National / International News

National / International News

Planned Parenthood under fire for alleged trafficking of baby organs

WASHINGTON (CNA/EWTN News) - Abortion provider Planned Parenthood is facing harsh criticism after the release of footage allegedly showing its top doctor describing how the organization offers body parts from aborted babies for money.

Vatican welcomes Iran's historic nuclear deal

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Holy See welcomed Iran's historic nuclear deal and expressed hopes that more future breakthroughs be on the horizon on other issues. Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, Vatican spokesman, said that "the agreement on the Iranian nuclear program is viewed in a positive light by the Holy See."

South America, Cuba, and U.S. trip itineraries show heart of pope's faith

ASUNCION, Paraguay (CNS) -- With almost every step Pope Francis takes on his foreign trips and with his every embrace, he pleads for dialogue and inclusion.