Groups ask Congress to pass conscience protection for health care workers

WASHINGTON (CNS) — For decades, Congress and U.S. presidents — both Republican and Democrat — have approved federal laws “protecting conscientious objection to abortion,” but it is increasingly clear current laws “offer far less protection in practice than in theory,” said a group of faith-based, health care and pro-life organizations. A group of 26 organizations […]

‘Collective international response’ only counter to terror, nuncio says

UNITED NATIONS (CNS) — Only a “collective international response” can thwart the specter of terrorism that crosses borders, according to the Vatican’s permanent observer mission to the United Nations. “This response must also address the root causes upon which international terrorism feeds,” said Archbishop Bernardito Auza April14 during a U.N. Security Council debate titled “Threats […]