Respect Life

U.S. bishops condemn court’s denial of imam’s presence at execution

The Supreme Court's refusal to allow an imam to be present at a Muslim man's execution Feb. 7 was "unjust treatment" that is "disturbing to people of all faiths," said two U.S bishops.
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Supreme Court blocks Louisiana law that would restrict abortion providers

The U.S. Supreme Court blocked a Louisiana law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals Feb. 7.
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Archbishop Naumann urges Senate to OK bill to protect babies who survive abortion

It is "unconscionable" that the U.S. Senate failed to "unanimously declare to the nation that infanticide is objectively wrong," said the chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities.
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Some call for N.Y. governor to be excommunicated for supporting abortion

Since Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed New York's new expansive abortion measure into law Jan. 22, the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, some Catholics have called for the governor, who is Catholic, to be excommunicated.
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Special Olympian ‘a light that shines’ at Gambrills school

Gogue is in her 15th year as a valued member of the Incarnation community, where she works in the after-school program and volunteers as a classroom helper.
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$10 million to BOOST, more updates, as General Assembly begins

Two weeks into the 2019 Maryland General Assembly, measures supported by the Maryland Catholic Conference are getting attention in Annapolis.
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N.Y. bishops decry new law signed on Roe anniversary to expand abortion

New York state "has become a more dangerous one for women and their unborn babies" with the passage of a bill to expand abortion called the Reproductive Health Act and Gov. Andrew Cuomo's signing it into law, said the New York State Catholic Conference.
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Archdiocese of Baltimore has enthusiastic presence at March for Life

The Archdiocese of Baltimore added to the massive pro-life presence Jan. 18 at the 46th annual March for Life and the youth rally and Mass that preceded it at Capital Arena. 
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Marchers urged to stand strong, fight for life with ‘compassion, hope’

Those who stand up for the dignity of life in all its stages and want to see this respect for all life enshrined once again in U.S. law have a friend in the Pence family and the Trump administration, Vice President Mike Pence told the March for Life crowd
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Youth at Mass for Life thanked for offering sign of hope for the future

They came from near and far, and even from Down Under, united in prayer and in standing together for life at the Archdiocese of Washington's annual Youth Rally and Mass for Life, held Jan. 18 at the Capital One Arena in Washington.
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Ellicott City parishioner honored at ‘Life Is Beautiful’ Mass

Kimberley Frazer was on hand to accept the Culture of Life Medal of Honor in recognition for her work with pregnant mothers throughout Baltimore.
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Pro-lifers: N.Y. abortion bill could one day make being pro-life ‘a crime’

Officials at the New York State Catholic Conference are calling the Reproductive Health Act "worse than we thought it would be."
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