USCCB Calls For Prayer, Fasting on May 13

U.S. bishops have invited Catholics to fast and pray the rosary on Friday, May 13, in response to national tensions over a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade, and put abortion law solely in the hands of states.

Officials Condemn Violence, Threats After High Court Leak on Abortion Case

Biden administration officials issued a statement against violence May 9 following protests outside the homes of two Supreme Court justices in the Washington area as well as a spate of vandalism and disruptions targeting locales of groups that oppose abortion. Some of them include Catholic churches.

Pro-life Advocacy Groups Plan Next Steps After Abortion Opinion Leak

Although many pro-life groups immediately reacted positively to the news that the majority of Supreme Court justices seem set to overturn the court’s Roe v. Wade decision, some tempered their reaction with a continued call for more advocacy while others kept a wait-and-see approach until the court issues its opinion in the weeks ahead.

As Roe v. Wade Decision Looms, Local Pro-Life Groups Remain Committed

With their two children and a stroller in tow, Ingrid and Elder Castro celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary in an unusual way on March 25 — marching in a pro-life demonstration through the canyons of Lower Manhattan. The family traveled from Westchester to join more than 100 demonstrators for the sixth annual International Gift of Life Walk

WASHINGTON MARCH FOR LIFE

U.S. Prelates Oppose Plan to Codify Roe v. Wade in Federal Law

Ahead of a Senate vote next week, two U.S. Bishops Conference chairpeople have labeled a bill that would codify abortion rights into federal law as “built on a false and despairing narrative” that abortion is the “only, or best, solution to a crisis pregnancy.”