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Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday General Audience, May 21, 2014.

Pope Francis: Be witnesses of the Gospel every day

May 8, 2016

Pope Francis commemorated the Feast of the Ascension of Jesus by reminding the faithful of their duty to be witnesses... Read more

Pro life marchers gather in Washington, D.C. for the March for Life on Jan. 22, 2016.

Monster storm can't keep massive crowds from March for Life

Jan 22, 2016

Despite weather forecasts calling for what might end up being the worst blizzard in over a century, tens of thousands... Read more

Make your life a Nativity set, Cardinal Dolan tells pro-life marchers

Jan 22, 2016

By Matt Hadro

Pro-lifers must make their lives a Nativity scene where they provide a welcoming witness and  see Christ in the faces... Read more

March for Life in Denver, Colo. Jan. 16, 2016.

Is the March for Life still relevant?

Jan 21, 2016

By Mary Farrow

It was an event that wasn't supposed to have anniversaries.  Read more

March for Life Peru 2015.

Peruvian march for life draws half a million

Mar 26, 2015

More than half a million Peruvians participated in the historic March for Life 2015, held March 21 in Lima, rejecting... Read more

Prof. Robert P. George speaks at Georgetown University on Jan. 20, 2014.

Princeton professor to pro-life movement: We're winning

Jan 27, 2015

By Matt Hadro

Victory is in sight for the pro-life movement, as technology and rhetoric witness to the cause of life, Princeton professor... Read more

2015 March for Life in Washington D.C. on Jan. 22, 2015.

Millennials' pro-life commitment wows bishops

Jan 26, 2015

By Matt Hadro

Both Roman and Orthodox Catholic bishops were stirred by the presence of the Millennial generation at the 2015 March for... Read more

Young people hold prolife signs during the 2015 March for Life in Washington D.C. on Jan. 22, 2015.

Who inspires the young pro-lifers of today? Pope Francis

Jan 23, 2015

By Matt Hadro

Young pro-life advocates emphasized Pope Francis’ influence on their witness for the defenseless unborn child at the 2015 March for... Read more

March for Life participants in Washington, DC Jan. 22, 2015.

March for Life 2015 unites 'pro-life generation'

Jan 22, 2015

“We are the pro-life generation! We are the pro-life generation!” The chant could be heard along Constitution Avenue, as cold... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during his Wednesday general audience on June 18, 2014.

Pope Francis shoutout to March for Life: 'Every Life is a Gift'

Jan 22, 2015

As massive crowds of pro-life advocates gathered for the March for Life in Washington, D.C., Pope Francis on Thursday tweeted... Read more

Jan. 21, 2015 crowds at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.

Cardinal: No pro-life victory without reaching the marginalized

Jan 22, 2015

By Matt Hadro

For the pro-life movement to truly succeed, it must fight not only abortion, but also the broader “throwaway culture” wherever... Read more

Rebecca Kiessling (L) and Mary Rathke (R) participate in Italys 4th annual March for Life on May 4, 2014

Women conceived in rape seek to inspire others in choosing life

May 6, 2014

By Elise Harris

During Italy’s fourth annual March for Life, two women shared testimonies of being conceived in rape, and expressed hope that... Read more

Participants in Italy's 2014 March for Life carry a sign reading "Abortion is Violence."

Italy’s March for Life draws global participation

May 4, 2014

The fourth annual March for Life held in Rome May 4 drew attendees from across Italy, Europe and the United... Read more

Participants in Italy's 2014 March for Life walk towards St. Peter's Basilica.

Pro-life leaders hold international conference in Rome

May 4, 2014

Leaders in the movement to protect human life from conception to natural death held a conference in Rome on Saturday... Read more

Young people gather behind a University of St. Thomas-Houston flag on the National Mall in Washington D.C. for the March for Life on Jan. 22, 2014.

College students strongly represented at March for Life

Jan 23, 2014

Continuing a decades-long trend, college students and young people from across the nation maintained a strong presence on Jan. 22... Read more

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