Nearly 50 years ago when Roe v. Wade legalized abortion nationwide, a woman in Huntington, Indiana, saw the need to support pregnant women and help protect the lives of unborn babies in her small corner of the world.
Pro-life leaders criticized the U.S. Senate's Feb. 15 confirmation of Dr. Robert Califf as President Joe Biden's commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, taking issue with Califf's role in the agency expanding the availability of the drug protocol used for chemical abortions.
Italy’s Constitutional Court has blocked a proposal for a referendum on euthanasia and assisted suicide on grounds that there were not sufficient protections for the weak and vulnerable, meaning advocates must go back to the drawing board.
The Church, in its 2000-year history, has always defended human life from conception to natural death, with particular attention to the more fragile stages of existence. The rejection of both euthanasia and “over-zealous” treatment constitute an affirmation of the rights of persons: an incurable condition does not mean a refusal of care.
Europe’s bishops have criticized French President Emmanuel Macron’s proposal earlier this month to include abortion in the European Charter of Fundamental Rights, saying that to do so would not only be unethical, but would oppose European values.
EU Bishops speak up against French President Macron’s proposal to include a supposed "right" to abortion in European and international law, saying that it goes against fundamental European values and it would be an unjust law, devoid of ethical foundation.
The bishop of Las Vegas asked any Catholic politician from the diocese who is "at odds" with church teaching upholding the sanctity of all life, from conception to natural death, to voluntarily refrain from presenting himself or herself for Communion while they hold public office.
While the city of San Francisco was abuzz late Jan. 21 with weekends beginning, groups of young Catholics and Walk for Life West Coast pilgrims joyfully headed to the city's North Beach neighborhood to pray that Friday evening.