Sanctity Of Life

Thumbnail kathleen1 Abortion is a social justice issue

Catholics for Choice (CFC) launched its new ad campaign “Abortion in Good Faith” on Sept. 27, the same day Hugh Hefner died. Hefner, a long...

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Thumbnail florida department of corrections execution chamber 1 credit florida state correctional facility cna 10 27 15 As Florida execution approaches, bishops urge governor to take pro-life path

An imminent execution scheduled for this week is the wrong path, said Florida’s Catholic bishops, urging the governor of the state to intervene....

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Thumbnail syringe euthanasia assisted suicide credit hquality shutterstock cna Australian state's lower house passes assisted suicide bill

A bill to legalize assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia was passed by Victoria's Legislative Assembly on Friday after 26 hours of debate. The...

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Thumbnail vote credit ally aubry via flickr cc by 20 filter added cna Bishop poses ten questions for Catholic Brits ahead of general election

Portsmouth, England, May 15, 2017 / 03:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- An English bishop has asked the people of his diocese to remember the sanctity of...

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Thumbnail womens healthcare credit chinnapong shutterstock cna Bishop responds: No, abortion isn't a Canadian 'core' value

Ottawa, Canada, Jul 6, 2017 / 12:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Responding to a Canadian politician who called abortion a central aspect of the country's...

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Thumbnail euthanasia medical syringe credit sfam photo shutterstock cna Brothers of Charity euthanasia controversy could have far-reaching implications

Vatican officials have summoned to Rome the board of directors overseeing a group of Belgian Catholic hospitals. The group administers hospitals...

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Thumbnail charlie gard  photo charlie gards gofundme page cna Charlie Gard raises questions of parents' rights, government limits

London, England, Jul 25, 2017 / 03:18 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- For the past few months the world has watched closely as the parents of a gravely ill...

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Thumbnail charlie gard  photo charlie gards gofundme page cna Charlie Gard's family could be allowed permanent US residency

Washington D.C., Jul 19, 2017 / 04:41 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Amid the Gard family's legal battle in the U.K. to pursue experimental treatment for...

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Thumbnail charlie gard holds metal of st jude credit featureworld cna Charlie Gard was baptized, held St. Jude medal before death

Charlie Gard, an 11 month-old British infant who made headlines around the world over a fierce legal battle on parental rights, had been baptized...

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Thumbnail flag of chile credit juan r velasco shutterstock cna Chilean court sidesteps constitution, paves way for legal abortion

A Chilean court ruled this week in favor of a controversial bill that allows abortion in some cases, against the objections of pro-life advocates...

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Thumbnail pills arina p habich via shutterstock cna Christian leaders unite to oppose assisted suicide in Australia

Catholics and Christian leaders from several denominations have joined forces in the Australian state of Victoria to decry a bill in favor of...

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Thumbnail girl with down syndrome credit denis kuvaev via wwwshutterstockcom cna 12 10 15 Could this bill put an end to Down syndrome abortions in Ohio?

An Ohio bill hopes to stop abortions undertaken solely because an unborn child has Down syndrome. “It’s very concerning to think that some lives...

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Thumbnail charlie gard photo facebook charlie gards fight cna Court to decide if Charlie Gard's parents can take him home

London, England, Jul 26, 2017 / 02:33 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After ending their legal fight to seek further treatment for their 11-month-old son, the...

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Thumbnail grazie   crisis pregnancy centers Crisis pregnancy centers help parents choose life, hope and joy

One of the most effective initiatives of today’s pro-life movement is the crisis pregnancy center. There are more than 3,000 of these facilities...

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Thumbnail human embryo file photo credit firstbrook just click 100 via flickr cc by nc 20 cna 2 3 15 'Embryo jewelry' a sign we've taken the wrong path, IVF critic says

Sydney, Australia, May 5, 2017 / 01:18 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- For one critic, a report that IVF-conceived embryos are being cremated and turned into...

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Thumbnail baby girl credit ida karolina rosanda via wwwshutterstockcom cna Faith helped couple choose baby over chemotherapy treatment

A Michigan mother with a lethal form of brain cancer who declined treatment in order to save her unborn child has died, a few days after her sixth...

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Thumbnail charlie gard photo facebook charlie gards fight cna Francis prays for Charlie Gard, as his parents end legal battle

Vatican City, Jul 24, 2017 / 04:20 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After a US neurologist determined that an experimental therapy could no longer potentially...

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Thumbnail pregnant woman credit chris martino via flickr cc by nc 20 cna 5 28 15 High court weighs constitutionality of Chile's abortion bill

After the recent passage of a bill that would allow some abortions in Chile, the country's high court is considering whether or not the bill is a...

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