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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The Diocese of Tulsa has withdrawn from the Oklahoma Council of Churches because the group will not defend the life...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Agreement allowing Planned Parenthood to operate in Guatemala rescinded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Guatemala’s Interior Ministry rescinded Wednesday an agreement it had made last month allowing Planned Parenthood to establish and operate branch...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

The human cost of N Ireland’s abortion regulations: over 700 unborn lives

Nov 3, 2020

Seven months after Northern Ireland’s expansive legal abortion law took effect, pro-life advocates have lamented the lives lost and called... Read more

Abortion rights supporters protest in Wroclaw, Oct. 26, 2020.

Bishops call for peaceful dialogue amid protests of Poland abortion ruling

Oct 28, 2020

The Polish bishops on Wednesday emphasized the protection of life and the importance of social peace, as critics of a... Read more

Louisiana voters will decide whether to amend constitution to exclude 'right to abortion'

Oct 27, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

Voters in Louisiana will decide Nov. 3 on a constitutional amendment, authored by a pro-life Democrat, which would prevent Louisiana’s... Read more

Baby Feet.

Polish president Duda welcomes landmark abortion ruling

Oct 23, 2020

Polish president Andrzej Duda welcomed a landmark court ruling on abortion Friday.  Read more

Baby feet.

Polish court declares abortion in cases of fetal abnormalities unconstitutional

Oct 22, 2020

Poland’s constitutional court ruled Thursday that a law permitting abortion for fetal abnormalities is unconstitutional.  Read more

Dr. Tom Perille, president of Colorado's chapter of Democrats for Life, displays a model of a seven-month-old fetus at the Colorado capitol, Feb. 11, 2020.

Pro-life Democrats make the case for a 22-week abortion ban in Colorado

Oct 20, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

As Colorado voters consider a ballot measure to ban abortion after 22 weeks of pregnancy, pro-life Democrats have been vocal... Read more

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

Abortion is 'pre-eminent' human rights issue, St Augustine bishop says as election nears

Oct 11, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

Abortion is a “fundamental threat to the beginning of life itself” and Catholics can't be passive on the “pre-eminent” human... Read more

Judge Amy Coney Barrett.

Democratic US Senator opposes Amy Coney Barrett confirmation over IVF

Oct 7, 2020

A US Senator on Friday sent a letter to her colleagues urging them to vote against the confirmation of Amy... Read more

New Jersey bill would preserve abortion protections, even if Roe overturned

Oct 2, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

As change on the US Supreme Court puts the future of legal abortion in doubt, some political leaders in New... Read more

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

Abortion 'most directly attacks life', Grand Island bishop teaches

Oct 2, 2020

Though there are many affronts to life, from conception to death, the violence of abortion is the most direct attack... Read more

Tennessee's abortion pill reversal law temporarily blocked

Oct 1, 2020

A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked a Tennessee law that requires doctors to inform patients seeking medical abortion that... Read more

Bishops in US emphasize importance of life, Church teaching in voting guidances

Sep 25, 2020

As election day looms, Catholic bishops throughout the country are issuing pastoral guidance on how Catholics should think about their... Read more