Respect Life

Pope’s pro-life challenge: Respect all life, oppose death penalty

ANALYSIS: Pope Francis' recent statement on the death penalty focused less on the government's role and more on the need to defend the dignity of human life.
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Pro-life community opens Howard County homes for unwed pregnant mothers

Archbishop William E. Lori blessed two upscale four-bedroom suburban houses in Howard County
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Trump administration expands exemptions on contraceptive mandate

The contraceptive mandate was put in place by the Department of Health and Human Services under the Affordable Care Act.
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Amen: Lessons learned about human life

My folks showed the face of Christ to those they met. They instilled respect for life in us.
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‘Be Not Afraid’ is theme for Respect Life Sunday and 2017-18 program

Respect Life Month is observed every October by the church in the United States, beginning with Respect Life Sunday, which takes place this year Oct. 1. These events kick off the 2017-18 Respect Life Program.
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Belgian brothers group to keep offering euthanasia at psych facilities

Belgium's Brothers of Charity Group, which runs 15 centers for psychiatric patients, has rejected a Vatican order to stop offering euthanasia.
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Carroll County parish dedicates Grotto for the Preservation of Life

“So many have come to me and said they feel very comfortable coming to the grotto and being able to come pray,” said Al Martin, member of Council 9127 and usher. 
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It’s a culture war, stupid

To reduce a human being to an object whose value is measured by “utility” is to destroy one of the building blocks of the democratic order – the moral truth that the American Declaration of Independence calls the “inalienable” right to “life.”
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Catonsville monument to lives lost to abortion finds new home

As the sun faded behind the home of Knights of Columbus Patapsco Council 1960 on Frederick Road in Catonsville Aug. 23, pro-life supporters dedicated a memorial to remember lives lost by abortion.
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Report: Iceland population of people with Down syndrome ‘disappearing’

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 tells Belgian Brothers of Charity no more euthanasia for patients

The group can expect to face legal action and even expulsion from the church if it fails to change its policy.
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Ethical questions surface as scientists advance gene-editing work

It is possible that parents may opt for gene editing and then select the one embryo that had incorporated the desired genetic modifications, leaving the rest to be destroyed.
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