• Syrian bishop facing ISIS says, “We need to be like America”

    Syrian bishop facing ISIS says, “We need to be like America”

    • May 8, 2016

    The future of Christianity in the Middle East remains uncertain, and it is critical that the international community remain engaged, said a Melkite Catholic archbishop from Syria. Archbishop Jean-Clément Jeanbart of Aleppo delivered these comments during a two-day visit to Connecticut that culminated with meetings at the international headquarters of

  • Pro-lifers see eugenics behind push for abortion on Zika

    Pro-lifers see eugenics behind push for abortion on Zika

    • May 6, 2016

    LIMA, Peru — A number of Latin American pro-life leaders have criticized a recent statement by the head of the Organization of American States, who is encouraging abortion access for pregnant women infected with the Zika virus. The abortion push demonstrates the “eugenics mentality” of the international organization, according to one

  • Syrian Christians keep the faith amid horrors of war

    Syrian Christians keep the faith amid horrors of war

    • May 6, 2016

    In a Christian neighborhood inside war-torn Syria, a young boy was waiting to be discharged from a hospital after undergoing surgery. Suddenly the building shook from a bombing. His mother, who was with him, ran out of the hospital to look for help. After she left, a bomb directly hit

  • Rome’s Trevi fountain to turn red for new Christian martyrs

    Rome’s Trevi fountain to turn red for new Christian martyrs

    • Apr 20, 2016

    On April 29, the Trevi Fountain, one of the most popular and emblematic tourist spots in Rome, will be dyed red in recognition of all Christians who even today give their life for the faith. The event is being organized by Aid to the Church in Need and seeks to

  • When did ‘pro-life’ start meaning ‘Republican’?

    When did ‘pro-life’ start meaning ‘Republican’?

    • Apr 12, 2016

    WASHINGTON DC (CNA).- “(W)hen it comes to issues like abortion, amnesty, and acid, I’m about as liberal as your grandmother. I don’t like the Supreme Court decision on abortion. I think it went too far.” So said then-Senator Joe Biden in 1974, a Democrat whose shifting position on abortion is

  • Cardinal Dolan to Iraqi seminarians: You will convert the world

    Cardinal Dolan to Iraqi seminarians: You will convert the world

    • Apr 10, 2016

    ERBIL, IRAQ- After spending his first full day in Erbil, Iraq, Cardinal Timothy Dolan gave a special message to men studying in Iraq’s only remaining seminary for diocesan priests. “You, you will be the apostles. You will be the heralds. You will help convert the world,” Cardinal Dolan said April