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A hospice that hurried death? Texas courts to weigh criminal charges

Dallas, Texas, May 21, 2018 / 10:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In a legal case that includes allegations of death-hastening drug use and falsified do-not-resuscitate orders, a former hospice executive has admitted speeding the deaths of patients to boost the company's profits.

How can the US Church reach young adults? By building relationships

Washington D.C., May 21, 2018 / 05:11 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The question of how the U.S. Church can better reach young adults who are not actively engaged in their faith was at the heart of a three-day conference in Washington, D.C. last week.

How US churches are celebrating Mary, Mother of the Church

Los Angeles, Calif., May 19, 2018 / 05:03 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- May 21 will mark the memorial of Mary, Mother of the Church, added to the Roman calendar this year by Pope Francis.

'A call from God' - Why these Catholic couples became foster parents

Denver, Colo., May 18, 2018 / 06:00 am (EWTN News/CNA).- It was a quiet Thanksgiving for Kerry.

Title X restrictions on Planned Parenthood a 'major victory'

Washington D.C., May 18, 2018 / 05:57 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pro-life advocates lauded a federal government proposal that aims to remove Title X funding from programs and facilities that promote and perform abortions.

Empty cradle, empty pews? What the low birth rate means for Catholics

Washington D.C., May 18, 2018 / 05:15 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Demographic reports indicate that the U.S. birth rate is at a 40-year low, with significant declines among Hispanic women. That low birth rate could mean declining Mass attendance because couples with children are more likely to attend church, one demographer says.

Their chapel caught fire, but Salesian sisters remain thankful

Newark, N.J., May 18, 2018 / 04:33 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- After a fire destroyed their chapel just days before Pentecost, a community of Salesian sisters expressed gratitude for the first responders who extinguished the flames and saved the church's tabernacle.

Church leaders offer prayers after school shooting near Houston

Houston, Texas, May 18, 2018 / 02:22 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Church leaders voiced their closeness to victims of a school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas on Friday, calling Catholics to pray for all those affected.

Trump plan could strip Title X funds from abortion providers

Washington D.C., May 17, 2018 / 08:01 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Trump administration on Friday will announce a plan to ensure that Title X family planning funding does not go to programs or facilities that promote or perform abortions, EWTN News has learned.

As Hawaii volcano rumbles, Catholic agencies help those in need

Hilo, Hawaii, May 17, 2018 / 05:45 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- With ongoing volcanic activity continuing to threaten the area surrounding Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, local Catholics are offering a helping hand to those who have been evacuated.