Tag: Pro-Life

Florida bishops call parental consent measure ‘common-sense legislation’

Florida bishops call parental consent measure ‘common-sense legislation’

| February 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Florida’s Catholic bishops Feb. 20 said a bill passed by the Legislature requiring girls under 18 to get a parent’s consent before having an abortion is “common-sense legislation” and they look forward to Gov. Ron DeSantis signing it into law.

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Sasse bill is about providing care for abortion survivors, say supporters

Sasse bill is about providing care for abortion survivors, say supporters

| February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Former nurse Jill Stanek recalls 20 years ago holding “a precious child who had been abandoned to die alone in the hospital’s soiled utility room after surviving an abortion.”

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Remains of aborted babies now in final resting place in Indiana cemetery

Remains of aborted babies now in final resting place in Indiana cemetery

| Ann Carey | February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

A cold, gray, wintry day in South Bend seemed like an appropriate setting for the burial of 2,411 aborted babies, whose remains were interred in Southlawn Cemetery in the city Feb. 12.

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Party’s abortion stance driving pro-life Democrats away, says ethicist

Party’s abortion stance driving pro-life Democrats away, says ethicist

| February 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

A prominent associate professor of theological and social ethics at Jesuit-run Fordham University and, until recently, a longtime board member of Democrats For Life said Feb. 6 the Democratic Party’s support for abortion at any stage has driven him away from the party.

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Policy change on funding for campus events ends pro-life group’s lawsuit

Policy change on funding for campus events ends pro-life group’s lawsuit

| February 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

California State University-San Marcos has agreed to revise its student fee policies after a federal district court ruled last August that the university cannot block fees to pro-life students.

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Trump’s appearance as March for Life speaker prompts mixed opinions

Trump’s appearance as March for Life speaker prompts mixed opinions

| Julie Asher | January 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

The University of Notre Dame’s O. Carter Snead said it was “a good thing when the president of the United States — whomever he or she may be — attends an event meant to celebrate and defend the intrinsic equal dignity of all persons, born and unborn.”

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Peaceful spirit of pro-life marchers ‘quite amazing,’ says participant

Peaceful spirit of pro-life marchers ‘quite amazing,’ says participant

| Kurt Jensen | January 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

What you don’t comprehend about the marching portion of the March for Life until you’re in it is, even though it appears somewhat unorganized at the start, is that it’s an intensely polite and orderly experience despite its immense size.

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Marchers ‘deeply honored’ Trump to address pro-life crowd in person

Marchers ‘deeply honored’ Trump to address pro-life crowd in person

| Julie Asher | January 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pro-life supporters are “deeply honored to welcome” President Donald Trump to the 47th annual March for Life Jan. 24 rally in person, said Jeanne Mancini, March for Life president, in a statement late Jan. 22.

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Pope speaks to U.S. bishops about pro-life issues, transgender ideology

Pope speaks to U.S. bishops about pro-life issues, transgender ideology

| January 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Protecting human life is the “preeminent” social and political issue, Pope Francis said, and he asked the head of the U.S. bishops’ Committee for Pro-Life Activities to convey his support to the pro-life community.

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‘Miracle’ events cause pregnant woman to reject abortion and give birth to twins

‘Miracle’ events cause pregnant woman to reject abortion and give birth to twins

| January 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Alonna Mertz prayed in front of abortion clinics as a teenager in Michigan, driven by her well-formed, pro-life conviction.

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Massachusetts judge rejects right to physician-assisted suicide

Massachusetts judge rejects right to physician-assisted suicide

| January 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Patients who are terminally ill do not have a right to physician-assisted suicide, but their doctors can provide information and advise about medical aid in dying, a Massachusetts court has ruled.

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Pope to health workers: Uphold ‘the truest human right, the right to life’

Pope to health workers: Uphold ‘the truest human right, the right to life’

| Cindy Wooden | January 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Health care professionals always must “promote the dignity and life of each person and reject any compromise in the direction of euthanasia, assisted suicide or suppression of life, even in the case of terminal illness,” Pope Francis said.

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