Tag: Abortion

Supreme Court blocks Louisiana law that would restrict abortion providers

Supreme Court blocks Louisiana law that would restrict abortion providers

| Carol Zimmermann | February 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court blocked a Louisiana law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals Feb. 7.

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Bishops call Virginia effort to expand abortion ‘vicious,’ ‘horrifying’

Bishops call Virginia effort to expand abortion ‘vicious,’ ‘horrifying’

| February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Richmond Bishop Barry C. Knestout said the words “horrific, outrageous, vicious” were “in my heart” when he heard about a measure proposed in the Virginia Legislature to expand “the brutal practice of abortion.”

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‘Deception’ guided court cases that legalized abortion, archbishop says

‘Deception’ guided court cases that legalized abortion, archbishop says

| Mark Pattison | January 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

The two Supreme Court cases that legalized abortion virtually on demand in the United States were based on “deception,” said Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas.

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Archbishop calls ‘9 Days for Life’ a ‘powerful prayer initiative’

Archbishop calls ‘9 Days for Life’ a ‘powerful prayer initiative’

| January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The novena “9 Days for Life” is a “powerful prayer initiative” for the end to abortion and for “the respect of all human life,” said the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities.

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Expectant fathers coached at Apple Valley pregnancy center

Expectant fathers coached at Apple Valley pregnancy center

| January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Allen Diaz’s girlfriend — who is pregnant — visited Pregnancy Choices pregnancy help center in Apple Valley last year, it led to more help for Diaz as an expectant father than he could have imagined.

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Ohio legislature looks ahead after one vote short on abortion bill

Ohio legislature looks ahead after one vote short on abortion bill

| January 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

By one vote, the Ohio Senate failed to overturn the governor’s veto of a restrictive abortion bill.

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Abria-North Side merger bolsters help for women in north Minneapolis

Abria-North Side merger bolsters help for women in north Minneapolis

| November 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

When executive director Naomi Terlouw of North Side Pregnancy Options in north Minneapolis attended a presentation by Abria Pregnancy Resources in 2016, she was inspired by what the new pro-life pregnancy clinic had to offer and the research that went into its development.

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Brazil’s new Catholic president promises conservative moral agenda

Brazil’s new Catholic president promises conservative moral agenda

| Lise Alves | November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, a Catholic who campaigned to rid the nation of corruption, will take office Jan. 1 with a conservative moral agenda.

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Contempt for life is the source of all evil, pope says

Contempt for life is the source of all evil, pope says

| Carol Glatz | October 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Procuring an abortion is wrong, inhumane and like hiring a hit man “to fix a problem,” Pope Francis said.

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‘Every Life: Cherished, Chosen, Sent’ is theme of Respect Life Month

‘Every Life: Cherished, Chosen, Sent’ is theme of Respect Life Month

| October 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Each year the U.S. Catholic Church observes October as Respect Life Month, which calls Catholics “to cherish, defend and protect those who are most vulnerable, from the beginning of life to its end, and at every point in between,” said the chairman of the bishops’ pro-life committee.

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Court rules against Pro-Life Action Ministries in aborted fetal tissue case

Court rules against Pro-Life Action Ministries in aborted fetal tissue case

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pro-life advocates’ case against the University of Minnesota Medical School regarding its illegal use of aborted fetal tissue for research was dismissed by the Minnesota Court of Appeals Aug. 20.

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Former Senate candidate meets with women who had abortions to better understand issue, effects

Former Senate candidate meets with women who had abortions to better understand issue, effects

| August 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Casey Andrus of Chisago City had second thoughts during her first abortion procedure at the age of 18.

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