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Spiritual adoption: Daily prayer program remembers unborn babies
Nov 23 2014
Unborn babies in danger of losing their lives to abortion, illness or dire medical conditions are being remembered.

Institute officials outline alternatives to in vitro for infertile couples
Nov 13 2014
For couples struggling to conceive a child, in vitro fertilization has been a medical standard for the past 30 years.

Companies criticized for offering to pay to freeze female workers’ eggs
Nov 12 2014
Helen Alvare says companies are not answering for the psychological, spiritual or even physical harms associated with reproductive technologies.

Stepping onto court a dream come true for student with terminal cancer
Nov 06 2014
Lauren Hill described herself in an ESPN interview as the face of pediatric cancer.

Woman’s suicide called tragedy, symbol of ‘culture of death’ in U.S.
Nov 03 2014
Brittany Maynard, a young California woman who was suffering from terminal brain cancer, ended her life Nov. 1.

‘Don’t give up hope’: Archbishop responds to woman’s suicide plan
Oct 29 2014
Archbishop Alexander K. Sample of Portland says the Oregon law puts forward illusion and confusion.

New Cumberland memorial, annual service, honors babies who died
Oct 17 2014
Luann Hunsecker was 8-years-old when her mother was pregnant with twins.

Married life is better with NFP, say couples at synod
Oct 10 2014
Catholic couples who ignore church teaching on contraception “don’t know what they are missing,” said a U.S. couple.

Program offers women regimen to reverse RU-486 abortion in first stages
Oct 08 2014
As soon as Rebekah Chaveste swallowed the first pill of the RU-486 abortion regimen at a Planned Parenthood clinic, she regretted it.

Calvert Hall College High School students Andrew Newton ‘16 (left) and Jack Schroeter ‘15 join Baltimore Auxiliary Bishop Denis J. Madden at the Oct. 5 Respect Life Mass at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland. (Elisabeth Mueller | Special to the Review) 'It makes sense to do what we do,' says Culture of Life Medal recipient
Oct 06 2014
In his homily, Bishop Madden compared God to an artist.

HHS issues new rules for opting out of mandate; diocese wins injunction
Aug 22 2014
In new actions related to the federal contraceptive mandate, the Obama administration has announced new rules.

$112.8 million Mega Miracle
Aug 11 2014
For much of her life, Bernadette Gietka had dreamed of writing and producing a musical that would celebrate the sanctity of life.

Obama administration says it plans opt-out alternative on mandate
Jul 24 2014
The Obama administration has filed a brief indicating it plans to develop an alternative for Catholic and other religious nonprofit employers.

Supreme Court strikes down ‘buffer zones’ at abortion clinics
Jun 27 2014
UPDATES THROUGHOUT: In a June 26 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that 35-foot buffer zones around abortion clinics - meant to keep demonstrators away - violates First Amendment rights.

MCC explains where the church stands on life issues
Jun 04 2014
In this article, the Catholic Review highlights the MCC focus of life issues.