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The Year Science Took Over the Pro-Life Movement
Christianity Today 2018-01-20 @ 03:00
Even the technology touted at 2018’s March for Life can divide the cause when it comes to abortion policy. The March for Life has taken place each January in Washington for 45 years, rallying...
Overreach Is the Part of Obama’s Legacy That Trump Should Undo. And He Is.
Christianity Today 2018-01-19 @ 23:00
HHS Announces New Conscience and Religious Freedom Division Today, the Trump adminstration made some news about religious liberty and conscience protection. The Obama administration, as many of us...
It’s Official: Trump Turns HHS from Pro-Life Antagonist to Advocate
Christianity Today 2018-01-19 @ 22:00
Department of Health and Human Services reverses Obama-era policies on Planned Parenthood funding. The Trump administration continued to move toward pro-life policies and against Planned Parenthood...
'My Life is Completely Different': Former Iranian Muslim Encounters Jesus, Leads 1,500 Muslims to Christ
CBN - Christian World News 2018-01-19 @ 19:39
Are Pro-Life and Pro-Choice Women Any Closer to Finding Common Ground?
Christianity Today 2018-01-19 @ 16:00
A year after the first Women’s March, politics continue to splinter the women’s movement. Last year's record-setting Women's March—filling Washington D.C. and hundreds of other cities with...
In Defense of Pro-Life ‘Hypocrisy’
Christianity Today 2018-01-19 @ 15:00
Analogies between abortion and other “life issues” are shakier than we sometimes suppose. Spend enough time arguing against abortion, and you're certain to deal with accusations of hypocrisy and...
Are Pro-Life and Pro-Choice Women Any Closer to Finding Common Ground?
Christianity Today 2018-01-19 @ 15:00
A year after the first Women’s March, politics continue to splinter the women’s movement. Last year's record-setting Women's March—filling Washington D.C. and hundreds of other cities with...
Indonesia Christians Facing Deportation from US Could Face Persecution if Sent Home
CBN - Christian World News 2018-01-19 @ 14:08
The Humble Leader
Christianity Today 2018-01-19 @ 14:00
Lifeway Senior Vice President contributes to a new series Leadership is often very humbling, and leadership is most dangerous when it ceases to be. Here is what I mean: Leadership is humbling because...
Visiting bishops lament plight of youth in Gaza, West Bank, Israel (Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 12:01
Bishops from North America, Europe, and South Africa visited the Holy Land as part of the annual Holy Land Coordination. Their statement concluded, "Above all we hold the young people here in our...
Colombian bishops, UN committed to relaunching the government-ELN peace talks (Fides)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 12:01
The Colombian conflict, which began in 1964 and has led to the death of over 175,000 civilians, has pitted the Colombian government against leftist guerillas. FARC (the main rebel group) and the...
Priests, religious comment on Pope's visit to Chile (Fides)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 12:01
"These are intense days of great joy," said Archbishop Fernando Chomali of Concepción.
New poll analyzes Americans' views on abortion (Marist Poll)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 12:01
51% of Americans say they are pro-choice, while 44% describe themselves as pro-life. Only 21% of pro-choice Americans believe that abortion should be available at any time during pregnancy. 56% of...
US bishops' spokesman responds to President Trump's reported comments (USCCB)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 12:01
"Reports of recent disparaging remarks about African countries and Haiti have aroused great concern," said James Rogers, the US bishops' chief communications officer. "As our brothers and sisters...
Family, friends discuss events that shaped Bishop Athanasius Schneider (National Catholic Register)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 12:01
The prelate's reverence for the Eucharist was initially forged in the catacomb-like atmosphere of the former Soviet Union.
Former pontifical academy member: priest should revoke remarks on contraception or resign (Catholic Herald)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 12:01
Josef Seifert, a member of the Pontifical Academy of Life from 1996 to 2016, said that Father Maurizio Chiodi (a current member) should revoke his recent remarks on contraception or resign.
