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Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City speaks to EWTN Pro-Life Weekly on July 21, 2022.

Meet the Catholic bishop who began a pro-life ministry for pregnant women in need

Nov 26, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Walking with Moms in Need encourages Catholics to support and “walk in the shoes” of local pregnant and parenting women... Read more

Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington, Virginia, at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ fall plenary assembly in Baltimore, Nov. 16, 2022.

Meet the U.S. Catholic bishops’ new pro-life chair

Nov 20, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington, Virginia, is a longtime advocate for the unborn. Read more

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., January 22, 2016.

Bishops’ pro-life chair lists 10 ways to build ‘culture of life’ post-Roe

Nov 15, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Archbishop William E. Lori encouraged his fellow bishops to practice radical solidarity with pregnant women and the unborn. Read more

Ultrasound scan of 15-week-old baby

Pro-life amendment fails in Kentucky, news outlet projects

Nov 8, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Voters did not support a ballot measure called Amendment 2 that would have amended the state constitution to say there... Read more

Mark Houck with his children

Mark Houck calls men to fight ‘noble battles.’ A controversial indictment is his biggest one yet

Oct 7, 2022

By Shannon Mullen, Joe Bukuras

A look at the Catholic father of seven at the center of a growing debate over the FBI's actions toward... Read more

Father Fidelis Moscinski (far left, in gray robe), a well-known pro-life activist and priest of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal (CFR), is seen during a tense standoff between pro-life and pro-abortion demonstrators in Lower Manhattan on July 2, 2022.

Abortion-protesting priest faces possible prison time after charges under FACE Act

Oct 3, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Father Fidelis Moscinski, 52, a priest of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, was charged last week under the Freedom... Read more

An FBI agent stands outside the Houck residence in Kintnersville, Pennsylvania, on Sept. 23, 2022. Mark Houck was arrested that day and charged with assaulting a Planned Parenthood escort outside an Philadelphia abortion clinic on Oct. 13, 2021.

Amid outcry, FBI disputes account of raid at pro-life Catholic family’s home

Sep 26, 2022

By Shannon Mullen, Joe Bukuras

The alleged circumstances of the Sept. 23 arrest of Mark Houck have led to a public outcry about what many... Read more

Graffiti on the exterior of Bella Health + Wellness in Englewood, Colorado, on Sept. 25, 2022.

Pro-life Catholic clinic in Denver area vandalized, suspect quickly arrested

Sep 25, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Bella Health + Wellness, located in Englewood, Colorado, provides OB-GYN care, family medicine, and pediatrics. Read more

Mark and Ryan-Marie Houck with their seven children, ages 2 to 13.

New information raises questions about FBI raid on Catholic father of 7

Sep 25, 2022

By Shannon Mullen

As of Sunday night, an online fund drive had raised more than $126,000 to help the family, far surpassing an... Read more

Planned Parenthood gets millions of dollars in federal support each year.

FBI raids home of pro-life leader on questionable charges

Sep 23, 2022

By CNA Staff

If convicted, he could face up to 11 years in prison. Read more

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Catholic college official in hot seat for comments about allowing ‘students for choice’ club on campus

Sep 14, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Officials at Viterbo University in Wisconsin say the comments were taken out of context and that the school remains strongly... Read more

A scene from a promotional video for "Standing with Her Sunday" a virtual event being held on Aug. 28, 2022, to inform church leaders about the need for life-affirming efforts to support women who are pregnant.

Pro-life groups equip churches for post-Roe America: ‘No woman stands alone’

Aug 26, 2022

By Katie Yoder

National pro-life groups are organizing a virtual event Aug. 28 that promises to equip churches to care for pregnant women... Read more

Map of Massachusetts.

Massachusetts ordinances target pro-life pregnancy centers

Jul 28, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

A new poll that shows that 78% of state residents think abortion should be legal in all or most cases. Read more

Ultrasound of a baby in the womb.

Kentucky judge dismisses life at conception as a ‘Christian and Catholic belief’

Jul 22, 2022

By Shannon Mullen, Katie Yoder

The Kentucky judge's statement stands at odds with the position of the Catholic Church and other pro-life groups that it... Read more

A pro-life pregnancy center in Hollywood, Florida, was defaced with pro-abortion graffiti over Memorial Day Weekend 2022.

TRACKER: Pro-abortion attacks in the U.S. continue (updated)

Jul 21, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The attacks come in response to a Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade. Read more

The words "My Body My Choice" appear on the Church of the Ascension in Overland Park, Kansas.

Kansas archbishop: Catholic church attacks are ‘un-American’

Jul 12, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Parish buildings and a statue of the Blessed Mother were “extensively defaced” with red spray paint in an “overt act... Read more

Hundreds of pro-abortion demonstrators tried to block a monthly pro-life march and prayer vigil at a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Lower Manhattan on July 2, 2022, setting off a tense confrontation.

PHOTOS: Heated abortion confrontation in NYC

Jul 3, 2022

By CNA Staff

Pro-abortion demonstrators tried to block a pro-life prayer vigil at an abortion clinic in Lower Manhattan Saturday, setting off a... Read more

Map of the United States.

Roe v. Wade is overturned. What happens next?

Jun 24, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The Dobbs decision sends the abortion issue back to the states. Here's what you need to know. Read more

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) talks to reporters during her weekly news conference in the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center on June 16, 2022 in Washington, D.C.

Pelosi silent on pro-abortion attacks: ‘I’m very Catholic and I support abortion’

Jun 16, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Pelosi was asked to respond to Republican claims that Democrats aren't condemning violence targeting pro-life clinics. Read more

Hope Pregnancy Center in Philadelphia had four windows and three glass doors smashed sometimes between Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11, 2022.

Another pro-life clinic attacked, this one in Philadelphia

Jun 15, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Glass doors and windows were smashed and graffiti was written on the building. Read more