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Feb 1, 2021 - 04:28 pm .- Upon receiving the a lifetime achievement award from the March for Life, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson of the Knights of Columbus reflected on the accomplishments of the pro-life movement and emphasized four of its pillars.
Jan 28, 2021 - 09:47 am .- Pope Francis has granted a plenary indulgence for those who take part in this year’s March for Life, an annual peaceful protest against abortion, which is set to take place virtually Jan. 29.
Jan 22, 2021 - 08:45 am .- A pro-life advocacy group warns that a new campiagn finance reform bill could unfairly restrict their communications.
Jan 19, 2021 - 02:50 pm .- After the national March for Life announced last week it would be taking place virtually, the U.S. bishops’ pro-life chair has exhorted Catholics to prayer instead.
Nov 30, 2020 - 03:05 pm .- The 48th annual March for Life is scheduled to take place on Jan. 29, 2021, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Normally attended by tens of thousands of pro-life demonstrators from all over the country, the 2021 March will be significantly affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Sep 10, 2020 - 08:31 pm .- The March for Life Education and Defense Fund announced Thursday the theme for its 2021 event: “Together Strong: Life Unites.”
Jul 24, 2020 - 03:05 pm .- The Washington Post has settled a defamation lawsuit filed by Nick Sandmann, who as a student at Covington Catholic High School was at the center of a national controversy following the 2019 March for Life
May 21, 2020 - 11:15 am .- With restrictions still in place to control the transmission of the coronavirus, Rome’s annual pro-life march will take place online this year.
May 12, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- A largely-overlooked Supreme Court case under consideration could actually pose a threat to international pro-life policies, one pro-life group warns. 
Feb 13, 2020 - 06:00 pm .- Bishop Michael Burbidge opened the rally with a prayer, and thanked the members of the state’s Senate and House of Delegates who were present at the event. 
Jan 24, 2020 - 03:30 pm .- On the eve of the 2020 March for Life in Washington DC, lawmakers in several states announced the introduction of potentially significant pro-life legislation, while others announced efforts to preserve legal protection for abortion.
Jan 24, 2020 - 06:40 am .- Washington Archbishop Wilton Gregory said that the Youth Rally and Mass for Life was 'the beginning, not the end' of respect for human life.
Jan 23, 2020 - 10:15 pm .- An estimated 10,000 pilgrims traveled from both near and far to attend Mass at the National Prayer Vigil for Life celebrated on Thursday, Jan. 23 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.
Jan 22, 2020 - 04:53 pm .- U.S. President Donald Trump will address the national March for Life in person on Friday, making him the first president in the event’s 47-year history to do so, organizers announced.
Jan 10, 2020 - 12:00 am .- While hundreds of thousands of pro-life advocates will gather in Washington, D.C. for the National March for Life this Jan. 24, thousands will attend similar events in major cities like Los Angeles, Chicago and Denver.
Jan 6, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- The nation’s largest abortion provider released its 2018-19 annual report on Jan. 6, showing significant increases both in the number of abortions performed and in the amount of government funding it receives.
Oct 15, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- The 2020 March for Life will honor the centennial of women’s suffrage in the United States, promoting a pro-life message of “empowerment” of women and taking aim at the false equation of abortion with independence. 
Sep 26, 2019 - 12:02 am .- Pro-life advocates took to the streets throughout Mexico on Sept. 21 to march for life, family, and conscience protections.
May 9, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- Pro-life campaigners from across Canada gathered on Ottawa’s Parliament Hill Thursday for the country’s annual National March for Life.
Apr 3, 2019 - 04:06 pm .- A crowd of thousands took to the streets of Richmond, Virginia on Wednesday to participate in Virginia’s first statewide March for Life.