- Apr 16, 2021
Catholics across the country are invited to take part in the “9 Days for Life” novena Jan. 21-29 for the protection of human life.
Abortion opponents are moving with unusual speed to put a proposed pro-life amendment to the state constitution on the ballot, fearing a COVID-19 outbreak could thwart them if they delay action even for a few weeks.
For the first time since 1974, when it first began, the message of the national March for Life to participants is: Stay home.
The Supreme Court Jan. 12 reinstated a federal requirement that women who are seeking abortion-inducing drugs must do so in person, not by mail, as a federal judge had allowed last year due to the pandemic and the high court had let stand.
For a variety of reasons, “especially in relation to the political situation” in the United States, the Legionaries of Christ university in Rome will not honor Father Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life, said the head of the university’s bioethics faculty.
A federal appeals court reaffirmed a hold on an Arkansas law that bans abortions 18 weeks into pregnancy and another banning an abortion from being performed when a fetus is detected to have Down syndrome.
The Legionaries of Christ university in Rome plans to honor Father Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life, with its “A Life for Life” award.
In a growing consensus, religious leaders at the forefront of the pro-life movement in the United States are telling their followers that the leading vaccines available to combat COVID-19 are acceptable to take, given their remote and indirect connection to lines of cells derived from aborted fetuses.