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Former Congresswoman Kathy Dahlkemper speaks Sept. 5, 2012 at the Democractic National Convention's faith council gathering.

'Whole life' Catholic Democrat argues Obama is pro-life

Sep 6, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

A former congresswoman known for being a prominent pro-life Democrat has advised fellow party members to tell Catholics that President... Read more

Planned Parenthood rallies supporters during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.

Planned Parenthood rally speakers frame pro-life views as anti-woman

Sep 4, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Supporters of Planned Parenthood argued at a Sept. 4 rally that pro-life views amount to the belief that women are... Read more

Pro-life supporters march in the rain during the 2012 March for life on January 23, 2012.

March for Life board approves new leadership

Aug 18, 2012

Board members of the March for Life Education and Defense Fund, Patrick Kelly and Jeanne Monahan, have been selected to... Read more

Paul Brilliant, stands in the back of the Crossroads group he joined, third from right.

After nephew's death, Paul Brilliant walks 300 miles for life

Aug 18, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

The uncle who took the place of his nephew Andrew Kentigern Moore, a pro-life advocate who was killed on a... Read more

Obama's Catholic supporters drop pro-life argument in 2012 appeal

Aug 17, 2012

Catholics for Obama has launched its 2012 initiative with a focus on economic issues, in an apparent shift from its... Read more

Pope Benedict XVI. Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk

Pope supports 'spiritual adoption' for the unborn

Aug 16, 2012

Participants in a decades-old pro life initiative and a centuries-old pilgrimage in Poland received affirmation from Pope Benedict on the... Read more

Democrats reject move to acknowledge pro-life stance within party

Aug 16, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

A Democratic committee has rejected efforts to broaden the party's platform in order to acknowledge and welcome “differing positions” on... Read more

(L to R) Dee Becker, Nellie Gray, Georgette Forney and Janet Morana.

Pro-life community grieves death of Nellie Gray

Aug 14, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Pro-life leaders across the country are mourning the death of Nellie Gray, the woman who founded the annual March for... Read more

Jim Nolan, national director of Crossroads.

Pro-life walk across America finishes with rally in DC

Aug 13, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

Over 40 young people who walked across the U.S. for pro-life service, advocacy and witness held a rally at the... Read more

The Donald and Marcia Gilbert family of Council 12923 in Campbellsville, Kentucky were named the 2012 International Family of the Year.

Knights of Columbus honor service to life, family, religious freedom

Aug 10, 2012

The Knights of Columbus awarded a family from Kentucky for their commitment to the Catholic faith, as well as members... Read more

Thousands of viewers respond to pro-life TV ad's offer of help

Aug 8, 2012

More than 2,400 viewers responded to an advertisement offering help to women in crisis pregnancies, which aired over 50 times... Read more

The late Andrew Kentigern Moore.

Pro-life walk across America continues after death

Jul 30, 2012

An uncle of a young pro-life advocate killed by a car during his pro-life walk across America is flying to... Read more

Leslee J. Unruh, President of the pro-life counseling group Alpha Center in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Court upholds S. Dakota rule based on abortion's suicide risk

Jul 26, 2012

A federal appeals court has upheld a South Dakota informed consent rule requiring that abortion doctors warn women seeking abortions... Read more

Babies Go to Congress.

Congressmen hear from mothers aided by pregnancy centers

Jul 20, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Mothers with strollers descended upon the nation’s capital on July 19, bringing their young children more than 1,000 miles to... Read more

Maria Pitman and her daughter Johannah. Photo courtesy of the Pitman Family.

'Mom of the Year' nominee refused abortion despite cancer battle

Jul 13, 2012

The women who were nominated for Walmart’s Canadian “Mom of the Year” contest have many outstanding qualities, but few can... Read more

Archbishop William Lori at a June 2012 press conference in Atlanta, Ga.

Baltimore archbishop praises ruling in favor of pregnancy centers

Jul 7, 2012

Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore expressed appreciation after a federal court said Maryland pregnancy centers should not have to... Read more

Health care law protesters, supporters gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court on June 28, 2012.

Supreme Court upholds health care law, individual mandate

Jun 28, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, drawing cries of disappointment and concern from... Read more

Abby Johnson, director of "And Then There Were None."

Abby Johnson launching ministry focused on abortion workers

May 31, 2012

Abortion clinic director turned pro-life activist Abby Johnson has announced she will launch of a new ministry to help people... Read more

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Pope meets Costa Rican president, discusses defense of life

May 29, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI met with President Laura Chinchilla of Costa Rica at the Vatican, discussing a number of issues including... Read more

March for Life in Washington DC, 2012.

In 2012, more Americans identify as pro-life

May 23, 2012

The number of pro-life Americans is near an all-time high, while those who self-identify as pro-choice are at a record... Read more