Kevin J. Jones

Kevin J. Jones

Kevin J. Jones is a senior staff writer with Catholic News Agency. He was a recipient of a 2014 Catholic Relief Services' Egan Journalism Fellowship.

Articles by Kevin J. Jones

Assisted suicide promoter preys on fearful and abandoned, opponent says

Nov 10, 2010 / 03:50 am

The prospect of a television ad promoting assisted suicide is causing a stir in New Zealand. One anti-euthanasia advocate is arguing that the doctor behind the ad is preying on the depressed and the mentally troubled.

Theologian consultant named for Catholic Campaign for Human Development

Nov 10, 2010 / 01:16 am

Fr. Daniel Mindling, OFM, Cap., will serve as the new consulting theologian for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development. The move comes in response to a review of the campaign, whose choices of grantees have been criticized.

Pro-life leaders reflect on gains in Congress, fallout from health care law

Nov 5, 2010 / 04:01 am

Pro-life Republican gains in Congress are “substantial” and are likely due to the Catholic vote, according to two pro-life leaders. However, a pro-life Democrat lamented her caucus’ losses, noting the need for reconciliation with the Catholic Church after a tough political fight over health care legislation.

Pro-life Republicans make significant gains in midterm election

Nov 3, 2010 / 14:17 pm

As Catholic voters appeared to break for Republican candidates, Election Day 2010 changed the leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives, several governorships and Senate seats.

Chaplains opposed to 'Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell' repeal coming under pressure

Nov 3, 2010 / 04:13 am

A federal court has again reinstated the U.S. military’s policy against open homosexuals in service. While military chaplains are “hopeful” the policy will stay in place, some have been told they should “just get out” if the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) policy is repealed.

Pro-life advocates help prevent forced abortion in Austin

Nov 2, 2010 / 04:10 am

After a temporary restraining order, the parents of a 16-year-old girl in Texas have agreed not to force their daughter to have an abortion against her will. Sidewalk counselors saw the violent coercion in progress and called police.