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Pope Francis blesses people with disabilities at the Wednesday General Audience in St. Peter's Square on May 27, 2015.

Pope: abortion, euthanasia, abandonment of migrants are 'attacks against humanity'

May 30, 2015

By Ann Schneible

A civilization whose technological advancements do not seek to protect the most vulnerable, from conception until natural death, fails to... Read more

General audience with Pope Francis on March 18, 2015.

Pope Francis: Spare no effort in defending life, family

May 12, 2015

In his meeting on Saturday with the bishops from Mozambique, a southeast African nation, Pope Francis urged support for public... Read more

Crying woman.

Despite changes, 'genocide' of China’s one-child policy endures, activists say

May 11, 2015

Human rights advocates told a congressional commission of the “terrifying” practices of China’s coercive one-child policy and lamented forced abortion... Read more

Mary Rathke (R) speaks at Rome's March for Life, May 10, 2015.

March for Life in Rome draws 40,000 participants

May 10, 2015

By Ann Schneible

One of tens of thousands of people to take to the streets of Rome for this year's March for Life,... Read more

Senate reaches compromise on abortion funding in trafficking bill

Apr 23, 2015

By Adelaide Mena

After six weeks of gridlock, members of both parties in the Senate bridged a disagreement over abortion funding in a... Read more

Zocalo de Mexico.

More than 100,000 ask Mexican Supreme Court to affirm right to life

Mar 30, 2015

More than 120,000 people have signed a petition asking the Mexican Supreme Judicial Court of the Nation to reaffirm that... Read more

March for Life Peru 2015.

Peruvian march for life draws half a million

Mar 26, 2015

More than half a million Peruvians participated in the historic March for Life 2015, held March 21 in Lima, rejecting... Read more

Lawsuit against national pro-life group dies at the Sixth Circuit Court

Mar 10, 2015

By Matt Hadro

Ruling in favor of a national pro-life group, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday upheld a district court’s... Read more

United Nations Headquarters in New York City.

Paraguay archbishop to UN: stop pushing abortion, gay marriage

Feb 26, 2015

Archbishop Edmundo Valenzeula of Asuncion, Paraguay is demanding that U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon – who is visiting the... Read more

Prof. Robert P. George speaks at Georgetown University on Jan. 20, 2014.

Princeton professor to pro-life movement: We're winning

Jan 27, 2015

By Matt Hadro

Victory is in sight for the pro-life movement, as technology and rhetoric witness to the cause of life, Princeton professor... Read more

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

Millennials' pro-life commitment wows bishops

Jan 26, 2015

By Matt Hadro

Both Roman and Orthodox Catholic bishops were stirred by the presence of the Millennial generation at the 2015 March for... Read more

100 babies: A women's center that helps every step of the way

Jan 25, 2015

By Mary Farrow

Lynn Grandon kept a tally on her desk of how many babies she knew the Denver Lighthouse women’s center had... Read more

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

Why the pro-life movement needs Democrats

Jan 25, 2015

By Matt Hadro

Pro-life Democrat politicians are fast becoming an endangered political species, but their pro-life presence is necessary for the movement to... Read more

Young people hold prolife signs during the 2015 March for Life in Washington D.C. on Jan. 22, 2015.

Who inspires the young pro-lifers of today? Pope Francis

Jan 23, 2015

By Matt Hadro

Young pro-life advocates emphasized Pope Francis’ influence on their witness for the defenseless unborn child at the 2015 March for... Read more

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

'The Apology' – Men speak up about abortion

Jan 21, 2015

A pro-life organization is aiming to highlight how men are affected by abortion – and offer hope for healing and... Read more

Martin Luther King Jr. addresses a crowd from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial where he delivered his famous I Have a Dream speech during the Aug. 28, 1963 march on Washington DC.

The fight for human dignity - how MLK speaks to ISIS, abortion

Jan 19, 2015

By Matt Hadro

The ongoing legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is that every human life is sacred and must be protected... Read more

Speaker John Boehner administers the the oath of office to members of the 113th Congress Jan 3, 2013.

Members of Congress: Abortion funding breaks health care law promise

Dec 26, 2014

By Matt Hadro

More than 75 members of Congress have written the Obama administration emphasizing that abortion coverage must be billed separately under... Read more