Washington D.C., Jul 31, 2014 / 08:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Congressional representatives have introduced a resolution to protect persecuted Christians and other minorities in Iraq, as Islamist militants consolidate control over portions of the country's northwest. “For 1,600 years, Mosul has been a center of Christian life,” Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb
Washington D.C., Jul 31, 2014 / 05:10 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The announcement that Rabbi David Saperstein is being tapped as the next U.S. ambassador for global religious freedom has drawn concern based on his recent statements on the issue at home. “I've been following David's activities for 30 years,” Rabbi Aryeh Spero of the Caucus for America tol
Washington D.C., Jul 31, 2014 / 11:42 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The child migrant crisis at the U.S-Mexico border shows the need for a Catholic response and for sound government policy to help children who are fleeing violence, several Catholic experts have said. “As a Church, our first focus is that we are assisting members of our human family in need,” Bishop D
Washington D.C., Jul 31, 2014 / 04:18 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic teaching on sexuality and fertility is being hailed as a moral alternative to hormonal birth control that embraces nature and respects the fullness of women’s lives and dignity. Author Mary Rice Hasson, a fellow at the Washington, D.C.-based Ethics and Public Policy Center, noted that many w
Washington D.C., Jul 31, 2014 / 02:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Abortion advocates' recent shift away from the term “pro-choice” could be due to improving medicine and technology showing the harsh reality and effects of the procedure. “Health is a popular buzz word for abortionists, but is much weakened as medical science shows women's health is harmed
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