Last Updated: Jan 16, 2018

Pope lands in Chile with plea for forgiveness after abuse scandal

Santiago, Chile, Jan 16, 2018 / 07:03 am (EWTN News).- In the first official encounter of his apostolic visit to Chile, Pope Francis expressed his shame and sorrow for the child sexual abuse crisis that occurred at the hands of clergy of the Catholic Church.  

Syrian bishop narrowly avoids death in bombing

Damascus, Syria, Jan 15, 2018 / 08:09 pm (EWTN News/CNA).-

On flight to Chile, Pope gives journalists photo showing 'fruits of war'

Aboard the papal plane, Jan 15, 2018 / 07:17 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- En route from Italy to Chile on Monday, Pope Francis told journalists of his concerns about war, and especially the use of nuclear weapons, giving each of them a photo of a child in Nagasaki.

Pro-life bill would eliminate vast majority of legal abortions in Poland

Warsaw, Poland, Jan 15, 2018 / 02:46 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Lawmakers in Poland proposed pro-life legislation last week that would outlaw abortions performed because of a congenital disorder or deformity in the unborn child.