Last Updated: Jun 17, 2018

Irish prime minister: Catholic hospitals will be required to perform abortions

Dublin, Ireland, Jun 15, 2018 / 04:26 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Publicly-funded hospitals in Ireland will be required to perform abortions, even if they are Catholic and morally opposed to the procedure, the nation’s prime minister announced this week.

Uganda bishops reject government sex-ed program

Kampala, Uganda, Jun 17, 2018 / 06:00 am (EWTN News).- A new sex-education program created by the government of Uganda will be rejected by Christian schools unless considerable revisions are made, the Catholic bishops of the country have said.

Pope Francis: God works in mysterious ways – trust him

Vatican City, Jun 17, 2018 / 04:18 am (EWTN News/CNA).- On Sunday Pope Francis compared the action of grace to the growth of seeds planted in a garden, saying God often works in ways that are both unknown and surprising, but which always bring fruit, and because of this it is important to always trust and never lose faith.

Pope says abortion of sick, disabled children reflects Nazi mentality

Vatican City, Jun 16, 2018 / 09:03 am (EWTN News/CNA).- In a speech to a family association Saturday, Pope Francis again stressed that God's vision of the family is between a man and a woman, and compared the abortion of children who are sick or disabled to a Nazi mentality.