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House Speaker John Boehner greeting Chen Guangcheng.

GQ magazine names pro-life activist 'Rebel of the Year'

Nov 29, 2012

A secular men's magazine has praised Chinese anti-abortion advocate Chen Guangcheng in its December 2012 issue, placing him on the... Read more

A picture of a pregnant woman. CNA file photo.

Drop in abortion numbers could reflect changing attitudes

Nov 27, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

A new government report estimates the number of U.S. abortions dropped five percent in 2009, drawing praise from pro-life advocates... Read more

Everett Stadig recuperating in the hospital after being shoved and breaking his hip. Photo courtesy of Everett Stadig.

Assault of pro-life advocate leads to arrest of alleged serial rapist

Nov 21, 2012

The arrest of a prominent Denver realtor who allegedly assaulted a senior citizen collecting signatures for a pro-life petition has lead... Read more

Jeanne Monahan, the new president of the March for Life Education and Defense Fund.

New March for Life president plans increased youth appeal

Nov 21, 2012

By Carl Bunderson

After being named the president of the March for Life Education and Defense Fund, Jeanne F. Monahan says she plans... Read more

Pro-life protestors in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in June 2012.

Pro-life leaders aim at cultural change after election losses

Nov 9, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Despite pro-life setbacks in the Nov. 6 election, there is still hope and ample opportunity for progress in promoting a... Read more

Catholic conference regrets failure of Calif. death penalty repeal

Nov 8, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

The California Catholic Conference says it regrets the failure of a state ballot measure to repeal the death penalty, but... Read more

A Catholic prays the Rosary.

Catholics across nation hold Election Day prayer events

Nov 6, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Throughout the United States, Catholics are gathering in prayer on Nov. 6 to ask for God’s blessing upon the country... Read more

Chen Guangcheng, Elisa Massimino, President and CEO of Human Rights First, and Christian Bale at the award dinner. Photos by Michael Ian for Human Rights First.

Christian Bale presents award to blind pro-life activist from China

Oct 27, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Hollywood actor Christian Bale presented a human rights award to Chinese pro-life advocate Chen Guangcheng for fighting forced abortions in... Read more


Catholics United urges 'gay marriage' surrender

Oct 26, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

The group Catholics United, which until now has avoided directly contradicting Catholic teaching in its defense of Democratic political causes,... Read more

Father M. Price Oswalt, one of the leaders behind the perpetual adoration chapel in Warr Acres, Okla.

Catholic chapel to open near Okla. abortion clinic

Oct 26, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

Catholic pro-life advocates in Oklahoma plan to open a perpetual adoration chapel and counseling offices next to an abortion clinic... Read more

The logo for the Ohio Department of Health.

Ohio abortion figures show large drop in 2011

Oct 23, 2012

An Ohio state government report shows that there were 24,764 abortions reported in the state in 2011, but the total... Read more

President Barack Obama, Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney laugh at the Oct. 18, 2012 Al Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner.

Al Smith dinner includes religious freedom references amid humor

Oct 19, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

An annual Catholic fundraising dinner with both major presidential candidates provided a night of laughter, as well as reminders of... Read more

Mrs. Katie Murphy runs in the Shamrock Marathon. Photo courtesy of Katie Murphy.

Catholic mom organizes 'virtual' race for Chinese orphans

Oct 18, 2012

After researching adoption in China and learning of the high rates of abandoned children, a Catholic homeschooling mother organized a... Read more

Kathleen Gilbert, former U.S. bureau chief for LifeSite News.

Pro-life news career helps journalist discover religious vocation

Oct 11, 2012

After years of working as a pro-life news reporter, a Catholic journalist discovered that she had a vocation to be... Read more

Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign event on Sept. 7, 2012 in Nashua, N.H.

Romney reaffirms pro-life commitment after controversy

Oct 10, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney reiterated his pro-life views after he made a statement in an interview that sparked concern... Read more

Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.

'Pro-choice terrorist' sentenced for death threats against pro-lifers

Oct 4, 2012

A self-described “pro-choice terrorist” on Wednesday was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison for his 2010 internet death threats... Read more

Dodger Stadium to host 'joyous' pro-life youth event

Sep 30, 2012

An “upbeat” pro-life event this November at Dodger Stadium will bring together teen speakers, professional athletes, celebrities, musicians and religious... Read more

Deacon Keith Fournier and Deal Hudson.

Commentators say pro-Obama Catholics misrepresent record

Sep 27, 2012

The Catholic commentators Deacon Keith Fournier and Deal Hudson, in their new column to run daily through the upcoming elections,... Read more

Delegates participate in the 2012 GOP convention in Tampa, Fla.

Christian leaders praise Romney, Republican platform

Sep 25, 2012

A diverse group of 28 Christian leaders has sent a letter to GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney praising him for... Read more

Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life.

Campus tour invites college students to vote pro-life first

Sep 19, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

A new nationwide initiative is asking young American voters to remember the importance of life when they cast their ballots... Read more