National / International News

National / International News

Child migrants’ home countries have only grown worse, U.S. Congress is reminded

WASHINGTON D.C. (CNA/EWTN News) — The number of Central American migrants to the U.S. might be down this year, but their problems at home have grown worse, said Bishop Mark Seitz of El Paso before the United States Congress on Oct. 21.

Prayer is the treasure of all religions, says pope

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) — Pope Francis marked Wednesday’s anniversary of the Second Vatican Council's declaration on the relation of the Church to non-Christian religion by saying the world looks to religious believers for their ability to pray.

House bill holds up federal funds for Planned Parenthood for a year

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. House voted Oct. 23 to block federal funding for a year to affiliates of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and redirect the money to community health centers.