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Peruvian march for life draws half a million

Mar 26, 2015 - 11:16 am .- More than half a million Peruvians participated in the historic March for Life 2015, held March 21 in Lima, rejecting abortion and speaking out in defense of life from conception to natural death.  

Memorial fund honors father who gave life for child with Down syndrome

Mar 24, 2015 - 09:31 pm .- When his son fell eight feet into a septic tank while working on their family farm in Virginia, Thomas S. Vander Woude didn't think twice about trying to save him.

20 years of Evangelium Vitae: Vatican announces prayer vigil, rosary for life

Mar 23, 2015 - 05:30 pm .- An international prayer vigil prepared by the Vatican will recognize the 20th anniversary of Evangelium Vitae, the encyclical of Saint John Paul II dedicated to the value and inviolable nature of human life.

Lawsuit against national pro-life group dies at the Sixth Circuit Court

Mar 10, 2015 - 03:34 pm .- Ruling in favor of a national pro-life group, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday upheld a district court’s decision to toss out a defamation lawsuit brought by a former congressman.

Euthanasia supporters in Chile accused of exploiting sick teen

Mar 7, 2015 - 04:32 pm .- Proponents of a euthanasia bill in Chile are exploiting a sick young girl for political purposes, the girl’s father has charged.

Archbishop Chaput applauds Penn. governor for halt to death penalty

Feb 14, 2015 - 04:01 pm .- Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia has welcomed Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf's decision on Friday to effectively establish a moratorium on the death penalty in the state due to the flawed nature of the system.

Princeton professor to pro-life movement: We're winning

Jan 27, 2015 - 04:39 am .- Victory is in sight for the pro-life movement, as technology and rhetoric witness to the cause of life, Princeton professor Robert George told an audience of high school and college pro-life activists Jan. 23.

Millennials' pro-life commitment wows bishops

Jan 26, 2015 - 01:10 pm .- Both Roman and Orthodox Catholic bishops were stirred by the presence of the Millennial generation at the 2015 March for Life.  

100 babies: A women's center that helps every step of the way

Jan 25, 2015 - 02:59 pm .- Lynn Grandon kept a tally on her desk of how many babies she knew the Denver Lighthouse women’s center had helped bring into this world.  

Why the pro-life movement needs Democrats

Jan 25, 2015 - 06:30 am .- Pro-life Democrat politicians are fast becoming an endangered political species, but their pro-life presence is necessary for the movement to succeed, both Republicans and Democrats agreed.  

Who inspires the young pro-lifers of today? Pope Francis

Jan 23, 2015 - 04:08 pm .- Young pro-life advocates emphasized Pope Francis’ influence on their witness for the defenseless unborn child at the 2015 March for Life, held in the nation’s capital Jan. 22.

March for Life 2015 unites 'pro-life generation'

Jan 22, 2015 - 05:55 pm .- “We are the pro-life generation! We are the pro-life generation!” The chant could be heard along Constitution Avenue, as cold weather in the nation’s capital did not deter the masses from taking part in the 2015 March for Life.

Pope Francis shoutout to March for Life: 'Every Life is a Gift'

Jan 22, 2015 - 09:32 am .- As massive crowds of pro-life advocates gathered for the March for Life in Washington, D.C., Pope Francis on Thursday tweeted a short message of support.

Cardinal: No pro-life victory without reaching the marginalized

Jan 22, 2015 - 03:01 am .- For the pro-life movement to truly succeed, it must fight not only abortion, but also the broader “throwaway culture” wherever life is being discarded, said Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston at a national pro-life Mass.

How one CEO sees unrealized potential in special needs kids

Jan 20, 2015 - 05:02 pm .- Special needs children can bring joy, grace and a potential to thrive in the workplace in a way that parents may never have foreseen – says a former CEO and senate candidate who gave her personal witness to this at a pro-life event on Tuesday.

Pope: 'Responsible parenthood' doesn't mean birth control

Jan 19, 2015 - 12:15 pm .- Pope Francis backed Blessed Paul VI's teaching against birth control and urged openness to life, but reminded couples that “responsible parenthood” does not require them “to be like rabbits” in order to be good Catholics.

What threatens families? Redefining marriage, Pope says

Jan 16, 2015 - 03:47 am .- Warning that “every threat to the family is a threat to society itself,” Pope Francis called on the people of the Philippines to be a prophetic witness in a world facing attacks on marriage and life.

Archbishop Gomez: OneLife LA event affirms life near Roe v. Wade anniversary

Jan 15, 2015 - 08:00 am .- OneLife LA, is meant to be a family-friendly celebration of the beauty and dignity of every human life from conception to natural death. Beginning with a walk for life in downtown L.A., the event culminates with a gathering at Grand Park, where there will be pro-life speakers and a concert with Christian musicians.  Archbishop Jose Gomez, who spearheaded the event, wrote in a column that he wanted a local pro-life event for the people of southern California where they could stand together to defend life near the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, which continues to have a profound impact on 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.  

Pregnant on campus – new website offers information, resources

Dec 20, 2014 - 07:50 am .- A new website is being launched to help pregnant college students find the help they need to stay in school and have their child.

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