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Virginia bishops on the death penalty: We're having the wrong debate

May 9, 2015 - 04:52 pm .- As discussions surrounding a “more humane” death penalty in the United States continue, the two Catholic bishops of Virginia have released a statement asking the faithful to take a stance against the use of capital punishment in today’s society.

Pro-life event designed with a California audience in mind

Jan 13, 2015 - 07:05 pm .- It’s not going to be sunny and 70 degrees in many places in the United States on Saturday, Jan. 17, but it will be in Los Angeles.   That’s why the first-of-its-kind OneLife event will be taking place outside, beginning with a walk for life and ending with a gathering in the park complete with food trucks, talks from both local and national speakers, and a concert.  

Lower abortion rate credited to culture shift, not contraception

Feb 5, 2014 - 05:37 pm .- Despite claims that contraception is responsible for record-low abortion rates in the U.S., one researcher says pro-life laws and a growing ‘culture of life’ could be playing a significant role.

Bishop sees movement away from 'culture of death' in Europe

Jan 29, 2014 - 03:17 pm .- A series of recent pro-life and pro-marriage events show that Europe is reacting against the culture of death, said Bishop Juan Antonio Reig Pla of Alcala de Henares in Spain.

Vatican invites Buddhists to help build culture of life

May 2, 2013 - 07:22 am .- The Vatican’s top official for interreligious dialogue, Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, sent a message to all Buddhists urging a joint commitment to “unmask the threats to human life.”

Pope praises joyfulness of Bavarian culture

Aug 6, 2012 - 04:31 pm .- Groups of choirs, dancers, artists, poets and horn blowers from Pope Benedict XVI’s native Bavaria visited the pontiff at Castel Gandolfo on Friday as a belated birthday present.

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