Catholic schools should promote selling points, says bishop

WASHINGTON (CNS) – Catholic schools should face the challenge of enrollment decline by actively promoting what they do best: their high academic achievement and their role in forming leaders, said Bishop George V. Murry of Youngstown, Ohio.


Christians assess damage on Iraq’s Nineveh plain, ravaged by ISIS

ERBIL, Iraq (Aid to the Church in Need) — “I don’t understand how people can harm each other so much,” sighs security guard Louis Petrus.


U.S. House votes to permanently ban federal abortion funding

WASHINGTON (CNA/EWTN News) — The U.S. House of Representatives passed its first major pro-life bill of the new year on Tuesday, one which would solidify in law the current policy of no federal funding of abortions.