Featured Stories

National Catholic News

  • New York assisted suicide bill draws fire from disability rights group
    on April 24, 2018 at 9:00 am

    New York City, N.Y., Apr 24, 2018 / 03:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Disability rights activists are speaking out in opposition to a proposal in New York that would legalize physician assisted suicide. The Medical Aid in Dying Act, or bill A.2383-A, would amend the current public health law to legalize assisted suicide for mentally competent, terminally ill patients in the state of New York. The bill […]

  • Pope's abuse prevention commission prioritizes survivors, education
    on April 24, 2018 at 1:00 am

    Vatican City, Apr 23, 2018 / 07:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis' commission for the protection of minors met in Rome last week to listen to survivors of clerical sexual abuse, and to discuss abuse prevention education and policy, and ways the Church might work more closely with abuse survivors. According to an April 22 communique from the commission, the first day of their plenary was […]

  • Second priest murdered in Mexico in less than a week
    on April 23, 2018 at 9:30 pm

    Guadalajara, Mexico, Apr 23, 2018 / 03:30 pm (ACI Prensa).- The reported murder of a priest in Guadalajara, Mexico, on Friday marks the second killing of a priest in less than a week in the country. Fr. Juan Miguel Contreras Garcia, 33, was shot to death the afternoon of April 20 inside Saint Pio of Pietrelcina church, in Guadalajara, Jalisco State, authorities reported. The murder of Fr. […]

  • Incoming pro-life chair to keynote National Catholic Prayer Breakfast
    on April 23, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    Washington D.C., Apr 23, 2018 / 03:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The keynote speaker at the 2018 National Catholic Prayer Breakfast will be Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, incoming chairman of the US bishops’ pro-life committee. The breakfast will be held May 24 in Washington, DC. Naumann became the 11th bishop of the Archdiocese of Kansas City on January 15, 2005. He was appointed […]

To Top