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U.S. abortions increase by nearly 70,000 in three years, reversing long-term decline

Jun 15, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The pro-abortion research organization the Guttmacher Institute reported the data on June 15. Read more

A pro-life pregnancy center in Hollywood, Florida, was defaced with pro-abortion graffiti over Memorial Day Weekend 2022.

MAP: Vandalism attacks mount at pro-life centers across U.S.

Jun 15, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The attacks come in response to an anticipated Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade. Read more

Pro-abortion activists shown disrupting a Mass at St. Veronica Parish in Eastpointe, Michigan. A video said the incident happened on June 12, 2022.

Nearly naked activist shouting pro-abortion chants disrupts Mass in Michigan

Jun 13, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

“Overturn Roe? Hell, no!” the woman shouted. In turn, a man in the church chanted, “Abortion kills babies!" Read more

Surveillance footage shows suspects spray-painting pro-abortion slogans on the exterior of South Broward Pregnancy Help Center, a pro-life clinic in Hollywood, Florida, on May 28, 2022.

Who, or what, is 'Jane's Revenge'? A look at the group invoked in pro-abortion vandalism

Jun 11, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Some say the name is an apparent reference to an illegal abortion procurement ring in the 1960s and '70s. Read more

Surveillance footage shows suspects spray-painting pro-abortion slogans on the exterior of South Broward Pregnancy Help Center, a pro-life clinic in Hollywood, Florida, on May 28, 2022.

WATCH: Video shows 'Jane's revenge' vandalism suspects in the act

Jun 10, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

The incident happened over Memorial Day weekend in Hollywood, Florida. Read more

Pro-lifers rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 1, 2021.

Abortion and public opinion: what the surveys really say

Jun 10, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Political scientist Michael New said that ‘polling about Roe v. Wade provides little insight about American attitudes toward abortion.’ Read more

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) speaks in front of the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., on June 9, 2022.

DC aborted babies: Private autopsy to examine how they died, Sen. Cruz says

Jun 9, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

The babies are still in the possession of the D.C. medical examiner's office, a pro-life activist group said. Read more

The European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on Nov. 25, 2014.

Catholic leader criticizes EU Parliament for backing motion on US abortion law

Jun 9, 2022

By CNA Staff

The motion secured 364 votes in favor, 154 against, and 37 abstentions. Read more

A pro-life pregnancy center in Hollywood, Florida, was defaced with pro-abortion graffiti over Memorial Day Weekend 2022.

Florida pro-life pregnancy center hit with 'Jane's revenge' abortion vandalism

Jun 8, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

The incident took place over Memorial Day weekend in Hollywood, Florida. Read more

U.S. Capitol viewed through the columns of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

Man charged with attempted murder of Supreme Court justice

Jun 8, 2022

By Katie Yoder, Joe Bukuras

A criminal complaint filed Wednesday charged 26-year-old Nicholas John Roske of Simi Valley, California, with attempted murder of a Supreme... Read more

The European Parliament in Strasbourg, France.

Catholic bishops’ commission: EU parliament resolution on US abortion law is ‘unacceptable interference’

Jun 8, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

COMECE said that adopting the resolution would ‘discredit’ the European Parliament. Read more

The seal of the United States Department of Homeland Security.

DHS warns that ‘faith-based institutions’ could be targeted amid ‘heightened threat environment’

Jun 8, 2022

By CNA Staff

The DHS alert followed an unconfirmed report that it had notified Catholic bishops of ‘credible threats’ if Roe v. Wade... Read more

Aerial/Drone photograph of a sunset over the Colorado state capital building. Capital city of Denver.

FULL TEXT: Letter from Colorado bishops to Catholic lawmakers who backed abortion law

Jun 8, 2022

By CNA Staff

The bishops of Colorado on Tuesday issued an open letter asking Catholic lawmakers who recently voted for a new abortion... Read more

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U.S. bishops urge prayer during Religious Freedom Week to combat abortion, church vandalism

Jun 8, 2022

By Maisy Sullivan

This year, the bishops are focusing on promoting a culture of life, with the theme "Life and Dignity for All." Read more

Mountain Area Pregnancy Services, a pro-life pregnancy center in Asheville, North Carolina, had its windows smashed and was spray-painted with pro-abortion messaging on June 6 or June 7, 2022.

Windows smashed, pro-abortion messages tagged on NC pro-life pregnancy clinic 

Jun 7, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Police discovered red spray paint on the Mountain Area Pregnancy Services building with the words “No forced birth” and “If... Read more

Colorado State Capitol Building in Denver.

Catholic lawmakers who backed Colorado's abortion law should refrain from Communion, state's bishops say

Jun 7, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Voting to allow abortion for any reason up until birth was a "gravely sinful action," the bishops said in a... Read more

The damaged altar of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Brooklyn, New York City, N.Y.

Analysis: Catholic church attacks multiply following Supreme Court leak

May 31, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The U.S. bishops first began noticing — and tracking — a growing number of attacks targeting Catholic churches in 2020.... Read more

Bishop Robert McElroy. CNA file photo.

What to know about Bishop Robert McElroy, who will soon be a cardinal

May 29, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

McElroy has led the San Diego diocese since 2015. Read more

Sisters Vanessa Pagano (left) and Nichole Pagano, who are both students at Hunterdon Central Regional High School and attended an unsanctioned pro-abortion rally at the school in order to stand up for the unborn with a pro-life sign.

Catholic pro-life student attacked at public school, school criticized for lack of protection

May 26, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Nichole Pagano said that students ‘came at me all up in my face, verbally screaming at me, and physically even... Read more