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Roe vs. Wade

By Gail Finke Barefoot in the biting wind and spitting snow, she declined to give her name. At first, the college student tried to avoid answering at all. “I’m not doing it to draw attention to myself,” she explained. “A friend of mine is marching barefoot in Washington, so I

Cold weather and threat of snow couldn’t deter more than 100 area residents from showing their support for the unborn on a snowy Friday afternoon. Pro-life supporters gathered Jan. 22 in front of the Planned Parenthood on Auburn Avenue in Cincinnati to mark the 44th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s

The first issue of The Catholic Telegraph printed after the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Roe vs. Wade published on Jan. 26, 1973. Four days earlier, a landmark case that would cement the nation’s slide to legalized abortion on demand shook the Catholic community. Then-Archbishop of Cincinnati and future Cardinal Joseph

The following information, released by Right to Life of Greater Cincinnati, are known area events commemorating the Jan. 22 1973 Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Decision, which legalized abortion on-demand–the 43rd year of this tragic memorial. (Any later additional events will be posted on the Cincinnati Right to Life Area Events page). “Since 1973, over

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph As thousands, including many from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, prepared to participate in the 2015 March for Life, roughly 100 residents of the area gathered to pray outside the Planned Parenthood location on Auburn Avenue in Cincinnati. Cincinnati Young Adults for Life had promoted

By Mark Pattison Catholic News Service  WASHINGTON — Evoking a phrase long associated with the civil rights movement, Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley of Boston told an overflow crowd in Washington that “we shall overcome” in the fight against abortion. Quoting Pope Francis in his homily Jan. 21 during the opening

Staff Report Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court effectively legalized abortion on-demand nation-wide in 1973, American Catholics have taken to the streets and the public squares to stand up for life. Attending the March for Life or other pro-life events today? Tweet #Telegraph4Life on Twitter and we’ll retweet. We may

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 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