All Human Life Is Sacred -- The Respect Life program, sponsored by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, started in 1972 and begins anew in October -- the month set aside by the U.S. bishops as Reespect Life Month. This year, Respect Life Sunday is Oct. 2 and has as its theme 'Moved by Mercy.' Photo from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Throughout the past year, the Catholic Church throughout the world has celebrated “The Year of Mercy,” an extraordinary Holy Year proclaimed by Our Holy Father Pope Francis. More ... Tuesday, October 4, 2016
WASHINGTON – In a statement to mark Respect Life Month this October, Timothy Cardinal Dolan of New York called for all human life to be “cherished and protected.” Cardinal Dolan chairs the Committee on Pro-Life Activities of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. More ... Thursday, September 29, 2016
Two years ago, as terminally ill 29-year-old Brittany Maynard made national news by publicly advocating for her right to end her life under Oregon’s Death with Dignity law, Sarah Steele sat in her Camden County home, quietly anguishing over her right to live. More ... Wednesday, September 21, 2016
The Catholic bishops of New Jersey are responding vociferously and unanimously in opposition to a pro-abortion ad campaign recently conducted by a group calling itself Catholics for Choice.
The abortion advocacy organization placed full-page ads Sept. 12 in the print editions of more than 20 local and national publications, including Politico, the Nation, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Dallas Morning News and La Opinion.
In New Jersey, the ad ran in The Star-Ledger and The Record (of Bergen County). Digital advertising was also included in the campaign, which featured a statement by a young woman who claimed to be Catholic and who condoned abortion. The ad aimed to portray the public funding of abortion as a social justice value.
NEW YORK -- On a drizzly gray morning in early May, the bright kitchen at Visitation Mission on Manhattan's East Side was filled with the sound of laughter and the inviting aromas of fresh-cut vegetables and baking cookies as postulants and novices of the Sisters of Life prepared food for themselves and their anticipated guests. More ... Thursday, May 12, 2016
Despite the blizzard warnings in Washington Jan. 22, thousands of participants gathered for the annual Youth Rally and Mass for Life, sponsored by the Archdiocese of Washington at the Verizon Center. More ... Wednesday, January 27, 2016
An impending blizzard did nothing to prevent hundreds of pro-life defenders from joining their voices to others throughout the country Jan. 22 to end legalized abortion. More ... Friday, January 22, 2016