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A Boston mall chapel will house the relics of three saints

Boston, Mass., Oct 12, 2017 / 07:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Relics of St. Faustina Kowalska, St. Maximilian Kolbe, and St. John Paul II will be coming to a Boston mall's Catholic chapel, and a local priest hopes they will help mall patrons encounter the reality of Christian love.

Bishop Vasa on California fires: 'Our diocese has been hit hard'

Santa Rosa, Calif., Oct 12, 2017 / 04:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- While firefighters in northern California are currently battling 17 wildfires in five counties, Bishop Robert Vasa of the Diocese of Santa Rosa, one of the hardest hit areas, is typing updates and messages of support from his car, in

Iowa district judge praised for upholding three-day wait for abortions

Des Moines, Iowa, Oct 12, 2017 / 03:23 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- An Iowa judge upheld the state's three-day waiting period for abortions last week, drawing praise from local pro-life organizations such as the Iowa Catholic Conference, who called the ruling a "positive move."

Don't ignore children suffering war and separation, Holy See tells UN

New York City, N.Y., Oct 12, 2017 / 01:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Armed conflicts brings out "the most vicious forms of violence against children" and the world must act to aid the young victims of violence and all unaccompanied children worldwide, the Holy See has said at the United Nations.

Six years ago, this Catholic college was the first to sue over the HHS mandate

Charlotte, N.C., Oct 11, 2017 / 04:59 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- It has been six years since Belmont Abbey College, a Catholic liberal arts school near Charlotte, North Carolina, filed the first lawsuit challenging the federal contraception mandate.

Repeal of Clean Power Plan will hurt poor communities, Catholic leaders insist

Washington D.C., Oct 11, 2017 / 01:04 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- After the Trump administration announced a repeal of emissions standards, Catholic leaders warned it could hurt poor communities and thwart long-term efforts to fight climate change.

Bishop: Trump's immigration principles will harm the vulnerable

Washington D.C., Oct 10, 2017 / 05:41 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- After US President Donald Trump asked Congress to pass stricter immigration laws if they plan to grant legal status to certain undocumented immigrants, one bishop said Trump's proposals would hurt the vulnerable.

Why did Twitter reject this pro-life ad?

Washington D.C., Oct 10, 2017 / 03:52 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A political advertisement for pro-life Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) has been blocked by Twitter for statements about Planned Parenthood selling fetal body parts for medical research.

Robert George reflects on Trump admin's latest religious liberty moves

Washington D.C., Oct 9, 2017 / 04:59 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Two sets of announcements by the Department of Justice and the Department of Health and Human Services issued Friday both promise to broaden religious freedom protections in the United States.

Why this young woman spoke up against 'Men for Choice'

Washington D.C., Oct 8, 2017 / 05:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Men are often told they have no voice in the abortion debate, yet an ongoing program, "Men for Choice", seeks to amplify the voices of men in order to support abortion.