Pope Francis visits the hospital: His health issues through the years — By: Catholic News Agency

Pope Francis greets the faithful from his wheelchair during his Feb. 28, 2024 general audience at the Vatican. / Credit: Vatican Media CNA Staff, Feb 28, 2024 / 16:49 pm (CNA). Pope Francis was hospitalized Wednesday morning after a public audience, with the Vatican confirming that he underwent unspecified “diagnostic tests.”  The 87-year-old pope was…

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Alabama Republicans introduce bills that would let IVF clinics destroy human embryos — By: Catholic News Agency

null / Shutterstock CNA Staff, Feb 28, 2024 / 17:05 pm (CNA). Republicans in both chambers of the Alabama Legislature are introducing bills that would shield clinics from civil and criminal liability when destroying human embryos during the process of in vitro fertilization (IVF). The legislation comes after the Alabama Supreme Court ruled 8-1 that the “Wrongful…

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Jordan Peterson discusses wife's 'miraculous' recovery from cancer and her embrace of Catholicism — By: Catholic News Agency

Psychologist and author Dr. Jordan Peterson was interviewed by EWTN’s Colm Flynn on Feb. 11, 2024. / Credit: Screenshot/EWTN News in Depth Denver Newsroom, Feb 28, 2024 / 17:30 pm (CNA). In an interview with EWTN News, renowned psychologist and author Jordan Peterson shared his perspective on his wife’s “miraculous” recovery from cancer and his…

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Republicans embrace IVF despite the destruction of human embryos — By: Catholic News Agency

null / Shutterstock Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Feb 28, 2024 / 13:32 pm (CNA). Numerous Republican lawmakers are announcing their support for in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures and distancing themselves from an Alabama Supreme Court decision that ruled in favor of some legal protections for human embryos. IVF is a fertility treatment in which doctors fuse…

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Pope Francis appoints new archbishop of historic French archdiocese following resignations — By: Catholic News Agency

A statue of Charles de Foucauld in front of the Church of Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune in Strasbourg, France. / Maykova Galina via Shutterstock. Rome Newsroom, Feb 28, 2024 / 12:46 pm (CNA). After a nearly year-long vacancy, Pope Francis has appointed a new head of the French Archdiocese of Strasbourg, which has been subject to an apostolic…

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