- Jul 7, 2020
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.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence had an hour-long private conversation with Pope Francis in the Vatican Jan. 24, 2020.
On Friday, President Donald Trump will become the first U.S. president to attend the March for Life in Washington. According to Bishop Daniel Flores of Brownsville, Texas, his participation is a political move in an election year.
Seven in 10 American adults support “significant” restrictions on abortion, according to a new poll released in advance of the annual March for Life.
Pro-life supporters are “deeply honored to welcome” President Donald Trump to the 47th annual March for Life Jan. 24 rally in person, said Jeanne Mancini, March for Life president, in a statement late Jan. 22.
In marking the “sorrowful anniversary” Jan. 22 of the Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing abortion nationwide, the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee said the Catholic Church’s pastoral response to all mothers in need “will soon intensify.”