Jun 17, 2013 - 05:10 pm .- The U.S. bishops’ point man on pro-life issues is calling on federal legislators to support a bill that would ban late-term abortions after unborn children are able to feel pain.
Jun 16, 2013 - 09:01 am .- Harley-Davidson owners flocked to St. Peter’s Square today for a chance to greet Pope Francis, and they came away struck by his friendliness and closeness to the people.
Jun 16, 2013 - 06:25 am .- As he met with thousands of pro-life advocates from around the globe, Pope Francis stressed that the Gospel is the “way to freedom and life,” but lifestyles that are “dictated by selfishness” lead to slavery and death.
Jun 15, 2013 - 09:25 am .- Participating in the political process in favor of human life is a part of the New Evangelization, Cardinal Raymond L. Burke said as he kicked-off a pro-life weekend at the Vatican.
Jun 13, 2013 - 04:03 am .- An encounter with a pro-life center that had previously served as both a house of worship and an abortion clinic at different times in its history has left a lasting impression on one pro-life leader.
Jun 12, 2013 - 07:41 am .- Just three days before a Vatican pro-life summit, Cardinal Raymond L. Burke urged people to actively resist efforts to pass anti-life legislation, because “many strong forces are at work.”
Jun 10, 2013 - 09:35 am .- The Pontifical Academy for Life has started a group called “Friends for Life” to expand its network around the world.
Jun 7, 2013 - 12:08 pm .- A new booklet on the vocation of Christian parenthood and its relationship to the parish and broader society is now available online.
Jun 2, 2013 - 04:07 pm .- The mother whose story inspired the hit movie “The Blindside” has taken on a new television series to assist families in navigating the process of adoption.
May 20, 2013 - 12:09 pm .- A Venezuelan bishop said his country's 13th annual pro-life campaign will extend for the whole year, aiming to defend life and reject abortion “as the killing of a weak and defenseless human being.”
May 17, 2013 - 12:02 pm .- Bishop Demetrio Fernandez of Cordoba, Spain, is calling on the faithful not to remain silent about the genocide of abortion and to work for “policies inspired in the culture of life.”
May 13, 2013 - 08:25 am .- Pro-lifers who had just finished the third annual Italian March for Life on Sunday were surprised to see Pope Francis coming toward them in the popemobile.
May 13, 2013 - 04:39 am .- The main organizer of Italy’s March for Life hopes that its location in Rome means it has global influence by sending “a message to the whole Christian world.”
May 12, 2013 - 11:00 am .- Pope Francis greeted the thousands of people who had gathered this morning in Rome to protest against abortion, praising efforts to secure legal protection for human beings at their earliest stages of life.
May 7, 2013 - 12:07 pm .- A pro-life association in Costa Rica has launched a campaign to raise awareness about the plight of babies with anencephaly, who are often used to justify calls for the legalization of abortion in Latin America.
May 3, 2013 - 12:04 am .- At a youth rosary rally recognizing May as the month dedicated to Mary, Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles said that by praying the rosary, “we're repeating little words of love for our Mother.”
Apr 29, 2013 - 05:01 pm .- In his newly translated book, Pope Francis proposes a Christ-centered understanding of human dignity that yields a comprehensive respect for life reaching from the unborn to the impoverished.
Apr 25, 2013 - 04:04 pm .- The bishops of Mexico have called on the Supreme Court to resist pressure from abortion supporters seeking to overturn 18 state laws protecting the right to life from the moment of conception.
Apr 11, 2013 - 12:07 pm .- Nearly 30,000 people took part in a demonstration in the northern Peruvian city of Piura on April 6 to voice opposition to attempts to legalize abortion in the country.
Apr 6, 2013 - 06:03 am .- A Colorado woman whose nine-month-old unborn baby boy was killed by a drunk driver says a proposed state constitutional amendment is needed to recognize the personhood of unborn crime victims.