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Feb 16, 2021 - 04:18 pm .- President Joe Biden’s long self-presentation as a devout Catholic contradicts his strong political stands backing abortion. For Archbishop Joseph Naumann, this means Biden needs to acknowledge this, and the bishops need to correct him.
Feb 3, 2021 - 03:43 pm .- Asked Wednesday if President Joe Biden intends to work with the pro-life community, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said that the president “will reach out to all Americans”.
Feb 2, 2021 - 08:01 pm .- The Kansas Senate on Jan. 28 passed a measure that, if approved by voters, would amend the state’s constitution to exclude a “right to abortion” and reserve the right to regulate abortion in the state to the legislature.
Jan 28, 2021 - 03:00 am .- Poland’s constitutional court published on Wednesday the rationale for its declaration that abortion for fetal abnormalities is unconstitutional three months after it made the ruling. 
Jan 22, 2021 - 05:40 pm .- President Joe Biden’s statement backing legal abortion on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade drew swift reaction from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, whose pro-life chairman said the no president of the United States should ever defend denying the right to life of unborn children.
Jan 20, 2021 - 03:51 pm .- The head of the Knights of Columbus on Wednesday expressed gratitude for the “balanced and prophetic” statement issued by the US bishops’ conference on the presidential inauguration of Joe Biden.
Jan 15, 2021 - 01:01 pm .- The 2021 March for Life will take place virtually, organizers announced Friday.
Jan 13, 2021 - 07:01 pm .- The governor of Ohio has signed a bill which requires physicians to be present during the administration of the first drug of an abortion pill regimen, banning the practice of “telemedicine abortion” procedures in the state.
Jan 13, 2021 - 04:01 pm .- Texas will no longer provide Medicaid funds to abortion providers such as Planned Parenthood, with the last funds ending in February.
Jan 13, 2021 - 01:49 pm .- Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York has explained why Catholics are not ashamed of being 'hung up’ on abortion, especially in the context of the upcoming Biden administration, in a Wednesday column.
Jan 12, 2021 - 06:01 pm .- A Dominican priest and biology professor has on social media encouraged people to receive a coronavirus vaccine, emphasizing his trust in modern medicine and expertise in biology.
Jan 12, 2021 - 04:01 pm .- A lawsuit was filed Tuesday against the state of New York over its 2019 law legalizing some abortions throughout pregnancy.
Jan 11, 2021 - 04:47 pm .- The Dominican bishops’ conference issued a statement Sunday rejecting a proposal to legalize abortion under certain conditions in a newly revised penal code being debated in the Dominican Congress.
Jan 7, 2021 - 08:01 pm .- In a setback for pro-life efforts, federal judges have upheld injunctions or imposed new injunctions against multiple Arkansas prolife laws, including bans on late-term abortion and bans on abortions that target a child with Down syndrome or because of his or her sex.
Jan 5, 2021 - 03:31 pm .- The number of babies with Down syndrome who were born in Europe fell by half between 2011 and 2015— confirming the fears of pro-life campaigners in the UK, who have long argued that increased prenatal testing for Down syndrome has led many women to abort their children.
Nov 30, 2020 - 05:19 pm .- Demonstrations were held Saturday throughout Argentina in opposition to a bill that would legalize elective abortion, introduced by President Alberto Fernández earlier this month.
Nov 24, 2020 - 07:01 pm .- Pro-choice activists are calling on the Scottish government to ban prayer and public discussion of abortion in the vicinity of the country’s abortion clinics.
Nov 20, 2020 - 07:01 pm .- The Diocese of Tulsa has withdrawn from the Oklahoma Council of Churches because the group will not defend the life of unborn children from abortion, its bishop said earlier this month.
Nov 20, 2020 - 05:01 pm .- The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments on Friday in the case of California churches against the state’s abortion coverage mandate.
Nov 17, 2020 - 03:01 pm .- While the Bishop of Tyler asserted Monday that the coronavirus vaccine being developed by Moderna “is not morally produced”, the National Catholic Bioethics Center and the Charlotte Lozier Institute have indicated it is ethical.