Last Updated: Dec 8, 2016

Democrats, pro-lifers spar over Planned Parenthood investigation

Washington D.C., Dec 08, 2016 / 06:40 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Following Democratic claims that a House panel investigating Planned Parenthood has found no wrongdoing, pro-life leaders have fired back that this assertion is unfounded.

Brazilian Supreme Court legalizes first trimester abortion

Brasilia, Brazil, Dec 08, 2016 / 06:34 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pointing to the example of the United States and other Western countries, the Brazilian Supreme Court ruled that abortion cannot be penalized legally during the first three months of pregnancy.

Lawsuit defends filmmakers in following conscience on marriage

St. Paul, Minn., Dec 08, 2016 / 02:29 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Owners of a video production company have filed suit against a Minnesota law they say could punish them if they decline to film a same-sex “wedding” ceremony or to state their objections in promotional materials.

South Africa says assisted suicide will remain illegal

Pretoria, South Africa, Dec 08, 2016 / 08:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- While countries around the world such as Canada, Germany and Japan have passed legislation to legalize physician assisted suicide, one has ruled to reject it: South Africa.