Archive for July 5, 2021

An image from the Canadian pro-life group Choice42's animated video encouraging pregnant women to choose life.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Viral Video Encourages Women to Reject Abortion: ‘You Can Do This’

A viral video is challenging society and the media for pressuring women to choose abortion. Its message is simple: Women... Read more

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By Katie Yoder

How Did Catholics Get ‘Under God’ into the Pledge of Allegiance?

The Pledge of Allegiance didn’t always include the words “under God.” Read more

Pope Francis attends a Prayer Meeting for Peace in Rome's Piazza del Campidoglio Oct. 20, 2020.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis to spend week recovering in hospital after intestinal surgery

A Vatican spokesman said: “His Holiness Pope Francis is in good general condition.” Read more

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, pictured in St. Peter's Basilica Oct. 3, 2015.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Cardinal Parolin: Europe needs faith in God as it struggles with ‘demographic winter’

The Vatican Secretary of State was preaching at Mass in Strasbourg, France. Read more

Cardinal Péter Erdő at a press conference for the International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest, June 14, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Church leaders in Hungary and Slovakia welcome confirmation of papal visit

Pope Francis is expected to visit the countries on Sept. 12-15. Read more

Fr. Stan Swamy, S.J., pictured in 2010.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Jailed Indian Jesuit Fr. Stan Swamy dies at age 84

He spent his final months jailed for his activism on behalf of Indian society’s lowest castes. Read more

Pope Francis with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople outside the Basilica of Santa Maria in Aracoeli Oct. 20, 2020.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Imam, rabbi, and Orthodox patriarch wish Pope Francis a swift recovery

Pope Francis underwent a three-hour operation on the evening of July 4. Read more

Baby Feet. Credit: Morgan via Flickr (CC BY 2.0).?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

‘Major victory’ for pro-lifers as attempt to introduce abortion up to birth in England and Wales fails

“This would have left England and Wales with one of the most extreme abortion laws in the world.” Read more