National / International News

National / International News

March for Life changes venues, but strengthens its message of ending abortion

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The annual March for Life, set for Jan. 22, will convene in a new location in the nation's capital for the traditional midday rally. Because of the ongoing refurbishment of the National Mall and strict new regulations that require temporary flooring to protect the grass, the rally has been moved from the West Front of the Capitol to the Washington Monument grounds.

Video messages of pope's prayer intentions will hit social media

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis will deliver his monthly prayer intentions on video over social media as part of a Jesuit-run global prayer network. The new video messages, featuring the pope asking for prayers and action on various challenges facing the world today, will begin Jan. 6, the feast of the Epiphany of the Lord.

Look for the presence of God in your life, pope says on New Year's

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) — As 2015 came to an end, Pope Francis has encouraged faithful to look back at the events of the year, telling them to be attentive to both the presence of God, and the signs He is giving.