Last Updated: Feb 5, 2016

A deadly mistake – Disability rights groups oppose Colo. assisted suicide bill

Denver, Colo., Feb 05, 2016 / 05:13 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Disability advocates and medical professionals came out in opposition to a proposal in the Colorado legislature that would legalize assisted suicide, warning that it would further marginalize the disabled and terminally ill.

'Justice has been served' – Bishop Conley on why he invited Bishop Finn to Lincoln

Lincoln, Neb., Feb 05, 2016 / 01:29 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Bishop James D. Conley of Lincoln defended his decision to allow Bishop Robert Finn, former bishop of Kansas City, Mo., to take a position as chaplain of a community of religious sisters in the Diocese of Lincoln, Neb. saying that justice for his past negligence “has been served.”

Pope Francis announces second soccer 'Match for Peace'

Vatican City, Feb 05, 2016 / 08:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Sitting alongside soccer stars such as Ronaldinho and Bryan Ruiz on Wednesday, Pope Francis announced that a second edition of his 2014 interreligious match for peace will take place in May.

Journalist with microcephaly slams abortion push in Brazil

Sao Paulo, Brazil, Feb 05, 2016 / 02:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- In the wake of the Zika virus outbreak in the Americas, one woman born with microcephaly – which is suspected to be linked to Zika – has said that what’s needed for those with the condition is assistance, not abortion.