Pro-life

September 19, 2014

Spanish Youth Call on Government to Keep Pro-Life Promises

The People’s Party in Spain introduced legislation in 2013 that would ban abortion except in cases of rape or a doctor-verified risk to the mother’s health. However, the party is reportedly planning to drop the effort.

August 14, 2014

With CCHD’s Help, Taking Pro-Life to the Next Level

Birth Choice plans to expand services across California, thanks to Catholic Campaign for Human Development grant money.

July 21, 2014

Bishop Galantino: Media Manipulated My Remarks

June 30, 2014

U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Hobby Lobby in HHS Case

In the closely watched decision, the high court ruled 5-4 this morning that closely held corporations cannot be required to provide contraception coverage.

June 5, 2014

Bill Against ‘Wrongful Birth’ Lawsuits Could Protect Disabled Children

The bill has 36 co-sponsors from both the Democratic and Republican parties.

May 30, 2014

Report Calls for Action Amid Planned Parenthood ‘Abuses and Corruption’

Live Action provides summary of the information gathered during its undercover investigations throughout the U.S.

April 21, 2014

Nevada Republicans Drop Pro-Life, Traditional Marriage Stands From Party Platform

The state’s GOP chairman said dropping opposition to abortion and the redefinition of marriage is ‘where the party is going.’

April 16, 2014

Archbishop Aquila Leads Rally Against Colorado Abortion Bill

One thousand pro-lifers prayed April 15 outside the State Capitol against the bill, which would ban any state or local policies restricting abortion.

March 24, 2014

South Carolina Abortion Ban Could Protect Pain-Capable Unborn

The bill, which bans abortion at 20 weeks gestation, puts the Palmetto State closer to joining nine other states that have passed pain-capable abortion bans.

March 20, 2014

Arkansas Judge Strikes Down Heartbeat-Based Abortion Ban

U.S. district Judge Susan Webber Wright said the law was unconstitutional, on the grounds that only a doctor can determine whether or not an unborn child can live outside of its mother.

February 19, 2014

Abby Johnson: Only Modern Pro-Life Women’s Centers Can Beat Planned Parenthood

The former abortion business director says that comprehensive pro-life women’s medical centers are the best way to drive Planned Parenthood out of business.

February 6, 2014

Four-Year-Old Girl Asks Belgian King to Block Euthanasia of Children

The parents of Jessica Saba, 4, who was born with a heart defect, fear that parents of children born with disabilities will ‘give up too early’ if child-euthanasia laws are passed.

January 25, 2014

Register Radio: Gimme Shelter/ Prayer and Peace

January 22, 2014

The Sleeping Giant of Pro-Life Latinos Awakens

Hispanics, whose communities are hard hit by abortion, are beginning to make their voices heard in a pro-life movement that has largely been English-speaking.

January 15, 2014

San Francisco Pro-Life Walk Includes Dynamic Speakers and Events

Eva Muntean, the Walk for Life West Coast’s co-founder, said the walk has been a labor of love these past 10 years, but this year will be very special.

December 17, 2013

New App Could Revolutionize Pro-Life Prayer and Action

The Los Angeles Archdiocese and Options United have teamed up to produce a new app that can increase prayer support and visibility of pro-life work.

November 26, 2013

Project Rachel Founder ‘Delighted’ With New ’Bishops’ Staff Position

Vicki Thorn said the decision to create a full-time staff person to work with post-abortion healing ministries heeds the merciful vision of Popes Benedict and Francis.

September 23, 2013

The Undefeated: A New Pro-Life Generation Rises in California

With a priority to translate the message of life into Spanish, the state’s young pro-lifers are social-media savvy and have fresh ideas.

September 20, 2013

Pope's Strong Words in Defense of the Unborn

July 17, 2013

Late-Term Abortions Face Challenges Across the Nation

In the wake of the Kermit Gosnell trial, pro-life state legislators across the nation have passed laws restricting late-term abortions and improving facility standards.

June 18, 2013

Quebec Euthanasia Bill Criticized for Enshrining ‘Power to Kill

Catholic groups oppose latest legislative push in Canada.

