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Rome celebrates the beauty of life in thousands-strong march

May 9, 2016 - 12:40 pm .- The greatest challenge in the fight to value and protect human life worldwide is indifference, says one pro-life leader. However, as demonstrated by the internationally-attended March for Life in Rome which on Sunday marked its fourth year, that attitude is beginning to change.

Critics reject the 'eugenics mentality' of calling for abortion in Zika cases

May 6, 2016 - 06:08 am .- A number of Latin American pro-life leaders haver criticized a recent statement by the head of the Organization of American States, who is encouraging abortion access for pregnant women infected with the Zika virus.

Use your vote to protect life: a message from Northern Ireland's bishops

May 2, 2016 - 01:53 pm .- Northern Ireland’s voters should use their vote to uphold the right to life, not violate it, the Catholic bishops of the region said.

No one is beyond conversion, Abby Johnson tells Georgetown students

Apr 21, 2016 - 04:54 pm .- No matter how deeply someone may be entrenched in the culture of death, they are never beyond the loving reach of Christ, said former Planned Parenthood clinic director Abby Johnson to a group of Georgetown University students on Wednesday.  

The pain – and surprising beauty – of hospice care for babies

Apr 21, 2016 - 03:01 am .- They're the last words any expecting parent wants to hear. But though it's rarely discussed, thousands of couples every year get the news: that their unborn child has a severe, life-threatening condition.

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.

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.

In Tulsa's diocese, no one is turned away from end-of-life care

Mar 21, 2016 - 04:02 pm .- The latest initiative of the Tulsa, Oklahoma diocese is not only offering practical care for the region's homeless and under-privileged communities – it's bringing a message of hope in the face of death.

How do you defend life? Show its beauty, Pope Francis says

Mar 4, 2016 - 04:26 pm .- Cultural trends and hardened hearts can obscure the value of human life. But true virtues, compassion and beauty are the way for Christians to overcome this, Pope Francis in a recent talk at the Vatican.

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. 

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