Tag: Pro-Life

Argentina Senate votes down abortion decriminalization bill

Argentina Senate votes down abortion decriminalization bill

| David Agren | August 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Argentine Senate voted against a bill that would have decriminalized abortion during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy.

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HHS urged to reissue rules to enforce required notice on abortion coverage

HHS urged to reissue rules to enforce required notice on abortion coverage

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services must issue new regulations to enforce a requirement that consumers be notified if a subsidized health plan offered under the Affordable Care Act covers elective abortion and informed they must pay an extra amount for the plan’s abortion coverage.

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Bishop: U.K. Supreme Court ruling on withdrawing hydration morally wrong

Bishop: U.K. Supreme Court ruling on withdrawing hydration morally wrong

| Simon Caldwell | August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Britain’s highest court has ruled that doctors can withdraw food and fluid from patients who are in a vegetative state or minimally conscious without seeking permission from judges.

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Priest keeps anti-abortion vigil on Parliament Hill for nearly 30 years

Priest keeps anti-abortion vigil on Parliament Hill for nearly 30 years

| Deborah Gyapong | July 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jesuit Father Tony Van Hee says nearly three decades spent fasting and praying on Parliament Hill to end abortion have been the best years of his life.

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Court says requirements on pregnancy centers violate free speech

Court says requirements on pregnancy centers violate free speech

| June 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 June 26 that a California law that placed requirements on crisis pregnancy centers that oppose abortion violated the First Amendment.

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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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