Last Updated: Feb 17, 2018

Don't muzzle peaceful pro-life outreach, UK bishop says

London, England, Feb 17, 2018 / 05:17 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Proposals to bar pro-life demonstrations and outreach with a legal ‘buffer zone’ outside abortion clinics drew objections from a leading U.K. bishop who stressed the legitimacy of their cause.

Pope Francis says Paul VI will be canonized this year

Vatican City, Feb 17, 2018 / 10:53 am (EWTN News/CNA).- During his annual Lenten meeting with the priests of Rome last week, Pope Francis confirmed that Blessed Pope Paul VI will be made a saint sometime this year.

Women religious in Nigeria hold National Day of Prayer and Fasting

Abuja, Nigeria, Feb 17, 2018 / 08:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Women religious in Nigeria held a National Day of Prayer and Fasting for the respect of human life on Ash Wednesday, in light of the ongoing violence within the country.

Bolivia: Bishops call for 'thorough investigation' of explosions in Oruro

La Paz, Bolivia, Feb 17, 2018 / 02:00 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The General Secretariat of the Bolivian Bishops' Conference called on civil authorities to conduct a “thorough investigation” of recent explosions in the city of Oruro that have left 12 dead and at least 60 injured.