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Washington D.C., May 26, 2017 / 07:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Members of the newest priestly ordination class in the United States were closely connected to the Church growing up through their Catholic school or parish, according to a new survey of the 2017 ordinands.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 12:04 pm
Baton Rouge, La., May 26, 2017 / 04:33 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The numbers are staggering. Each year in the U.S. alone, some 300,000 minors are victims of sex trafficking.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 9:33 am
Washington D.C., May 26, 2017 / 01:42 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Preview footage released recently by the Center for Medical Progress appears to show participants at a national abortion convention casually discussing the skulls, eyeballs and other baby body parts they encounter in abortion procedures.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 6:42 am
Detroit, Mich., May 25, 2017 / 04:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A U.S. federal law prohibiting female genital mutilation will be challenged for the first time in a case in Detroit, where lawyers plan to cite religious freedom as a defense of the practice.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 9:02 am
Austin, Texas, May 25, 2017 / 01:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Catholic Church in Texas will work to promote more foster parenting, following the state legislature's approval of strong legal protections for religious adoption and foster care agencies.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 6:04 am
Washington D.C., May 24, 2017 / 09:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In the wake of increased government crackdown on immigration, a letter was sent to the Department of Homeland Security voicing Catholic support for programs promoting deferred deportation.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 2:02 pm
St. Louis, Mo., May 24, 2017 / 07:18 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A St. Louis city ordinance that could force Catholic schools and pro-life pregnancy centers to hire employees who support abortion has drawn legal opposition from the Archbishop of St. Louis and several pro-life organizations.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 12:18 pm
New York City, N.Y., May 24, 2017 / 01:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- An Irish immigrant named John Curry passed away in 1943 in New York City after a modest life.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 6:04 am
Washington D.C., May 23, 2017 / 05:38 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Trump administration's decision to allow 50,000 Haitian earthquake victims to remain in the United States prompted gratitude from the U.S. bishops' conference, which stressed the need for continued work to aid Haitians here and in their home country.
Posted: May 23, 2017, 10:38 am
Washington D.C., May 23, 2017 / 04:13 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Leading U.S. bishops have expressed serious concerns with President Donald Trump's reported budget proposals for the 2018 fiscal year, noting among other fears that the proposals would decrease funding for diplomacy efforts while increasing military spending.
Posted: May 23, 2017, 9:13 am
Denver, Colo., May 23, 2017 / 04:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- With plans for the first human head transplant surgery looming in the next year, a lead doctor on the formidable project has high hopes for the procedure.
Posted: May 23, 2017, 9:04 am
Bridgeport, Conn., May 23, 2017 / 01:32 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The leader of the nearly 2 million-member Knights of Columbus recently spoke about the importance of his group's fidelity to Pope Francis, as well as his hopes for a successful upcoming meeting between the Roman Pontiff and U.S. president Donald Trump.
Posted: May 23, 2017, 6:32 am
Washington D.C., May 22, 2017 / 11:35 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The United States House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that issues additional sanctions against supporters of Syria's Assad regime, and those providing arms for the regime.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 4:35 pm
Philadelphia, Pa., May 22, 2017 / 04:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- In his address to graduating seminarians on Wednesday, United States Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr. emphasized the importance of religious freedom and the dangers it faces today.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 9:04 am
South Bend, Ind., May 22, 2017 / 03:08 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- U.S. Vice President Mike Pence challenged University of Notre Dame graduates on Saturday to promote human dignity and the sanctity of life in the workplace.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 8:08 am