President Donald Trump announced on Sept. 23 that he will sign an executive order to ensure that babies born alive are given proper medical care, a move that is likely to win praise from Catholics and other pro-life supporters.
Planned Parenthood has voiced solidarity to the Black Lives Matter movement, prompting pro-life leaders from African American communities to challenge the abortion provider with this question: “Will you confront the iniquity that your abortion practices perpetrate against Black lives? Will you fight the racism that targets Black lives in the womb?”
President Donald Trump officially became the GOP’s 2020 presidential nominee at the party’s convention this week in Charlotte, N.C. But winning the national Catholic vote in November is not necessarily a slam dunk.
A court order allowing a 10-year-old to get an abortion in Brazil was “a heinous crime,” according to the president of the country’s bishops’ conference.
Kamala Harris’s campaign positions on immigration reform, aid to refugees, and poverty, align with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. But some Catholics won’t approve of her stance on abortion. Some advocates of religious freedom claim Harris has been openly hostile to their beliefs.
An omnibus appropriations bill approved by the House July 31 to fund a dozen federal departments and agencies blocks a conscience protection rule for health care providers who do not want to participate in abortion, sterilization or assisted suicide on religious or moral grounds.
In the spirit of 1 John 3:18, Catholic youth handed bags of nonperishable food to needy people in the parking lot of Our Lady of Sorrows Parish in Corona, Queens. And they didn’t do it alone. The other organizers were the staff of U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the congresswoman herself.
Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled against a proposal that could have paved the way for the decriminalization of abortion across the country.
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to soon rule on its first abortion case to be argued at the court since Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh were appointed to the Supreme Court by President Trump.
While abortion remains one of the most divisive issues in American public life, particularly among people of faith, a new study suggests that it is rarely discussed from the pulpit.