Last Updated: Aug 31, 2015

Pope to Catholic lawmakers: Be strong. Protect life.

Vatican City, Aug 31, 2015 / 06:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- On Monday, Pope Francis urged Catholic legislators to be protectors of human life, calling them to “be strong” against a throw-away culture marked by Christian persecution, and the rejection of the unborn and migrants.

Black leaders to Smithsonian: Don’t honor Planned Parenthood founder

Washington D.C., Aug 31, 2015 / 04:20 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- While Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger is sometimes hailed as a champion of women’s rights, she was no savior to minorities and those with disabilities, said speakers at a recent rally in Washington, D.C.

Catholic practice and Catholic faith: a survey looks at the US

Philadelphia, Pa., Aug 30, 2015 / 07:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- What do practicing Catholics believe? A new U.S. survey has answered this question by breaking down the similarities and differences these Catholics have with non-practicing Catholics and with Americans as a whole.

Former nuncio awaiting Vatican trial died of natural causes, autopsy says

Vatican City, Aug 29, 2015 / 11:48 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Initial autopsy findings indicate that disgraced former apostolic nuncio Jozef Wesolowski died of natural causes from a “cardiac event,” the Vatican announced Saturday.