National / International News

National / International News

Judge orders release of immigrant families within 60 days

WASHINGTON (CNS) – A federal judge Aug. 21 gave the Obama administration 60 days — until Oct. 23 — to release the hundreds of immigrant mothers and children being held in locked detention centers.


New video raises questions about Planned Parenthood 'aborting' babies after birth

A new video in an investigative series on Planned Parenthood shows a former technician saying that she had once been traumatized by the experience of gathering tissue from an aborted baby whose heart was still beating.


Balanced life includes time for family, work, prayer, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Work is an important expression of human dignity and of caring for one's family, but today there is a "dangerous tendency" to consider a worker's family obligations as an obstacle to productivity and profit, Pope Francis said.