How assisted suicide discriminates against the poor and disabled

WASHINGTON (CNA/EWTN News) — While physician-assisted suicide is promoted as empowering terminally-ill patients, it could result in the poor being coerced to take their lives, experts warned at an event this week.

Greed, selfishness corrupt beauty of God's creation, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Humanity's greed and selfishness can turn creation into a sad and desolate world instead of the sign of God's love that it was meant to be, Pope Francis said. 

Supreme Court blocks Texas inmate's execution, cites racial bias

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Supreme Court's Feb. 22 decision to block the execution of an African-American inmate on death row in Texas over racially biased testimony in his sentencing hearing is "another stride toward greater justice in our legal system," said a Catholic anti-death penalty leader.