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Bearing witness to life involves sharing Jesus’s Good News, Archbishop Lori says
Apr 02 2014
Speaking to students at The Catholic University of America, Archbishop Lori talked about what is needed to change minds, hearts.

West Virginia governor’s veto of abortion bill called ‘bitter news’
Apr 01 2014
Bishop Michael J. Bransfield of Wheeling-Charleston said he was surprised at West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s veto of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.

Lederer, Internet inspiration, dies of cancer at 20
Mar 12 2014
UPDATED Zachary Lederer, whose courage in the face of cancer inspired admirers from his Howard County parish to the college basketball world, died at age 20 March 11.

Adoption’s ‘beautiful possibility’ focus of annual life march
Mar 11 2014
Adoption was at the heart of the message shared by the rally’s keynote speaker, Ryan Bomberger.

Vatican medical experts OK reported miracle attributed to Archbishop Fulton Sheen
Mar 09 2014
A team of medical experts convoked by the Vatican reported there is no natural explanation for the stillborn birth of James Engstrom.

Severna Park author’s book promotes motherhood, life
Mar 08 2014
After giving birth to her daughter, 23-year-old Jillian Amodio said "a part of me just awakened."

University of Notre Dame must provide free coverage of contraceptives
Feb 25 2014
The University of Notre Dame must provide free coverage of contraceptives as required by the federal health care law despite its moral objections to doing so.

Belgium passes law to allow euthanasia for small children
Feb 14 2014
Belgian legislators voted to make their country the world's first to allow euthanasia for small children, despite vigorous opposition from the Catholic Church and all main religious groups.

Abortion rate lowest since 1973, Guttmacher Institute reports
Feb 07 2014
The Guttmacher Institute reported a 13 percent drop in national abortion rates from 2008 to 2011 - making for the lowest rate since 1973

Brain-dead pregnant woman in Texas removed from life support
Jan 30 2014
Following a Jan. 24 court order, a Fort Worth hospital two days later removed a 33-year-old brain-dead pregnant woman from life support.

‘Zaching’ continues to inspire, while founder in hospice care
Jan 28 2014
“Zaching” has become an icon for the fight against cancer.

Young adults at helm of the fight for life
Jan 22 2014
The bitter cold, wind and snow did not deter Andrew Guernsey from attending the annual National March for Life.

Gov. Cuomo says New York has no room for ‘extreme conservatives’
Jan 22 2014
Pro-life supporters and members of two Republican organizations Jan. 21 urged New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to issue a formal apology.

Pro-lifers storm Internet during March for Life
Jan 22 2014
Catholic leaders and influencers urged pro-lifers, even those that couldn’t attend the March for Life, to come together online in a Twitterstorm Jan. 22.

Official’s calls to remove pro-life march banners seen as censorship
Jan 16 2014
Calls to remove signs promoting the Jan. 25 pro-life march in San Francisco are ridiculous said a leader of the event.