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.
Viva House steps up to help Spanish-speaking teen killed outside its doors
Jun 02 2014
UPDATED with information and comments from Redemptorist Father Robert Wojtek.
Dog bred by North Carolina Catholic brings new life to wounded Marine
May 31 2014
A fox red Labrador retriever named Festus has given Marine Staff Sgt. Nick Bennett something he hasn’t had since serving in Iraq.
Natural family planners cautious about new fertility monitoring apps
May 28 2014
Several fertility apps with ties to Catholic universities or to the Couple to Couple League are on the market now or will be soon.
Destroying creation is destroying a gift of God, pope says at audience
May 21 2014
“To destroy creation is to say to God, ‘I don’t like it,'" Pope Francis said.
Mount de Sales grad says bone marrow donation strengthened faith
May 03 2014
Caroline Casey was the sole match for a 32-year-old woman battling leukemia.
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.