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Catholic bishops: New N Ireland abortion intervention is ‘gravely disquieting’

The bishops said the British government had imposed an ‘unjust law.’ Read more

Mississippi AG asks Supreme Court to overturn abortion rulings 

Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to overturn two of its landmark rulings on abortion,... Read more

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2018.

US bishops' petition to preserve Hyde Amendment surpasses 130,000 signatures

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is encouraging Americans to sign their petition to save the “Hyde Amendment” from... Read more

Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.) at a July 21, 2021 press conference introducing the Protecting Life on College Campus Act of 2021, outside the U.S. Capitol building

New bill would defund public universities that provide on-campus abortions  

Pro-life lawmakers introduced a bill Wednesday to defund public colleges and universities that perform abortions or offer the abortion pill... Read more

Diocese responds after state senator says he was denied Communion 

After a New Mexico state senator said he was denied Communion this weekend because of a political matter, his diocese... Read more

Pro-life advocates at the 45th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 19, 2018.

Pro-life group urges action after appropriations bill passes without Hyde Amendment

A pro-life group on Friday decried President Joe Biden’s decision not to renew the Hyde Amendment, which has since 1976... Read more

Protestors with the group New York City for Abortion block Witness for Life prayer walk in Brooklyn

Pro-abortion protesters block NY pro-life procession

Pro-abortion protestors blocked a pro-life procession in Brooklyn, New York on Saturday morning. Read more

Planned Parenthood-trained instructor: sex-ed programs sexualize children

A former sex-education instructor is challenging Planned Parenthood for “sexualizing children”, cutting parents “out of the picture”, and dehumanizing the... Read more

Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Vatican secretary for relations with states.

Vatican ‘foreign minister’: ‘We are against the idea that abortion could be a human right’

Archbishop Paul Gallagher made the comment during a trip to Portugal. Read more

The Palace of Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, which houses the meeting room of the UN Human Rights Council.

Holy See to UN: Children should not be ‘collateral victims’ of violence against women

The Vatican reaffirmed the right to life of “children conceived as a result of sexual violence.” Read more

Support grows for ‘born-alive’ abortion bill in Australia

The private members’ bill was introduced on June 21. Read more

European Parliament.

Catholic groups criticize abortion report backed by European Parliament

Fourteen organizations said they stood united in the defense of human life. Read more

Baby Feet. Credit: Morgan via Flickr (CC BY 2.0).

‘Major victory’ for pro-lifers as attempt to introduce abortion up to birth in England and Wales fails

“This would have left England and Wales with one of the most extreme abortion laws in the world.” Read more

Several pro-life laws take effect in South Dakota

Five pro-life laws went into effect in South Dakota on Thursday. Read more

A pro-life rally held in Dublin, Dec. 4, 2012.

Pro-life rallies to be held in cities across Ireland

The rallies will take place both in-person and online. Read more

Pro-lifers oppose amendment seeking to introduce abortion up to birth in England and Wales

If passed, the amendment would mark “the single biggest change to abortion legislation since 1967.” Read more

Senate pro-life chair criticizes proposed ACA abortion billing rule

The chair of the Senate pro-life caucus on Tuesday criticized a proposed loosening of safeguards against taxpayer funding of abortion... Read more