National / International News

National / International News

Survivor of failed abortion testifies at hearing on Planned Parenthood

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (CNS) -- Melissa Ohden wants Congress "to give a voice to other survivors like me." What Ohden "survived" was a saline abortion at a hospital in Sioux City.

The family is the answer to world's brokenness, blandness, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The family is the answer to the two extremes facing the world — fragmentation and "homogenization," in which everything is forced to be the same, Pope Francis said.

Vatican confirms pope met Kentucky clerk, won't comment further

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Vatican does not deny reports that while in Washington, Pope Francis briefly met with Kim Davis, the county clerk from Kentucky who was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses.