Last Updated: Dec 7, 2016

New seminary doc talks clericalism, homosexuality, abuse prevention

Vatican City, Dec 07, 2016 / 02:37 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The updated version of the Vatican's document on priestly formation, released Wednesday, deals with issues of clericalism, homosexuality, and the protection of minors, among other things.

Ohio lawmakers revive 'heartbeat abortion' ban

Columbus, Ohio, Dec 07, 2016 / 06:33 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Citing the prospect of a more favorable Supreme Court, Ohio legislators have passed a ban on abortions once an unborn child’s heartbeat can be detected.

Pope Francis: Through beauty, artists make the world better

Vatican City, Dec 07, 2016 / 04:36 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Beauty, under the care of artists, has the ability to transform even the everyday lives of men and women, Pope Francis said in a message for the annual meeting of the Pontifical Academies on Tuesday.

Women at the Vatican form association for solidarity

Vatican City, Dec 07, 2016 / 04:06 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A new association for women working in the Vatican announced Wednesday provides a personal and professional network for women to offer support to each other and to the community.