Last Updated: Sep 19, 2018

Congressmen object to FDA's 'barbaric' research method using human fetal tissue

Washington D.C., Sep 17, 2018 / 05:56 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The purchasing of aborted fetal tissue for use in research is ‘abhorrent’ and must stop, said 85 members of the United States House of Representatives in a letter to the Food and Drug Administration.

Pope Francis: To honor one's parents, follow the saints

Vatican City, Sep 19, 2018 / 06:17 am (EWTN News).- There are many saints who demonstrate that even if one comes from a difficult childhood, or does not have good parents, hope can still be found in Christ and the mission received from him, Pope Francis said Wednesday.

Indian bishop accused of rape steps aside, requests leave from Vatican

Jalandhar, India, Sep 18, 2018 / 08:01 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A Catholic bishop in India accused of raping a nun repeatedly over the course of two years has written to the Vatican asking permission to be relieved of his duties as bishop while the case is investigated.

Indiana diocese releases names of credibly accused clerics

Fort Wayne, Ind., Sep 18, 2018 / 04:22 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend published Tuesday the names of the 18 priests and deacons who have served in the diocese and have been credibly accused of at least one act of sexual abuse of a minor.