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.
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Respect for human life from conception until natural death is something children must be taught, not mainly with words, but by the example of their parents, Pope Francis said.
By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. House June 18 passed the Pain Capable Unborn Protection Act to prohibit abortion nationwide after 20 weeks of gestation, approximately the stage at which scientists say unborn babies are capable of feeling pain. After heated debate on the floor of the
Staff Report Pro-lifers from throughout Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky came together June 2 in demonstration of support for the protection of human life with a peaceful walk across the Purple People Bridge (officially the Newport-Southbank Bridge), which spans the Ohio River from Sawyer Point in Cincinnati to Newport on
Dear Father: My faith is challenged. I have heard Church teaching on the death penalty but struggle to believe that some don’t deserve it. Shouldn’t someone like Dr. Kermit Gosnell receive the death penalty? Dear Reader: Our faith is sometimes challenged in the face of unspeakable crimes against humanity like
By Catholic News Service PHILADELPHIA (CNS) — Dr. Kermit Gosnell may have been convicted May 13 of murder at his Philadelphia abortion clinic, but “nothing can bring back the innocent children he killed, or make up for the vulnerable women he exploited,” said Archbishop Charles J. Chaput. And, he added,
By Francis X. Rocca Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — U.S. Cardinal Raymond L. Burke and U.S. pro-life leaders joined tens of thousands of demonstrators in Italy’s third annual March for Life May 12, which ended with a personal greeting from Pope Francis. According to organizers, some 30,000 marched