Indian cardinal appeals for peace after crucifix vandalized

Mumbai, India, Jul 16, 2014 / 04:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After a statue of a crucifix in Mumbai was vandalized in the early hours of Monday morning, the city's archbishop has appealed for peace and prayers. “The Archbishop of Bombay, Cardi… Read more

North Carolina lawmakers stand by ‘Choose Life’ plates

Washington D.C., Jul 16, 2014 / 02:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Several lawmakers in North Carolina have petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to review a censorship case related to pro-life specialty license plates in the state. Alliance Defending Freedom f… Read more

Soccer stars to play inter-religious friendly match for peace

Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jul 16, 2014 / 12:28 am (CNA).- Retired soccer star Javier “Pupi” Zanetti, who was captain of the Argentinean national team and of Inter Milan in Italy, will soon don his cleats again to take part in an inter-religi… Read more

Pope says economy must fight ‘throwaway culture’

Rome, Italy, Jul 15, 2014 / 10:58 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis had lunch with participants in an international economics seminar on Saturday, saying their efforts to bring the human being to the very center of the economy avoids a “throwaway culture.&… Read more

Senate bill would strip conscience protections, bishops warn

Washington D.C., Jul 15, 2014 / 08:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Leaders of the U.S. bishops have issued a strong rebuke of a Senate bill that would deny conscience rights to employers in the field of health coverage. “We are writing to state our st… Read more

Suit claims Colo. Planned Parenthood ignored sex abuse

Denver, Colo., Jul 15, 2014 / 04:56 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A lawsuit charges that a Colorado Planned Parenthood affiliate failed to recognize and report the sexual abuse of a 13-year-old girl by her stepfather when its staff performed an abortion on her … Read more

Bishop calls for united prayer to stop UK euthanasia bill

Portsmouth, England, Jul 15, 2014 / 03:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Warning that a proposed euthanasia bill for parts of the U.K. would mark the “catastrophic collapse” of respect for life, Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth, England, is urging a … Read more

Women religious attacked in Bangladesh

Dinajpur, Bangladesh, Jul 15, 2014 / 02:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Last week dozens of armed men broke into a convent in northern Bangladesh, beating a group of nuns at a small mission. “The attack was massive and lasted about an hour and a half. … Read more

Bishop: Hobby Lobby case shows need to fight secularism

Lincoln, Neb., Jul 15, 2014 / 12:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Despite the recent Hobby Lobby court victory, Bishop James D. Conley of Lincoln, Neb. stressed the need for Catholics to continue to evangelize and fight against the prevailing culture of secular… Read more

Pope denounces ‘racist, xenophobic’ attitudes toward immigrants

Vatican City, Jul 15, 2014 / 04:21 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his message for the Mexico-Holy See Colloquium on Migration and Development Pope Francis called for a change in the way migrants are viewed, giving particular emphasis to unaccompanied children… Read more




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