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Pope Francis celebrates Mass for the Feast of the Presentation of Jesus at the Temple in St. Peter's Basilica, Feb. 2, 2015.

Pope to Catholic lawmakers: Be strong. Protect life.

Aug 31, 2015

By Ann Schneible

On Sunday, Pope Francis urged Catholic legislators to be protectors of human life, calling them to “be strong” against a... Read more

Margaret Sanger, founder of the birth control movement, at the Neo-Malthusian and Birth Control Conference in New York City.

Black leaders to Smithsonian: Don’t honor Planned Parenthood founder

Aug 31, 2015

By Matt Hadro

While Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger is sometimes hailed as a champion of women’s rights, she was no savior to... Read more

Rally held in support of cutting Planned Parenthood funding.

Tens of thousands protest at Planned Parenthood clinics across the country

Aug 23, 2015

Hundreds of demonstrations were held outside of Planned Parenthood clinics across the U.S. this weekend with protesters calling on the... Read more

Baby by Amy Quinn (CC0 1.0).

Is Planned Parenthood 'aborting' babies after birth?

Aug 19, 2015

By Adelaide Mena, Matt Hadro

A new video in an investigative series on Planned Parenthood shows a former technician saying that she had once been... Read more

Sleeping Baby by Vera Kratochvil (CC0 1.0).

Former technician: Planned Parenthood took baby organs without consent

Aug 12, 2015

By Adelaide Mena, Matt Hadro

The latest in a series of videos on Planned Parenthood features testimony from a former technician who says she worked... Read more

Pro-Life March in Accra.

What a pro-life march looks like in Ghana

Aug 11, 2015

More than 1,000 people took part in a pro-life march in Ghana’s capital of Accra, seeking to protect all life... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput speaks with CNA in Rome on Sept. 15, 2014.

Archbishop Chaput: Other moral issues not equivalent to abortion

Aug 10, 2015

Of the many struggles plaguing modern society, none can be equated with the blatant taking of innocent human lives, Archbishop... Read more

A prolife supporter holds a Defund Planned Parenthood sign at the March for Life, Jan. 25, 2012.

When the Senate won't defund Planned Parenthood, states will

Aug 7, 2015

Alabama on Thursday became the third U.S. state this week to withdraw funding from its local branches of Planned Parenthood,... Read more

Prayer.

How to respond to Planned Parenthood? Prayer and fasting, say Colo. bishops

Aug 6, 2015

Following the release of investigative videos showing Planned Parenthood offering aborted baby organs for money, the Catholic bishops of Colorado... Read more

Ultrasound.

Chilean women: Abortion does not solve problem of sexual violence, discrimination

Aug 5, 2015

Women in a new video released in Chile said that mothers facing difficult pregnancies need compassion and care from society,... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles at the North American College, May 2, 2015.

Think the human person is nothing special? Think again, says archbishop

Aug 5, 2015

Too many social trends treat the human person as nothing sacred, but Catholic pro-life efforts are part of an effort... Read more

Is Planned Parenthood altering abortion procedures to obtain intact body parts?

Aug 4, 2015

By Matt Hadro

The latest in a series of undercover videos on Planned Parenthood shows an official from the organization saying that abortion... Read more

U.S. Capitol. Senate side.

Effort to defund Planned Parenthood falls short of Senate vote

Aug 3, 2015

By Matt Hadro

The Senate failed to bring a bill to block federal funding of Planned Parenthood to the floor on Monday evening,... Read more

Student-organized 'Women Betrayed' rally against Planned Parenthood at US Capitol in Washington D.C. on July 28, 2015.

'Women Betrayed' by Planned Parenthood speak out against abortion giant

Jul 29, 2015

By Adelaide Mena

Hundreds of women – along with scores of men – gathered in front of the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday to... Read more

Why the Catholic behind the Planned Parenthood videos went undercover

Jul 22, 2015

With the façade of a fictitious biotechnology company, David Daleiden and his fellow investigators from the Center for Medical Progress... Read more

Even if it’s legal, it’s not ok – Congress responds to Planned Parenthood scandal

Jul 16, 2015

By Matt Hadro

An undercover video report on Planned Parenthood providing fetal body parts for harvesting and research should shock the conscience of... Read more

Planned Parenthood under fire for alleged trafficking of baby organs

Jul 14, 2015

By Adelaide Mena, Matt Hadro

Abortion giant Planned Parenthood is facing harsh criticism after the release of footage allegedly showing its top doctor describing how... Read more

The dark side of living 'childfree'

Jun 25, 2015

By Mary Farrow

A few months ago, several writers opened up a conversation they felt was long overdue in a book titled “Selfish,... Read more

Pope Francis.

Pope Francis blasts abortion, population control in new encyclical

Jun 18, 2015

By Elise Harris

In his new encyclical on the environment, Pope Francis slams attacks against human life such as abortion, embryonic experimentation and... Read more

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

Abortion rates are dropping – and it could be thanks to millennials

Jun 11, 2015

By Matt Hadro

Abortion rates have declined by 12 percent nationwide since 2010, and pro-life groups say changing attitudes among the younger generation... Read more