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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Pope Francis defends the unborn as his native Argentina considers legalizing abortion

By Dave Andrusko Many may know that Pope Francis was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and became its archbishop in1998. So, it’s fair to assume, that moves to “liberalize” abortion in his native country may have a special meaning to the Pontiff. The Crux is an independent publication that provides invaluable news about the Vatican …

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Priorities at the Polls: US Bishops “give priority to upholding and defending our brothers’ and sisters’ most basic right—to live”

By Most Reverend Joseph F. Naumann Editor’s note. This appeared in the October digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please share this story, and the entire 44 page edition, with your pro-life friends and family. As Catholics approach the polls, we are asked to weigh many important issues. The U.S. bishops have reaffirmed …

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Clarifying yet again why Catholics cannot vote for a candidate who favors a policy promoting an intrinsically evil act, such as abortion or euthanasia

By Dave Andrusko I had coffee this morning with a member of the adult Sunday school class I lead. What he does for a living is not relevant for this post, but he said the increase in his business “is like clockwork. Every four years, in an election year.” Something else that increases every four …

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Performing Abortion is “God’s Work?” The Real Story of Christianity and Abortion

The shame is not that evangelicals hold these pro-life convictions now. The shame is that there was ever any evangelical equivocation on such a matter of life and death and human dignity.  By Albert Mohler, President, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Editor’s note. I’m reposting this brilliant 2017 analysis for a number of reasons, beginning with …

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