Last Updated: Jan 18, 2019

'You are renewing American society' nuncio tells Mass for Life

Washington D.C., Jan 18, 2019 / 12:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- More than 18,000 pro-life marchers filled the Capital One Arena in downtown Washington January 18 for the annual Youth Rally and Mass for Life. Lines had already formed by the time the doors to the area opened at 6:15 am.

Pope Francis tells Christians to share their gifts with each other

Rome, Italy, Jan 18, 2019 / 02:19 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The path to Christian unity takes a willingness to acknowledge and share in the gifts other Christian communities have also received, Pope Francis said at an ecumenical Vespers service Friday.

New birth control patch would administer contraception via self-injecting needles

Atlanta, Ga., Jan 17, 2019 / 07:01 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Scientists and researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta are working on a birth control patch that would inject a contraceptive drug into women’s skin through biodegradable microneedles.

Vatican releases online guide to combat $150 billion human trafficking industry

Vatican City, Jan 17, 2019 / 06:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- With a new online guide, the Vatican seeks to combat the “ugly business” of human trafficking, which is estimated to generate $150 billion dollars a year, by examining the different levels of its complex international supply chains to target this grave evil at its roots.