National / International News

National / International News

Families tell Pope Francis 'thank you' with a renewed commitment to marriage

PHILADELPHIA (CNA/EWTN News) -- In response to Pope Francis’ ongoing encouragement of marriage, an Ecuadorian lay woman has penned a simple thank you letter that has now gained over 1,500 signatures in the Hispanic community.

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.