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The Least of These: Stella Maris volunteers bring companionship, Communion to the dying
May 05 2017
“Not being afraid of death, to walk this journey with people, it’s a sacred thing,” said Religious Sister of Mercy Karen McNally.

Iowa House passes measure to ban almost all abortions after 20 weeks
Apr 12 2017
Pro-life supporters are praising the Iowa House of Representatives on passing legislation that bans almost all abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

‘A light that is breaking through’: Pro-lifers march on Annapolis
Apr 04 2017
Pro-life supporters arrived in throngs to participate in the 39th annual Maryland March for Life March 3.

Daughter of St. Gianna Molla shares story of her sacrifice with Ellicott City parish
Apr 01 2017
Molla is the child St. Gianna struggled to carry to term after doctors discovered a fibroid tumor that threatened both her life and her baby’s.

Supreme Court sends death-row IQ case back to lower courts
Mar 30 2017
The Supreme Court sent a death-row case back to lower courts, saying the inmate’s intellectual disability should prevent his execution.

‘Light of hope’: Cardinal Keeler, basilica restorer, interfaith leader, dies at 86
Mar 23 2017
Cardinal William H. Keeler, 14th archbishop of Baltimore and international leader in Catholic-Jewish relations, died March 23.

Norma McCorvey, plaintiff in Roe ruling who later became pro-life, dies
Feb 21 2017
Norma McCorvey, the plaintiff “Jane Roe” in the Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion virtually on demand, died Feb. 18 at an assisted-living facility in Katy. She was 69.

Archbishop Gregory opens Mid-Atlantic Congress with keynote address on creation
Feb 17 2017
The evidence seems to be incontrovertible that human beings are not tending the world as God created it, the archbishop said.

Maryland legislators hear wrenching testimony on physician-assisted suicide
Feb 17 2017
The hearing lasted seven hours, with proponents and opponents trading emotional testimonies.

Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop Lori urge Congress to pass conscience protections for health care providers
Feb 11 2017
"The Conscience Protection Act will address the deficiencies that block effective enforcement of existing laws," Cardinal Dolan and Archbishop Lori said.

Vatican official speaks at U.S. bishops’ bioethics conference
Feb 09 2017
The head of the Pontifical Council for Life urged the U.S. bishops to stress the human dimension that is under threat of being ignored in the continued search for technological progress.

Judge Neil Gorsuch nominated to fill Supreme Court vacancy
Feb 01 2017
Judge Gorsuch said he respects the fact that Congress, not the courts, writes new laws.

‘Life is winning in America,’ vice president tells March for Life rally
Jan 27 2017
Vice President Pence told pro-life advocates Jan. 27 that “life is winning in America, and today is a celebration of that progress.”

Cardinal Dolan: If sanctuary of the womb is violated, no one is safe
Jan 27 2017
Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York warned that if the sanctuary of the womb is violated, then other sanctuaries are at risk.

'Power of One,' multiplied: Baltimore Archdiocese joins March for Life
Jan 27 2017
In addition to those who made their own way, about 20 buses from parishes across the archdiocese brought participants to the March for Life.