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The Kansas capitol building.

Kansas lawmakers advance constitutional amendment to exclude 'right to abortion'

Feb 2, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

The Kansas Senate on Jan. 28 passed a measure that, if approved by voters, would amend the state’s constitution to... Read more

Baby Feet. Credit: Morgan via Flickr (CC BY 2.0).

Landmark abortion ruling published in Poland

Jan 28, 2021

Poland’s constitutional court published on Wednesday the rationale for its declaration that abortion for fetal abnormalities is unconstitutional three months... Read more

US bishops urge Biden to reject abortion rights after 'deeply disturbing' statement

Jan 22, 2021

President Joe Biden’s statement backing legal abortion on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade drew swift reaction from the U.S.... Read more

Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight Carl Anderson speaks with CNA in Rome, June 26, 2014.

Knights of Columbus affirm Archbishop Gomez' 'balanced and prophetic statement' on inauguration

Jan 20, 2021

The head of the Knights of Columbus on Wednesday expressed gratitude for the “balanced and prophetic” statement issued by the... Read more

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March for Life 2021 goes virtual

Jan 15, 2021

By CNA Staff

The 2021 March for Life will take place virtually, organizers announced Friday. Read more

Pregnancy Test.

Ohio requires in-person administration of medical abortion

Jan 13, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The governor of Ohio has signed a bill which requires physicians to be present during the administration of the first... Read more

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2018.

Texas ends Medicaid funds to Planned Parenthood

Jan 13, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Texas will no longer provide Medicaid funds to abortion providers such as Planned Parenthood, with the last funds ending in... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York attends the No Hate. No Fear. Solidarity March at Columbus Park, Jan. 5, 2020.

Cardinal Dolan: Catholics more 'hung up' on abortion as Biden administration looms

Jan 13, 2021

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York has explained why Catholics are not ashamed of being 'hung up’ on abortion, especially... Read more


Dominican priest, microbiologist affirms moral liceity of COVID-19 vaccine

Jan 12, 2021

By CNA Staff

A Dominican priest and biology professor has on social media encouraged people to receive a coronavirus vaccine, emphasizing his trust... Read more

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signs the Reproductive Health Act during a ceremony at the New York State Capitol in Albany, Jan. 22, 2019.

Lawsuit over NY abortion law says it could help enable domestic abuse

Jan 12, 2021

By Matt Hadro

A lawsuit was filed Tuesday against the state of New York over its 2019 law legalizing some abortions throughout pregnancy.  Read more

Catholic bishops reject proposal to decriminalize abortion in Dominican Republic

Jan 11, 2021

By CNA Staff

The Dominican bishops’ conference issued a statement Sunday rejecting a proposal to legalize abortion under certain conditions in a newly... Read more

Federal judges block Arkansas abortion laws, pending further decisions

Jan 7, 2021

By CNA Staff

In a setback for pro-life efforts, federal judges have upheld injunctions or imposed new injunctions against multiple Arkansas prolife laws,... Read more

Births of babies with Down syndrome in Europe fall sharply amid increased prenatal testing

Jan 5, 2021

The number of babies with Down syndrome who were born in Europe fell by half between 2011 and 2015— confirming... Read more

A prolife demonstration before the Argentine Congress, Nov. 28, 2020.

Demonstrations against abortion bill held in Argentina

Nov 30, 2020

Demonstrations were held Saturday throughout Argentina in opposition to a bill that would legalize elective abortion, introduced by President Alberto... Read more

Pro-life prayer outside an abortion clinic.

Call for abortion clinic buffer zones throughout Scotland

Nov 24, 2020

Pro-choice activists are calling on the Scottish government to ban prayer and public discussion of abortion in the vicinity of... Read more

Bishop David Konderla of Tulsa.

Tulsa diocese leaves Christian coalition over abortion

Nov 20, 2020

The Diocese of Tulsa has withdrawn from the Oklahoma Council of Churches because the group will not defend the life... Read more

The flag of California.

Federal appeals court hears arguments over California abortion mandate

Nov 20, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments on Friday in the case of California churches against the state’s abortion... Read more

The ethics of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine

Nov 17, 2020

While the Bishop of Tyler asserted Monday that the coronavirus vaccine being developed by Moderna “is not morally produced”, the... Read more

The flag of Guatemala.

Agreement allowing Planned Parenthood to operate in Guatemala rescinded

Nov 5, 2020

Guatemala’s Interior Ministry rescinded Wednesday an agreement it had made last month allowing Planned Parenthood to establish and operate branch... Read more

Planned Parenthood abandons lawsuit challenging Arizona pro-life laws

Nov 4, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

Planned Parenthood on Tuesday dropped a lawsuit challenging several abortion restrictions in Arizona, including a 24-hour waiting period for women... Read more