Visit to Chile was 1st 'eco-socio-economically sustainable' papal visit, organizers claim (Fides)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 12:01
New generation of pro-life advocates digs into politics (OSV Newsweekly)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 11:01
Our Sunday Visitor interviewed officials of state Catholic conferences in Maine, South Carolina, and Nebraska.
Book of Lamentations is focus of Italy's Jewish-Catholic dialogue (CWN)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 11:01
The Italian Episcopal Conference commemorated its annual Day of Judaism on January 17, the day before the start of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.
English prelate pledges to help create welcoming environments for migrants, refugees (Catholic Church in England & Wales)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 11:01
Auxiliary Bishop Paul McAleenan of Westminster is chairman of the English and Welsh bishiops' Office for Migration Policy.
Croatian bishop praises large families (Servizio Informazione Religiosa)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 11:01
Meeting with families with five or more children, Bishop Josip Mrzljak of Varazdin asked, "Why are so many couples scared of life? ... If we look at the past, there were fewer [economic...
German bishops give $6.4M to support Church in northern, eastern Europe (Servizio Informazione Religiosa)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 11:01
Referring to the Church in Scandinavia, an official of the German bishops' conference said that "the fast-growing Church in northern European countries is a materially poor Church which also depends...
Nepal: Christians petition government to remove anti-conversion law
Mission Network News 2018-01-19 @ 10:02
Nepal (MNN) – In 2015, Nepal changed its constitution to become a secular nation with the freedom of religion. However, in October, Nepal’s President Bidhya Dev Bhandari signed a Criminal Code...
Peru welcomes Pope Francis (Vatican News)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 10:01
Click here for links to the Pope's homilies and addresses during his apostolic journey to Chile and Peru, the 22nd foreign trip of his pontificate.
As world responds to alleged Trump remarks, ministry urges compassionate action in Haiti
Mission Network News 2018-01-19 @ 10:01
Haiti (MNN) – Last week, President Trump reportedly made a comment using derogatory language in reference to countries in Africa along with Haiti and El Salvador. The report surfaced after a...
Roman convent, responding to Pope Pius XII's request, sheltered 150 during Nazi occupation (CWN)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 10:01
During the nine-month Nazi occupation of Rome in 1943 and 1944, Augustinian oblate sisters at the convent of Santa Maria dei Sette Dolori in Trastevere sheltered 150 Jews and others fleeing Nazi...
Vatican official sends message of support to March for Life participants (CNS)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 10:01
Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, who sent the message, is president of the Pontifical Academy for Life.
National Sanctity of Human Life Day spotlights abortion 45 years since US legalization
Mission Network News 2018-01-19 @ 10:00
USA (MNN) -- For every one child adopted in the United States, there are approximately 36 couples waiting to adopt. But only four percent of women with unplanned pregnancies choose adoption over...
Gunmen kill Christian in Egypt's Sinai (AP)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 09:01
Since 2011, Islamists, including Al-Qaeda and ISIS, have fought Egypt's government in the Sinai insurgency.
Nigeria: twin suicide attacks kill 10, injure dozens in Maiduguri (Punch)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 09:01
L'Osservatore Romano (January 19 Italian edition) devoted front-page coverage to this story on the jihadist group Boko Haram. Punch is a Nigerian newspaper company.
'This is calumny': Pope Francis defends Bishop Barros against charges he knew of sexual abuse (America)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 09:01
In response to journalists' questions on January 18, the Pope said that "the day they bring me proof against the bishop, then I will speak. There is not a single proof against him. This calumny! Is...
Koreas to march together in Olympics, form unified ice hockey team (Reuters)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 09:01
L'Osservatore Romano (January 19 Italian edition) devoted front-page coverage to this story.
President Trump vows support for pro-life cause in address to March for Life (CWN)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 08:01
“We are with you all the way,” President Donald Trump told participants in the annual March for Life in Washington, DC.