June 17, 2013

Catholic Groups Criticize Pelosi’s Claim That Abortion Is ‘Sacred Ground’

Protection of late-term abortion seems paramount to the ‘practicing and respectful Catholic’ politician.

June 11, 2013

Women’s Caucus to Connect Pro-Life Lawmakers Nationwide

The creation of the caucus was announced by the Susan B. Anthony List, an organization that supports pro-life women in pursuing political office

June 3, 2013

Canadian Pro-Lifers Continue to Pray for Abortion Activist Henry Morgentaler

The concentration-camp survivor who promoted unrestricted access to abortion in Canada died May 28.

May 29, 2013

Supreme Court Will Not Hear Planned Parenthood Defunding Case

Indiana Right to Life president said the Supreme Court’s decision not to hear the case is ‘a defeat for all states that wish to pass laws regarding funds in their own states.’

May 20, 2013

Cleveland Kidnapping Horrors Focus Attention on Laws Protecting Unborn Children

Alleged kidnapper Ariel Castro could face the death penalty for inducing miscarriages in one of the women he victimized.

May 15, 2013

Canadian Pro-Lifers Spotlight ‘Gendercide’ Issue

Some government members of Parliamant continue to buck the pro-abortion-rights stance of their party leader, Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

May 14, 2013

History’s Jury Is Out: Has Gosnell Rocked Our Conscience?

COMMENTARY

May 13, 2013

Kermit Gosnell Guilty of First-Degree Murder

A jury also convicted the Philadelphia abortionist on charges of involuntary manslaughter and hundreds of lesser charges.

May 13, 2013

Canada's Pro-Life March Reflects Growing Movement

Tens of thousands of Canadians stand up for life at the country's 16th annual March for Life.

May 2, 2013

Pro-Lifers Protest Outside D.C. Abortionist’s Business

A video from Live Action shows Dr. Cesare Santangelo saying he wouldn't try to save the life of a baby who survived an abortion.

April 18, 2013

Gosnell Trial, Long Ignored by the Media, a Potential Game Changer

COMMENTARY

April 5, 2013

Archdiocese, George Washington Students Rush to Chaplain’s Defense

The Archdiocese of Washington states that ‘priests have a commitment to educate people in the truths of our faith, regardless of the current cultural trend.’

April 4, 2013

Pro-Life Club Appeals After Being Denied Campus Recognition

Student leader says the group Voice for Life is being discriminated against because of its pro-life viewpoints.

March 25, 2013

Who Were the Early Feminists in the U.S.?

February 7, 2013

High Expectations for Rome March for Life 2013

“Extraordinary number” of participants from all over the world expected

February 4, 2013

Archbishop Viganò’s Apostolic Walk for Life

An interview with the U.S. papal nuncio at the West Coast Walk for Life.

February 2, 2013

College Students Encouraged to Create Culture of Life

One day after the March for Life, Georgetown University hosted the Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life, the nation’s largest student-run pro-life conference.

January 9, 2013

Pro-Adoption Ad Campaign Reaches Women Nationwide

The campaign aired 45 spots over a four-week period on the Oxygen Network during the reality TV show ‘I’m Having Their Baby.’

December 1, 2012

VIDEO: Unborn babies struggle in womb!

November 27, 2012

Share Your Pro-Life Stories of Hope

November 9, 2012

Is the Bible Pro-Choice?

November 7, 2012

Catholic Leaders Call on Obama to Respect Life, Liberty

Cardinal Dolan and Pope Benedict XVI offer prayers for the president and the country.

October 26, 2012

Adoration Chapel to Open Near Abortion Facility in Oklahoma

Catholic pro-life advocates hope to end abortion through prayer.

October 26, 2012

Talking about rape: What pro-life politicians desperately need to know

October 16, 2012

I'm always confused by the "incest" exception for abortion

October 8, 2012

Science Proves the Unborn Are Human Beings

September 7, 2012

Cardinal Dolan Offers Pro-Life, Pro-Liberty Prayer at Democratic Convention

The archbishop of New York's prayer was similar to the one he prayed at the Republican National Convention. However, his prayer at the Democratic gathering was more explicit about the need to defend life.

