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What Mary Eberstadt told Notre Dame about 'Humanae Vitae'

South Bend, Ind., Mar 20, 2018 / 05:30 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Author Mary Eberstadt told students at the University of Notre Dame Tuesday that a 50-year-old document on contraception is critical to understanding the state of contemporary culture.

Pro-life pregnancy centers hopeful after arguing before Supreme Court

Washington D.C., Mar 20, 2018 / 03:38 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Attorneys for a pro-life pregnancy center resource group are optimistic following Tuesday's oral arguments in front of the Supreme Court, in the case National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v. Becerra.

Judge temporarily blocks Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban

Jackson, Miss., Mar 20, 2018 / 01:30 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A federal judge granted a temporary restraining order Tuesday against a Mississippi law which bans most abortions after 15 weeks into pregnancy.

Canons of St. John Cantius founder to face review board after removal amid misconduct claims

Chicago, Ill., Mar 19, 2018 / 07:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The pastor of Chicago's St. John Cantius Church was removed from office last week for unspecified "credible" allegations of misconduct involving adult men, a response the Chicago archdiocese says is typical in such cases.

Supreme Court to hear arguments about California abortion law

Washington D.C., Mar 19, 2018 / 06:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v. Becerra, to decide if a California law mandating that pro-life pregnancy centers post information about abortion is a violation of the First Amendment and free speech rights.

Is abortion really safe? Critics respond to new study

Washington D.C., Mar 19, 2018 / 05:22 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A report calling the practice of abortion in the U.S. a safe procedure was published last week, causing multiple critics to question the accuracy of its findings.

Courage of St. Joseph highlighted at Mass for Congressional staffers

Washington D.C., Mar 19, 2018 / 03:13 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- St. Joseph is a model of courage for those in political life today, Fr. Carter Griffin told attendees of Monday's second-annual Gold Mass for Congressional Staff.

What US Catholics see as Pope Francis' most notable action

Washington D.C., Mar 17, 2018 / 05:35 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- What has been Pope Francis' most notable action so far in his papacy?

Ohio AG will appeal to maintain law banning Down syndrome abortions

Columbus, Ohio, Mar 16, 2018 / 06:09 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A federal judge has blocked a law from taking effect next week which bans abortions after a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome.

How the Irish built Catholic America

Denver, Colo., Mar 16, 2018 / 05:14 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- 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.