Archive for January 19, 2024

Luca Di Tolve.?w=200&h=150

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Former gay activist: Fiducia Supplicans hurts those ‘struggling for chastity’

Luca Di Tolve, Mister Gay Italy 1990 and a former homosexual activist, posted a reflection on his website regarding the... Read more

Pro-life marchers carry a banner reading “Every baby is somebody’s grandchild” at the March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 20, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Live updates from the 2024 March for Life

Follow along here for live updates on the March for Life. Read more

Mississippi launched its new "MAMA" app on the eve of the 51st March for Life.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Quiñones

Mississippi’s new ‘MAMA’ app connects moms with the help they need

Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch announced the launch of the Mississippi Access to Maternal Assistance (MAMA) app on Tuesday. Read more

At a press conference held before the vote, Rep. Kat Cammack shared the story of how her mother almost aborted her.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

House votes to protect pro-life pregnancy centers from Biden plan to deny them funding

Before the vote, lawmakers and representatives for pro-life organizations and pregnancy resource centers rallied in support of the facilities’ efforts. Read more

Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Dicastery for Promoting Christian Unity, speaks with EWTN Vatican Bureau Chief Andreas Thonhauser on Jan. 18, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Matthew Santucci,AC Wimmer

Vatican prefect: Fiducia Supplicans draws ‘some negative reactions’ from Christian leaders

In an exclusive EWTN interview and in comments to the Vatican’s news agency, Cardinal Kurt Koch said he has received... Read more

A snowman adorned with signs at the 51st March for Life, Jan, 19, 2024?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

PHOTOS: The best signs seen at the 2024 March for Life

Thousands of marchers turned out in spite of snow and freezing temperatures. Read more

A sign features St. Teresa of Calcutta (Mother Teresa) at the 51st March for Life, Friday, Jan. 19, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

It’s not too late to join this pro-life novena

The nine-day novena sponsored by the USCCB began Jan. 16 and goes until Jan. 24, two days after the Day... Read more

Before the March for Life young people gathered for music and worship at Life Fest.?w=200&h=150

By Peter Pinedo

‘Love is the answer’: Thousands fill Washington, D.C. stadium for ‘Life Fest’ rally

“We want every person to walk out of here knowing that they are good, that they are chosen, that they... Read more

Jean Marie Davis, executive director of the Branches pregnancy resource center in Vermont, shares her inspiring pro-life story with the crowd gathered at the March for Life rally Jan. 19, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

March for Life speakers promote care for pregnant women and children nationwide

At the 51st annual national March for Life, taking place in snowy conditions today in Washington, D.C., keynote speakers strongly... Read more

Bishop Hans van den Hende walks in Keukenhof park in Lisse, Netherlands, on April 12, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Jonathan Liedl

Dutch bishops offer cautious response to Vatican blessing guidance, bucking regional trend   

The bishops emphasized that any blessings should help people “live in accordance with [God’s] intentions for the creation of man... Read more

Daniel Ortega.?w=200&h=150

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Dictatorship in Nicaragua cancels legal personhood of 10 Catholic and evangelical NGOs

The measure affects 16 nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), 10 of which are Catholic and evangelical institutions. Read more

Pope Francis blesses a mosaic of St. Charbel after his general audience Nov. 15, 2023, in St. Peter’s Square.?w=200&h=150

By Almudena Martínez-Bordiú

St. Charbel mosaic blessed by Pope Francis installed in Vatican grottoes

The mosaic was installed in the grottoes located beneath St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. Read more

University of Michigan Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh at the March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 19, 2024, pictured with Tim Shipe, a high school teacher from Florida (and lifelong Buckeye fan).?w=200&h=150

By Daniel Payne

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh makes surprise March for Life appearance

“It’s a great example that you’re setting,” Harbaugh told the crowd at a rally before the pro-life march. “It’s testimony,... Read more

Demonstrators participate in the March for Life in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 19, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

PHOTOS: Snow doesn’t deter thousands at second post-Roe March for Life

Rows upon rows of participants young and old made their way around the National Mall to the Supreme Court on... Read more

Pro-life progressives rally for the unborn at the March for Life in front of the Supreme Court on Jan. 19, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

Pro-life progressives make their voices heard at March for Life

Members of the Progressive Anti-Abortion Uprising (PAAU) and other pro-life progressives gathered in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on... Read more