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Pope Francis tells medical professionals to defend life

Pope Francis Friday encouraged medical professionals to defend and promote life, highlighting the practice of conscientious objection in today's ...

Pro-life activists call for acquittal of doctor who refused to perform abortion in Argentina

Pro-life advocates in Argentina have called for the acquittal of Dr. Leandro Rodr�­guez Lastra, whose trial started May 13 in Rio Negro Province in ...

'Stand firm for life against the evil opposing it' Kentucky governor says

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) is urging his fellow governors to "be bold" on the issue of life.

The next World Meeting of Families will focus on holiness in married vocation

The Vatican announced Friday that the next World Meeting of Families will focus on the vocation of married life as a path to holiness with a ...

Pro-life doctors: Despite Ohio bill, there is no procedure to save ectopic pregnancies

An Ohio bill seeking to limit insurance coverage of non-lifesaving abortions erroneously states that a procedure exists in which a doctor can ...

Archbishop of Paris: Notre-Dame restoration donations still needed

One month after a fire destroyed the roof and spire of the famous Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, the Archbishop of Paris released an update on ...

Analysis: Which state pro-life laws could arrive at the Supreme Court

Earlier this week, the state of Alabama passed legislation to make abortion a felony. The measure is the nation's strongest prohibition on abortion. ...

Parents, parishes should have greater role in sacrament prep, Dublin survey says

A survey in the Archdiocese of Dublin suggests that parents and educators are interested in changing the model of sacramental preparation for ...

'Appeal-proof' abortion ban advances in Missouri

The Missouri Senate has passed a bill that would ban most abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy. Legislators responsible for the bill have said ...

Lowest-ever fertility rates have complicated causes, no easy solutions, experts say

Fertility rates in the United States have fallen to an all-time low, according to provisional figures released by the Centers for Disease Control's ...