Tag: Pro-Life

Report: Iceland population of people with Down syndrome ‘disappearing’

Report: Iceland population of people with Down syndrome ‘disappearing’

| Josephine von Dohlen | August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Iceland is on its way to “eliminate” people with Down syndrome, a report from CBS News explained, causing uproar in the pro-life community over the high numbers of abortions following prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome.

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Pope, others pray as parents of Charlie Gard end legal struggle for help

Pope, others pray as parents of Charlie Gard end legal struggle for help

| Simon Caldwell | July 24, 2017 | 1 Comment

Pope Francis is praying for the parents of Charlie Gard after a U.S. doctor told them nothing could be done to help their son.

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Nigerian calls West’s imposition of abortion ‘cultural supremacy’

Nigerian calls West’s imposition of abortion ‘cultural supremacy’

| Simon Caldwell | July 11, 2017 | 3 Comments

Western governments are “spitting in the face” of African democracy by trying to impose legal abortion against the wishes of most of the people in such countries, said a Nigerian-born pro-life campaigner.

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Abria Pregnancy Resources names new executive director

Abria Pregnancy Resources names new executive director

| July 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Nancy Utoft, who for the last two years has served on the board of directors for Abria Pregnancy Resources in St. Paul, was recently named its executive director.

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Academy for Life president defends nomination of Anglican theologian

Academy for Life president defends nomination of Anglican theologian

| June 21, 2017 | 2 Comments

The Pontifical Academy for Life is and always will be against abortion and is committed to involving increasing numbers of people in the defense of human life, said Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, academy president.

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Gov. Dayton denies pro-life efforts in veto

Gov. Dayton denies pro-life efforts in veto

| May 12, 2017 | 2 Comments

The bill’s requirements of inspections conformed to those of the abortion industry, according to Minnesota Citizens for Life.

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Proclaim value of life with solidarity, welcome, pope says

Proclaim value of life with solidarity, welcome, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Simple gestures of welcome and solidarity, when supported by faith in Jesus’ resurrection, proclaim the value of life, Pope Francis said.

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Iowa House passes measure to ban almost all abortions after 20 weeks

Iowa House passes measure to ban almost all abortions after 20 weeks

| Joanne Fox | April 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pro-life supporters are praising the Iowa House of Representatives on passing legislation that bans almost all abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

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Saving lives must be first concern of immigration policy, pope says

Saving lives must be first concern of immigration policy, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | April 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

The defense of the life, dignity and human rights of migrants and refugees must come before any other question when enacting migration policies, Pope Francis said.

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Cardinal, other pro-life leaders praise decision to defund U.N. agency

Cardinal, other pro-life leaders praise decision to defund U.N. agency

| April 7, 2017 | 1 Comment

The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee and other prominent pro-life leaders cheered the U.S. State Department’s April 3 announcement that it would no longer contribute to the U.N. Population Fund because of the agency’s involvement in China’s Population and Family Planning Law, long known as the “one-child policy.”

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Senators ask Gorsuch about abortion, religious liberty

Senators ask Gorsuch about abortion, religious liberty

| Carol Zimmermann | March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

The third day of confirmation hearings by the Senate Judiciary Committee for Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court nominee, continued along similar lines of questioning and failed to spark high drama.

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Purvis encourages black Catholics to take action

Purvis encourages black Catholics to take action

| Bridget Ryder | March 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

After spending the day with participants of Catholics at the Capitol in St. Paul March 9, Gloria Purvis spent that evening in an intimate meeting with black Catholics at St. Peter Claver in St. Paul, which has historically served black Catholics. The national speaker who addresses a wide variety of audiences makes it a point to meet with black Catholics wherever she goes.

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