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  • Ohio AG will appeal to maintain law banning Down syndrome abortions
    on March 16, 2018 at 11:09 pm

    Columbus, Ohio, Mar 16, 2018 / 05:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A federal judge has blocked a law from taking effect next week which bans abortions after a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome. After the law was blocked by Judge Timothy Black March 14, the Catholic Conference of Ohio expressed disappointment in decision but also hope that it may be overturned after an appeal by Ohio Attorney General […]

  • How the Irish built Catholic America
    on March 16, 2018 at 10:12 pm

    Denver, Colo., Mar 16, 2018 / 04:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The history of Catholic America is, in many ways, an Irish story, with immigrant congregations and their descendants putting their stamp on many churches across the country.   “It was the Irish who made the Church grow,” said Michael McCormack, National Historian of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, an Irish-American […]

  • Philly archdiocese responds after city halts foster care placements
    on March 16, 2018 at 10:00 pm

    Philadelphia, Pa., Mar 16, 2018 / 04:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After the City of Philadelphia announced it has stopped using Catholic Social Services’ foster care program because it does not place children with same-sex couples, the archdiocese has said it hopes to resume a partnership with the city. On March 15, Philadelphia Councilwoman Cindy Bass introduced a resolution authorizing the […]

  • Legalizing divorce would devastate families, warn Philippines bishops
    on March 16, 2018 at 7:40 pm

    Manila, Philippines, Mar 16, 2018 / 01:40 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As the Philippines considers legalizing divorce, the nation’s bishops are speaking out against the measure, warning that it would be detrimental to couples and families, especially children. “In a context in which divorce is presented as an easy option, marriages and families are bound to break up more easily,” said […]

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