A Catholic bishop has praised a decision by the British government not to impose exclusion zones around abortion clinics throughout the country.
Demonstrators against decriminalizing abortion celebrate outside Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Luisa Balaguer)
A grassroots movement came closer than ever to achieving the decriminalization of the procedure in the homeland of Pope Francis.
U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar speaks during a news conference in late June at the Justice Department in Washington. (CNS photo/Jonathan Ernst, Reuters) 
Catholic News Service August 08, 2018
The letter also requested that health plans which include abortion notify consumers of that fact at the time of enrollment to prevent consumers from buying such plans if they who do not wish to.
Father Chris Ponnet, chaplain at the St. Camillus Center for Spiritual Care in Los Angeles, speaks during a rally protesting the death penalty in Anaheim, Calif., Feb. 25, 2017. (CNS photo/Andrew Cullen, Reuters) 
Michael J. O’Loughlin August 03, 2018
Pope Francis has revised the church’s catechism to state that the death penalty is no longer admissible.
America This Week July 24, 2018
Our July 25 guest is Holly Taylor Coolman.
The Diocese of Rome formally opened the sainthood process for a young Italian wife and mother who avoided inducing a premature birth and invasive treatment for cancer while she was pregnant.