Last Updated: Mar 16, 2018

How the Irish built Catholic America

Denver, Colo., Mar 16, 2018 / 05:14 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The history of Catholic America is, in many ways, an Irish story, with immigrant congregations and their descendants putting their stamp on many churches across the country.

Ohio AG will appeal to maintain law banning Down syndrome abortions

Columbus, Ohio, Mar 16, 2018 / 06:09 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A federal judge has blocked a law from taking effect next week which bans abortions after a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome.

Philly archdiocese responds after city halts foster care placements

Philadelphia, Pa., Mar 16, 2018 / 05:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- After the City of Philadelphia announced it has stopped using Catholic Social Services’ foster care program because it does not place children with same-sex couples, the archdiocese has said it hopes to resume a partnership with the city.

Legalizing divorce would devastate families, warn Philippines bishops

Manila, Philippines, Mar 16, 2018 / 02:40 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- As the Philippines considers legalizing divorce, the nation’s bishops are speaking out against the measure, warning that it would be detrimental to couples and families, especially children.