Small acts of kindness work wonders in euthanasia battle, clergy told

OTTAWA, Ontario (CNS) — Helping someone contemplating death through euthanasia can be as simple as saying "hello."

Pope: Conversion means changing your way of thinking, not just living

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — True conversion means Christians must not only change their way of living, but also transform their way of thinking in order to respond to Christ's call to proclaim the Gospel, Pope Francis said.

Congress urged to keep health care gains, protect life, conscience rights

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The chairman of the U.S. bishops' domestic policy committee said Jan. 18 that a repeal of the federal health care law should not take place without immediate passage of a plan that preserves people's access to adequate health care and also protects human life, conscience rights, and the poor.