Tag: Abortion

Few sermons mention abortion in U.S. Christianity, Pew finds

Few sermons mention abortion in U.S. Christianity, Pew finds

| Mark Pattison | April 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

The percentage of sermons about abortion is in the single digits, according to a Pew Research Center study, the results of which were released April 29.

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Catholic leaders press Trump to support aid to schools during pandemic

Catholic leaders press Trump to support aid to schools during pandemic

| April 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

President Donald Trump said he would continue to support issues vital to the Catholic Church, especially abortion, religious freedom and school choice, in a conference call with Catholic leaders and educators.

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Head of FDA urged to ensure any COVID vaccine be free of abortion connection

Head of FDA urged to ensure any COVID vaccine be free of abortion connection

| April 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

The chairmen of four U.S. bishops’ committees, joined by the leaders of several health care, bioethics and pro-life organizations, “urgently and respectfully” implored the commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to ensure any vaccines developed for the coronavirus “are free from any connection to abortion.”

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Court allows Abbott’s temporary ban on elective abortion for time being

Court allows Abbott’s temporary ban on elective abortion for time being

| April 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

By allowing Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s temporary block on unnecessary medical procedures, including abortion, to remain, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit March 31 was paying “careful attention to the health and safety needs of Texans” amid the coronavirus pandemic, said Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.

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St. Paul Catholics encouraged to tell city council members they reject Abortion Providers Appreciation Day

St. Paul Catholics encouraged to tell city council members they reject Abortion Providers Appreciation Day

| March 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

In addition to contacting the council members, the office encouraged Catholics to sign SFLA’s petition to cancel “Abortion Provider Appreciation Day” in the future.

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‘My life just isn’t as valuable as others’: Woman sues British government

‘My life just isn’t as valuable as others’: Woman sues British government

| Simon Caldwell | February 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

A woman with Down syndrome will take the British government to court in an attempt to change a law that permits abortions up to birth of children considered to be “seriously handicapped.”

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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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Christian girls and abortion

Christian girls and abortion

| Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk | February 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

When Mother Teresa visited New Bedford, Massachusetts in June 1995, she told those of us gathered at St. Lawrence Martyr Church: “Abortion is the greatest evil of today.” Never one to mince words, Mother Teresa’s courage, truthfulness and charity were palpable. Parents today need similar fortitude, honesty and love to be able to discuss the hard topic of unplanned pregnancies and abortion with their children.

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Annual poll finds 70% of adults continue to support abortion restrictions

Annual poll finds 70% of adults continue to support abortion restrictions

| Dennis Sadowski | January 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Seven in 10 American adults support “significant” restrictions on abortion, according to a new poll released in advance of the annual March for Life.

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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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Belgian bishops: Proposal would make abortion ‘normal medical procedure’

Belgian bishops: Proposal would make abortion ‘normal medical procedure’

| November 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Belgium’s Catholic bishops have criticized legislation to liberalize abortion by extending the right to 18 weeks’ gestation with just 48 hours of obligatory reflection.

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Gibson makes fighting abortion his life’s work

Gibson makes fighting abortion his life’s work

| October 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Brian Gibson’s first stance for the unborn came when he was a high school sophomore in 1972.

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