Last Updated: Jul 18, 2018

A good Catholic proclaims the Gospel, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Jul 15, 2018 / 06:57 am (EWTN News/CNA).- By virtue of their Baptism, every Catholic is called to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ – a mission which cannot be separated from the Catholic Church, Pope Francis said Sunday.

Embryo gene-editing poses inescapable ethical problems, critic says

London, England, Jul 18, 2018 / 08:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Genetic editing of human embryos, even in special circumstances, ignores the complex ethical problems related to creating and destroying human embryos, a Catholic bioethicist has said.

Planned Parenthood sues Idaho over new abortion law

Boise. Idaho, Jul 18, 2018 / 05:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit Tuesday opposing a new Idaho law that requires abortion providers to report abortion-related medical complications to state authorities.

Study questions authenticity of bloodstains on Shroud of Turin

Rome, Italy, Jul 18, 2018 / 03:56 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A study on the Shroud of Turin based on bloodstain pattern analysis used to investigate crime scenes has sparked fresh debate on what is believed to be Christ's burial cloth, saying the marks left by the blood flow are not authentic.