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A look at world's 50 most anti-Christian countries

01/15/2018 - 2:55am
Washington D.C., Jan 15, 2018 / 01:55 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- There are more than 215 million persecuted Christians worldwide according to the 2018 World Watch List, Open Doors USA's annual ranking of the 50 worst countries for violence and persecution against Christians.

The nuns who witnessed the life and death of Martin Luther King

01/14/2018 - 8:17am
Washington D.C., Jan 14, 2018 / 07:17 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- This Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be the first without Sister Mary Antona Ebo, the only black Catholic nun who marched with civil rights leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Selma, Ala in 1965.

Bill to aid victims of child pornography passes US Senate committee

01/12/2018 - 7:38am
Washington D.C., Jan 12, 2018 / 06:38 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The damaging effects of child pornography are undoubtedly incalculable, but a bipartisan bill has been introduced to bring its victims financial restitution and means for emotional healing.

'Made for Love' a new podcast focusing on marriage, family

01/12/2018 - 6:04am
Washington D.C., Jan 12, 2018 / 05:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Made for Love is a new podcast that aims to convey the truth about marriage and families by helping Catholics tell stories of God's work in their lives.

Couple sues abortion clinic for malpractice

01/11/2018 - 10:00am
Denver, Colo., Jan 11, 2018 / 09:00 pm (EWTN News).- A Boulder abortion clinic is accused of malpractice, after allegedly leaving nearly two inches of a fetus' skull inside a patient's uterus during a late-term abortion, apparently forcing a patient to undergo a hysterectomy.

How Catholic Extension support migrants along the US-Mexico border

01/11/2018 - 8:00am
Denver, Colo., Jan 11, 2018 / 07:00 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A U.S. cardinal has called Catholics to support the needs of refugees and immigrants living along the 2,000-mile border between the United States and Mexico.

Cardinal: Fight racism with love to honor MLK's legacy

01/11/2018 - 3:11am
Washington D.C., Jan 11, 2018 / 02:11 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Americans must recommit to the fight against racism through love and faith, said the head of the U.S. bishops' conference in the days leading up to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Nebraska governor plans to block federal funds from abortion clinics

01/10/2018 - 10:00am
Lincoln, Neb., Jan 10, 2018 / 09:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Unveiled on Wednesday, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts' new state budget proposal would block federal funds from going to health clinics that provide abortion services.

Pregnant women find family at California shelter

01/10/2018 - 6:28am
Orange, Calif., Jan 10, 2018 / 05:28 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Raised by an alcoholic mother and without her birth father, Cordiella James found out she was pregnant while she was in jail in Orange County.

The story behind an anti-Nazi priest credited with a Florida miracle

01/09/2018 - 8:01am
Palm Beach, Fla., Jan 9, 2018 / 07:01 pm (EWTN News).- More people need to know about the Dutch priest Blessed Titus Brandsma and his heroic death in a Nazi concentration camp, according to a Florida priest who says Brandsma's intercession led to a miraculous healing from cancer.

Indiana Latest State to Consider Assisted Suicide

01/09/2018 - 8:00am
Indianapolis, Ind., Jan 9, 2018 / 07:00 pm (EWTN News).- A bill to legalize assisted suicide in Indiana has come under fire by Catholic and pro-life groups shortly after it was introduced in the Indiana Legislature.

March for Life events planned across the US

01/09/2018 - 3:03am
Washington D.C., Jan 9, 2018 / 02:03 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Forty-five years after the Supreme Court ruling that mandated legal abortion nationwide, hundreds of thousands are expected to attend rallies supporting the dignity of life, from conception to natural death.

FOCUS trains record-breaking crowd to evangelize at leadership summit

01/08/2018 - 9:52am
Chicago, Ill., Jan 8, 2018 / 08:52 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Fellowship of Catholic University Students wrapped up a record-setting Student Leadership Summit on Saturday following a week of keynote addresses, training, and prayer.

US bishops: End of protected status for Salvadorans is 'heartbreaking'

01/08/2018 - 8:11am
Washington D.C., Jan 8, 2018 / 07:11 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Department of Homeland Security announced today that it will terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for nearly 200,000 Salvadoran migrants, leaving an open question as to the future for their 192,000 U.S. citizen children.

Fr. Mike Schmitz: Don't turn friendships into projects

01/08/2018 - 6:47am
Washington D.C., Jan 8, 2018 / 05:47 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Authentic Christian friendship requires intentionality and a willingness to be vulnerable, Fr. Mike Schmitz told attendees at a Catholic leadership conference last week.

Rely on God the Father's love, Sister of Life advises youth leaders

01/08/2018 - 2:50am
Chicago, Ill., Jan 8, 2018 / 01:50 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The love of God the Father is an inexhaustible source of fulfillment for the human heart, Sr. Bethany Madonna of the Sisters of Life said Thursday at a Catholic youth leadership conference in Chicago.

National Migration Week spotlights journey of immigrants

01/07/2018 - 8:21am
Washington D.C., Jan 7, 2018 / 07:21 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The 2018 National Migration Week observed by the U.S. bishops' conference will focus on the theme, "Many Journeys, One Family," highlighting the experience of migrants who are forced to leave their homes.

Participating in the March for Life? There's an indulgence for that.

01/07/2018 - 7:01am
Washington D.C., Jan 7, 2018 / 06:01 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Catholics participating in the 45th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19 will be able to receive a plenary indulgence for doing so, the local Church has announced.

How can young adults change the world? Share the Gospel, FOCUS founder says

01/06/2018 - 6:37am
Chicago, Ill., Jan 6, 2018 / 05:37 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- If young adults proclaim the Gospel with clarity and conviction, they can produce spiritual fruits that can reach billions of people, Curtis Martin of the Fellowship of Catholic University Students has said.

Want to know the history behind the Feast of the Epiphany?

01/06/2018 - 4:01am
Washington D.C., Jan 6, 2018 / 03:01 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- While the hustle and bustle of Christmas ends for many people on Dec. 26, throughout Christian history Christmas lasts for twelve days – all the way until Jan. 6.