Pope Francis prays for victims of deadly London attack

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) — After four people died in an apparent terrorist attack in London yesterday, Pope Francis voiced his concern and solidarity for the victims and their families, entrusting them and the nation to God’s mercy.

Hardened hearts can turn believers into atheists, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Not listening to God's voice can distance Christians from Him and lead them instead to seek solace in worldly idols that offer only doubt and confusion, Pope Francis said.

U.S. bishops push for universal, pro-life health care

WASHINGTON (CNA/EWTN News) — The bill drafted to replace the Affordable Care Act has good pro-life measures but still presents “grave challenges” that must be remedied, said one leading bishop in a March 17 letter to House members.