Pope Francis prays for Trump on his inauguration as U.S. president

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) — Pope Francis congratulated Donald Trump on his inauguration as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, praying that God will grant him wisdom and strength.


Prayer brings light of hope in dark times, pope says at audience

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Prayer has the power to awaken hope in men and women, even in the face of death and destruction, Pope Francis said.


Race against time for Congress to block D.C.'s assisted suicide law

WASHINGTON (CNA/EWTN News) Congress took its first step toward blocking D.C.’s doctor-prescribed suicide law on Thursday, but the action will need the support of both houses of Congress and the President.