Magi's journey reflects our longing for God, pope says on Epiphany

VATICAN CITY (CNS) The Magi had the courage to set out on a journey in the hope of finding something new, unlike Herod who was full of himself and unwilling to change his ways, Pope Francis said.

Planned Parenthood accused of serious abuses by Congressional panel

WASHINGTON (CNA/EWTN News) — Abuses and possibly criminal violations are occurring in the fetal tissue trade between abortion clinics and tissue harvesters, concluded the special House panel investigating the matter on Wednesday.

Catholics in Congress: one-third of House, one-quarter of Senate

WASHINGTON (CNS) – The religious makeup of the 115th Congress is significantly Christian – 91 percent – with Catholics comprising one-third of the House of Representatives and about a quarter of the Senate.