Last Updated: Jan 16, 2019

Pro-life Congress members ask Trump to veto any bills that expand abortion

Washington D.C., Jan 16, 2019 / 06:38 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pro-life members of Congress this week sent U.S. President Donald Trump two companion letters requesting that he veto any legislation that would weaken current federal pro-life policies and promising to sustain any such veto.

Guam archdiocese files for bankruptcy following sex abuse lawsuits

Hagatna, Guam, Jan 16, 2019 / 07:01 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Archdiocese of Agaña has filed for bankruptcy in federal court in the wake of numerous sex abuse allegations. The move, decided upon in November, allows the archdiocese to avoid trial and to begin to reach settlements in millions of dollars' worth of abuse lawsuits.

Manx abortion bill receives royal assent

Douglas, Isle of Man, Jan 16, 2019 / 02:39 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Isle of Man's Abortion Reform Bill 2018 gained royal assent Tuesday, meaning women in the territory will soon be able to procure elective abortion up to 14 weeks of pregnancy.

Apostolic Nuncio to celebrate Youth Rally and Mass for Life

Washington D.C., Jan 16, 2019 / 01:30 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Cardinal Donald Wuerl will not celebrate the Jan. 18 Mass for Life, to be held at a youth rally before the annual March for Life. Wuerl was until today scheduled to be the principal celebrant of the Mass.