Pope to lead world shrines in Rosary prayer for pandemic May 30

Pope prays at a replica of Lourdes

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis will lead the major shrines around the world in praying the Rosary to implore Mary's intercession and protection amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Pro-lifers say Planned Parenthood must return $80 million in PPP funds

medical exam table

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The head of National Right to Life and other pro-life leaders criticized Planned Parenthood affiliates for applying for and receiving funds under the Paycheck Protection Program, created by Congress to provide relief for small businesses with fewer than 500 employees.

Templeton winner's 'every waking moment' focused on efforts to cure COVID

Dr. Francis Collins

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (CNS) — Dr. Francis S. Collins, a geneticist and physician who is director of the National Institutes of Health outside Washington in Bethesda, Maryland, is the 2020 Templeton Prize Laureate.