Salvatore Cordileone, Nancy Pelosi’s Archbishop: “Let me repeat: no one can claim to be a devout Catholic and condone the killing of innocent human life, let alone have the government pay for it”

By Dave Andrusko Kudos and thank yous are extended again to San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, the leading Catholic official in pro-abortion Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s home district, for calling Pelosi to account. Speaker Pelosi (D-Ca.) “stated her support for repealing the Hyde Amendment, which prohibits federal funding of abortion, ‘because it’s an issue of health …

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EU bishops: Abortion is not a “human right”

On the eve of a controversial vote, the Commission of Bishops of the European Union release a statement on the “Matić Report” describing it as “one-sided” on abortion. By Lisa Zengarini, Vatican News The European Parliament is expected to vote a controversial report referring to abortion an “essential health service” and a “human right” on …

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Sisters of Life celebrates 30 years of ministering to abortion-vulnerable women

By Anne Marie Williams, RN, BSN 30 years since Sisters of Life — a religious order of Roman Catholic sisters dedicated to protecting innocent preborn life and guiding post-abortive women towards God’s healing mercy — was founded. The Sisters of Life was formed in 1991 as a direct response to a moving experience founder Cardinal John O’Connor of …

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“Why the right to life is not merely one among many urgent issues, but rather the foundational one”

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Charles J. Chaput, who is now retired, was the Archbishop of the diocese of Philadelphia from 2011 until earlier this year. This first ran in 2013 but what he had to say resonates. It’s not a secret to anyone who reads NRL News Today that I am a huge admirer of Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. …

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Archbishop of San Francisco tells Catholic public officials that abortion advocacy is not “compatible with the Catholic faith” and so they should not receive the Holy Eucharist

By Dave Andrusko Congratulations to the Catholic News Agency (CNA) for alerting pro-lifers to a very important pastoral letter written by Salvatore J. Cordileone, the  Archbishop of San Francisco, “about the worthiness required for the reception of Holy Communion in which he insisted that any Catholic cooperating with the evil of abortion should refrain from …

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints denounces abortion as “evil,” calls on church members to help support women with unanticipated pregnancies

By Dave Andrusko In the first of two annual conferences held virtually because of the pandemic, leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, often referred to as the Mormons, over the weekend denounced abortion as “evil, stark and real and repugnant,” the Associated Press reported, Church leader Neil Andersen, citing a speech …

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How a Holocaust Survivor Thanked the Courageous Christians of Le Chambon

By John Stonestreet with Glenn Sunshine Le Chambon-sur-Lignon is a small village in south-central France. Back in 1940, the total population of this area, including the surrounding villages, was only about 5,000. Sill, under the leadership of their Protestant pastor André Trocmé and his wife, Magda, the residents of these villages were responsible for saving …

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“Join me in praying for the enlightenment of our president” Chairman of USCCB’s Pro-Life Committee asks

By Dave Andrusko Over the years, we have posted and reposted many pro-life statements and columns from Joseph F. Naumann, Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, and chairman of the U.S. bishops’ conference (USCCB) pro-life committee. He is a friend of our Movement and an eloquent defender of unborn babies. Last week …

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USCCB leadership condemns President Biden for repealing Mexico City Policy

By Dave Andrusko On Thursday, National Right to Life and National Right to Life News Today extensively discussed pro-abortion President Joe Biden’s executive orders re-opening the flow of tax dollars to pay for abortion at home—by changing the requirements to receive Title X Family Planning dollars– and aboard—by rescinding the Mexico City Policy.  The reversals …

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“It is a scandal to have a president who proudly professes to be a devout Catholic and at the same time has, in essence, pledged to be the most pro-abortion president in our history”—Archbishop Joseph Naumann

By Dave Andrusko Last week we reposted excerpts from a letter sent to the newly inaugurated pro-abortion President Joe Biden from Archbishop  José Gomez in which the president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), offered his prayers to Mr. Biden and his family but also offered a reminder “that our new President has pledged …

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President of Catholic Bishops writes pro-abortion President Biden “Abortion is a direct attack on life that also wounds the woman and undermines the family”

By Dave Andrusko On Wednesday, the day pro-abortion Joe Biden was inaugurated as our nation’s 46th President, the president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), offered his prayers to Mr. Biden and his family and a reminder “that our new President has pledged to pursue certain policies that would advance moral evils …

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U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops leaders strongly commend Trump Administration for Enforcing Conscience Laws on Abortion

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office for Civil Rights announced Wednesday that it is taking corrective action against the University of Vermont Medical Center (UVMMC) and the State of California for violating federal conscience laws on abortion. The UVMMC violated the Church Amendment (enacted in 1973) by forcing a …

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