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Washington D.C., Jan 26, 2021 / 03:55 pm MT (CNA).- Dozens of members of Congress are urging the Attorney General-designate to stop use of the federal death penalty. In a letter to Attorney General-designate Merrick Garland on Tuesday, 45 members of the House—led by Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) and Adriano

Washington D.C., Jan 26, 2021 / 05:45 pm MT (CNA).- Several state legislatures are considering measures in support of and against abortion. The South Carolina senate this week is considering a bill that would ban elective abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which occurs around six weeks into

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 25, 2021 / 11:45 am MT (CNA).- A Kentucky bill requiring appropriate medical care for babies surviving attempted abortions became law on Friday. Gov. Andy Bashear (D) neither signed nor vetoed the “Born-Alive” bill that passed the state legislature. The bill, SB9, requires that infants who

All resources are available at https://resources.catholicaoc.org/offices/respect-life-ministries/media-events/march-for-life-resources Travel restrictions and COVID-19 led the Archdiocese of Cincinnati to cancel its annual pilgrimage to the March for Life in Washington, D.C., but there are plenty of ways to mark the event at home. The Office for Respect Life Ministries, working with the Center

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 19, 2021 / 02:50 pm MT (CNA).- After the national March for Life announced last week it would be taking place virtually, the U.S. bishops’ pro-life chair has exhorted Catholics to prayer instead. “Peaceful prayer and witness must and will continue this year—just in a different

by CNA Staff CNA Staff, Jan 18, 2021 / 03:10 pm MT (CNA).- The passing of pro-life icon Joseph M. Scheidler, 93, former National Director of the Pro-Life Action League on Martin Luther King Jr.’s Day, is “absolutely fitting,” his son Erik Scheidler told CNA after confirming his father’s death

Seton High School's Life Squad March for Life in Washington DC (Courtesy Photo)
by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Jan 15, 2021 / 01:01 pm MT (CNA).- The 2021 March for Life will take place virtually, organizers announced Friday. The March for Life Education and Defense Fund, the organization behind the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., said the decision was made due

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 13, 2021 / 07:01 pm MT (CNA).- The governor of Ohio has signed a bill which requires physicians to be present during the administration of the first drug of an abortion pill regimen, banning the practice of “telemedicine abortion” procedures in the state.

New York City, N.Y., Jan 13, 2021 / 01:49 pm MT (CNA).- Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York has explained why Catholics are not ashamed of being ‘hung up’ on abortion, especially in the context of the upcoming Biden administration, in a Wednesday column. Recalling a conversation with a politician

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 11, 2021 / 01:49 pm MT (CNA).- Catholic leaders spoke out against human trafficking on Monday, National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. “It is shocking to consider the size and scope of the tragedy of human trafficking that exists in our world in 2021,” stated Bishop Robert