National / International News

National / International News

God captured my heart – the story of a nun killed in Ecuador's quake

GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador (CNA/EWTN News) — Sister Clare Crockett, an Irish religious sister, was among those who died in the massive Ecuador earthquake on Saturday. Her vocation is the story of a woman who left the party life for an “amazing” life in God.


Former Planned Parenthood official tells students about abortion's reality

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Abby Johnson, the former Planned Parenthood employee of the year who has become an outspoken pro-life advocate, told Georgetown University students April 20 that even the most strident abortion provider can have a change of heart.


New nuncio to U.S. says he's ready to listen and learn

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the new nuncio to the United States, said he is ready to learn about the Catholic Church in the country and will try his best to be Pope Francis' emissary, particularly in promoting a Church that is close to those who suffer.