God became an unborn child, priest tells youth at pro-life Mass

Washington D.C., Jan 22, 2014 / 01:28 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics stand up for their unborn brothers and sisters “because the Son of God became one of them,” a priest said at a D.C. pro-life youth Mass ahead of the March for Life. “God knows us before we were in the womb,” said Father Michael Paris. God “loves each baby in the womb and has a plan for their life, no matter how hard a situation they might come from.” “We are not accidents, … [Read more...]

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Church officials laud re-opening of Irish embassy to Vatican

Vatican City, Jan 22, 2014 / 01:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An announcement that Ireland's government will re-open its embassy to the Holy See came as welcome news to Church officials, who believe it is a “constructive”move for the Church. “It is an excellent decision for the people of Ireland and will be beneficial to Ireland in making its distinctive and important contribution to international relations,” papal nuncio Archbishop Charles Brown said in a Jan. 21 … [Read more...]

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Syrian patriarch calls for prayer as peace talks begin

Damascus, Syria, Jan 22, 2014 / 12:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Patriarch of Antioch has called for prayers “in every home in Syria” and around the world for a successful international peace conference in Switzerland beginning today, Jan. 22. “God of peace, grant peace to our country,” Patriarch Gregorios III of Antioch, head of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church, said in a Jan. 14 statement, provided to the Charity Aid to the Church in Need. “Let there be a global … [Read more...]

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Pro-life lawmakers hopeful after 41 years of legal abortion

Washington D.C., Jan 22, 2014 / 11:37 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On the 41st anniversary of legalized abortion throughout the U.S., pro-life lawmakers from both political parties voiced hope about the future of the pro-life movement. “I've been in the pro-life movement since 1972,” Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) told CNA, and “I've never been more hopeful.” Smith, who is both co-chair of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus and chair of a House subcommittee on … [Read more...]

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Pope Francis tweet supports, prays for US pro-life march

Vatican City, Jan 22, 2014 / 09:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis sent a tweet offering support for the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., praying that all human life would be valued.   “I join the March for Life in Washington with my prayers. May God help us respect all life, especially the most vulnerable,” he told his 3.5 million English-speaking Twitter followers Jan. 22. The Pope sent the same message in Spanish to his Spanish-speaking Twitter followers, … [Read more...]

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Pope: receive God’s gifts with a generous heart

Vatican City, Jan 22, 2014 / 07:25 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis dedicated his general audience today to the topic of Christian unity, emphasizing that although divisions can be painful, we ought to be grateful for the gifts given to other denominations. “Despite the suffering caused by divisions, should learn to recognize with joy the gifts God has given other Christians and receive them with a big and generous heart,” the Pope stated in his Jan. 22 general … [Read more...]

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New film inspired by work of crisis pregnancy centers

Denver, Colo., Jan 22, 2014 / 04:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A soon-to-be released film chronicling a pregnant teen's struggle for survival is not so much a story about abortion, the director says, even though the mother chooses life for her child despite difficult circumstances. “This isn't a film about abortion,” writer and director Ron Krauss of the Jan. 24 film, “Gimme Shelter”, told CNA in a recent interview. He affirmed that although the film is … [Read more...]

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