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After abortion litmus test controversy, Canada job grant program makes some changes

Toronto, Canada, Dec 12, 2018 / 01:24 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Catholic organizations and others welcomed the Canadian government's changes to rules for job grants that had required them to affirm abortion rights and other political causes - but they are still concerned that the rules could block some pro-life groups from participating.

Our Lady of Guadalupe: Empress of the Americas

Mexico City, Mexico, Dec 11, 2018 / 05:47 pm (EWTN News/CNA).-

In Canada, Catholic school district explains conduct code amid lawsuit

Calgary, Canada, Dec 10, 2018 / 07:17 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Amid continuing legal pressure against Catholic institutions in Canada, the Calgary Catholic School District faces a lawsuit from a former principal who has said she was pushed out due to discrimination on religious, marital, and anti-LGBT grounds.

First livebirth after womb transplant from deceased donor

Sao Paulo, Brazil, Dec 5, 2018 / 07:01 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Researchers from Brazil announced Tuesday that a baby had been born to a mother who had received a transplanted uterus from a deceased woman.

How will palliative care fare in Canada?

Edmonton, Canada, Nov 16, 2018 / 05:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A member for Canadian Physicians for Life says requiring provision of assisted suicide by Catholic hospitals and by hospices will have disastrous results for palliative care throughout the country.

Chilean cardinal called to testify on abuse case, leaves papal advisory committee

Santiago, Chile, Nov 15, 2018 / 07:29 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A close advisor of Pope Francis has left the "C9", the pope's body of cardinal advisors, as he faces charges of covering up for clerical sex abuse in his home country of Chile.

Saskatchewan suit says indigenous women were forced into sterilization

Regina, Canada, Nov 14, 2018 / 01:04 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In a class-action lawsuit in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, more than 60 indigenous women allege they were coerced into being sterilized. The incidents happened as recently as 2017.

Radical feminists attack church and town hall in Argentina

Buenos Aires, Argentina, Oct 16, 2018 / 04:56 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Radicalized feminists firebombed a town hall and spray painted a Catholic Church among other attacks during a women's conference held in Argentina's Patagonia region this weekend.

Archdiocese confirms apparent murder of Mexican priest

Tijuana, Mexico, Oct 16, 2018 / 02:40 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- According to local press, the priest had been missing for three days when his body was found by authorities in an abandoned car with several bullet wounds.

Canadian man arrested after roundhouse kicking female pro-life demonstrator

Toronto, Canada, Oct 8, 2018 / 04:01 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A Toronto man has been arrested for reportedly roundhouse-kicking a female pro-life demonstrator and harassing several others at a pro-life rally in late September.