National / International News

National / International News

Video of Planned Parenthood doctor prompts calls for investigation

SAN FRANCISCO (CNS) -- A video released July 14 appears to show a top Planned Parenthood official discussing the sale of parts of aborted babies for research, including discussing ways the abortion procedure can be altered to preserve specifically requested body parts.


Planned Parenthood under fire for alleged trafficking of baby organs

WASHINGTON (CNA/EWTN News) - Abortion provider Planned Parenthood is facing harsh criticism after the release of footage allegedly showing its top doctor describing how the organization offers body parts from aborted babies for money.


Vatican welcomes Iran's historic nuclear deal

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Holy See welcomed Iran's historic nuclear deal and expressed hopes that more future breakthroughs be on the horizon on other issues. Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, Vatican spokesman, said that "the agreement on the Iranian nuclear program is viewed in a positive light by the Holy See."