Scheduled for Jan. 19-20 at the national shrine, the vigil has always coincided with the eve of the March for Life, which marks the date of 1973 decision of the court’s Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortion nationwide. The 2023 March for Life is Jan. 20.
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With Roe Overturned, March Will Focus on Congress, Laws to End Abortion
Jeanne Mancini wants it to be clear: The national March for Life in Washington will continue even with the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, its 1973 ruling that found a right to abortion in the U.S. Constitution and legalized it nationwide.
March For Life Will Continue Until ‘Abortion is Unthinkable,’ Says Official
At a June 30 news conference in Madrid, after the close of a NATO meeting, Biden called the court’s reversal of Roe “absolutely outrageous” and said the court has “taken away” people’s privacy rights. “We (the U.S.) have been a leader on privacy rights,” he said.
Family With History of Fighting to Save Lives Hopes to Inspire Others
Francesca has strong pro-life views born out of her decision not to get an abortion when she was a pregnant teenager three decades ago. She and her husband Matthew inspired their six children to join the pro-life movement.
Virginia March for Life Message: Advocacy for Unborn Still Crucial
In opening remarks April 27 at the fourth annual Virginia March for Life, Richmond Bishop Barry C. Knestout told participants that their advocacy on behalf of the unborn “was more necessary than ever.”
Bishop Brennan: ‘Without the Right to Life, Every Other Right Collapses’
The following is the text from the reflection given by Bishop Robert Brennan during a Holy Hour he led at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception ahead of the March For Life.
False-Positive Prenatal Tests Lead Some to Feel ‘Pressured to Abort’
When Debra Gleeson was pregnant with her son, doctors told her that he would be born with a rare genetic disorder and not survive a week, therefore her best option was to terminate the pregnancy. Gleeson didn’t listen.
Only In Print: Youth Turnout At March Gives ‘Hope and Joy’
A little more than a year ago, 19-year-old Mikaela Kook became pregnant and didn’t know where to turn.
Franciscan Friars Praise Young Catholics for Standing Up for Life at March
Though not every participant at the annual March for Life in Washington is Catholic, the faithful presence of those who are is made abundantly apparent every year.
March For Life Strong as Ever After Pandemic-Forced Hiatus
The throng of marchers braved sub-freezing temperatures Friday to participate in the 2022 March for Life. It was a triumphant return for the march after last year’s event was forced to go virtual by the pandemic.