Last Updated: Mar 23, 2018

Cardinal Dolan says Democrats have abandoned Catholics

Washington D.C., Mar 23, 2018 / 11:35 am (EWTN News/CNA).- In an op-ed published Friday in the Wall Street Journal, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of the Archdiocese of New York lamented that the Democratic Party’s shifting principles have effectively shut out and alienated orthodox Catholics.

In South Sudan, 'the body of Christ is bleeding,' bishop says

Vatican City, Mar 23, 2018 / 01:43 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- On Friday an ecumenical delegation from South Sudan met privately with Pope Francis and again invited him to visit the war-torn nation, which they said is in desperate need of hope as the situation becomes more dire.

Lenten campaign invites fallen-away Catholics back to confession

Pittsburgh, Pa., Mar 23, 2018 / 01:39 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Through an annual initiative called “The light is on for you,” dioceses throughout the U.S. have opened their doors to welcome fallen away Catholics back to the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

US House passes spending bill which continues funding Planned Parenthood

Washington D.C., Mar 22, 2018 / 05:45 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The stopgap omnibus funding bill passed the House of Representatives on Thursday, despite heavy criticism from the US bishops and conservative members over the continued federal funding of Planned Parenthood, among other things.