National / International News

National / International News

High court to hear challenge to Texas law regulating abortion clinics

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Supreme Court Nov. 13 said it will hear a challenge to two provisions of a Texas law regulating abortion clinics in the state.

Refugees are God's children, Pope says in wake of Paris attacks

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) — Amid questions over whether European nations will reevaluate their migrant policies in the wake of Friday’s deadly attacks in Paris, Pope Francis offered a reminder over the weekend that refugees are more than statistics: they are children of God, each with his or her own inherent dignity.

Diocesan-based healing ministry brings Church's mercy after abortion

BALTIMORE (CNS) — The Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis is a particularly appropriate time to raise awareness about Project Rachel, the Catholic program that helps people heal in the aftermath of an abortion, three cardinals told their fellow bishops Nov. 16.