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Report: Baby girls are being targeted for abortion in the West

Apr 16, 2016 - 04:38 pm .- The problem of sex-selective abortion is not limited to China and India, but is increasing in communities within Western countries, a new report by the pro-life Charlotte Lozier Institute says.

Being pro-life never used to mean being Republican

Apr 12, 2016 - 03:28 am .- “(W)hen it comes to issues like abortion, amnesty, and acid, I’m about as liberal as your grandmother. I don’t like the Supreme Court decision on abortion. I think it went too far.”

How a simple idea helped 7,000 homeless pregnant women

Apr 11, 2016 - 02:39 pm .- Christopher Bell was in his twenties and living in Times Square when he heard something that sounded like the voice of God.

Pope Francis: Children are always gifts, even in tough circumstances

Apr 8, 2016 - 04:05 am .- Pope Francis’ latest writings on the family include a strong affirmation of the need to welcome children even in difficult circumstances.

Is Hillary Clinton becoming more extreme on abortion?

Apr 5, 2016 - 03:33 am .- Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton has long been known for supporting legal abortion. But her comments in this election year have some pro-life critics saying that she is becoming more radical.

US Bishops back legal protection for doctors who won't provide abortions

Apr 2, 2016 - 06:04 am .- A proposed conscience protection act for health care professionals who oppose abortion would benefit both medical providers and their patients, U.S. Catholic bishops said Thursday as they urged support among the House of Representatives.

More than 25,000 march for life and family in Ecuador

Mar 30, 2016 - 12:31 am .- Under the theme “Love in motion,” more than 25,000 people participated in the ninth annual the Day of the Unborn Child Walk in several cities in Ecuador.

When religious liberty collides with the sexual revolution

Mar 22, 2016 - 06:47 am .- At the heart of many of today’s most pressing U.S. religious liberty concerns is the fallout from the sexual revolution decades ago, said one author on the subject at a recent conference.

Yes, unborn babies can feel pain at 20 weeks, doctors testify

Mar 16, 2016 - 04:27 pm .- As the Senate considers a bill protecting unborn human life past 20 weeks of pregnancy, medical experts insist these children do feel pain and must be protected by law.

Eucharistic procession draws nearly 2,000 at Planned Parenthood

Mar 10, 2016 - 12:19 am .- It was a powerful, solemn scene at Planned Parenthood in Stapleton, Colorado on Saturday morning as Denver Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila led some 1,800 Catholics in a Eucharistic procession seven times around the abortion clinic.

Clinton, Sanders slammed for abortion support in town hall meeting

Mar 9, 2016 - 06:23 am .- Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders drew heavy criticism for their recent defense of abortion, which critics say is out of touch with the American people.

Majority in Brazil reject abortion for babies with microcephaly

Mar 4, 2016 - 12:25 am .- The majority of Brazilians are opposed to abortion in cases where the baby exhibits microcephaly, a new survey finds.

Divided bench, emotional victims – Supreme Court hears Texas abortion case

Mar 2, 2016 - 03:49 pm .- As the Supreme Court heard arguments about a Texas law requiring abortion clinics to meet higher medical standards, advocates outside the court said the regulations are about protecting women’s health.  

Pope Francis: Abortion is evil, not the solution to Zika virus

Feb 18, 2016 - 10:04 am .- On his return flight from Mexico, Pope Francis strongly rejected abortion as a response to the fears surrounding the Zika virus outbreak.

California church fights back against mandatory abortion funding

Feb 18, 2016 - 12:37 am .- A California church is challenging a state mandate that requires elective abortion coverage in its health insurance plans.

Congressman: Zika virus should inspire care, not fear

Feb 17, 2016 - 12:11 am .- Fears of the Zika virus outbreak’s possible effects on the health of women and unborn children should be a motivation to help those infected and prevent more infections, one congressman said last week.

Latest undercover abortion video talks about 'group purchasing program'

Feb 12, 2016 - 12:15 am .- A new undercover video from the Center for Medical Progress highlights a major North American abortion group and its role in the transfer of baby parts, possibly for money.

Brazilian bishops reject push to expand abortion to Zika virus cases

Feb 4, 2016 - 05:10 pm .- In its first statement related to the health crisis sparked by the Zika virus, the Brazilian Conference of Catholic Bishops said that the disease is “no justification whatsoever to promote abortion.”

Archbishop Gomez: social justice needs a pro-life foundation

Feb 4, 2016 - 06:22 am .- Efforts to combat social injustice cannot forget that the right to life is foundational, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles said at a Hispanic pro-life gathering last week.

Catholics to Supreme Court: Don't compromise women's safety to protect abortion

Feb 3, 2016 - 06:40 am .- If abortion clinics fail to meet established safety standards, the solution is not to lower those standards, said Catholic leaders in a brief before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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