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Jan 27, 2020 - 06:18 pm .- A study of statistics from Texas suggests that since 2016, judges in the state were less likely to grant permission to minors to procure abortion without their parents’ consent than in previous years.
Jan 27, 2020 - 05:00 pm .- Political leaders have come out in support of School Choice Week, as the Supreme Court considers a crucial case on the right of parents to public assistance if they choose religious schools.
Jan 27, 2020 - 03:25 pm .- Hours before he died Sunday, basketball superstar Kobe Bryant attended Mass at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Newport Beach, California. His parish is now praying for his soul.
Jan 27, 2020 - 10:30 am .- Pro-life Democrats are “fed up” over the party’s staunch support of abortion and need to let the presidential candidates know it, the leader of Democrats for Life of America said on Monday.
Jan 26, 2020 - 02:08 pm .- Basketball superstar Kobe Bryant died Sunday in a helicopter crash in Southern California, along with his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna. Bryant, the father of four, was Catholic.
Jan 26, 2020 - 04:00 am .- With their children getting older, the Aguilars wanted to find a church home for their family. They visited a few Christian churches close to home, but nothing felt right. They were surprised, the couple said, to find that Catholic Church - the Church of their youth - was the place where they realized they were at home.
Jan 25, 2020 - 10:01 pm .- God is a “tricky God” who schemes for the good of humanity and salvation, Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago said in the homily at the Welcome Mass for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Catholic Social Ministry Gathering in Washington, DC. 
Jan 25, 2020 - 11:27 am .- One person is dead and others are injured after an oncoming car struck a charter bus carrying Covington Catholic students and chaperones back from the national March for Life in Washington, D.C., local sources have reported.
Jan 24, 2020 - 06:29 pm .- The New Orleans Saints have said assistance that team personnel offered to the Archdiocese of New Orleans on communications strategy was not a coverup, but disclosure.
Jan 24, 2020 - 05:15 pm .- Pro-life unity comes before party loyalty, a Democratic state senator said Friday at the national March for Life on Friday.
Jan 24, 2020 - 04:45 pm .- On Friday, President Donald Trump became the first U.S. president to address the March for Life in person. His appearance was greeted by pro-lifers with both excitement and hesitation.
Jan 24, 2020 - 03:30 pm .- On the eve of the 2020 March for Life in Washington DC, lawmakers in several states announced the introduction of potentially significant pro-life legislation, while others announced efforts to preserve legal protection for abortion.
Jan 24, 2020 - 02:23 pm .- The Trump administration has said that California state policies violate federal law for requiring abortion coverage in religious groups’ health insurance plans – a mandate that Catholic leaders had charged “directly targeted” Catholic universities that had stopped paying for employees’ elective abortions.
Jan 24, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- Students from Oakcrest School in McLean, Virginia—a Catholic all-girls middle and high school—led the crowd, estimated in the tens of thousands, that flooded the National Mall for the March for Life on Friday.
Jan 24, 2020 - 12:07 pm .- President Donald Trump addressed the annual March for Life Friday, telling pro-life demonstrators that he is an advocate for the right to life of unborn children, and calling for a federal prohibition on late-term abortion.
Jan 24, 2020 - 10:00 am .- The U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said his department is committed to protecting life “from conception to natural death,” as he prepares to attend Friday’s national March for Life.
Jan 24, 2020 - 09:05 am .- The Mass, preceded by a youth rally, was attended by an estimated 18,000 teenagers and young adults from more than 50 dioceses around the country just hours before the March for Life was set to begin on the National Mall.
Jan 24, 2020 - 06:40 am .- Washington Archbishop Wilton Gregory said that the Youth Rally and Mass for Life was 'the beginning, not the end' of respect for human life.
Jan 23, 2020 - 10:15 pm .- An estimated 10,000 pilgrims traveled from both near and far to attend Mass at the National Prayer Vigil for Life celebrated on Thursday, Jan. 23 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.
Jan 23, 2020 - 05:30 pm .- Archbishop Charles Chaput officially stood down as leader of the Philadelphia archdiocese on Thursday. He spoke to CNA about what it means to be a bishop.