Tag: Pro-Life

High court quashes ruling in case of detained teenager seeking abortion

High court quashes ruling in case of detained teenager seeking abortion

| Rhina Guidos | June 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court June 4 threw out a lower court’s ruling that allowed a 17-year-old last year to obtain an abortion while she was in a detention center after an illegal border crossing.

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Supreme Court still has big decisions to deliver before term ends

Supreme Court still has big decisions to deliver before term ends

| Carol Zimmermann | May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

As the Supreme Court prepares to wrap up its current term by the end of June, Catholic Church leaders are among those paying attention to how the court will rule on a handful of the nearly 30 decisions it has left to announce.

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Defend right to life, conscientious objection, pope tells doctors

Defend right to life, conscientious objection, pope tells doctors

| Carol Glatz | May 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Make medicine and health care more humane by protecting the life and dignity of all patients, particularly the weakest and the unborn, Pope Francis told Catholic doctors and medical specialists.

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Cardinal says separating abortion from Title X funds ‘greatly needed’

Cardinal says separating abortion from Title X funds ‘greatly needed’

The U.S. bishops’ pro-life chairman praised the Trump administration’s move to reinstate Reagan-era regulations banning any family planning clinic that receives Title X federal funds from making abortion referrals or sharing space with abortion providers.

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Irish pro-life campaigners criticize Google decision to ban campaign ads

Irish pro-life campaigners criticize Google decision to ban campaign ads

Irish pro-life campaigners have criticized a decision by tech giant Google to ban campaign advertisements before the May 25 referendum on whether the right to life of the unborn should continue to be enshrined in the constitution.

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Even amid suffering, love highlights value of every life, pope says

Even amid suffering, love highlights value of every life, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | April 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Love is a miraculous force that helps the parents of sick children focus on the beauty of their children’s lives and keeps the flame of hope for a cure alive, Pope Francis told an Italian couple and a group of their supporters.

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Father of Alfie Evans meets pope, begs for help to save his son

Father of Alfie Evans meets pope, begs for help to save his son

| April 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Begging Pope Francis to help his son, Alfie, Tom Evans met with the pontiff, pleading for “asylum” in Italy so his seriously ill son may receive care and not be euthanized in England.

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A pro-life opportunity

A pro-life opportunity

| Greg Erlandson | April 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Pro-life includes sensible gun control.”

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Mississippi governor signs 15-week abortion ban; clinic files suit

Mississippi governor signs 15-week abortion ban; clinic files suit

| Maureen Smith | March 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed into law March 19 the most restrictive state abortion bill in the nation because it bans abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.

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Catholic voices belong in the public square

Catholic voices belong in the public square

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | March 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

You may recall that as I celebrated Ash Wednesday Mass last year, a group of Catholics unfurled a banner on the facade of our Cathedral stating: “Speaking up for unborn lives more than black and brown lives is white supremacy. Silence is sin.” Some of our brothers and sisters see the Church so consumed by our pro-life efforts and so “over[ly] vigilant on the single issue of abortion” that every other effort pales in comparison.

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Bishops urge action on conscience protection for health care workers

Bishops urge action on conscience protection for health care workers

| March 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

The chairmen of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life and religious freedom committees have asked U.S. Catholics to contact members of Congress and urge them to enact the Conscience Protection Act as part of the funding bill for fiscal year 2018.

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Head of Catholic physicians’ group warns of threats to conscientious objection

Head of Catholic physicians’ group warns of threats to conscientious objection

| Cindy Wooden | February 16, 2018 | 1 Comment

No physician should be forced to choose between violating his or her conscience and facing professional sanctions when defending human life, said the president of the World Federation of Catholic Medical Associations.

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