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Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann, Chairman of the USCCB Committee on Pro-Life, gives the homily during the Mass for Life.

At Mass for Life, 10,000 pilgrims pack National Shrine

Jan 23, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

An estimated 10,000 pilgrims traveled from both near and far to attend Mass at the National Prayer Vigil for Life... Read more

Trump asked to oppose funding amendment undermining Mexico City Policy

Nov 22, 2019

A group of pro-life leaders, including the US bishops’ pro-life chair, wrote Thursday to President Donald Trump urging him to... Read more

Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas.

Archbishop Naumann: Know the pregnancy resources available in your community

Nov 11, 2019

Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas announced Monday at the US Conference of Catholic Bishops’ fall meeting an... Read more

Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City. CNA file photo

Congress must end grisly treatment of aborted babies’ remains, US bishops say

Nov 2, 2019

The disrespectful treatment of aborted babies’ human remains by abortion doctors, demands federal action, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops... Read more

Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City. CNA file photo.

Don’t subsidize the taking of innocent life, archbishop says of attempts to repeal Hyde Amendment

Jun 13, 2019

By Matt Hadro

Abolishing the Hyde Amendment, a proposal made recently by both Congressmen and presidential candidates, would unravel over 40 years of... Read more

A sign at the entrance to a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing room in Washington, D.C.

Abortion survivor testifies before Senate committee as bishops back bill

Apr 9, 2019

Melissa Ohden testified before the committee Tuesday during hearings on the Pain-Capable Child Protection Act, telling senators that “abortion doesn't... Read more

Archbishop Joseph Naumann. CNA file photo.

Naumann praises federal rule that will strip $60m from Planned Parenthood

Feb 27, 2019

The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ conference pro-life committee praised Wednesday a new federal rule that will prohibit abortion clinics... Read more

Archbishop Joseph Naumann, joined by Cardinals DiNardo and O'Malley at the vigil Mass ahead of the MArch for Life 2019.

At pro-life Mass, Naumann calls for mercy

Jan 17, 2019

The pro-life movement must be one of mercy, said Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City Thursday night, at the opening... Read more

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 27, 2017.

Indulgence available for participants in National Prayer Vigil for Life

Jan 14, 2019

The Holy See has granted that a plenary indulgence may be obtained by those who participate in the National Prayer... Read more

Archbishop Joseph Naumann. CNA file photo

Incoming pro-life chair to keynote National Catholic Prayer Breakfast

Apr 23, 2018

The keynote speaker at the 2018 National Catholic Prayer Breakfast will be Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, incoming chairman... Read more

Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas, who was elected chair of the US Bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities Nov. 14, 2017.

Archbishop Naumann elected US bishops' pro-life committee chair

Nov 14, 2017

By Carl Bunderson

In a move seen as an endorsement of St. John Paul II's “culture of life” approach, the U.S. bishops on... Read more

Kansas City archdiocese breaks ties with Girl Scouts

May 5, 2017

The Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas announced this week a halt to their involvement with Girl Scouts USA, and... Read more