August 14, 2012

Youth Complete Pro-Life Walk Across America

Crossroads' 18th annual cross-country trek ended over the weekend.

August 1, 2012

Judge: Arizona's Abortion Ban Starting at 20 Weeks of Pregnancy Is Constitutional

The law will take effect Aug. 2.

July 27, 2012

Bishop Cordileone Appointed Archbishop of San Francisco

July 20, 2012

Babies Go to Congress to Witness to Life

Mothers and their children meet with their congressmen and women to shed light on pregnancy centers' life-saving work across America.

July 18, 2012

Rose Initiative Wants to Unite Youth to Help the Unborn

A look at a new pro-life effort.

June 17, 2012

Good Reads for Father’s Day

Edgar Guest’s Pro-Dad, Pro-Life, Pro-Family Poetry

May 22, 2012

Biking for Babies

Young People Ride 1,150 Miles to Share Pro-Life Message

May 14, 2012

Cardinal Burke: Youth Understand Bankruptcy of Anti-Life Culture

May 13, 2012

Lifesavers

St. Gerard’s Center for Life pro-life profile from May 6 issue.

May 9, 2012

Blessing of a Child in the Womb Published

USCCB releases prayer ahead of Mother's Day

May 8, 2012

Arizona Defunds Planned Parenthood

Gov. Brewer: 'By signing this measure into law, I stand with the majority of Americans who oppose the use of taxpayer funds for abortion.'

April 11, 2012

40 Days for DEATH!

March 27, 2012

Pro-Life is Easy, Pro-Marriage is Hard

March 27, 2012

Vatican Approves 'Rite for the Blessing of a Child in the Womb'

This prayer is intended to support parents awaiting the birth of their child and to encourage prayers for the child in the womb, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops says.

March 22, 2012

SDG Reviews 'The Hunger Games'

Thought-provoking sci-fi action film features an admirable heroine in a violent culture-of-death future.

March 21, 2012

SDG Reviews 'October Baby'

Well-crafted pro-life film looks at life after abortion — for a lucky child who survived.

March 12, 2012

40 Million and Counting's Pro-Life Ads Reach College Students

A Young Billboard Campaign Brings Vital Message to Campus

March 3, 2012

Human Beings Are Not Things

Saturday Book Pick: Father Spitzer lays out a guide to a pro-life society.

February 28, 2012

Va. Senate Passes Ultrasound Bill

Legislation with Gov. Bob McDonnell's amendment passed by 21-19 vote that fell along party lines. Now it returns to the House of Delegates.

February 28, 2012

Pope Applauds Ethical Infertility Treatment While Congress Works to Prohibit Gender-Based Abortions

The Pope calls for treatments that are the 'expression of the concrete possibility of fruitful dialogue between ethics and biomedical research,' and the House Judiciary Committee passed the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act.

February 20, 2012

Father Spitzer's Tips for Pro-Lifers

Popular theologian and author says the movement must focus on the heart, not religion or politics, to be most successful.

February 7, 2012

Young Pro-Lifers Bring Fresh Ideas

Feb. 12 issue page-one story about the new generation of March for Lifers.

February 6, 2012

Blessing of Bella

Feb. 12 issue editorial on how the life of 3-year-old Isabella Maria Santorum has turned out to be a blessing for all of us.

February 1, 2012

Eduardo Verastegui Predicts End of Abortion in America

Bella star tells Denver crowd: 'I think we will see regeneration and the end of abortion in this country.'

January 27, 2012

How Modern Eugenics Discounts Human Dignity

The Sum of Millions of Individual Choices: Jan. 29 issue column.

January 27, 2012

CBS Notices Pro-Lifers After All

January 24, 2012

Final Updates with Photos: March for Life 2012 Live-Blogging

January 24, 2012

Witnesses for Life: A Young Person's Account of the March for Life 2012

Massive crowd joins together for one amazing cause.

