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Chilean abortion plan is 'a trap for the gullible,' cardinal says

Nov 11, 2015 - 12:25 am .- Cardinal Gerhard Mueller, prefect for the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, firmly rejected a proposal to legalize abortion in Chile, calling it “a trap for the gullible.”

Record-breaking 40 Days for Life campaign sees monumental results

Nov 6, 2015 - 06:28 am .- After its 2015 fall campaign of prayer and fasting outside hundreds of abortion clinics around the world, the pro-life advocacy group 40 Days for Life says its efforts have been met with record-breaking results.

US House votes to defund Planned Parenthood, but not without controversy

Oct 23, 2015 - 04:12 pm .- Amid continuing controversy over fetal tissue harvesting at abortion clinics, the U.S. House of Representatives voted Friday to defund Planned Parenthood and to reroute funding to community health centers.

Stop 'corporate welfare' for Planned Parenthood, pro-life Democrats say

Sep 30, 2015 - 05:13 pm .- The House on Tuesday passed a bill allowing states to withhold Medicaid funds from health care providers that perform abortions.

House votes to transfer federal funding from Planned Parenthood to health centers

Sep 18, 2015 - 02:24 pm .- In a 241-187 vote on Friday, members of the United States House of Representatives voted to freeze funding for Planned Parenthood for one year, following months of political debate surrounding information revealed in a series of undercover videos on the abortion provider.

Office Depot apologizes after claiming pro-life flier was 'hate material'

Sep 17, 2015 - 12:02 am .- Office Depot officials have apologized to a pro-life Catholic woman in Illinois after their store refused to print her pro-life flier on fetal organ harvesting and prayer for the conversion of the Planned Parenthood abortion provider.

Pope to Catholic lawmakers: Be strong. Protect life.

Aug 31, 2015 - 05:00 pm .- On Sunday, Pope Francis urged Catholic legislators to be protectors of human life, calling them to “be strong” against a throw-away culture marked by Christian persecution, and the rejection of the unborn and migrants.

Black leaders to Smithsonian: Don’t honor Planned Parenthood founder

Aug 31, 2015 - 03:20 pm .- While Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger is sometimes hailed as a champion of women’s rights, she was no savior to minorities and those with disabilities, said speakers at a recent rally in Washington, D.C.

Tens of thousands protest at Planned Parenthood clinics across the country

Aug 23, 2015 - 06:40 pm .- Hundreds of demonstrations were held outside of Planned Parenthood clinics across the U.S. this weekend with protesters calling on the federal government to stop funding the abortion giant.

Is Planned Parenthood 'aborting' babies after birth?

Aug 19, 2015 - 02:36 pm .- A new video in an investigative series on Planned Parenthood shows a former technician saying that she had once been traumatized by the experience of gathering tissue from an aborted baby whose heart was still beating.

Former technician: Planned Parenthood took baby organs without consent

Aug 12, 2015 - 11:55 am .- The latest in a series of videos on Planned Parenthood features testimony from a former technician who says she worked with the clinics to procure tissue from aborted babies without the mother’s consent.

What a pro-life march looks like in Ghana

Aug 12, 2015 - 12:52 am .- More than 1,000 people took part in a pro-life march in Ghana’s capital of Accra, seeking to protect all life and rejecting efforts to promote abortion in the country and throughout the continent.

Archbishop Chaput: Other moral issues not equivalent to abortion

Aug 10, 2015 - 04:28 pm .- Of the many struggles plaguing modern society, none can be equated with the blatant taking of innocent human lives, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia said regarding the latest investigative videos of Planned Parenthood.

When the Senate won't defund Planned Parenthood, states will

Aug 7, 2015 - 03:41 pm .- Alabama on Thursday became the third U.S. state this week to withdraw funding from its local branches of Planned Parenthood, after the U.S. Senate failed to bring to the floor a bill that would have blocked federal funding of the abortion group.

How to respond to Planned Parenthood? Prayer and fasting, say Colo. bishops

Aug 6, 2015 - 05:46 am .- Following the release of investigative videos showing Planned Parenthood offering aborted baby organs for money, the Catholic bishops of Colorado have designated August 28 as a day of penance and prayer.

Chilean women: Abortion does not solve problem of sexual violence, discrimination

Aug 5, 2015 - 08:26 pm .- Women in a new video released in Chile said that mothers facing difficult pregnancies need compassion and care from society, not abortion.

Think the human person is nothing special? Think again, says archbishop

Aug 5, 2015 - 06:02 am .- Too many social trends treat the human person as nothing sacred, but Catholic pro-life efforts are part of an effort to change that, Los Angeles’ Archbishop Jose Gomez said last Wednesday.

Is Planned Parenthood altering abortion procedures to obtain intact body parts?

Aug 4, 2015 - 12:10 pm .- The latest in a series of undercover videos on Planned Parenthood shows an official from the organization saying that abortion procedures can be altered to obtain more “intact” fetal organs.

Effort to defund Planned Parenthood falls short of Senate vote

Aug 3, 2015 - 04:33 pm .- The Senate failed to bring a bill to block federal funding of Planned Parenthood to the floor on Monday evening, in a much-anticipated vote.

'Women Betrayed' by Planned Parenthood speak out against abortion giant

Jul 29, 2015 - 04:10 pm .- Hundreds of women – along with scores of men – gathered in front of the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday to protest what they see as betrayal of the nation’s women at the hands of Planned Parenthood.  

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