Last Updated: Apr 19, 2014

Pope: Easter invites return to our first encounter with Jesus

Vatican City, Apr 19, 2014 / 03:11 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In his homily for the Easter Vigil Pope Francis encouraged those present to remember the moment they first felt the love of God, saying that Jesus' resurrection is a time to relive this experience anew.

Cardinal Dolan blesses pregnant mothers, unborn babies

New York City, N.Y., Apr 18, 2014 / 02:59 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York blessed 30 expectant mothers and their unborn children in an April 6 Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, offering a message of hope and love.

Nevada Republicans drop pro-life, pro-marriage stand

Las Vegas, Nev., Apr 18, 2014 / 03:03 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Several hundred delegates of the Nevada Republican Party approved a party platform Saturday that lacks a pro-life plank and drops support for the definition of marriage as a union of one man and one woman.

Archbishop thanks Colo. faithful for witness against abortion bill

Denver, Colo., Apr 17, 2014 / 05:34 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of Denver has voiced his gratitude to all those who spoke out against proposed Colorado legislation that could have put an end to life-affirming laws in the state.