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CNA Staff, Sep 2, 2020 / 11:05 am MT (CNA).- Nearly two dozen senators are urging the Trump administration to remove the abortion pill from the market as advocates for the drug push for its wider availability. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) led a group of 20 Republican senators in signing

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Aug 3, 2020 / 10:26 am MT (CNA).- The Vatican said Monday the health problems of Benedict XVI are not serious, though the pope emeritus is suffering from a painful disease. The Vatican press office said according to Benedict’s personal secretary, Archbishop George Ganswein, “the

Travellers at an airport in Chengdu, China wear masks to prevent infection from coronavirus, Jan. 23, 2019. Credit: B.Zhou/Shutterstock.
Beijing, China, Feb 17, 2020 / 05:50 pm (CNA).- While the coronavirus outbreak continues, Catholics have sought to provide aid and pastoral care to those threatened by its spread. In mainland China, the death toll of coronavirus has reached 1,771, and more than 70,600 have been infected in the country.

People wearing surgical mask sitting in subway in Shanghai, China. Credit: Robert Wei/Shutterstock
Washington D.C., Feb 18, 2020 / 02:41 pm (CNA).- American bishops and leaders of Catholic aid agencies have praised Vatican and U.S. responses to the coronavirus outbreak, and encouraged the faithful to stay informed about the disease. “As communities and public health officials respond to the outbreak of novel coronavirus

By Mary Rezac CNA/EWTN News Disneyland is supposed to be the Happiest Place on Earth, not the place where you contract a highly contagious, once-eradicated disease. Unfortunately, that is what happened at Disneyland in California, starting back in December. The measles virus, likely carried by a tourist from a foreign