China temporarily closes all places of worship amid COVID-19 virus fears

The Chinese government has temporarily closed all of the country’s places of worship in an effort to contain the COVID-19 respiratory coronavirus that has now killed almost 3,000 people, with more than 80,000 around the world verified with infections. Read the Whole...

Caritas Invites Journey of Love for Lent

By Msgr. Pierre Cibambo, Caritas Internationalis ecclesiastical advisor In his Lent message this year, Pope Francis invites us all to “shake ourselves out of our torpor”. He invites us to hear “the cry of the poor and of the earth”, to change direction and to be moved...

Senate fails to pass two pro-life bills on same day

Washington D.C., Feb 25, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- The Senate on Tuesday failed to pass two pro-life bills to protect unborn babies who can feel pain, and babies who survive abortion attempts. The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, introduced by Sen. Lindsey...

Critics pan proposed changes to Canada’s assisted-suicide law

Proposed changes to medical assistance in dying (MAiD) include eliminating the requirement that a person’s death must be reasonably foreseeable for a legal assisted suicide in Canada, but the federal government will not open up the procedure to the mentally ill at...

Woman with Down Syndrome Aims to Change UK Abortion Laws

By Jonah McKeown/CNA. | LONDON, England — A 24-year-old British woman with Down syndrome has launched a lawsuit against the UK government, seeking to change British laws allow for babies with Down… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Message by Pope Francis for Lent 2020

The 2020 Message of Pope Francis for Lent is titled “We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God” (2 Corinthians 5:20). In his message, the Holy Father invites the entire Church to prepare to celebrate the mystery of the death and resurrection...

Message du pape François pour le Carême 2020

Le message du pape François pour le Carême 2020 est intitulé « Nous vous en supplions au nom du Christ, laissez-vous réconcilier avec Dieu » (2 Corinthiens 5, 20). Dans son message, le Saint-Père invite toute l’Église à se préparer à célébrer le mystère de la...