Last Updated: Apr 23, 2014

Resurrection pours 'fresh hope' on the world, Pope reflects

Vatican City, Apr 23, 2014 / 06:22 am (EWTN News/CNA).- During his general audience Wednesday Pope Francis emphasized the certainty of Christ's presence in the world today, noting how his resurrection invites us to reject sin and open ourselves to joy and hope.

Postulators reflect on humanity of John Paul II, John XXIII

Vatican City, Apr 23, 2014 / 07:26 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The postulators of the canonization causes for both John Paul II and John XXIII told journalists at the Vatican that the soon-to-be-saints also had faults which show their “humanity.”

Ariz. law to allow surprise inspections of abortion clinics

Phoenix, Ariz., Apr 23, 2014 / 03:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Arizona governor Jan Brewer has signed into law a bill that ended special health inspection rules for abortion clinics, an action proponents say will help prevent dangerous conditions at abortion facilities.

Church will always proclaim life, Argentine archbishop says

Buenos Aires, Argentina, Apr 23, 2014 / 01:38 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Archbishop Alfredo Zecca of Tucuman, Argentina, said the Church does not tire of proclaiming the Gospel of Life and of denouncing the culture of death that eliminates the most innocent and defenseless.