Posted on 02/25/2017 13:16 PM (EWTN News - US Catholic News)
Cincinnati, Ohio, Feb 25, 2017 / 06:16 am (EWTN News/CNA
).- Catholics in Cincinnati are hoping that an upcoming meeting of bishops
and leaders will give the local Church a much stronger voice to address
issues of racism and violence.
Posted on 02/24/2017 13:33 PM (EWTN News - US Catholic News)
Philadelphia, Pa., Feb 24, 2017 / 06:33 pm (EWTN News/CNA
).- Philadelphia's Archbishop Charles Chaput will present his latest book in New York City and Washington, D.C. in the near future, discussing the changed situation for Catholicism in America.
Posted on 02/24/2017 09:24 AM (EWTN News - US Catholic News)
Washington D.C., Feb 24, 2017 / 02:24 pm (EWTN News/CNA
).- The Trump administration's new border and immigration enforcement rules needlessly endanger the vulnerable, militarize the border and will cause many other problems, the U.S. bishops warned this week.
Posted on 02/23/2017 17:02 PM (EWTN News - US Catholic News)
Austin, Texas, Feb 23, 2017 / 10:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA
).- Amid the controversy over investigative videos appearing to show illegal
activities at Planned Parenthood, a federal judge has temporarily
barred Texas from denying Medicaid funding to the abortion provider.
Posted on 02/23/2017 12:54 PM (EWTN News - US Catholic News)
Washington D.C., Feb 23, 2017 / 05:54 pm (EWTN News/CNA
).- Anti-Catholic state laws from the 19th century are today being used by secularists to fight public funding of all religious organizations, warned a religious freedom advocacy group.
Posted on 02/23/2017 11:50 AM (EWTN News - US Catholic News)
Washington D.C., Feb 23, 2017 / 04:50 am (EWTN News/CNA
).- Recent American guidelines for human gene modification have raised
important ethical questions, especially with regard to modifying the
genes of unborn children and of reproductive cells.
Posted on 02/23/2017 11:34 AM (EWTN News - US Catholic News)
Washington D.C., Feb 23, 2017 / 04:34 pm (EWTN News/CNA
).- A death row inmate in Texas deserves a new sentencing hearing because his own lawyers called on an expert who claimed he was more likely to be dangerous because he is black, the U. S. Supreme Court has said.
Posted on 02/23/2017 09:27 AM (EWTN News - US Catholic News)
Washington D.C., Feb 23, 2017 / 02:27 pm (EWTN News/CNA
).- On Wednesday night, the Trump administration withdrew an Obama-era guidance that had directed schools to allow students to use the bathroom or locker room of the gender they currently identify with, not the facilities of their birth or biological sex.
Posted on 02/22/2017 13:35 PM (EWTN News - US Catholic News)
Richmond, Va., Feb 22, 2017 / 06:35 pm (EWTN News/CNA
).- The bishops of Virginia's two dioceses on Tuesday decried Governor Terry McAuliffe's veto of a bill which would have redirected state funding away from abortion providers and toward community health centers.
Posted on 02/22/2017 12:02 PM (EWTN News - US Catholic News)
Washington D.C., Feb 22, 2017 / 05:02 am (EWTN News/CNA
).- Through its annual rice bowl initiative, Catholic Relief Services has
announced it will be promoting a "culture of encounter" in its Lenten