National / International News

National / International News

Abortion number, rate both down, says 'State of Abortion' report

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Both the number of abortions and the rate of abortion is dropping, according to figures released in the third annual "State of Abortion in America" report issued by the National Right to Life Committee.

Pope to teens: Don't fall for hate, fearmongers; find nice friends

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Don't fall for hate and fearmongering from others; make new friends instead and always help and show concern for others, Pope Francis told the world's teens.

Nothing can stop God's mercy – not even sin, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) — On Wednesday Pope Francis launched a new series of catechesis on mercy for his general audiences, telling pilgrims that the love and forgiveness of God can’t be overcome by anything, including our sin.