9 Days for Life is an annual period of prayer and action focused on cherishing the gift of every person’s life.
Surrounding the Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children*, the overarching intention of the centerpiece novena is the end to abortion. However, the novena also highlights many other facets of respecting each other’s God-given dignity, especially by respecting human life at every stage and in every circumstance.
By Gail Finke St Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson issued a statement Monday vigorously opposing a proposal by two city alderman to make St. Louis a “sanctuary city for abortion.” In December, the two aldermen were the lead sponsors of a bill that would and add “pregnancy and reproductive health decisions”
This month marks the 44th anniversary of the Roe V. Wade decision by the Supreme Court. As most of us know, the High Court by a 7-2 vote, decided that the 14th Amendment guarantees a right to privacy and this right protected a woman’s right to abort her child. What
BRUSSELS, Belgium — “…I just want to tell you that life is a wonderful thing, and the world is really full of remarkable people.” So starts a letter written by one of the survivors of the bomb attacks at the Brussels Zaventem international airport last week, according to CNN. The author of the
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A priest who celebrates Mass every Friday morning on a sidewalk near the Planned Parenthood clinic targeted by a lone gunman Nov. 27 said the shooter’s actions were the antithesis of the pro-life cause. “We want the conversion of Planned Parenthood, not their destruction,” said Father Bill Carmody,
Staff Report First Weekend of October: Commemorate Respect Life Weekend by taking an hour with the family and praying for life, for the unborn, for the forgotten, for those on death row. As a family pray the rosary and celebrate the gift of life, the gift of family and friends.
Staff Report The Archdiocese of Cincinnati, in unison with all Catholic dioceses in the United States, will celebrate Respect Life Sunday the weekend of Oct. 4-5. This year’s theme from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is “Each of us is a masterpiece of God’s creation.”
By Kate Veik CNA/EWTN News Milwaukee, Wis. — After 30 years of providing post-abortion healing and support across the United States, Project Rachel is hoping to take its ministry abroad. “The aftermath of abortion is a universal phenomenon,” founder Vicki Thorn said in a recent interview with CNA. “The symptoms
Staff Report The Archdiocese of Cincinnati will bestow its Respect Life Award for 2014 on Debbie Nieport and Susan Willke Enouen. The award will be presented by Bishop Joseph Binzer Oct. 5, Respect Life Sunday, at the 11 a.m. Mass at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral in downtown Cincinnati.
By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph Joe D’Ambrosio spent more than 20 years on Ohio’s death row protesting his innocence in the 1988 murder of 19-year-old Anthony Klann of Cleveland. In early 2012 D’Ambrosio became the sixth death row inmate to be exonerated in Ohio and the 140th overall in