Group hopes its latest Tweetfest draws new people to pro-life movement

WASHINGTON (CNS) — ProLife Youth hopes its July 15 Tweetfest will raise the visibility of the pro-life movement and attract new followers, the organization's vice president said.


Prelates say House bill would protect religious freedom at federal level

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee July 12 held a hearing on the First Amendment Defense Act, a bill two U.S. archbishops said would provide "a measure of protection for religious freedom at the federal level."


U.S. and Spanish journalists will lead Vatican press office

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis named two experienced journalists — including its first female vice director — to lead the Vatican press office.