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Eucharistic procession the evening of Nov. 18, 2021 on the campus of the University of South Alabama.

Alabama college students to host school’s first Eucharistic procession

Nov 18, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The Catholic student center at the University of South Alabama in Mobile is set to host the school’s first ever... Read more

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Catholics pray after Alabama executes death row inmate

Oct 22, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Alabama executed inmate Willie B. Smith III on Thursday evening, Oct. 20, marking the first execution in the state since... Read more

Alabama lets voters opt out of ‘so help me God’ on registration forms

Apr 8, 2021

Alabama has changed its voter registration forms to allow people to opt out of the portion of an oath that... Read more

Alabama abortion doctor denied license over claims of application fraud

Sep 14, 2020

The medical director at an abortion clinic in Tuscaloosa, Alabama has had her license to practice medicine suspended, with officials... Read more

Sign outside the Department for Health and Human Services, Washington DC.

Alabama removes disability triage guidelines after HHS complaint

Apr 8, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has resolved a disability rights case with Alabama after the state removed... Read more

Death row in an American prison.

Catholics react to Alabama execution of Nathaniel Woods

Mar 6, 2020

By Matt Hadro

Late Thursday evening, the state of Alabama executed 43 year-old Nathaniel Woods by lethal injection.  Read more

Government building in Montgomery, the capital city of Alabama.

Alabama state Rep. proposes forced vasectomy law

Feb 14, 2020

An Alabama state representative has introduced a bill that would require men of a certain age or state to have... Read more

Alabama abortion ban blocked in federal court

Oct 29, 2019

A federal judge on Tuesday blocked an Alabama law banning most abortions, which passed in May, from going into effect... Read more

Judge dismisses wrongful death suit filed on behalf of aborted baby

Sep 3, 2019

A judge in Alabama has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the father of a six-week old aborted baby.  Read more

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Supreme Court rejects case on abortion by dismemberment

Jun 28, 2019

The Supreme Court announced on Friday that it will not hear a case regarding an Alabama law banning abortions by... Read more

Alabama mayor apologizes for Facebook post about killing gay people

Jun 5, 2019

The mayor of a small town in Alabama has apologized after posting on Facebook that the only way to reclaim... Read more

Attorney and pro-life speaker Rebecca Kiessling on EWTN Pro-Life Weekly.

Pro-life activist conceived in rape addresses Alabama abortion law

May 23, 2019

Kiessling was conceived when her biological mother was abducted at knifepoint and raped. She said that she owes her birth to abortion having... Read more

An unborn baby at 20 weeks.

Alabama outlaws abortion, setting up Supreme Court Roe v. Wade challenge

May 14, 2019

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law Wednesday a bill that will outlaw nearly all abortion in the state. The... Read more

Doctor reading test results of pregnant woman by ultrasound.

State abortion battles continue in Rhode Island, Michigan, Alabama

May 14, 2019

Several states are considering new abortion measures, as the nation-wide trend of legislatures passing new laws to restrict or entrench... Read more

Alabama State Capitol Building in Montgomery. Via Shutterstock

Alabama senate delays final vote on abortion bill; rape and incest exception removed

May 10, 2019

The Alabama Senate has delayed a vote on a bill to outlaw abortion, following a disagreement between Republican and Democratic... Read more

Alabama State Capitol Building in Montgomery. Via Shutterstock

Alabama bill to send abortion doctors to jail sets up Supreme Court fight

May 3, 2019

The Human Life Protection Act would mean doctors who perform abortion could face years in prison.  Read more

Alabama bill would ban all abortions except for 'serious health risk'

Apr 3, 2019

By Perry West

New legislation in Alabama would ban all abortions in the state, except in cases where the mother faces a “serious... Read more

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Why one Alabama man is suing on behalf of an aborted fetus

Mar 9, 2019

By Jonah McKeown

In what is believed to be the first case of its kind in the United States, an attorney will represent... Read more

Botched execution shows death penalty must end, Catholic group says

Mar 13, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

As a death row inmate in Alabama sues the state over a botched execution last month, a Catholic advocacy group... Read more