The report notes more than 2,700 pro-life pregnancy centers around the U.S. that served nearly two million people in 2019, providing nearly $270 million in services.
Given Colorado’s role as a strongly Democratic state and its role in passing the first law to legalize abortion in 1967, Kristen Day of Democrats for Life said passage of a late-term abortion ban would be “huge.”
This marks the second time that Archbishop Cordileone has performed an exorcism in connection with a destroyed statue of St. Junipero Serra in the Bay Area.
During the hearing on Thursday, Feinstein thanked Sen. Lindsay Graham, R-S.C., chairman of the Judiciary Committee, for presiding over “one of the best set of hearings that I’ve participated in.”
At least 3 in 4 Catholics, regardless of how frequently they attend Mass, said that they are more likely to favor candidates who support religious freedom.
The law was rooted in the state’s interest in protecting public health, the judges said, noting that “we cannot say that laws requiring abortion facilities to have transfer and transport agreements with a local hospital are not reasonably related to a legitimate government end.”
"Despite this loss," Bishop DiMarzio said, "we will continue to press our leaders for policies that consider the individual circumstances of houses of worship."
Bishop Olson said Catholics in public life too often consider their faith to be part only of the private domain, “as if Catholic identity and heritage have nothing to contribute publicly.”
Bishop DiMarzio said that the diocese worked with public health officials over the summer to implement safety measures in reopening churches.