Papal document addresses challenges of evangelizing in the digital age

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — While digital communications and social media can be used as a tool of evangelization and a place of dialogue with others, they also can be lonely environments where young people fall prey to humanity's worst vices, Pope Francis wrote.

Georgia house passes fetal heartbeat bill; legal challenges to follow

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Georgia has just added itself to the list of states that aim to protect unborn life once a fetal heartbeat is detected.

Pope issues new child protection law, guidelines for Vatican City State

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — To better protect minors and vulnerable adults from all forms of abuse and exploitation, Pope Francis approved a new law and a set of safeguarding guidelines for Vatican City State and the Roman Curia.