Planned Parenthood's services are declining...except for abortion

The controversial abortion provider Planned Parenthood has lost over half a million unique patients in five years, but its abortion figures remain the same – a consistency its critics have blasted.


Ecumenical leaders call for context, nuance in Catholic-Lutheran dialogue

Swiss Cardinal Kurt Koch, renowned for his ecumenical efforts, addressed a Washington gathering of Catholic and Lutheran leaders striving for unity.


Christians share hope, not 'vinegar of bitterness,' pope says

Christians are called to be "sowers of hope," consoling and defending the poor and anyone in need, Pope Francis said. As Christians prepared to celebrate Pentecost June 4, Pope Francis spoke about the power of the Holy Spirit to strengthen the hope of believers and to send them forth to instill hope in others.