Vatican City, Sep 01, 2015 / 07:33 am (EWTN News/CNA).- In a new set of pastoral guidelines for the upcoming Holy Year of Mercy Pope Francis has made some significant moves, allowing all priests to forgive the sin of abortion and granting SSPX priests the faculty to forgive sins.
Washington D.C., Sep 01, 2015 / 12:07 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Under fire after a series of recent sting videos, Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s (PPFA) CEO Cecile Richards wrote a letter to Congress last week addressing the issues raised in the videos, which call into question Planned Parenthood’s procurement of fetal tissue for research.
Cotonou, Benin, Sep 01, 2015 / 07:15 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The African cardinal who heads the Vatican’s Congregation for Divine
Worship has high hopes for the Church on his continent – he believes
that it can bring about the renewal of the family across the globe.
Washington D.C., Sep 01, 2015 / 01:03 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Congress has only one month to reauthorize the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. Many human rights activists and religious leaders have stressed its importance, and the nation's bishops suggest the commission would help the U.S. fulfill Pope Francis’ call to protect religious minorities.