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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.

Supreme letdown for North Dakota pro-lifers as Court won't hear state's law

Jan 26, 2016 - 01:22 pm .- The Supreme Court of the United States on Monday declined to hear a case that overturned North Dakota’s limits on abortion to before a fetal heartbeat can be detected.

Monster storm can't keep massive crowds from March for Life

Jan 22, 2016 - 01:36 pm .- Despite weather forecasts calling for what might end up being the worst blizzard in over a century, tens of thousands flooded the nation’s capital Friday to support the dignity of life.  

When it comes to abortion, there's more public agreement than you may think

Jan 20, 2016 - 12:57 am .- Beneath the pro-life/pro-choice divide in the U.S., there is a significant consensus favoring abortion restrictions, according to a new Marist poll commissioned by the Knights of Columbus.

It's a human value: Northern Irish pro-lifers call for appeal to abortion ruling

Jan 8, 2016 - 12:04 am .- For many reasons, pro-life advocates in Northern Ireland want the attorney general to challenge a November court ruling that would legalize more abortions.

For first time, bill to defund Planned Parenthood heads to White House

Jan 7, 2016 - 04:42 pm .- After the House of Representatives voted Wednesday to pass a budget bill blocking federal funding of Planned Parenthood, the legislation will reach President Barack Obama’s desk in a historic first for the pro-life movement.

Executions in the US are falling dramatically. Why?

Jan 7, 2016 - 03:01 am .- Executions in the United States fell to the lowest number in decades in 2015, and recent Popes may have helped spur the drop in public support for capital punishment.

Leading US bishop: 2016 is the time for pro-life conscience protections

Jan 5, 2016 - 12:42 am .- On the cusp of 2016, the president of the U.S. Bishops Conference is calling for greater protection of pro-life professionals and organizations in the year ahead.  

This midwife can't get a job in Sweden - and it's a serious problem

Jan 4, 2016 - 04:28 pm .- For years, Ellinor Grimmark had dreamed of being a midwife in her Swedish hometown of Skarstad. 

Pope Francis to pro-life activists: You are the world's Good Samaritans

Nov 9, 2015 - 10:40 am .- Pope Francis praised pro-life activists as “Good Samaritans” to the most vulnerable, citing their commitment to defending life at all stages and their role in affirming the dignity of women.

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.

Pregnancy center partnership aims to improve women's healthcare in Colorado

Oct 30, 2015 - 03:01 am .- When Jenny Langness took over as executive director of Real Choices Pregnancy Resource Center two years ago she was shocked by what little support it had from local churches, especially the Catholic ones.

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.

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.

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.

For Bishop Stika, Planned Parenthood videos show need to cherish humanity first

Aug 11, 2015 - 12:03 am .- The videos of Planned Parenthood officials' involvement in the harvesting of organs from recently aborted babies shows an unadorned evil, but it’s also a call to love those involved in abortion, a bishop in Tennessee has said.

In Wisconsin, fetal pain concerns drive new abortion regulations

Jul 24, 2015 - 12:02 am .- The state of Wisconsin has now banned abortions 20 weeks into pregnancy, on the grounds that unborn children feel pain, joining more than a dozen states with similar laws.

Pope Francis blasts abortion, population control in new encyclical

Jun 18, 2015 - 04:05 am .- In his new encyclical on the environment, Pope Francis slams attacks against human life such as abortion, embryonic experimentation and population control – saying that respect for creation and human dignity go hand in hand.

Abortion rates are dropping – and it could be thanks to millennials

Jun 11, 2015 - 03:56 am .- Abortion rates have declined by 12 percent nationwide since 2010, and pro-life groups say changing attitudes among the younger generation could be the cause.

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