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Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark.

Catholic opposition to NJ abortion rights bill based on 'commitment to human life and dignity'

Mar 18, 2021

The Catholic Church’s opposition to a bill that would guarantee a right to abortion under New Jersey law is founded... Read more

Photomicrograph of a human blastocyst, at 20x magnification. Scientists have now generated blastocyst-like structures from human cells. Credit: Vladimir Staykov/Shutterstock.

Human embryo, or a model? Resist 'depersonalizing' research, ethicist cautions

Mar 18, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

New “models” of early human embryos that cannot grow into full human beings provoke ethical questions about whether they are... Read more

Rough road leading to the Illinois State Capitol Building. Springfield, Illinois.

Tell Illinois lawmakers not to junk parental notice abortion law, Catholic bishops say

Mar 17, 2021

Illinois’ requirement to notify parents of a minor who seeks an abortion is a law that helps save lives and... Read more

Joseph M. Scheidler, founder of the Pro-Life Action League. Credit: Pro-Life Action League.

EWTN to premiere documentary on pro-life icon Joe Scheidler

Mar 16, 2021

A Catholic, non-profit law firm has released a documentary highlighting the influence of pro-life leader Joe Scheidler and his journey... Read more

Poll: most Illinois voters want parental notification for abortion, but lawmakers seek repeal

Mar 16, 2021

Some Illinois lawmakers want to repeal a law requiring abortion providers to notify parents of a minor who seeks an... Read more

Archbishop Joseph Naumann. CNA file photo

Archbishop Naumann: Biden’s self-contradictory Catholicism on abortion deserves correction

Feb 16, 2021

President Joe Biden’s long self-presentation as a devout Catholic contradicts his strong political stands backing abortion. For Archbishop Joseph Naumann,... Read more

Former vice president Joe Biden at a campaign event, Nov, 2019.

White House: Biden is delivering on promises by revoking pro-life policies

Feb 3, 2021

Asked Wednesday if President Joe Biden intends to work with the pro-life community, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said... Read more

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

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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