January 23, 2012

First-Class Pro-Life 'Letter' Sent Via Video

Teenager makes thought-provoking short film.

January 23, 2012

'I Am the Unborn'

A New Pro-Life Anthem

January 23, 2012

'Don't Be Compromised in Your Dedication to the Protection of Life'

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo encourages youth in their pro-life witness at the opening Mass for the National Prayer Vigil for Life in Washington Jan. 22.

January 23, 2012

Cardinal O'Connor Still Inspires Pro-Life Movement

Georgetown conference in his name on the eve of March for Life features Archbishop Chaput.

January 22, 2012

Pro-Life, Pro-God

January 22, 2012

Generation Life

Jan. 15 issue editorial

January 21, 2012

March On, March for Life

March for Life preview in Jan. 15 issue: Pro-Lifers Will Descend on Washington as Legal Abortion Enters 40th Year

January 19, 2012

Bishop Conley: Catholics, Share Your Pro-Life Convictions

'To be serious Christians, we need to be honest. And honesty means telling the truth, in love, about abortion.'

January 15, 2012

'To Be Born' Touches Hearts and Saves Lives

Priest Produces Pro-Life Short Film

December 19, 2011

GOP Candidates Confirm Pro-Life Positions

As Iowa Caucus nears, presidential hopefuls reiterate their support for human life.

December 19, 2011

Pro-Lifers, the Tide Just Turned

December 17, 2011

2 (Pro-Life) Christmas Classics

A Christmas Carol and It’s a Wonderful Life Carry a Message for All Seasons

December 16, 2011

Register Radio: Advent and Christmas Classics

EWTN's Colin Donovan and Columnist John Grondelski

December 5, 2011

Newt Gingrich: 'Human Life Begins at Conception'

Presidential candidate said Dec. 2 that life starts at implantation. In new statement, he clarified his position, adding, 'Every unborn life is precious, no matter how conceived.'

December 2, 2011

Does Psalm 69:8 Say Mary Had Children, An Exhortation to Clergy, Pro-Life Witness, and much more!

The Best in Catholic Blogging

November 16, 2011

Bishops Urge Senate to Stop Funding Abortions, New USCCB Appointments and Anglican Ordinariate News

'At a time when Congress is tempted to reduce even vitally important programs that serve the poorest and neediest people here and abroad, the moral wrong of expanding subsidies for direct violations of human life and dignity is especially egregious,' Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, chairman of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities for the U.S. bishops’ conference, said in a Nov. 14 letter to senators.

November 16, 2011

Pictures of the Dead

November 10, 2011

Personhood Supporters Continue Efforts After Mississippi Defeat

Proposed ballot initiative intended to recognize legal personhood from conception onward failed to pass this week, but pro-lifers are not giving up.

November 8, 2011

Bishop Conley Comments on America's Hostility to Religion

'God, not government, is the only sure guarantee of human rights and the blessings of our liberty. We need to live as if we believe that,' the bishop said at a recent pro-life dinner.

November 6, 2011

Voices From the Womb Goes to Washington

The unborn brought the pro-life message to Capitol Hill recently. Nov. 6 issue feature.

October 31, 2011

A Culture of Faux Choice Meets Divine Mercy: Why There's Hope for Life After Abortion

An interview with Theresa Bonopartis, director of Lumina post-abortive ministry.

October 31, 2011

Too Many People? Ignore the UNPFA and Welcome Baby 7 Billion

Programs like China's one-child policy are morally repugnant and make zero economic sense, says the president of the Population Research Institute.

October 31, 2011

Rick Santorum's New Ad Features His 3-Year-Old Daughter Bella

The youngest of eight was born with Trisomy 18, which is similar to Down syndrome. Says her father: 'She's got a great, beautiful spirit. And we can learn a lot from that.'

October 18, 2011

What the Protect Life Act Means for America

Bill passed the House last week by a vote of 251-172. Bishops' spokeswoman: 'By passing the Protect Life Act, the House has taken an important step toward authentic health-care reform that respects the dignity of all, from conception onward.'

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