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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

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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

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

TRACKER: Vandalism attacks mount at pro-life centers across U.S.

Jun 15, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The attacks come in response to an anticipated Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade. 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

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) speaks in front of the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., on June 9, 2022.

DC aborted babies: Private autopsy to examine how they died, Sen. Cruz says

Jun 9, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

The babies are still in the possession of the D.C. medical examiner's office, a pro-life activist group said. Read more

Participants in Italy's pro-life demonstration in Rome on May 21, 2022.

Life ‘is always sacred and inviolable’ Pope Francis says

May 22, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Pope Francis praised a pro-life event in Rome and offered comments defending the dignity of life on Sunday.  Read more

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New pro-life movie streaming in theaters this week

May 16, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

A new pro-life movie that explores the case for life and the repercussions of abortion is airing May 16 and... Read more

Vandalism at St. John XXIII parish in Fort Collins, Colo., May 7, 2022.

Catholics under attack: Incidents since SCOTUS draft abortion decision, by state

May 10, 2022

By CNA Staff

Here is a list of acts of vandalism and other provocations against Catholic churches and pro-life groups since the May... Read more


US bishops urge fasting and prayer in response to pro-abortion threats

May 10, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

In response to threats of violence from pro-abortion activists, the U.S. bishops’ conference is inviting Catholics around the country to... Read more


New violence: Oregon Right to Life office set on fire

May 10, 2022

By CNA Staff

The offices of a pro-life group in Salem, Oregon, were set on fire Sunday night, the latest in a wave... Read more

The tabernacle belonging to St. Bartholomew the Apostle Catholic Church in Katy, Texas, was reported stolen on May 9, 2022.

Update on unrest: Tabernacle stolen, Catholic church defaced, pregnancy clinic vandalized

May 9, 2022

By Joe Bukuras, Shannon Mullen

More criminal acts targeting Catholic churches and pro-life advocates were reported Monday, after a Mother’s Day weekend marked by unrest... Read more


Wisconsin pro-life group's HQ set ablaze in apparent arson attack, police say

May 8, 2022

By CNA Staff

The offices of a pro-life organization in Madison, Wisconsin, was set ablaze and painted with pro-abortion graffiti. Read more

Co-chairs of Harvard Right to Life, Olivia Glunz (right) and Ava Swanson (left) led a pro-life demonstration on Harvard University's campus on May 4, 2022, in response to a pro-abortion rally on campus.

For pro-life college students, being targeted by rage over leaked abortion opinion poses major test

May 6, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Members of a pro-life club at Harvard University endure insults and vulgarities while demonstrating on campus. Read more

Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT), the founder and chair of the Senate Pro-Life Caucus, speaks with CNA on May 5, 2022.

Sen. Daines: Roe's demise would be an answer to 'millions' of prayers

May 6, 2022

By Katie Yoder

“I think many of us didn't think we’d lived to see the day, perhaps, when the United States Supreme Court... Read more

Rep. Chris Smith. Public Domain.

Rep. Chris Smith: Overturning Roe would allow long overdue debate on abortion

May 6, 2022

By CNA Staff

The co-chair of the House Pro-Life Caucus says overturning Roe v. Wade would usher in a "new phase" in the... Read more

Julie Slama, 25, who became the youngest female Nebraska senator ever three years ago, is a champion for life and a Catholic convert.

There is hope: Meet the young Catholic lawmaker who went viral as a champion for life 

Apr 29, 2022

By Kelsey Wicks

Julie Slama, 25, who became the youngest female Nebraska senator ever three years ago, is a champion for life and... Read more

Vicki Thorn, who died on April 20, 2022, is remembered as a "fierce advocate" for the unborn and those suffering in the aftermath of an abortion.

Pro-life advocates mourn Vicki Thorn, founder of Project Rachel healing ministry

Apr 21, 2022

By Shannon Mullen

The unexpected death of Vicki Thorn, 72, the founder of Project Rachel, a post-abortion healing ministry, has shocked and saddened... Read more

Father Bill Kuchinsky prepares to say the funeral Mass for the unbaptized children for the remains of the 115 aborted babies in Washington, D.C. on March 28, 2022.

Catholic priest reveals role in DC aborted babies case: 'I buried them myself'

Apr 20, 2022

By Katie Yoder

A West Virginia priest is speaking publicly about his role in providing a funeral Mass and burial for more than... Read more


Pro-life leaders applaud Texas Supreme Court ruling upholding Heartbeat Act

Mar 11, 2022

By Shannon Mullen

The Texas Supreme Court ended a final challenge to the state’s Heartbeat Act Friday, leaving in place one of the... Read more