2015 Respect Life Month: Every Life is Worth Living

By Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap., Chairman, USCCB Committee on Pro-Life Activities Editor’s note. Respect Life Program Materials are produced by The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities. The Respect Life Program begins anew each year on Respect Life Sunday, the first Sunday in October. The program is highlighted in …

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Cardinal O’Malley calls for compassion, hope, action in 2013 in Respect Life Month statement

2013-14 Respect Life Program theme: “Open your hearts to life!” WASHINGTON—In a statement marking Respect Life Month, October 2013, Cardinal Seán O’Malley of Boston exhorted Catholics to “engage others and share the truth about human life.” Cardinal O’Malley, chairman of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), addressed various …

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Respect Life Month focuses pro-life activities at diocesan and parish levels

By Susan E. Wills, JD, LLM Every year, the annual Respect Life Month helps to focus pro-life activities at diocesan and parish levels. Conferences, special prayer services (for example, for the healing of all women and men who’ve lost a child to abortion), donation drives for pregnancy care centers, local 5Ks or walks for life, …

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What’s airing on Pro-Life Perspective Today? “Respect Life Month” provides the perfect opportunity to raise awareness

By Carol Tobias, NRLC President & Pro-Life Perspective Host In many parts of the country, the air is getting crisper; the leaves are starting to turn colors; and many little ones have begun the official count down for trick or treating.  For the Pro-Life Movement, the changing of the seasons represents a time to fire …

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Cardinal Daniel Dinardo Urges Renewed Commitment to Defending Human Life in 2012 Respect Life Month Statement

WASHINGTON— Catholics should “renew their personal commitment to defend all human life, especially the most vulnerable members of the human family,” said Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston in a statement marking Respect Life Month, October 2012. Cardinal DiNardo, chairman of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), addressed various …

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Respect Life Month Reminds us that we are a Nation of Compassion for the Unborn: You are the Key

Next week begins one of those grassroots outpourings of support for the lives of the unborn children that shows we really are a nation of compassion.  October is observed by tens of millions as Respect Life Month.  We all know that January is a month when the Life issues get a lot of attention.  January …

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