Archive of January 19, 2018

Warm weather greets marchers at the 45th annual March for Life

Jan 19, 2018 - 04:54 pm .- They came from across the country and the globe to Washington, DC. for one purpose: to stand in solidarity with unborn children.

Pope Francis warns Peruvian leaders against 'virus' of corruption

Jan 19, 2018 - 03:33 pm .- Speaking to Peruvian authorities Friday, Pope Francis issued a stern warning against corruption, which he said has done significant harm, and snuffs out the hope offered by the country's rich cultural and natural diversity.

Commentary: Aziz Ansari's hookup was a game of Russian roulette

Jan 19, 2018 - 03:00 pm .- There are better models of fraternal correction than telling the story of the horrible night you spent with comedian Aziz Ansari to a reporter from a casually crude website. But that was where “Grace” (a pseudonym) went to express what she didn’t have a way to say to Ansari—that he had hounded her physically; pressured her to go farther, faster than she wanted; and left her feeling wretched after their night together.

Pro-life strength lies in love, speakers tell March for Life

Jan 19, 2018 - 02:10 pm .- The pro-life movement’s most powerful tool lies in its ability to love, speakers said Friday at the March for Life in Washington, D.C.

Meet the priest who serves an unlikely community in Peru's Amazon

Jan 19, 2018 - 02:01 pm .- Fr. Pablo Zabala is a 70-year old Spanish priest, who serves in a remote part of the world: the Peruvian Amazon.

House passes protections for abortion survivors

Jan 19, 2018 - 01:00 pm .- As the annual March for Life began just blocks away from the U.S. Capitol on Friday, the House of Representatives passed a bill requiring medical care for babies surviving botched abortions.

March for Life hears praise from President Trump

Jan 19, 2018 - 12:11 pm .- President Donald Trump praised the pro-life movement’s support for pregnant women and touted his administration’s pro-life policy achievements in his remarks to the March for Life Friday.

'My mother was told to abort me', priest says to March for Life youth

Jan 19, 2018 - 11:56 am .- Father Martino Choi told some 18,000 teens and adults about his mother's decision in favor of life at a Youth Rally and Mass for Life held in Washington, D.C., on Friday morning.

The world needs you, Francis tells young people at children's home

Jan 19, 2018 - 11:35 am .- Speaking to kids at a home for orphaned and abandoned children on Friday, Pope Francis said they have much to offer the world by being themselves and sharing their experiences.

Amazon not a 'no man's land', but a treasure, Pope Francis says

Jan 19, 2018 - 10:34 am .- Pope Francis visited one of Peru's most biodiverse regions Friday, telling its inhabitants that while remote, their land is not forgotten and must be cared for.

Pope says accusations against Chilean bishop are 'calumny'

Jan 19, 2018 - 09:58 am .- At the end of his three-day visit to Chile, Pope Francis came to the defense of a controversial bishop, saying accusations that he helped cover up abuse are unproven and amount to “calumny.”

Pope in Peru: Don’t just protect the Amazon, protect its people

Jan 19, 2018 - 09:16 am .- Speaking to members of Peru's indigenous Amazonian communities Friday, Pope Francis said that contrary to the consumerist mentality that places material objects above the good of the people, protecting the Amazon also means taking into account the best interests of those who live there.

For former abortion workers, kindness changes hearts

Jan 19, 2018 - 12:29 am .- Myra Neyer used to work a medical assistant at Planned Parenthood Baltimore. Today, she has left the abortion industry and is a pro-life advocate.