Last Updated: Sep 16, 2014

Deluge of criticism after abortion funding revealed in health care law

Washington D.C., Sep 16, 2014 / 03:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pro-life groups have responded forcefully to a new report finding that despite promises from President Barack Obama, more than 1,000 health care plans under the Affordable Care Act cover abortion.

Pope's Albania visit will draw from past, look to future

Vatican City, Sep 16, 2014 / 09:31 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francisí upcoming Albanian visit will highlight Mother Teresa, honor the martyrs of Albaniaís atheistic past, and suggest the countryís potential as a model for religious coexistence.

Cuban Church to focus on evangelization in new pastoral plan

Havana, Cuba, Sep 16, 2014 / 04:40 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Church in Cuba recently unveiled its pastoral plan for 2014-2020, which will encourage the faithful to engage in evangelization and respond to the call of Pope Francis.

God's path is closeness and compassion, Pope preaches

Vatican City, Sep 16, 2014 / 01:06 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis on Tuesday focused on the importance of giving hope to the world by imitating Jesus Christís closeness to Godís people.