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After Alabama Supreme Court’s Embryo Personhood Ruling, What Comes Next?

An Alabama Supreme Court decision that established the personhood of frozen embryos drew praise from pro-life groups. The possible wider effects of the decision, meanwhile, remain shrouded in uncertainty.

Snow Doesn’t Deter Thousands at Second Post-Roe March for Life

Tens of thousands of pro-life people of varied faiths and backgrounds braved the snow in Washington, D.C., on January 19 for the 51st annual March for Life, the second such demonstration to be held since the overturning of Roe v. Wade in 2022.

‘9 Days for Life’ Unites Hundreds of Thousands in Prayer for the Protection of Life

Catholics nationwide are invited to pray “9 Days for Life,” an annual Respect Life novena, starting Tuesday, January 16.

Pro-Life Reflection: Radical Solidarity

In the Gospel of John, shortly before he is to suffer his Passion, Jesus proclaims to his disciples: “I give you a new commandment: love one another.

Want to Know the History Behind the Feast of the Epiphany?

While the hustle and bustle of Christmas ends for many people on December 26, throughout Christian history Christmas lasts for twelve days – all the way until January 6.

Pope Francis on Christmas: Saying ‘Yes’ to the Prince of Peace Means Saying ‘No’ to War

A Vatican-issued declaration on blessing “same-sex couples” and couples in other “irregular situations” does not change the Catholic Church’s teaching that marriage is between a man and a woman, according to a statement issued by the United States bishops.

U.S. Bishops: Vatican Declaration Does Not Change Church Teaching on Marriage

A Vatican-issued declaration on blessing “same-sex couples” and couples in other “irregular situations” does not change the Catholic Church’s teaching that marriage is between a man and a woman, according to a statement issued by the United States bishops.

Supreme Court to Review High-Stakes Abortion Case Involving Mifepristone

The Supreme Court announced on Wednesday, December 13, that it will once again consider a high-stakes abortion pill case that could impose new national limits on abortion.

Advent Penance Services: An Opportunity to Receive God’s Forgiveness and Prepare for the Coming of Christ

In the season of Advent, we prepare our hearts and minds as we await the coming of the Messiah. It is a time when we renew our desire for His return in the second coming, and prepare to celebrate the memorial of His birth at Christmas.

Catholics Can Receive a Plenary Indulgence by Praying before a Nativity Scene

This year, Catholics will be able to receive a plenary indulgence from December 8, the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, to February 2, 2024, the feast of the Presentation in the Temple of Our Lord Jesus Christ, by praying before a Nativity scene in a Franciscan church.

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