National / International News

National / International News

Pope Francis: conversion isn't just an appearance – it's a matter of the heart

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) -- In his Sunday Angelus address Pope Francis said that merely obeying the rules isn’t enough to make us holy, but that if we truly want to serve God our conversion has to be deeper, changing the heart.


Biomedical company may have received whole fetuses for tissue harvesting

WASHINGTON (CNA/EWTN News) -- Is a fetal tissue supplier receiving whole fetuses from abortion clinics? That’s what one citizen journalist group claims from video of a secretly-recorded conversation released Tuesday.

Baton Rouge parishes helped Katrina's youngest and oldest victims

BATON ROUGE, La. (CNS) -- After the devastating impact of Katrina, many of the most vulnerable victims — newborns and elderly from New Orleans — found refuge at parishes in the Diocese of Baton Rouge.