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Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

by Edie Heipel Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 28, 2022 / 16:45 pm Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito — author of the deciding opinion that overturned Roe v. Wade — stressed the importance of his Catholic faith to serving on the highest court in the country Tuesday in a lecture to …

The first Respect Life Month after the overruling of Roe v. Wade by the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health is an opportunity to consider abortion access and regulation in a post-Roe world. It presents a challenge to both think clearly about the form (and limits) of pro-life legislation …

by CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, Jul 9, 2022 / 20:15 pm The chair of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee on Saturday called President Joe Biden’s executive order aimed at protecting abortion access “deeply disturbing.” “It is deeply disturbing and tragic that President Biden is choosing instead to use his power …

by Maisy Sullivan Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jul 8, 2022 / 16:00 pm Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch said Thursday that now that legal abortion is banned in the state, it must act in a special way to support women and families. “Today, in Mississippi, for the first time in many …

by Joe Bukuras Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jul 6, 2022 / 19:00 pm Four Catholic churches in Wisconsin’s Chippewa county were vandalized in the past week. The churches are Holy Ghost Catholic Church, Notre Dame Catholic Church, and St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Chippewa Falls, and St. Peter the Apostle …

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Jul 4, 2022 / 03:43 am Pope Francis condemned abortion in new comments about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. When asked whether a Catholic politician who supports the right to choose abortion can receive the sacrament of Communion, he warned …

by Kevin J. Jones Denver Newsroom, Jul 1, 2022 / 17:11 pm In the wake of a Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade, President Joe Biden met with a group of Democratic governors on Friday to discuss how to increase access to abortion and to codify abortion rights at …

by Maisy Sullivan Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 28, 2022 / 18:00 pm Judges in Louisiana, Utah, and Texas have temporarily blocked the enforcement of those states’ laws banning abortion, after the Supreme Court returned the regulation of abortion to the states. On June 24, the court voted 6-3 in Dobbs …

by Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 28, 2022 / 14:25 pm The Biden administration is taking five steps to protect access to abortion, according to Xavier Becerra, the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Those steps, Becerra said on Tuesday, include increasing access to medication abortion and …

by Joe Bukuras Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 27, 2022 / 17:00 pm In the wake of Friday’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, Catholic churches, crisis pregnancy centers, and other pro-life groups have been on heightened alert in response to threats …