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.
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.
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.
Jan 4, 2016 - 04:28 pm .- For years, Ellinor Grimmark had dreamed of being a midwife in her Swedish hometown of Skarstad.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jun 5, 2015 - 06:33 am .- Upon seeing pictures from the 2015 March for Life in Lima, Peru, Pope Francis had a message for the faithful of the South American country: “keep shaking things up.”
May 30, 2015 - 09:20 am .- A civilization whose technological advancements do not seek to protect the most vulnerable, from conception until natural death, fails to live up to its responsibility, Pope Francis said.
May 12, 2015 - 03:26 am .- In his meeting on Saturday with the bishops from Mozambique, a southeast African nation, Pope Francis urged support for public policies that promote the family and protect human life.
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.
Apr 28, 2015 - 02:17 am .- Inside the cracking adobe walls of a small building in Haquira, Peru, an on-duty nurse and staff are busy providing care for local women during the late stages of their pregnancy.
Apr 22, 2015 - 04:25 am .- What does it mean to be truly pro-life? Amid debates over abortion and the death penalty, Catholic ecologists say that one issue is often overlooked in discussions involving human life and dignity – the environment.