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  • British judge allows toddler's life support switched off, despite parents' wishes February 20, 2018
    Liverpool, England, Feb 20, 2018 / 06:49 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A British court ruled Tuesday that physicians can stop providing life support, against his parents' wishes, to Alfie Evans, a 21-month old boy who has an unknown neurological degenerative condition.
  • Recent polls encourage Ireland's pro-life advocates February 20, 2018
    Dublin, Ireland, Feb 20, 2018 / 04:16 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- As the Republic of Ireland prepares to vote in a referendum that could liberalize the country's abortion laws, a recent poll has shown dwindling support for a change in the constitution.
  • South Africa's new president praised for commitment to fight corruption February 20, 2018
    Johannesburg, South Africa, Feb 20, 2018 / 03:50 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The first State of the Nation address by South Africa's new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has been welcomed by one of the country's Jesuit priests for its call to create communities of trust and to dialogue about problems facing South Africa.
  • Iceland's possible circumcision ban raises religious liberty questions February 19, 2018
    Reykjavik, Iceland, Feb 19, 2018 / 05:23 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- An Icelandic bill that would bar circumcision for non-medical reasons has given rise to opposition from various religious groups, including Christians as well as Jews and Muslims.
  • Abortion bill on Isle of Man raises multiple concerns, critics say February 19, 2018
    Douglas, Isle of Man, Feb 19, 2018 / 04:09 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Amid efforts to legalize abortion on the Isle of Man, critics of a new abortion bill have spoken out in defense of human life, saying the proposal would introduce a number of dangers.

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