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Heartbreaking Photo of 22-Week-Old Baby Left to Die Shows Humanity of Unborn Babies

Sophie Dennis and her husband feel their premature daughter was robbed of a chance to live. They were told by doctors at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle that because Autumn Orion Dennis was born so early, there was nothing they could do to try to save her. Doctors determined Mrs. Dennis was 22 weeks […]

Speaker Paul Ryan: Underpopulation is Causing Financial Problems, “People Need to Have More Babies”

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan is taking some heat this week for encouraging families to have more children. Ryan made the comment Thursday while discussing the problems caused by an increasingly elderly population and low birth rates. These issues have government leaders throughout the world concerned about the future of their economies, their increasingly elderly […]

The International Stillbirth Scandal: Every Day 7,100 Stillborn Babies Die

(C-Fam) Every day somewhere in the world 800 women and 7000 children die in childbirth. This tragedy has rightfully garnered attention at the highest levels at the UN. Lurking in the shadows is a darker tragedy: 7100 additional children are stillborn every day yet their plight has been virtually erased from the international agenda. At […]

Judge Overturns Trump Repeal of Obamacare Mandate, Forces Christians to Pay for Abortions

Christian groups and businesses once again may be forced to pay for birth control, including forms that may cause abortions, after a federal judge ruled against the Trump administration Friday. In October, President Donald Trump’s administration provided relief from the Obamacare birth control mandate by granting wider exceptions to religious groups. The new rules provided […]

Kentucky Gov Wins Battle in Fight to Shut Down Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic for Breaking Law

A Kentucky appeals court revived a legal battle between the state and Planned Parenthood on Friday after the abortion chain allegedly performed almost two dozen abortions illegally in 2016. The Courier-Journal reports the Kentucky Court of Appeals ruled that a lower court was wrong to dismiss the lawsuit last year. The three-judge panel noted that […]

City Tries to Shut Down Pro-Life Pastor Who Yelled So Loudly He Disrupted Abortions

A pro-life pastor is seeking to have his case against State of Maine officials heard by the United States Supreme Court. The Thomas More Society has filed an amici curiae (“friends of the court”) brief in March v. Mills, et al. The non-profit national public interest law firm is supporting Andrew March in his quest […]

Let clarity and compassion define sexual identity debates, bishops say

Washington D.C., Dec 15, 2017 / 05:07 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In a time of cultural conflict and mistaken ideas about sexual identity, religious leaders have put forth their preferred approach.

Hartford auxiliary bishop resigns at age 72

Hartford, Conn., Dec 15, 2017 / 02:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Holy See announced Friday that Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Auxiliary Bishop Christie Macaluso from his position in the Archdiocese of Hartford at the age of 72.

Proposed Catholic health care mega-merger assessed by Church officials

Denver, Colo., Dec 14, 2017 / 10:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Catholic ethics and church law must be at the center of a merger of two major Catholic health care systems that, if approved, will create the largest non-profit health system in the country, an archdiocesan official says.

Christmas cash for the homeless: The legacy of one Denver priest continues

Denver, Colo., Dec 14, 2017 / 06:51 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- It was a chilly Thursday in December, with a dusting of snow on the ground. But that didn't stop hundreds of poor and homeless people from packing the Denver Cathedral for what the pastor calls "the greatest day of the year" for the parish.