How should a Catholic respond to mass shootings?

Washington D.C., Oct 5, 2017 / 06:05 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- When Monsignor Robert Weiss gathered with parents in Connecticut, after 11 children were killed in a nearby shooting, the room went silent and one person called for prayer.

Men are craving authentic friendships ? and it's ok to admit it

Denver, Colo., Oct 5, 2017 / 04:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- When Timothy Piazza pledged a fraternity at Pennsylvania State University in February 2017, he had hoped to find a brotherhood.  

Pro-life leaders: Life has value. Always.

Washington D.C., Oct 4, 2017 / 04:42 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- All life is valuable ? especially those who are suffering, urged speakers at a recent pro-life program at Georgetown University on Monday. Their lives deserve care and accompaniment, even in the most trying of times, the experts said.

Sales of Essure birth control coil halted everywhere, except US

Washington D.C., Oct 4, 2017 / 04:09 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- German pharmaceutical company Bayer announced recently that it has suspended from all non-US sales the Essure coil, a controversial form of birth control which has received the strictest possible FDA warning for its side effects, which

Three years later, this terminally ill man is glad he rejected assisted suicide

Washington D.C., Oct 4, 2017 / 04:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Three years ago, J.J. Hanson received a diagnosis that no one wants to hear. He had terminal brain cancer, and doctors said his time was short ? he likely had about four months to live.

US bishops' anti-racism chairman announces committee membership

Washington D.C., Oct 4, 2017 / 03:52 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In an interview with CNA on Monday, Bishop George Murry of Youngstown, who chairs the US bishops' newly-formed anti-racism committee, revealed the names of the seven other bishops who are committee members.

US House passes bill to ban most abortions after 20 weeks

Washington D.C., Oct 3, 2017 / 05:35 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The U.S. House passed on Tuesday a ban on abortions after 20 weeks of gestation in a largely party-line vote. The measure is a major pro-life legislative priority, but it is expected to fail in the Senate.

Love Saves Lives: Theme of the 2018 March for Life

Washington D.C., Oct 3, 2017 / 05:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Organizers of the March for Life issued the 2018 theme for the pro-life demonstration on Tuesday, and a challenge to pro-life advocates everywhere: "Love Saves Lives."

How the US bishops' anti-racism committee will address social problems

Washington D.C., Oct 3, 2017 / 04:01 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Racism is not going away. Catholics can't pretend that it will just disappear, the chair of the U.S. bishops' new anti-racism committee said on Monday.

Archbishop Gomez: American missionaries are the overlooked US founders

Washington D.C., Oct 3, 2017 / 01:07 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- During the annual Red Mass marking a new term of the U.S. Supreme Court, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles said that early American missionaries should be honored among the founding fathers of the United States.