Respect Life

Academy for Life president defends nomination of Anglican theologian

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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A myth of neutrality

Is human life a gift to be revered, or something to be discarded when it seems unproductive or inconvenient to others? There is still time for all of us to help choose the answer.
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The Least of These: Stella Maris volunteers bring companionship, Communion to the dying

“Not being afraid of death, to walk this journey with people, it’s a sacred thing,” said Religious Sister of Mercy Karen McNally.
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Doing good by resisting evil

The strength to resist evil and the power to do good can sum up the moral behavior of Christians.
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Belgian Brothers to allow euthanasia for nonterminal psych patients

Carine Brochier, a Catholic bioethicist from Brussels, said she was certain that political and financial pressure was exerted on the Brothers of Charity Group to allow euthanasia.
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Missionary disciples at work

Respect for all human life from conception to natural death is a central tenet of our faith. It serves as the underpinning of what we believe, teach and practice.
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Iowa House passes measure to ban almost all abortions after 20 weeks

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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Daughter of St. Gianna Molla shares story of her sacrifice with Ellicott City parish

Molla is the child St. Gianna struggled to carry to term after doctors discovered a fibroid tumor that threatened both her life and her baby’s.
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Cardinal Dolan: If sanctuary of the womb is violated, no one is safe

Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York warned that if the sanctuary of the womb is violated, then other sanctuaries are at risk.
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Pro-Lifers need to talk about it all

With the recent attention to both the March for Women and the March for Life, I’m noticing an upswing in the chatter over what pro-lifers really stand for. The typical criticism goes something like: “You people only care about babies until they’re born!” or “You’re not pro-life, you’re pro-fetus!”This is
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‘Life is winning in America,’ vice president tells March for Life rally

Vice President Pence told pro-life advocates Jan. 27 that “life is winning in America, and today is a celebration of that progress.”
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Baltimore Archdiocese warms up for March for Life, honors joyful advocates

The archbishop encouraged marchers to be "peaceful, joyful and committed proponents" for the beauty and goodness of the gift of life.
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