The bishops’ conference’s Jan. 22 response emphasized Church teaching on abortion and said Catholics cannot support abortion. Their statement also emphasized politicians’ responsibilities to reject a right to abortion.
The Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima will broadcast Mass and prayers during this time.
Catholic groups like the Catholic Benefits Association say their religious-freedom position has been strengthened by a federal injunction against mandatory insurance coverage or medical referrals.
They are the unforgettables — babies who were miscarried and babies who were aborted. Today they have a place where they will not be forgotten and a place that brings comfort and healing to their mothers.