UK rules exclude pro-life medical professionals from diploma

London, England, May 4, 2014 / 03:41 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- U.K. requirements that medical professionals seeking a specialist diploma must be willing to prescribe contraception and abortion-causing drugs have sparked objections from those excluded due to… Read more

Italy’s March for Life draws global participation

Rome, Italy, May 4, 2014 / 01:11 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The fourth annual March for Life held in Rome May 4 drew attendees from across Italy, Europe and the United States. “The beautiful thing about this march is that it has always been very int… Read more

Pro-life leaders hold international conference in Rome

Rome, Italy, May 4, 2014 / 11:12 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Leaders in the movement to protect human life from conception to natural death held a conference in Rome on Saturday to discuss various pro-life initiatives underway throughout the world. “… Read more

Francis will not be prisoner to public opinion, analyst says

Vatican City, May 4, 2014 / 06:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Vatican observer Sandro Magister has said that Pope Francis’ “formidable praise” for Paul VI’s “Humanae Vitae” is key to understanding his papacy’s alterna… Read more

Pope: Jesus journeys with us in the Eucharist

Vatican City, May 4, 2014 / 06:03 am (CNA).- In his Sunday homily delivered at a Polish parish in Rome, Pope Francis meditated on the presence of Jesus Christ in the Eucharist as a source of strength for Christians. The Pope reflected on the gospel … Read more

Legal groups offer free analysis in wake of Mozilla head’s resignation

Scottsdale, Ariz., May 3, 2014 / 05:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After the resignation of a Silicon Valley CEO following an uproar over his defense of marriage, two firms are providing free legal analysis to anyone suffering at work for opposing a redefinit… Read more

Open parish doors to evangelize, urges Pope

Rome, Italy, May 3, 2014 / 12:20 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a meeting with nearly 7,000 members of the Italian lay movement Catholic Action, Pope Francis spoke of the need for parishes to be open and outgoing. “It’s a matter of opening the … Read more

Vatican child protection commission seeks global reach

Vatican City, May 3, 2014 / 10:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis’ new advisory commission on the protection of minors is expanding its membership to include representatives from around the world to improve sex abuse prevention and to better ca… Read more

Rhode Island military chaplain introduces Boston Marathon to Afghanistan

Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 3, 2014 / 09:08 am (CNA).- A year ago, Father Lukasz Willenberg could never have imagined that this year, despite racing under a most unique set of conditions in one of the most inhospitable areas of the world, he woul… Read more

Archbishop Chaput recalls humanity, dynamism of John Paul II

Philadelphia, Pa., May 3, 2014 / 07:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a recent interview with an Italian daily, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia discussed his memories of St. John Paul II, with whom he worked as a bishop from 1988 to 2005. “… Read more