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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

(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


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


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


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