Pro-life groups, lawmakers praise final 'Protect Life Rule' for Title X

​WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Trump administration Feb. 22 finalized its "Protect Life Rule" preventing funds appropriated under the Title X Family Planning Program from being used in services that include abortion as a method of family planning or that make abortion referrals.

At summit, survivors expose 'cancer' of clergy sex abuse

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — “Every time I refused to have sex with him, he would beat me,” an abuse survivor from Africa told Pope Francis and bishops attending the Vatican summit on child protection and the abuse crisis.

Illinois doctor: Newman miracle depositions were 'spiritual experiences'

CHICAGO (CNS) — When the Vatican announced Feb. 15 that Pope Francis had signed a decree recognizing a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed John Henry Newman, clearing the way for his canonization, there was rejoicing in Chicago.