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Roe vs. Wade

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

Staff Report Pro-lifers from throughout Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky came together June 2 in demonstration of support for the protection of human life with a peaceful walk across the Purple People Bridge (officially the Newport-Southbank Bridge), which spans the Ohio River from Sawyer Point in Cincinnati to Newport on

By John Stegeman (PHOTO GALLERY BELOW) MONTGOMERY — A crowd of roughly 600 people, led by Cincinnati auxiliary Bishop Joseph R. Binzer, turned out at Good Shepherd parish in Montgomery Thursday evening for a prayer service to send off the busloads of people from around the archdiocese headed to the

By John Stegeman It’s well known that the Catholic Church is one of the strongest advocates for a child’s right to life, with various organizations dedicated to overturning the landmark Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision. While the victims of abortion are well memorialized in “Field of Innocents” displays around

My dear friends in Christ, The 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the tragic U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion at all stages of pregnancy by judicial fiat, is a sobering and dispiriting occasion. Many of us have spent most or all of our lives fighting to restore a