National / International News

National / International News

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.


A voice missing from the synod: faithful Catholics with same-sex attraction

DETROIT (CNA/EWTN News) -- When presenters addressed last year’s Synod of Bishops to discuss challenges facing the family, there was one group whose voice was absent – those with same-sex attraction living chastely.


Archbishop Chaput: Other moral issues not equivalent to abortion

PHILADELPHIA (CNA/EWTN News) -- Of the many struggles plaguing modern society, none can be equated with the blatant taking of innocent human lives, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia said regarding the latest investigative videos of Planned Parenthood.