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Catholic University fires professor who hosted ‘abortion doula’ in class

Jan 30, 2024

By Joe Bukuras

An email from the school’s president, Peter Kilpatrick, obtained by CNA said that the school began an investigation into the... Read more

Mississippi launched its new "MAMA" app on the eve of the 51st March for Life.

Mississippi’s new ‘MAMA’ app connects moms with the help they need

Jan 19, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch announced the launch of the Mississippi Access to Maternal Assistance (MAMA) app on Tuesday. Read more


‘Social emergency’ of low fertility may be driven partly by pesticides, study shows

Dec 7, 2023

By Daniel Payne

Plunging fertility rates, due to multiple factors, present profound challenges for couples today, and the future does not look bright.  Read more


New AI app sparks baby fever, but will it lead to more child commodification?

Jul 31, 2023

By Kylie Gallegos

Remini’s AI imagery has created excitement about parenthood in younger users, but one expert cautions that its approach could be... Read more

Ashley Banks and her son Jakori (left) and Janyla (right) at MiraVia on Dec. 12, 2019.

MiraVia maternity home brings hope and life to pregnant students in North Carolina

May 23, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The MiraVia maternity home on the campus of Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina has helped more 60 pregnant and... Read more

Austin and Nicole LeBlanc are expecting conjoined, twin girls who share one heart and other vital organs. Despite being advised to have an abortion, the couple says it is choosing life and will trust God in the situation.

Catholic mother expecting conjoined twins chooses life

Apr 27, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Despite doctors’ advice to have an abortion, Nicole and Austin LeBlanc believe “God has a plan for everything.” Read more


Pro-lifers in Mexico demand government put an end to killings of pregnant women

Dec 13, 2022

By CNA Staff

One pro-lifer stressed that “at this time, the widespread demand of Mexican society is the prevention of any form of... Read more


U.S. bishops back bill to protect pregnant workers as some warn it’s paid abortion leave

Dec 7, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The U.S. Senate is currently considering a bipartisan bill that promises protections for pregnant employees. The bill passed the U.S.... Read more


US bishops’ pro-life chair asks Catholics to practice ‘unconditional love’ after Roe

Sep 22, 2022

By Katie Yoder

In anticipation of Respect Life Month in October, Archbishop William E. Lori is calling for “radical solidarity” for pregnant and... Read more

Pope Francis addressed a group of Italian entrepreneurs Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, about the need to support working mothers.

Pope Francis asks businesses to support working women: They’re ‘afraid to get pregnant’

Sep 12, 2022

By Katie Yoder

He sounded the alarm on low birth rates and encouraged companies to support pregnant employees. Read more

Blessed Emilia Fernandez

This pregnant woman who died in a prison in Spain, became a Martyr of the Rosary

Oct 7, 2021

By CNA Staff

A pregnant woman who found her faith in a Spanish prison during the Civil War (1936-1939) refused to give up... Read more

Lauren Allen, the founder of the Catholic infertility ministry the Fruitful Hollow, with her husband.

Catholic infertility ministry provides community, support

Aug 4, 2021

By Kate Olivera

Lauren Allen always jokes that God hit her over the head with the idea for her Catholic infertility ministry, the... Read more

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NFP expert: Natural Family Planning ‘empowers’ Catholic couples with fertility knowledge 

Aug 2, 2021

By Katie Yoder

Natural Family Planning (NFP) empowers women with “extremely valuable” information about their bodies, according to a Catholic OB/GYN and NaProTechnology... Read more

A Lidl grocery chain sign in Amstelveen, the Netherlands.

Irish Catholic bishop ‘delighted’ as firm offers paid leave after pregnancy loss

Jun 9, 2021

By CNA Staff

Bishop Kevin Doran welcomed the step by Lidl Ireland. Read more

As pandemic continues, some Catholic moms call the midwife

Jun 23, 2020

As hospitals continue to treat patients with COVID-19, many expectant women worry about exposing themselves and their babies to the... Read more

Feet of a newborn baby in an incubator.

Vatican offers online book for parents facing difficult prenatal diagnosis

May 29, 2020

By Courtney Mares

The Vatican has published a free book online that can be a resource for parents facing a difficult or fatal... Read more

Pregnant woman looking at ultrasound.

For pregnant women facing poverty, pro-life groups offer resources for success

Jul 14, 2019

By Mary Farrow

Poor women are the most likely population to obtain an abortion.  Read more

New study supports decades of Catholic research on progesterone in pregnancy

May 27, 2019

A recent study in the UK found that taking progesterone supplements during pregnancy is associated with a decreased risk of... Read more

'Abortion saves lives'? Catholic doctor responds to NYT op-ed

May 22, 2019

By Jonah McKeown

Following an op-ed in the New York Times claiming that all pregnancies are life-threatening, a Catholic doctor emphasized that pregnancy... Read more

Alexa Hyman. Courtesy photo.

'Back in February'- How an unexpected pregnancy led to joy

Apr 2, 2019

By Jenny Uebbing

At 23, Alexa Hyman discovered she was pregnant. This is her story.  Read more