Tag: Pro-Life

Former Champions for Life winner urges ‘yes’ to defending life

Former Champions for Life winner urges ‘yes’ to defending life

| October 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

“We are in a war on women. There’s a war on families, a war on dignity and a war on innocent lives,” Maddie Schulte told her audience at St. Peter in Mendota. “Each and every single day that war continues whether we do something about it or we don’t.”

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Pro-life group says teen immigrant having an abortion regrettable

Pro-life group says teen immigrant having an abortion regrettable

| October 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The head of the Susan B. Anthony List said the pro-life organization “was deeply saddened to learn that Jane Doe’s child has been aborted,” referring to an immigrant teen from Central America in federal detention in Brownsville, Texas.

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Texas bishops criticize ACLU’s support for teen immigrant’s abortion

Texas bishops criticize ACLU’s support for teen immigrant’s abortion

| October 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Texas bishops criticized the American Civil Liberties Union for backing an abortion for a teen immigrant in the country illegally and also praised government officials for their defense of the unborn.

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Iowa court upholds state’s requiring 72-hour waiting period for abortions

Iowa court upholds state’s requiring 72-hour waiting period for abortions

| Lindsay Steele | October 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

An Iowa District Court judge Oct. 2 upheld the state’s 72-hour waiting period for abortions, signed into law in May by former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad.

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‘Love Saves Lives’ theme for 2018 March for Life marking Roe decision

‘Love Saves Lives’ theme for 2018 March for Life marking Roe decision

| October 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

The theme for the 45th annual March for Life will be “Love Saves Lives: Life Is the Loving, Empowering and Self-Sacrificial Option.”

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U.S. House passes bill to ban abortion after 20 weeks of gestation

U.S. House passes bill to ban abortion after 20 weeks of gestation

| October 4, 2017 | 2 Comments

The U.S. House Oct. 3 passed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which bans abortions after 20 weeks of gestation, about the time doctors have determined that an unborn child can feel pain.

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Defend life, care for creation and give freely, pope says

Defend life, care for creation and give freely, pope says

| October 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Everyone, but especially young people, should have the “wonderful experience of giving” of their time and resources; giving open hearts and minds to brotherhood and sharing and is essential for building “the civilization of love,” Pope Francis said.

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St. Croix Valley pregnancy center marks 30 years, moves to new location

St. Croix Valley pregnancy center marks 30 years, moves to new location

| Anita Draper | September 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Re-branded as Options for Women, the center will be visible from the new St. Croix River bridge connecting Minnesota to Wisconsin, which opened Aug. 2.

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St. Gianna’s daughter, abortion survivor among October pro-life speakers

St. Gianna’s daughter, abortion survivor among October pro-life speakers

| September 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dr. Gianna Emanuela Molla, St. Gianna Molla’s daughter, is among speakers who will be presenting at pro-life events in the Twin Cities in October, Respect Life Month.

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N.Y. court ruling that upholds ban on physician-assisted suicide welcomed

N.Y. court ruling that upholds ban on physician-assisted suicide welcomed

| September 11, 2017 | 1 Comment

The director of pro-life activities for the New York State Catholic Conference applauded the state’s highest court for unanimously determining that the state constitution does not include a fundamental right to physician-assisted suicide.

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Long-time pastor of St. Frances Cabrini dies

Long-time pastor of St. Frances Cabrini dies

| September 8, 2017 | 2 Comments

Father Leo Tibesar, known for putting Catholic social teaching into action, died Aug. 31. He was 74. His funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Sept. 11 at St. Frances Cabrini in Minneapolis, with a visitation beginning at 9.

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The “Expendable Children”

The “Expendable Children”

| August 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Couples who struggle to get pregnant are turning with greater frequency to the in vitro fertilization (IVF) industry for assistance. In some cases, they can end up feeling they are “too pregnant” when twins, triplets or quads arise. This occurs from the practice of implanting more than one embryo at a time to improve pregnancy success rates.

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