Special Olympics

Why Pope Francis cheers for the Special Olympics Vatican City, Feb 17, 2017 / 01:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis received a delegation from the Special Olympics on Thursday, reflecting on the power of the event to spread joy and hope. The Pope suggested that joy is at the heart of all sports: “the joy…

A Story of Life

The story of Rowen and Blake: Twins who cuddled to stay alive London, England, Feb 3, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- When newlyweds Charlie and Hayley Lampshire from Oxfordshire, England found out they were pregnant with twins in 2015, they couldn’t have been happier. But at their 12-week ultrasound, the couple found out some…

Pro-Life News

President Trump makes good on abortion de-funding his is a ritual that the past several presidents gave pritioty to on Day One, in deciding the order of business requiring immediate attention when sworn into office. It’s called the Mexico City Policy. Democratic presidents have tended to overturn it, while Republican presidents have reinstated it. President…

Children with disabilities

Some countries are now entering a new era of discrimination against children with Down syndrome. It’s one thing to protect the legal right to have an abortion (as terrible as that is), but it is quite another to insulate those who have such an abortion from the reality of what they have done. Preaching this…

Forgiving Abortion

ROME – In a document concluding his jubilee Holy Year of Mercy, Pope Francis has extended indefinitely special permission for priests to forgive women and others involved in abortions, as well as permission for Catholics to receive forgiveness from members of a breakaway traditionalist body. The pontiff also called for a day on the Catholic…