• In Syria, everyone fights their own war

    The latest chapter has only recently started. The Russian military and Syria State TV said two Israeli war planes carried out strikes on a Syrian airbase at the end of last week, a few hours after reports of a chemical attack in Douma, the last rebel-held enclave in eastern Ghouta, near the... Read more
  • Police killing of Stephon Clark generates national attention as questions swirl

    National scrutiny is growing around Sacramento police amid more protests over the shooting of Stephon Clark, an unarmed African American man. Before their game Sunday at Golden 1 Center, Sacramento Kings and Boston Celtics players wore T-shirts bearing Clark's name. The black... Read more
  • Salvadorans Face Gangs’ Brutal Welcome as US Protections End

    LOS ANGELES — Dalia’s father did not tell her where they were going: Accompanied by a friend, her father carried Dalia on his back “into the woods” and out of El Salvador’s civil war. Their long walk in 1991 lasted 2,826 miles, until, finally, Dalia’s father set down his little... Read more
  • The escalation of pornography: a ten-year update

    Recently, for a talk in Chicago to parents of high school boys, I had to update my knowledge based on a 2009 review of the effects of pornography. On this issue the world has changed a lot in less than ten years: the use of pornography has escalated and the effects are alarming. The most... Read more
  • British court denies parents’ appeal to save toddler’s life support

    London, England, Mar 6, 2018 / 03:43 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday, London’s Court of Appeal upheld a lower court’s decision to end life support for an ill 21-month-old boy, despite the parent’s wishes to continue treatment. Justice Anthony Hayden of the High Court ordered two weeks... Read more
  • Fatherless Shooters … as Liberals Push for Fatherless Families

    A fascinating fact has emerged in the aftermath of the Parkland, Florida mass shooting: 26 of the 27 deadliest mass shooters in American history all happened to share one thing in common. What might that be? Your favorite liberal might pipe up with anything and everything from casting a vote... Read more
  • A Look at Parkland, From the Pierced Heart of a Sandy Hook Mother

    Jennifer Hubbard’s life took a drastic turn the day of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. That Dec. 14, 2012, she and her husband, Matthew, had two children in the school — 6-year-old Catherine and 8-year-old Frederick. Catherine was one of 20 first-graders... Read more
  • Stoneman Douglas assistant football coach Aaron Feis killed responding to shooting: ‘That is not firecrackers’

    Aaron Feis, an assistant football coach and security guard at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, was among the 17 people shot and killed Wednesday at the Parkland high school. According to Douglas football coach Willis May, Feis’ family was notified around midnight Wednesday or very early Thursday... Read more
  • As alumni claim sexual assault is mishandled, Christendom College vows to improve

    Following allegations that Christendom College mishandled student sexual assault reports, the college’s administration has said it is committed to doing better. Donna Bethell, chair of the college’s board, told CNA that Christendom takes recent reports seriously, and has hired an outside... Read more
  • Echoes of Charlie Gard: Parents in the U.K fight the courts for their toddlers’ lives

    A high-profile controversy about a very sick child in England is reminiscent of the Charlie Gard case of last summer, which evoked comment from even Pope Francis. And even though the case of Alfie Evans is medically different from that of Charlie Gard, there are similar ethical principles,... Read more