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Cardinal Sean O'Malley gives the homily at the opening Mass for the National Prayer Vigil for Life in Washington D.C. on Jan. 21, 2014.

Cardinal: joy and compassion are at heart of pro-life movement

Jan 23, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

Catholics in the pro-life movement must “evangelize with beauty and with joy” as they seek to offer compassionate aid to... Read more

(L-R) Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.).

Pro-life lawmakers hopeful after 41 years of legal abortion

Jan 22, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

On the 41st anniversary of legalized abortion throughout the U.S., pro-life lawmakers from both political parties voiced hope about the... Read more

Pope Francis tweet supports, prays for US pro-life march

Jan 22, 2014

Pope Francis sent a tweet offering support for the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., praying that all human... Read more

Deirdre A. McQuade.

March for Life is important witness of unity, advocate says

Jan 21, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

The annual March for Life plays a foundational role in the Church's work to promote human dignity at all stages... Read more

Jeanne Monahan, president of the March for Life Education and Defense Fund.

March for Life broadens focus to engage cultural, political realms

Jan 17, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

As hundreds of thousands of pro-life Americans prepare for the annual March for Life, organizers of the event are already... Read more

(L to R) Dee Becker, Nellie Gray, Georgette Forney and Janet Morana.

March for Life founder still influencing movement after death

Aug 13, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

A year after her death, Nellie Gray – called the “Joan of Arc of the pro-life movement” – is still... Read more

Pope Francis rides through St. Peter's Square at the April 3, 2013 general audience.

Popemobile trip surprises March for Life participants

May 13, 2013

Pro-lifers who had just finished the third annual Italian March for Life on Sunday were surprised to see Pope Francis... Read more

March for Life 2013 in Ottawa, Canada.

Canada's pro-life march shows growing movement

May 11, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones

The 16th National March for Life drew to Ottawa thousands of pro-life Canadians who advocated legal protections for all unborn... Read more

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Thousands expected at March for Life in Rome

May 9, 2013

More than 15,000 people are expected to gather outside the historic Roman Coliseum on May 12 to take part in... Read more

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100,000 march for life in Peru

Mar 27, 2013

More than 100,000 Peruvians bore the heat on March 23 to take part in the Great March for Life 2013,... Read more

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Peruvian cardinal calls for action to protect life

Feb 5, 2013

A Peruvian cardinal is asking the faithful to participate in the March for Life in Lima on March 23 to... Read more

Cardinal Raymond L. Burke (File Photo/CNA).

Cardinal Burke heartened by US pro-life marches

Jan 26, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

Cardinal Raymond Burke says that the pro-life marches taking place across America this week “are a most important witness to... Read more

Mass for Life, Jan. 24, 2013.

Cardinal O'Malley calls pro-life movement to grow in faith

Jan 25, 2013

Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley of Boston encouraged pro-life pilgrims from across America to deepen their faith, explaining that a culture... Read more

Pope Benedict tweets support for US pro-life rallies

Jan 25, 2013

Pope Benedict has sent a Twitter message expressing his solidarity with the hundreds of thousands of people marching in America... Read more

March for Life president Jeanne Monahan.

Changes to March for Life focus on engaging culture

Jan 16, 2013

When hundreds of thousands of people descend upon the nation’s capital for the March for Life this year, they will... Read more

Jeanne Monahan, the new president of the March for Life Education and Defense Fund.

New March for Life president plans increased youth appeal

Nov 21, 2012

By Carl Bunderson

After being named the president of the March for Life Education and Defense Fund, Jeanne F. Monahan says she plans... Read more

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Petition to end abortion in Spain draws 100,000 signatures

Oct 5, 2012

Accompanied by a group of children, a local pro-life leader delivered a petition signed by 100,000 people to the Ministry... Read more

Pro-life supporters march in the rain during the 2012 March for life on January 23, 2012.

March for Life board approves new leadership

Aug 18, 2012

Board members of the March for Life Education and Defense Fund, Patrick Kelly and Jeanne Monahan, have been selected to... Read more

Cardinal Sean O'Malley

Cardinal calls Americans to announce the Gospel of Life with greater fervor

Jan 30, 2007

"Weneed to raise the volumn in announcing the Gospel of Life," with thesewords Cardinal Sean O’Malley strongly urged Americans to... Read more