Baltimore, Md., Feb 21, 2017 / 08:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Nestled among the mix of shiny new storefronts, foreclosed row houses, parks, and public housing, lies what locals call the "gem of East Baltimore:" St. Frances Academy. Perduring the Civil War, social tumult, economic growth and decline in the neighborhood, the 189-year-old Catholic school still operates from the principles of its foundress, Servant of God Mother Mary Lange.

Washington D.C., Feb 21, 2017 / 05:12 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- People with severe mental illness are much more likely to be
incarcerated than treated for their disorders, advocates said at a
recent panel, and changes need to be made in order to break the vicious
cycle of prison and homelessness.

Philadelphia, Pa., Feb 21, 2017 / 05:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia's new book, released on
Tuesday, takes a hard look at how Catholics in the United States can
live their faith in a public square which has become post-Christian.

Washington D.C., Feb 20, 2017 / 04:42 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- As the woman at the center of the case legalizing abortion in the U.S. passed away, pro-life leaders hailed her ultimate conversion on the issue and her ensuing struggles to promote life.

Washington D.C., Feb 20, 2017 / 04:03 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The United States government has the opportunity to overcome political divisions and respond effectively to climate change, the nation's bishops have said in a letter to the Secretary of State.


Pope Francis: Let’s be clear – assisted suicide is false compassion

Vatican City, May 15, 2016 / 02:51 am (CNA/EWTN News)

Vatican City, Jun 10, 2016 / 02:13 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Physician-assisted suicide is part of a “throwaway culture” that offers a “false compassion” and treats a human person as a problem, Pope Francis told medical leaders on Thursday.



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