Priest killed in Malawi; police blame bandits (Fides)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 06:01
In Chile, Pope meets with victims of Pinochet regime (Vatican News)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 06:01
Before leaving Chile to continue his apostolic voyage to Peru, Pope Francis met with members of a group that represents the victims of the Pinochet military regime that governed Chile in the 1970s.
Arkansas bishop will not attend pro-life event alongside attorney general who favors death penalty (CNA)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 06:01
Bishop Anthony Taylor of Little Rock, Arkansas, has announced that he will not attend a local March for Life, because the event will feature an appearance by the state's attorney general, Leslie...
Trump administration sets up office to protect religious freedom (CNA)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 06:01
The Department of Health and Human Services has established a new department—the Conscience and Religious Freedom Division—to defend the rights of individuals whose freedom of religion...
Luis Palau Reveals Stage 4 Lung Cancer, Asks for Prayer
Christianity Today 2018-01-19 @ 02:00
‘It would literally take a miracle,’ says famed evangelist ready for heaven. In a 12-minute YouTube video, renowned international evangelist Luis Palau revealed yesterday that he has been...
Remains of Pope St. John XXIII to be venerated in home diocese (ANSA)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 01:01
The veneration of the Pontiff's remains in Bergamo commemorates the 55th anniversary of his death and the 60th anniversary of his election.
Myanmar police gun down marchers in Rakhine ethnic rally (New York Times)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 01:01
Pope Francis's apostolic journey to Myanmar and Bangladesh began on November 26 and concluded on December 2.
Settlement in class action suit against largest Catholic healthcare system in US (Religion Clause)
Catholic World News 2018-01-19 @ 01:01
Under the settlement, the Ascension system agreed to pay $29.5 million into a retirement benefits' trust fund.
Why Ralph Winter’s Missions Mobilizer Is Up for Sale
Christianity Today 2018-01-19 @ 00:00
Shift in global evangelism prompts downsizing of US Center for World Mission’s famous Pasadena property—but not all alumni are ready to say goodbye. The late missiologist Ralph Winter...
These Trump Advisers Want a Dreamers Deal Enough to Meet with Nancy Pelosi
Christianity Today 2018-01-18 @ 23:00
Evangelicals join the push for protection for young immigrants. Many evangelicals won't let partisan divides keep them from rallying for immigration reform, particularly the urgent push for...
Bolivia Bans Evangelism, Calls Sharing the Gospel a Form of 'Human Trafficking'
CBN - Christian World News 2018-01-18 @ 20:38
New HHS Division Defends Pro-Life Health Care Workers
Christianity Today 2018-01-18 @ 19:00
Under Trump, federal health care policy keeps shifting away from abortion rights in favor of religious conscience. Ahead of Friday's annual March for Life, pro-life Christians celebrated new federal...
Looking for Ancient African Religion? Try Christianity.
Christianity Today 2018-01-18 @ 16:00
The African religious imagination already anticipates Christ. It's ironic that as I crossed the Walt Whitman Bridge to attend an urban apologetics conference in Philadelphia I encountered the very...
God’s Message to #MeToo Victims and Perpetrators
Christianity Today 2018-01-18 @ 16:00
Scripture offers a radical framework for understanding anger and forgiveness. Young 20-somethings stood in line to speak with me after my workshop, "Is Christianity Good for Women?" They thanked me...
The Church’s Response to the Opioid Crisis: Practical Tool Kit for Faith-Based Leaders
Christianity Today 2018-01-18 @ 14:00
A new resource from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services This past fall, President Donald Trump declared the opioid crisis a national emergency. This came in response to a commission...
Pro-life bill would eliminate vast majority of legal abortions in Poland (CNA)
Catholic World News 2018-01-18 @ 12:01
The bill would outlaw abortions on the basis of an unborn child's "congenital disorder or deformity."
13-year-old Coptic Christian recounts attack on church, death of mother (Aid to the Church in Need)
Catholic World News 2018-01-18 @ 12:01
Nermeen Sadiq, 32, was among those killed during a December 29 attack on a Coptic Orthodox church in Helwan, a city near Cairo.
 
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