Respect Life

$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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‘Life is Beautiful’ Mass will kick off week of pro-life activity

Archbishop William E. Lori will celebrate this year’s “Life is Beautiful” Mass Jan. 13 at 10:45 a.m. at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore.
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Woman who once assisted with abortions to address March for Life Jan. 18

Abby Johnson, who early in her career assisted in carrying out abortions, will be among the speakers during the 2019 March for Life rally Jan. 18 on the National Mall in Washington.
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Catholic advocates outline legislative goals for a new Congress

Did you get everything you wanted for Christmas? Thought not. Neither did several Catholic organizations, despite the last-minute flurry of legislation typical of a lame-duck Congress.
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Hysterectomy can be morally licit in limited situations, Vatican says

The Catholic Church teaches that sterilization is morally unacceptable, but a hysterectomy could be morally acceptable if the uterus could not sustain a pregnancy, said the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.
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Science in spotlight at March for Life

The Archdiocese of Baltimore makes its presence known every year at the March for Life in Washington, D.C., and 2019 is shaping up to be no exception.
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