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U.S. President Joe Biden arrives at the Vatican to meet Pope Francis Oct. 29, 2021

Biden reaffirms support for abortion on anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Jan 22, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

President Joe Biden pledged to defend a so-called right to abortion and reaffirmed his commitment to the widespread availability of... Read more

Participants of the March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 21, 2022.

March for Life 2022: 'A great witness to the sanctity of human life'

Participants returned in large numbers to the annual March for Life Friday, braving frigid weather one year after the event’s... Read more

Father Mike Schmitz, the host of the "Bible in a Year" podcast, addresses the crowd at the March for Life rally on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 21, 2022.

'Every person matters,' Father Mike Schmitz tells pro-life marchers

Jan 21, 2022

By Shannon Mullen

Father Mike Schmitz, best known as the host of the "Bible in a Year" podcast, gave an emotional, personal speech... Read more

Tens of thousands gathered for a pre-march rally and concert at the National Mall for the 2022 March for Life in Washington, D.C.

March for Life underway, with hopes rising that Roe's days are numbered

Tens of thousands of pro-life Americans gathered Friday to participate in the 49th annual March for Life, amid rising hopes... Read more

Pro-life advocate Katie Shaw

‘A Wonderful Life’: Meet the woman with Down syndrome speaking at March for Life

Jan 21, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Katie Shaw is many things: a champion for the unborn, an advocate for those with disabilities, a faithful Catholic, and,... Read more

At the Jan. 23, 2021 Philadelphia March for Life, Luke Parlee and his mother Terry of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Buckingham, Pennsylvania, displayed ultrasound images of his development at six and 33 weeks alongside his high school senior portrait.

Philadelphia Archdiocese pro-lifers doing ‘amazing things’ for life at all stages

Jan 20, 2022

By Gina Christian

As the nation marks almost 50 years of legalized abortion, pro-life advocates in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia say they’re committed... Read more

French President Emmanuel Macron.

Pro-life group criticizes Macron’s call to add abortion to rights charter

Jan 20, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The French president made the appeal in a speech to the European Parliament. Read more

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Citing abortion views, DC restaurant boots pro-life group

Jan 13, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Saying it “stands firmly” in support of legalized abortion, a Washington, D.C. restaurant has canceled a pro-life group’s booking for... Read more

President Alejandro Giammattei of Guatemala speaks during on online event organized by The Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 6, 2021.

Guatemala to be declared 'Ibero-American Pro-Life Capital'

Dec 16, 2021

By Diego Lopez Marina

The Family Matters Association of Guatemala (AFI) welcomed the recent announcement by President Alejandro Giammattei that the country will be... Read more

Congressman Guillermo Bermejo

Congressman with alleged terrorism ties backs effort to decriminalize abortion in Peru

Dec 14, 2021

By Diego Lopez Marina

A Peruvian congressman who is being investigated for ties to the Shining Path terrorist organization is supporting a new bill... Read more

The advertising campaign by pro-life NGO Zavod ŽIV!M in Slovenia.

Christian legal group: Slovenian court ruling against pro-lifers a ‘blow’ to free expression

Dec 9, 2021

By CNA Staff

A pro-life advertising campaign was removed from buses in 2018. Read more

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Report: Pro-life pregnancy centers in Latin America unfairly attacked by Spanish newspaper

Dec 7, 2021

By David Ramos

Pro-life pregnancy centers in Latin America were unfairly and inaccurately portrayed in a recent article published by a Spanish newspaper,... Read more

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