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Spanish bishop prays in front of abortion clinic on All Souls’ Day despite oppressive law

Nov 3, 2022

By CNA Staff

Bishop José Ignacio Munilla of Orihuela-Alicante, Spain, joined the 40 Days for Life campaign Nov. 2 in front of an... Read more

Luis Argüello, archbishop of Valladolid and general secretary of the Spanish Episcopal Conference

Spanish archbishop objects to labeling pro-lifers as ‘ultra-Catholics’ or ‘extreme right’

Oct 17, 2022

By CNA Staff

“There are only ad hominem arguments left for those who know they’re going against science, ethics, integral ecology, and the... Read more

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40 Days for Life in Spain announces guidelines amid government harassment of pro-lifers

Sep 28, 2022

By CNA Staff

The first campaign in Spain since the government criminalized what is deemed harassment at abortion businesses by pro-lifers begins today... Read more

Bishop José Ignacio Munilla with volunteers from 40 Days for Life in Spain

40 Days for Life in Spain: ‘The more they persecute us, the more we will embrace the Cross!’

Sep 16, 2022

By CNA Staff

Volunteers 40 Days for Life in Spain face for the first time the threat of jail time for praying near... Read more

Pavica Vojnović (right) and Lidia Rieder outside the Mannheim court.

German court rules in favor of right to pray near abortion counseling facility

Sep 1, 2022

By AC Wimmer

Silent prayer gatherings near an abortion counseling facility in a German town cannot be prohibited, according to a ruling by... Read more

A 40 Days for Life event in Pforzheim, Germany.

Court declares German city’s restrictions on pro-life prayer vigil unlawful

Dec 21, 2021

By CNA Staff

The court upheld the right to free assembly. Read more

Pavica Vojnović, leader of the pro-life prayer vigils in Pforzheim, Germany.

Pro-lifers win right to appeal ruling on German municipality’s prayer vigil ban

Dec 1, 2021

By CNA Staff

The challenge was spearheaded by a member of 40 Days for Life. Read more

A Mass is said outside the Planned Parenthood clinic in Denver, Colo., Aug. 14, 2021 Credit: Tom Uebbing/CNA.

Mass celebrated in front of Denver's Planned Parenthood starts new phase of prolife ministry

Aug 17, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

Catholics gathered across the street from Denver’s Planned Parenthood abortion clinic, the largest in Colorado, on Saturday for the launch... Read more

Pavica Vojnović, leader of the pro-life prayer vigils in Pforzheim, Germany.

Court upholds German municipality’s pro-life prayer vigil ban

May 14, 2021

The court dismissed a challenge to a ban on a prayer vigil in front of a pre-abortion advisory center. Read more

Pavica Vojnović, who has led pro-life vigils in Pforzheim, southwest Germany.

Court hears pro-life challenge to German municipality’s prayer vigil ban

May 13, 2021

In 2019, the municipality in Pforzheim, southwest Germany, denied pro-lifers permission to hold vigils near a pre-abortion advisory center. Read more

Young mothers respond after pro-life pregnancy center tagged in Colombia

Apr 21, 2021

By Walter Sanchez Silva

The ProMujer pregnancy help center operated by the Moms 40 Coalition for Life Foundation in Bogota discovered April 16 it... Read more

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40 Days for Life kicks off Lenten campaign

Feb 18, 2021

The pro-life group 40 Days for Life began its 2021 Lenten prayer campaign on Wednesday, after the coronavirus pandemic forced... Read more

Pavica Vojnović takes part in a 40 Days for Life event in Pforzheim, Germany. Credit: ADF International.

Pro-life activists challenge German municipality’s prayer vigil ban

Feb 17, 2021

Pro-life activists are challenging a German municipality’s decision to ban them from praying in front of a pre-abortion advisory center.  Read more

40 Days for Life participants in McAllen, Texas, February 8, 2020.

40 Days under quarantine: Clinic vigils suspended

Mar 27, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The pro-life ministry 40 Days for Life may have ended its public vigils outside abortion clinics, but it is urging... Read more

Elderly pro-life protester back outside Planned Parenthood after assault

Apr 1, 2019

By Jonah McKeown

An elderly protester who was thrown to the ground and kicked outside a Planned Parenthood facility in San Francisco March... Read more

2016 Denver March for Life.

Pro-life momentum? 40 Days for Life campaign begins in over 400 cities

Sep 27, 2018

The 40 Days for Life 2018 fall campaign began on Wednesday, claiming groups in a record 415 cities are taking... Read more

David Bereit, founder of 40 Days for Life, enters the Catholic Church on Easter.

Founder of 40 Days for Life enters Catholic Church on Easter

Apr 3, 2018

David Bereit, the founder of 40 Days for Life, entered the Catholic Church on Easter, giving thanks for the inspiration... Read more