
Austin, Texas, Oct 24, 2017 / 03:29 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A federal appeals court has ordered that the government must assist a 17-year-old undocumented immigrant, detained in federal custody in Texas, to obtain an abortion.
Santa Fe, NM, Oct 24, 2017 / 02:57 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The release of court records related to sex abuse allegations against three Catholic priests several decades ago will serve as "an additional step in healing for survivors, their families, our Church, and communities," the Archdiocese of
Nashville, Tenn., Oct 24, 2017 / 01:08 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The administrator of the Diocese of Nashville has called on the local community to pray for the conversions of white nationalists who are organizing two rallies in Tennessee later this month.
Austin, Texas, Oct 23, 2017 / 04:21 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Texas' bishops have welcomed the decision of an appeals court delaying the government-assisted procurement of an abortion by an undocumented teenager who is under federal custody in the state.