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Staff Report Despite freezing temperatures and cancelled bus trips, several groups from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati noted on social media that they did, in fact, plan to make the trip to Washington D.C. for the March for Life.

Royalmont Academy students pray outside the Women's Med Center on Lebanon Road in Sharonville, Ohio. The Women's Med Center must shut down by Feb. 4 unless it appeals and Ohio Department of Health ruling and is granted a stay. (Courtesy Photo/Right to Life of Greater Cincinnati)
UPDATE: Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas Judge Jerry Metzgranted the Women’s Med Center a stay on Jan. 31, meaning the clinic may remain open during the appeal process. By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph One of the three abortion providers in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati has been ordered to shutdown.

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON  — For the second year in a row, the U.S. Catholic bishops are sponsoring “Nine Days for Life: Prayer, Penance and Pilgrimage,” planned for Jan. 18-26 this year, as part of several events marking the 41st anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion virtually on

By Patricia Zapor Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Supreme Court justices Jan. 15 pressed attorneys about when it is constitutional to prohibit certain kinds of speech in a case over buffer zones around abortion clinics. In oral arguments in a case over a 35-foot buffer zone around Massachusetts Planned Parenthood

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.

40 Days for Life
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.