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Ariz. law to allow surprise inspections of abortion clinics

Published 23-04-2014

Ariz. law to allow surprise inspections of abortion clinics Phoenix, Ariz., Apr 23, 2014 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Arizona governor Jan Brewer has signed into law a bill that ended special health inspection rules for abortion clinics, an action proponents say will help prevent dangerous conditions at abortion facilities. “This law ensures abortion clinics […]

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Church will always proclaim life, Argentine archbishop says

Published 23-04-2014

Church will always proclaim life, Argentine archbishop says Buenos Aires, Argentina, Apr 23, 2014 / 12:38 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Alfredo Zecca of Tucuman, Argentina, said the Church does not tire of proclaiming the Gospel of Life and of denouncing the culture of death that eliminates the most innocent and defenseless. “Christ’s resurrection is also […]

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Papuans make two week pilgrimage in missionaries’ steps

Published 23-04-2014

Papuans make two week pilgrimage in missionaries’ steps Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea, Apr 22, 2014 / 09:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics in Papua New Guinea honored the evangelization, 80 years ago, of the remote interior of the nation's main island by making a pilgrimage in the steps of its first missionaries. “After 80 years, […]

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Youth fill Rome’s cathedral to remember John Paul II, John XXIII

Published 23-04-2014

Youth fill Rome’s cathedral to remember John Paul II, John XXIII Rome, Italy, Apr 22, 2014 / 05:23 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Basilica of St. John Lateran, cathedral of the Diocese of Rome, was filled Tuesday with thousands of youths who had come to learn more about the two Bishops of Rome who will be […]

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English bishop: assisted suicide bill threatens vulnerable

Published 23-04-2014

English bishop: assisted suicide bill threatens vulnerable Shrewsbury, England, Apr 22, 2014 / 04:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury, England, has warned that a British proposal to legalize assisted suicide would change “long-established laws which uphold the sanctity of human life” and put the weakest in society at risk. “It is […]

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Pope Francis gives Easter eggs to children with cancer

Published 22-04-2014

Pope Francis gives Easter eggs to children with cancer Rome, Italy, Apr 22, 2014 / 12:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis sent 150 Easter eggs to the Bambino Gesu Pediatric Hospital as an Easter gift to children hospitalized with cancer. According to hospital officials, a van from the Vatican filled with chocolate eggs arrived at […]

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Cardinal: dedication to God links John XXIII, John Paul II

Published 22-04-2014

Cardinal: dedication to God links John XXIII, John Paul II Vatican City, Apr 22, 2014 / 04:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The papacies of John XXIII and John Paul II are connected in their dedication to God and to lives of priestly service, a cardinal who worked with both of the pontiffs stressed. “The two Popes […]

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Philippines issue new stamps of Blessed John Paul II, John XXIII

Published 22-04-2014

Philippines issue new stamps of Blessed John Paul II, John XXIII Vatican City, Apr 22, 2014 / 04:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Following the presentation of a new stamp of Pope Francis, Philippine postmaster Maria De la Cruz revealed that they will also release stamps honoring Bl. John Paul II and John XXIII for their canonization. […]

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Embrace Easter hope and forgiveness, archbishop tells Myanmar

Published 22-04-2014

Embrace Easter hope and forgiveness, archbishop tells Myanmar Yangon, Myanmar, Apr 22, 2014 / 02:23 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his Easter message, Archbishop Charles Bo of Yangon, Myanmar, emphasized the hope of the holy day and encouraged the country to seek forgiveness and reconciliation amid past and present conflict. “Easter breaks forth like a dawn. […]

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Coptic priest appointed personal secretary to Pope Francis

Published 22-04-2014

Coptic priest appointed personal secretary to Pope Francis Vatican City, Apr 22, 2014 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- It was made known Thursday that Monsignor Yoannis Lahzi Gaid, a priest of the Coptic Patriarchate of Alexandria, has been made second personal secretary to Pope Francis. The position is among the Pope’s closest collaborators, and this […]

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