National / International News

National / International News

Family prayer can start with small, simple gestures, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Parents who juggle busy work and family schedules deserve a Nobel Prize in mathematics for doing something not even the most brilliant scientists can do: They pack 48 hours of activity into 24, Pope Francis said.

Katrina odyssey brought many blessings for New Orleans priest

NEW ORLEANS (CNS) -- Like many of his brother priests, Father Dennis Hayes decided to take his chances and stay put as Katrina teased the Louisiana coast, hoping the storm's Category 5 fury would spare his parish of St. Louise de Marillac in Arabi.

Tens of thousands protest at Planned Parenthood clinics across the country

DENVER (CNA/EWTN News) -- Hundreds of demonstrations were held outside of Planned Parenthood clinics across the U.S. this weekend with protesters calling on the federal government to stop funding the abortion giant.