Last Updated: Aug 31, 2014

Ebola outbreak worsens amid more pleas for aid

Geneva, Switzerland, Aug 31, 2014 / 05:44 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The continuing spread of the Ebola outbreak in Africa is putting more lives at risk, while containment efforts and the flight of vital workers have endangered food supplies and medical care even for those without the disease.

PBS raked over decision to air late-term abortion film

Washington D.C., Aug 30, 2014 / 03:35 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pro-life advocates have strongly objected to PBS' decision broadcast the documentary “After Tiller,” saying it wrongly downplays the “gravely unjust” and deadly nature of abortion.

Myanmar celebrates 500 years of Catholicism with music, art

Yangon, Myanmar, Aug 30, 2014 / 08:53 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Celebrating 500 years since the arrival of Catholicism in Myanmar, Catholic artists have pooled together to evangelize through a new musical endeavor.  

Iraqi refugees working to help each other survive

Erbil, Iraq, Aug 29, 2014 / 10:33 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Christians and other religious minorities who have fled areas in Iraq that have fallen under Islamic State control are now helping one another to survive as refugees, an aid worker said.