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Archbishop Wilton Gregory at the 2020 Youth Rally and Mass for Life. Credit: Peter Zelasko/CNA
Washington D.C., Jan 24, 2020 / 06:40 am (CNA).- An estimated 18,000 young Catholics from around the country filled the Capital One Arena in downtown Washington, DC, Friday morning for the annual Youth Rally and Mass for Life. Organized by the Archdiocese of Washington, the early morning rally opens a

President Donald Trump takes the stage at the 2020 March for Life. Credit: Peter Zelasko/CNA
By JD Flynn Washington D.C., Jan 24, 2020 / 12:07 pm (CNA).- President Donald Trump addressed the annual March for Life Friday, telling pro-life demonstrators that he is an advocate for the right to life of unborn children, and calling for a federal prohibition on late-term abortion. The president spoke

Students from Oakcrest School leading the 2020 March for Life. Credit Peter Zelasko/CNA
Washington D.C., Jan 24, 2020 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- A crowd estimated in at least the tens of thousands flooded the National Mall for the March for Life on Friday. The annual gathering draws pro-life advocates from all over the U.S. and foreign countries to Washington, D.C., marking the anniversary

By Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Jan 23, 2020 / 10:15 pm (CNA).- An estimated 10,000 pilgrims traveled from both near and far to attend Mass at the opening of the National Prayer Vigil for Life celebrated on Thursday, Jan. 23 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate

IMAGE: CNS photo/Leah Millis, Reuters By Dennis Sadowski WASHINGTON (CNS) — President Donald Trump credited attendees at the 47th annual March for Life for their commitment to protect the life of unborn and born children. "Together we are the voice for the voiceless," Trump told tens of thousands of people

IMAGE: CNS photo/Bob Roller By Mark Pattison WASHINGTON (CNS) — Pope Francis "has our backs" in the pro-life cause, Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas, said to applause in his Jan. 23 homily at the opening Mass of the National Vigil for Life. During an "ad limina" meeting

IMAGE: CNS photo/Vatican Media By Junno Arocho Esteves VATICAN CITY (CNS) — After Pope Francis and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met privately for nearly an hour at the Vatican, Pence told the pope that his Roman Catholic mother will be pleased with the visit. "Thank you, Your Holiness. You

IMAGE: CNS photo/AAP Image, Coulson Aviation via Reuters By WASHINGTON (CNS) — Representatives of the U.S. bishops expressed sorrow after three U.S. firefighters died in an air crash while fighting bushfires in Australia. "As the people of Australia continue to endure terrible fires, let us renew our prayer and generosity.

IMAGE: CNS photo/Sarah Webb, CatholicPh By Matthew Gambino PHILADELPHIA (CNS) — Proclaiming his successor as "exactly the man our church needs," Archbishop Charles J. Chaput introduced Bishop Nelson J. Perez, whom Pope Francis named as the next archbishop of Philadelphia, at a Jan. 23 news conference in Philadelphia. He will

Pro-life demonstrators. Credit: Jonah McKeown/CNA
Washington D.C., Jan 22, 2020 / 03:06 pm (CNA).- While lamenting the anniversaries of the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decisions that mandate legal abortion nationwide, the U.S. bishops announced the launch of a project that aims to mobilize Catholic parishes to help pregnant women in need. “January 22 marks the