Last Updated: Jul 21, 2018

Human trafficking in developed countries more common than previously thought

Washington D.C., Jul 21, 2018 / 05:06 am (EWTN News/CNA).- As many as 1 in 800 Americans is currently a victim of human trafficking, according to a new global report which found much higher rates of modern-day slavery in developed nations than previously believed.

Michigan AG seeks to dissolve priest-assistance charity over lack of governance

Lansing, Mich., Jul 20, 2018 / 05:58 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Michigan attorney general filed Thursday a cease and desist order against Opus Bono Sacerdotii, a charity which raises money to assist priests facing difficulties, citing a lack of oversight and other violations of state law.

Sterilization device removed from sale with lawsuit pending

Washington D.C., Jul 20, 2018 / 05:30 pm (EWTN News).- The Essure sterilization device is being withdrawn from sale, the pharmaceutical company Bayer announced today. This comes after more than 10,000 women filed a lawsuit saying they were seriously harmed by the device, and about three months after the FDA restricted its sale of and required patients be given additional information about risks.

Canons of St John Cantius founder relocating to St Louis

Chicago, Ill., Jul 20, 2018 / 04:01 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Fr. C. Frank Phillips, former pastor of St. John Cantius Parish in Chicago, has been asked by his religious superior to move to St. Louis, the priest informed his supporters Wednesday.