For pregnant women in Cuba, Project Hope offers alterative to abortion
Havana, Cuba, Nov 19, 2019 / 01:34 pm (CNA).- With much of Cuban society today losing a sense of the value of human life, a Polish nun on the island has created an initiative to offer practical help and support to women facing difficult pregnancies. Sister Filipa Bak of the Congregation of the Mother of God of Mercy, told EWTN News that she founded “Project Hope” with a dual purpose: […]
'We serve everyone': Salvation Army responds to Chick-Fil-A donation cut
Washington D.C., Nov 19, 2019 / 11:30 am (CNA).- The Salvation Army has denied accusations that it is an anti-LGBT organization in the wake of the Chick-Fil-A Foundation publicly severing ties with the group. “We're saddened to learn that a corporate partner has felt it necessary to divert funding to other hunger, education and homelessness organizations — areas in which The […]
After Louisiana governor's election, hope for pro-life Democrats?
Baton Rouge, La., Nov 19, 2019 / 10:00 am (CNA).- Pro-lifers are hopeful that the re-election of Democrat John Bel Edwards as Louisiana governor could turn the tide in a party whose leadership has grown increasingly more pro-abortion with each election cycle. John Bel Edwards was re-elected as governor of Louisiana on Saturday by a 40,000-vote margin, winning more than 51 percent of the […]
Buffalo bishop says Pope Francis 'very understanding' after scandals
Buffalo, N.Y., Nov 19, 2019 / 09:40 am (CNA).- Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo has released a video statement following his recent ad limina visit to Rome with the bishops of New York. Bishop Malone used the message to insist he is “wholly committed” to the work of healing in the diocese. In the video, released Monday, Malone said that each of the bishops was personally greeted by […]
AMECEA Chairman Welcomes Pope Francis’ Probable Visit to South Sudan
Asks Holy Father to Visit Eritrea as Well The post AMECEA Chairman Welcomes Pope Francis’ Probable Visit to South Sudan appeared first on ZENIT - English.
South Sudan Floods Force 200,000 Children from Homes
Save the Children Expresses Concern The post South Sudan Floods Force 200,000 Children from Homes appeared first on ZENIT - English.
Spokesman of Polish Episcopate in Rome Asks Prayer that St. John Paul II be Declared Doctor of Church and Co-Patron of Europe
Conference '30 years without the Wall' The post Spokesman of Polish Episcopate in Rome Asks Prayer that St. John Paul II be Declared Doctor of Church and Co-Patron of Europe appeared first on ZENIT - English.
A Day of Celebration in Syria
Celebrating the inauguration of the newly restored church of Haret Saraya, destroyed by jihadists in 2012 The post A Day of Celebration in Syria appeared first on ZENIT - English.
Catholic Relief Services Requests Aid for Bangladesh Cyclone Victims
'We Need More Support' The post Catholic Relief Services Requests Aid for Bangladesh Cyclone Victims appeared first on ZENIT - English.
US: Pope Names New Archbishop of Shreveport, Louisiana
Also Appoints Auxiliary Bishop in Archdiocese of San Juan, Puerto Rico The post US: Pope Names New Archbishop of Shreveport, Louisiana appeared first on ZENIT - English.