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Pope Francis speaks with members of the press on the flight from Bahrain to Rome.

Pope Francis praises pro-abortion economist on papal commission in remarks about women

Nov 6, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Mariana Mazzucato’s appointment to the Pontifical Academy for Life drew criticism due to her outspoken advocacy for abortion rights. Read more

People praying at an abortion clinic.

Prayer rally to defeat Michigan abortion amendment is victim of ‘pro-choice cyber attack’

Nov 4, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Organizers of the pro-life rally had asked attendees to register to help with preparations, but phony registrations came in from... Read more

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NPR airs recording of woman’s abortion: ‘What hell sounds like’

Nov 3, 2022

By Katie Yoder

“You’re going to hear this machine turn on now, okay, it makes a loud noise,” someone tells the unidentified Michigan... Read more

Pro-abortion protestors outside the Supreme Court after the historic decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

Midterm elections 2022: How will these states vote on abortion?

Nov 2, 2022

By Katie Yoder

In three states proposing constitutional amendments to advance abortion, surveys show strong support for pro-abortion referendums. Read more

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Total abortions decreased by 6% in the U.S. after Roe v. Wade was overturned

Oct 31, 2022

By Katie Yoder

A pro-abortion group reported there were 5,270 fewer abortions in July and 5,400 fewer in August after the court’s June... Read more

A woman carries a sign warning of the dangers of Proposal 3, the so-called "Reproductive Freedom for All" constitutional amendment, during an Oct. 15 rally at the state capitol building in Lansing. If the controversial proposal passes, it would mean the end of all abortion-related regulation in Michigan, including for children and minors.

In rare letter to all Detroit parishioners, archbishop warns of ‘extreme’ abortion initiative

Proposal 3 would have “vast and extreme” consequences for Michigan if it passes, Detroit Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron said. Read more

Georgia U.S. Senate candidates Democrat Raphael Warnock (left) and Republican Herschel Walker

Catholics in Georgia stick with Walker despite abortion allegations 

Oct 26, 2022

By Edie Heipel

A solid majority of Catholic voters in the state back the Republican candidate, according to a new EWTN poll.   Read more

Pennsylvania U.S. Senate candidates Republican Dr. Mehmet Oz (left) and Democrat John Fetterman.

Oz, Fetterman spar on abortion in Pennsylvania debate

Oct 25, 2022

By Katie Yoder, Shannon Mullen

The candidates’ latest comments come as a new EWTN poll shows a majority of Catholic voters in the state support... Read more

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Chris Heaton-Harris arrives at St Anne's Cathedral for the Service of Reflection in Belfast on Sept. 13, 2022.

UK government funds abortion in Northern Ireland as pro-life groups object

Oct 25, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Chris Heaton-Harris, secretary of state for Northern Ireland, said Monday that the U.K. government will “ensure the commissioning of abortion... Read more

Shoppers are seen in a Kroger supermarket on Oct. 14, 2022, in Atlanta. Economic prospects are becoming "more pessimistic" in the United States on growing worries of weaker demand, the Federal Reserve said in a report Oct. 19, 2022, citing heightened inflation and rising interest rates.

EWTN poll: Catholics in key battleground states are focused on economy as midterms approach

Oct 25, 2022

By Matthew Bunson

Large majorities of likely Catholic voters in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, Ohio, and Pennsylvania consider the economy to be the... Read more

Pro-Life protestors demonstrate in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in 2017.

Late-term abortionist’s plan to open clinic in Colorado meets pro-life resistance

Oct 24, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

In response to the threat of a new abortion clinic in Pueblo, a local pro-life pregnancy center is leading an... Read more

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Former abortionist recalls moment of pro-life conversion: ‘God’s mercy is here’

Oct 23, 2022

By Katie Yoder

As an OB-GYN in training, Dr. John Bruchalski considered abortion to be health care. But that changed when, one night,... Read more

An embryo, between 9-10 weeks of pregnancy

The Guardian is wrong: this is what a 9-week old unborn baby looks like  

Oct 21, 2022

By Edie Heipel

An article published this week by The Guardian that purports to show that an unborn child “is not visible” until... Read more

Roberto Dell’Oro is the director of the Bioethics Institute and a professor in the Department of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California.

Another Pontifical Academy for Life member criticizes overturning Roe v. Wade

Oct 21, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Bioethicist Roberto Dell’Oro argues that the Dobbs decision violates women’s “autonomy.” Read more

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Department of Defense to pay for service members to travel for abortions

Oct 20, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin directed the DoD to “establish travel and transportation allowances” so that service members and their... Read more

President Joe Biden speaks to members of the press prior to his Marine One departure from the White House on Oct. 20, 2022 in Washington, D.C.

‘Read it, man’: Biden tells EWTN reporter to ‘get educated’ on Roe

Oct 20, 2022

By Edie Heipel

President Biden stated Thursday afternoon that he supported abortion restrictions, contradicting his administration’s policies advocating for abortion through all nine... Read more

The affected area in Bournemouth.

English town forbids making sign of the cross, using holy water near abortion center

Oct 18, 2022

By AC Wimmer

The Council of Bournemouth, Christchurch, and Poole in southern England has drawn red lines around an abortion provider and designated... Read more

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Abortion ballot initiative would also give minors right to gender transition, bishops warn

Oct 14, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Michigan’s Catholic bishops warned this week that a proposal to codify abortion in the state also would codify a right... Read more

The Church of the Resurrection in Lansing, Michigan, was vandalized with pro-abortion and anti-Catholic graffiti on Oct. 8, 2022.

VIDEO: Pro-abortion vandals caught in the act of spray-painting Michigan church 

Oct 12, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

The three individuals can be seen approaching the Church of the Resurrection in Lansing on foot and spray-painting graffiti on... Read more

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YouTube adds abortion info to Catholic, pro-life videos

Oct 11, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

The move means many YouTube videos about Pope Francis, Catholic teaching on abortion, and alternatives to abortion now include links... Read more