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FDA ‘acted irresponsibly’ in lowering age for emergency contraceptives

FDA ‘acted irresponsibly’ in lowering age for emergency contraceptives

The Food and Drug Administration “acted irresponsibly” with its decision to lower the age limit from 17 to 15 for purchasing an over-the-counter emergency contraceptive, said an official of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Pro-life with a smile

Pro-life with a smile

| January 15, 2013 | 1 Comment

Prolife Across America founder recounts four-plus decades trying to end abortion

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Defending life: 40 years and counting

Defending life: 40 years and counting

| January 15, 2013 | 2 Comments

Woman remembers Roe v. Wade and now carries fight to third generation

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Vigil is chance to pray for healing from abortion

Vigil is chance to pray for healing from abortion

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | January 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

For women and men seeking crisis pregnancy assistance, it’s often not their first crisis — some have already had abortion experiences. A counselor at Pregnancy Choices in Apple Valley, Pete Herold, knows something of what they’re going through because he and a former girlfriend had an abortion in the 1980s.

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Annual Mass to celebrate adoption set for Nov. 17

Annual Mass to celebrate adoption set for Nov. 17

| November 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

The eighth Annual Archdiocesan Mass in Celebration of Adoption will be held at 4 p.m., Nov. 17 at St. Peter Claver, 375 Oxford St., N., in St. Paul.

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‘Person of mercy’

‘Person of mercy’

| September 26, 2012 | 1 Comment

Woman finds healing from abortion, offers hope to those facing unplanned pregnancies

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Archdiocese names 2012 Champions for Life winners

Archdiocese names 2012 Champions for Life winners

| September 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

The annual Champions for Life Award winners will be honored at a luncheon Oct. 18 at St. Peter in Mendota. The awards, given by the Archdiocesan Office of Marriage, Family and Life, recognize the pro-life activities and achievements of Catholics in the archdiocese. Winners were named in five categories this year.

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Combining resources to save more lives

Combining resources to save more lives

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | January 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

University, Highland LifeCare centers join forces for women in crisis pregnancies

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Pro-life speaker sees hope in battle to end abortion

Pro-life speaker sees hope in battle to end abortion

| January 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Josh Brahm is a pro-life speaker who will be presenting a talk entitled “Making Abortion Unthinkable” at Nativity of Our Lord in St. Paul

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Life Fund offers a lifeline

Life Fund offers a lifeline

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | January 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Program helps families with pregnancy or infant-related needs

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Stories about adoption being sought to help others make decision

Stories about adoption being sought to help others make decision

| November 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Adoption Option Council of Minnesota is celebrating Adoption Awareness Month with “30 Stories In 30 Days” throughout November on its virtual scrapbook “Minnesota Loves Adoption.”

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Saving lives keeps Champions for Life recipient going

Saving lives keeps Champions for Life recipient going

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | October 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Brian Gibson will never forget the day early in 1987 when he saw the remains of several aborted babies found in an abortion clinic’s dumpster.

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