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  Was your life impacted by your parents’ divorce? We want to hear from you for the October issue. We will not publish any names or identifying information, but you do need to identify yourself in your email so we know you’re real. Send your answer to one or both

Rachel Statue Gate of Heaven Cemetery (D Tinsman Photo)
By Gail Finke Saturday is the 5th annual National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children. Sponsored nationally by Citizens for a Pro-Life Society, Priests for Life, and the Pro-Life Action League, the day was established so that prayer services would be said at the graves of aborted children, and at

This home video by Toby Tripp shows his son, Bradley, making a goal. By Gail Finke   “Oh Cincy is! So wonderful!” One of the cheers popular in “the Bailey,” the famous, raucous cheering section for Cincinnati’s two-year-old professional soccer team, Football Club Cincinnati or FCC, starts with those words.

Speaking in front of hundreds of Pregnancy Center West supporters at St. Antoninus Church Thursday night, Dr. Janet Smith said that family life is where most people learn holiness. Though Catholics admire religious and clerical life, she said, God did not mean that state to be the only place to

Cyclists preparing to leave the University of Notre Dame for the four-day, 240-mile trip to the University of Dayton. (Courtesy Photo)
Twenty-three riders made the four-day bicycle trip between the University of Notre Dame and Dayton University for Dayton Right to Life’s fifth annual Ride for Life in late July. Previously held in the opposite direction — from “UD2ND,” as the ride was called – this year the ride began at

Sponsored by 20 pro-life organizations in Ohio and Northern Kentucky, including the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and the Diocese of Covington, Cross the Bridge for Life is an annual celebration of life in all stages and at all ages. This year thousands of people (number not yet available) crossed the bridge

The journey that brought Bob Wurzelbacher from his Cincinnati parish home to director of the Archdiocesan Office for Respect Life ministries did not prepare him for his first challenge in the office. “I had not yet officially started in my position, but messages were being left on the phone in

The Cincinnati Catholic Cemetery Society operates three picturesque, historic cemeteries that provide for the needs of today’s Catholics as they preserve the memories of generations. As well as assuring that the bodies or cremated remains of loved one’s rest in consecrated ground, they are maintained as beautiful, tranquil places steeped

A new coalition of Ohio pro-life organizations announced its formation at the Bringing America Back to Life conference in Cleveland last week. The Right to Life Action Coalition of Ohio (RTLACO) will focus on developing and strengthening local grass roots pro-life leadership; using a consistent, holistic pro-life standard to evaluate

A man holds a Rosary during the 10th Annual Cincinnati Rosary Crusade on Fountain Square Saturday, October 8, 2016. (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)
By Gail Deibler Finke Whether you’re looking for an at-home event to attend in solidarity with the March for Life in Washington, D.C., or you want to become a more active witness for the dignity of life throughout the year, Greater Cincinnati offers many ongoing seasonal, and one-time pro-life events