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Kenyan court rules that rape victims have right to abortion

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Kenya's High Court ruled Wednesday that rape victims whose pregnancy threatens their life or health have a right to procure abortion. ... continue reading


South Sudan president: I was 'almost trembling' as Pope Francis begged me to make peace Watch

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In an unprecedented gesture last month, Pope Francis kissed the feet of several South Sudanese leaders, who were visiting the Vatican for a ... continue reading



Pro-life activists call for acquittal of doctor who refused to perform abortion in Argentina Watch

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Pro-life advocates in Argentina have called for the acquittal of Dr. Leandro Rodríguez Lastra, whose trial started May 13 in Rio Negro ... continue reading


Pope Francis: Catholics and Orthodox are united by 'ecumenism of blood' Watch

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 In Bulgaria Sunday, Pope Francis said Catholics and Orthodox are united by the blood of the martyrs and the Christians who continue ... continue reading


In South Sudan, the 'Blue Sisters' bring hope to abused women Watch

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They were founded three decades ago in southern Sudan, and named the Sisters of the Blessed Virgin Mary. But in a region dramatically ... continue reading


Despite ongoing threats, ordination Mass takes place in Sri Lanka Watch

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As most Catholic churches remain closed across Sri Lanka, following the Easter bombings that claimed more than 250 lives, one parish in a ... continue reading



New safety measures in place after Sri Lanka bombings Watch

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One week after the Sri Lanka Easter bombings, authorities continue to seek those responsible for the violence, while enacting new security ... continue reading


Bishops pray for victims of earthquakes in Philippines Watch

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Catholic leaders have offered prayers for the Philippines after two earthquakes struck the region this week. Manila, Philippines, (CNA) - A ... continue reading


Killed in the Rwandan genocide, this couple is being considered for sainthood Watch

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The story of Cyprien and Daphrose Rugumba is a story of atheism and devout faith, of a strained marriage and a love that overcomes ... continue reading


Iraqi archbishop longs for better times for his Church and his people Watch

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Archbishop Petros Mouche heads the Syriac-Catholic Archdiocese of Mosul, Iraq†s second-largest city, which was captured by ISIS in the ... continue reading


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