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Catholic health care growth a benefit, not a threat, ethicist says

Washington D.C., Sep 20, 2017 / 01:03 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A research paper that depicts the growth of Catholic health care as a threat to reproductive health ignores the attraction of Catholic hospitals and downplays the ethical concerns about procedures like abortion and sterilization, one commentator has said.

St. Louis archbishop leads prayer for peace after violent protests

St. Louis, Mo., Sep 19, 2017 / 05:55 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Archbishop of St. Louis led an interfaith group of religious leaders in prayer for peace and justice on Tuesday, after protests over the weekend turned violent.

In talk at Facebook, Bishop Barron tackles how to debate religion

Menlo Park, Calif., Sep 19, 2017 / 04:53 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- People need to learn how to argue better on the internet, especially about religion, Catholic media personality and Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron said in remarks at Facebook's Menlo Park, Calif. headquarters.

Faith, science, beauty: what doctors can learn from Catholic art

Denver, Colo., Sep 19, 2017 / 04:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The intersection of art, medicine, and faith in the Catholic tradition has a lot to teach today, especially if you're a doctor.

Archbishop calls for peace amid protests over St. Louis verdict

Washington D.C., Sep 18, 2017 / 05:29 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Archbishop of St. Louis called for prayer and peace after a judge acquitted a former St. Louis police officer in the shooting of a man in 2011.

Take in more refugees, not fewer, bishops urge White House

Washington D.C., Sep 17, 2017 / 05:07 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Trump administration is reportedly planning to further reduce the number of refugees the U.S. will accept in the coming fiscal year, drawing concern from the U.S. bishops and others.

Fr James Martin disinvited from speaking engagement over protests

Washington D.C., Sep 16, 2017 / 11:53 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Fr. James Martin, S.J., an editor at America magazine, has been disinvited from speaking at the Theological College, a seminary affiliated with the Catholic University of America, following pressure from online-based groups. 

How do we fund sacred art in the Church? This priest has an idea

Wilmington, N.C., Sep 16, 2017 / 05:03 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The John Paul II Foundation for the Sacred Arts is rethinking how the Catholic Church should fund well-crafted art. But why is good art in the Church important in the first place?

Faith helped couple choose baby over chemotherapy treatment

Detroit, Mich., Sep 15, 2017 / 12:39 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A Michigan mother with a lethal form of brain cancer who declined treatment in order to save her unborn child has died, a few days after her sixth child was born.

What are the Vatican's next steps in the child porn case?

Washington D.C., Sep 15, 2017 / 05:49 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- What happens when Vatican City State diplomats commit crimes? The recent recall of a Vatican diplomat from the U.S. Nunciature in Washington, following suspicions of child pornography possession brings together both the workings of the criminal justice system at the Vatican and international diplomatic law.