By Francis X. Rocca Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — On successive days in mid-January, Pope Francis and his top collaborator at the Vatican made public statements that provided a lesson in Franciscan contextualization of highly loaded moral issues.
Staff Report Abortion is a difficult issue to discuss with young children because it confronts a tough reality. Still, teaching children about abortion and ways to support life early are important. Here are some suggested January family activities that focus on life.
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph In October, Ohio Right to Life broke the news that the Women’s Med Center, an abortion clinic in Sharonville, had its license revoked by the state for failing to comply with Ohio law requiring it have a transfer agreement with a local hospital. Just
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph The 40 Days for Life program, a biannual, worldwide prayer vigil to end abortion, operated another successful campaign in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati this fall. Participants in 40 Days For Life vigils maintain a prayerful presence outside of abortion clinics (Clifton, Sharonville and Kettering
Staff Report The 40 Days For Life prayer vigil continues at three locations in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. One of The Catholic Telegraph‘s reporters recently joined in prayer at the Cincinnati vigil. To read his reflection on the experience, click here.
One of the benefits of my job as reporter for a Catholic newspaper is that I get to meet an awful lot of interesting people doing the Lord’s work in different ways.
Press Release Catholic Social Action Office A press release from Ohio Right to Life issued yesterday reports on the revocation of the license of the Lebanon Road Surgery Center, an abortion clinic near Cincinnati. A state health examiner affirmed the order to revoke the license after this abortion clinic, operated by
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Project Rachel, an outreach ministry of the archdiocesan Family and Respect Life Office, has been ministering to post-abortive women in this archdiocese for nearly 20 years. Its retreats have helped many women return to their faith by sharing with them the message of God’s
Staff Report At least three 40 Days for Life campaigns are underway in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. The campaigns, in which pro-lifers stand outside abortion clinics in prayer, began in Cincinnati and Sharonville on Sept. 29 and in Kettering on Sept. 15. The Dayton 40 Days for Life campaign, which
By Francis X. Rocca Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — In his strongest public words to date on the subject of abortion, Pope Francis affirmed the sacredness of unborn human life and linked its defense to the pursuit of social justice.