Abortion

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Google called on to be neutral in pregnancy center ad policy

Apr 30, 2014

Google is being asked to maintain neutrality and fairness in implementing its advertising policy after an abortion advocacy group convinced... Read more

Pope Francis leads the Bishops of Italy in a solemn Profession of Faith in St. Peter's Basilica for their 65th General Assembly May 23, 2013.

Pope emphasizes 'indissolubility of Christian matrimony'

Apr 25, 2014

Pope Francis on April 25 stressed the need for bishops and priests to give a “consistent witness” to Christian moral... Read more

Kermit Gosnell mugshot.

Gosnell movie fundraiser tops $1.2 million

Apr 24, 2014

A fundraising campaign to create a movie about the notorious Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell has surpassed $1.2 million in donations,... Read more

Sleeping Baby On A Hand by Vera Kratochvil (CC0 1.0).

Church will always proclaim life, Argentine archbishop says

Apr 22, 2014

Archbishop Alfredo Zecca of Tucuman, Argentina, said the Church does not tire of proclaiming the Gospel of Life and of... Read more

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of Denver.

Archbishop thanks Colo. faithful for witness against abortion bill

Apr 17, 2014

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of Denver has voiced his gratitude to all those who spoke out against proposed Colorado legislation... Read more

Colorado State Capitol.

Radical abortion bill dies in Colo. Senate after call to prayer, action

Apr 16, 2014

Amid growing protests led in large part by the Catholic Church, the Colorado Senate on April 16 killed a controversial... Read more

Protesters against SB175 gather outside the Colorado State Capitol in Denver on April 15, 2014.

Denver archbishop rallies Coloradans against 'extreme' abortion bill

Apr 16, 2014

The Archbishop of Denver on April 15 rallied opposition to a Colorado bill he says is “both extreme and dangerously... Read more

The Health and Human Services Committee hears testimony against Colorado Senate Bill 175, April 10, 2014.

Colo. Senate considers 'extraordinarily broad' abortion bill

Apr 14, 2014

By Kevin J. Jones

A Colorado Senate committee has advanced legislation that could bar any new pro-life laws in the state, prompting criticism that... Read more

Archbishop Samuel Aquila concelebrating Mass at the Basilica of St John Lateran March 8, 2012.

Archbishop urges prayer, action against Colo. abortion bill

Apr 12, 2014

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila is asking the people of Colorado to spend 10 minutes in prayer and take concrete action... Read more

Katrina Jackson (D), the Louisiana state representative who authored and sponsored the bill.

La. House passes abortion clinic regulations to protect women

Apr 3, 2014

The Louisiana House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved new safety regulations requiring that abortionists have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals,... Read more

Pennsylvania State Rep. Margo Davidson (D).

Planned Parenthood opposes lawmaker with Gosnell victim tie

Apr 2, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

Planned Parenthood has decided not to endorse a Pennsylvania lawmaker who supported increasing health regulations for abortion clinics, a move... Read more

Mother and Baby by Anna Langova (CC0 1.0).

Spanish bishop affirms Church's commitment to women, unborn

Mar 12, 2014

As controversy surrounds reform of Spain's abortion law, the newly-elected president of the local bishops' conference says Catholics must both... Read more

Spanish bishop issues letter on abortion

Mar 6, 2014

Bishop Jose Ignacio Munilla of San Sebastian in Spain has released a new pastoral letter on abortion that answers questions... Read more

Planned Parenthood election spending demands response, pro-lifers say

Mar 4, 2014

Planned Parenthood’s intention to spend millions of dollars to support political candidates who favor legal abortion shows the need to... Read more

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Spain's pro-life bill hailed as growing European trend

Feb 17, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

A new bill in Spain to re-establish limits on abortion and assert the state's right to protect unborn children is... Read more

Ultrasound.

Encyclopedia acknowledges fetal pain as a scientific fact

Feb 17, 2014

By Elise Harris

A new chapter published by Dr. Carlo Bellieni in a prestigious German encyclopedia explores the topic of fetal pain, stating... Read more

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Aug. 5, 2013.

Texas candidate softens opposition to abortion ban

Feb 16, 2014

Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis, who garnered national attention for her opposition to a 20-week abortion ban in the state,... Read more

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

New Orleans archdiocese to boycott abortion clinic collaborators

Feb 10, 2014

Archbishop Gregory Aymond of New Orleans said his archdiocese will not conduct business with individuals or organizations whose work is... Read more

The United Nations flag flies outside UN Headquarters, September 20, 2011.

United Nations' report on Vatican sparks backlash in US

Feb 6, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

U.S. Catholic leaders criticized a United Nations committee report for trying to impose secular moral views and failing to acknowledge... Read more

Prolife supporters participate in the West Coast Walk for Life 2012 in San Francisco, Jan. 21, 2012.

Lower abortion rate credited to culture shift, not contraception

Feb 5, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

Despite claims that contraception is responsible for record-low abortion rates in the U.S., one researcher says pro-life laws and a... Read more