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Peruvian cardinal calls for action to protect life

Feb 5, 2013

A Peruvian cardinal is asking the faithful to participate in the March for Life in Lima on March 23 to... Read more

Sisters of Life took part in the March for Life in Washington D.C. Jan. 25, 2013.

Pro-life groups care for mothers in crisis pregnancies

Feb 3, 2013

Organizations that offer pro-life aid for women facing difficult pregnancies stressed that there are both resources and tools available for... Read more

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Doctor says Colombian coverage of abortion drug harms women

Jan 31, 2013

An official leading the Colombian bishops’ pro-life efforts expressed regret over a recent decision to continue covering a drug used... Read more

Dr. Laura Garcia, Scholar in Residence, Department of Philosophy, Boston College, at the National Press Club Jan. 24, 2012.

Changes in abortion language, laws seen as pro-life progress

Jan 31, 2013

Amid changing abortion rhetoric and significant legislative advances, a group of legal experts in the nation’s capital said that they... Read more

Mass for Life, Jan. 24, 2013.

Cardinal O'Malley calls pro-life movement to grow in faith

Jan 25, 2013

Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley of Boston encouraged pro-life pilgrims from across America to deepen their faith, explaining that a culture... Read more

Young people participate in Washington, D.C.'s March for Life in Jan., 2012.

Strong college presence expected at March for Life

Jan 24, 2013

By Michelle La Rosa

Catholic colleges and universities will be well-represented at this year’s March for Life, according to announcements by pro-life campus groups... Read more

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Vatican council supports US bishops in pro-life stance

Jan 24, 2013

The president of the Pontifical Council for the Family has written to several U.S. bishops to express his support for... Read more

Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.) at a press conference on the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

Lawmakers lament 40 years of legalized abortion

Jan 23, 2013

By Michelle La Rosa

Pro-life politicians from across the country reflected on four decades of legal abortion in America, offering prayers and the promise... Read more

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

After 40 years of abortion, bishops voice sorrow, hope

Jan 22, 2013

By Michelle La Rosa

Church leaders across the U.S. expressed both grief and renewed determination on the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision... Read more

Kellie Stauffer at a press conference on the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

Women recount pain, suffering following abortions

Jan 22, 2013

By Michelle La Rosa

Forty years after abortion was legalized throughout America, women who have been victims of the procedure are speaking out about... Read more

Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley of Boston speaks at a press conference for the 2012 USCCB Fall General Assembly.

Cardinal finds prayer, penance needed for end of abortion

Jan 22, 2013

By Michelle La Rosa

Prayers and penitential hearts must be at the foundation of efforts to restore a genuine respect for life in America,... Read more

Denver March for Life on the steps of the Colorado State Capitol, Jan. 20, 2013.

Hundreds convene in Denver to urge respect for life

Jan 22, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones

Hundreds of pro-life advocates gathered on the west steps of the Colorado capitol on Sunday for the March for Life... Read more

Kristan Hawkins, Executive Director of Students for Life of America.

Pew survey on abortion attitudes criticized as misleading

Jan 17, 2013

By Michelle La Rosa

A U.S. pro-life leader says a new study showing alleged support for legalized abortion among Americans is in fact exaggerated... Read more

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Facebook abortion ads prompt call for pro-life action

Jan 15, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones

Facebook must be called on to refuse abortion ads that target U.K. women, says a pro-life leader who warns the... Read more

Marjorie Dannenfelser of Susan B. Anthony List and Dr. Charmaine Yoest of Americans United for Life.

Planned Parenthood abortion numbers rise, other services fall

Jan 13, 2013

A Planned Parenthood report showing an increase in abortions and decrease in other health services is leading to questions over... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan at a press conference for the 2012 USCCB Fall General Assembly, Nov. 13.

Cardinal Dolan decries proposal to expand abortion access

Jan 9, 2013

Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York expressed “great disappointment” in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's announcement to move forward with the... Read more

Vigil for Life on Dec. 4, 2012 calling on Irish Leader Enda Kenny to Keep his Pro-life Promise.

Irish pro-lifers: abortion legislation will have election consequences

Dec 19, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

Pro-life leaders in Ireland have warned that the Fine Gael-run government’s introduction of legislation to legalize abortion will have consequences... Read more

Irish bishops say legalizing abortion will harm care for moms

Dec 18, 2012

The archbishops of Ireland say the government's consideration of legalizing abortion would harm the country's world-renowned health care practices for... Read more

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Uruguayan doctors say abortion norms fail to respect conscience rights

Dec 11, 2012

Nearly one hundred doctors in Uruguay filed a lawsuit on Dec. 7, arguing that the country's new abortion norms to... Read more

More than 10,000 people assembled at Dáil Éireann Dec. 4, 2012, to stand up for life and to tell Fine Gael and Enda Kenny to keep their pro-life promise.

Irish pro-lifers hold vigil against abortion legislation

Dec 6, 2012

Thousands of Irish pro-life demonstrators packed the street outside of the Dáil Eireann in Dublin for a Vigil for Life... Read more