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Pro-life advocates at the 45th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2018.

Pro-life leaders, legal experts speak out after Dobbs arguments at US Supreme Court

Dec 1, 2021

By Autumn Jones

On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, concerning Mississippi’s... Read more

Groups gathered outside the Supreme Court on Wednesday, Dec. 1, ahead of oral arguments in the case Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health.

Highlights from the Supreme Court's oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health

Dec 1, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Activists from both sides of the abortion issue gathered on Wednesday morning outside of the Supreme Court. Read more

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Cordileone to Catholic students after boycott of pro-life assembly: 'Do not be victims of the culture'

Nov 22, 2021

By Kate Olivera

The archbishop of San Francisco has encouraged students at a local Catholic high school to reject the lies of the... Read more

Illinois Congressman Dan Lipinski.

Former Congressman Dan Lipinski: we must be “Catholic first”

Nov 13, 2021

By CNA Staff

Former Congressman Dan Lipinski has urged faithful to be “Catholics first” in the public square, putting their faith above an... Read more

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Stats show Irish women benefit from waiting period before abortion, observers say

Nov 12, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

About 1,500 Irish women in 2020 decided not to go through with an abortion after seeking an initial consultation. Critics... Read more

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American Life League mourns death of co-founder Paul Brown

Nov 8, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

Paul Brown, co-founder of American Life League, died Thursday, the pro-life group has announced. Read more

Students, Jesuits, and faculty taking part in the rosary rally held on LMU's campus in response to the university's refusal to cancel the Women in Politics club's Planned Parenthood fundraiser.

Loyola Marymount student restarts pro-life group after Planned Parenthood fundraiser

Nov 6, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

When Loyola Marymount University student Megan Glaudini heard that her university was not stopping an on campus fundraiser for Planned... Read more

Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin speaks at a campaign rally at the Chesterfield County Airport, Nov. 1, 2021 in Richmond, Virginia.

Pro-life Youngkin wins Virginia governor's race

Nov 3, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Former Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe (D) conceded the gubernatorial race to Republican businessman Glenn Youngkin on Wednesday, nearly 12 hours... Read more

Pope Francis blessed "Voice of the Unborn" bells for Ecuador and Ukraine on Oct. 27, 2021

Pope Francis blesses pro-life bells going to Ukraine and Ecuador

Oct 27, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The bells, which are rung in support of the unborn, each weigh more than 2,000 pounds. Read more

Anna Fleischer, president of Oxford Students for Life, at Oxford University’s Student Union’s Freshers’ Fair, Oct. 6, 2021.

‘They’re not going to succeed’: Pro-life societies stand firm in face of opposition on England’s campuses

Oct 26, 2021

By CNA Staff

Protesters targeted a pro-life stand at Oxford University’s Freshers’ Fair. Read more

Karol Wojtyla with his parents. Photo courtesy of the Dicoese of Krakow.

John Paul II’s mom chose life after her doctor advised an abortion

Oct 22, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Over one hundred years ago on May 18, Emilia Wojtyla gave birth to her second son, Karol, after a difficult... Read more

The Texas capitol.

Texas abortion law survives injunction effort; Supreme Court challenge next

Oct 15, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

A federal appeals court has allowed a heartbeat-based Texas ban on abortion to remain in effect, rejecting the U.S. Department... Read more

Joe Biden.

USCCB pro-life chairman urges Biden to act like the ‘devout Catholic’ he says he is

Oct 12, 2021

By Katie Yoder

The U.S. Catholic bishops’ pro-life chairman is expressing disappointment with President Biden as his administration reverses a Trump-era rule that... Read more

The Texas capitol.

Texas ‘heartbeat’ abortion law temporarily reinstated amid legal fight

Oct 9, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

A federal court on Friday evening issued a ruling allowing a Texas state law, which restricts abortions after a fetal... Read more

Marchers walk along with an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe during a pro-life Eucharistic Procession Oct. 2, 2021 in Denver.

Denver pro-life Eucharistic procession circles state's largest abortion clinic

Oct 6, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

The Oct. 2 procession, part of the 40 Days for Life movement, began in the garden of the pro-life clinic... Read more

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Do women need abortion to succeed? Women legal scholars say no

Oct 4, 2021

By Katie Yoder

In a legal brief in the pivotal Dobbs vs. Jackson Women's Health Organization abortion case before the U.S. Supreme Court,... Read more

Louisiana State Senator Katrina Jackson at the Live Action Life Awards.

Louisiana state Sen. Katrina Jackson: ‘It’s racist to fund abortions’

Oct 2, 2021

By Katie Yoder

A Louisiana state senator is calling out her fellow Democrats for using race to justify their support of taxpayer-funded abortions. Read more

Pope Francis meets with Foi et Lumière members on Oct. 2, 2021.

Pope Francis thanks Christian disability group for witnessing to ‘the heart of the Gospel’

Oct 2, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis met with people with mental disabilities and their families on Saturday and thanked them for their witness to... Read more

A family participates in Poland's March for Life and the Family in Warsaw on Sept. 19, 2021.

Poland’s March for Life and the Family draws 5,000 people

Sep 20, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Thousands participated in the annual pro-life march in Warsaw on Sept. 19. Read more

Cherish Life Queensland Rally for Life, October 2018

Australian pro-lifers to march against proposed assisted suicide law

Aug 30, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

Pro-life advocates in Queensland, Australia will hold a public March for Life ahead of parliamentary debate on a proposed assisted... Read more