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Newspaper has fallen on the wrong side of abortion dispute

By RICHARD DOERFLINGER The Senate debate over a new U.S. Supreme Court nomination has revived an older debate: whether that court should overrule its 1973...

Statement from the MCC on proposed ‘right to abortion’ legislation

The announcement by Speaker Michael Busch of his intentions to introduce legislation establishing a woman’s “right” to abortion by way of a Maryland Constitutional...

UK judge dismisses challenge to ‘buffer zone’ around abortion clinic

MANCHESTER, England — A judge dismissed a legal challenge to quash the first "buffer zone" around a United Kingdom abortion clinic. High Court Judge Mark...

Irish bishop hopes papal visit can help bring healing after abortion...

DUBLIN — An Irish bishop said he hopes Pope Francis’ August visit can help bring healing after a divisive referendum that will pave the...

Irish pro-life campaigners criticize Google decision to ban campaign ads

DUBLIN (CNS) -- Irish pro-life campaigners have criticized a decision by tech giant Google to ban campaign advertisements before the May 25 referendum on...

Assisted suicide, abortion, school aid among issues tackled by states

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Assisted suicide, abortion restrictions, health insurance coverage of abortion, financial aid for nonpublic schools and some tax relief for low-income...

Cardinal Dolan: Democratic Party abandons Catholics, favors abortion agenda

NEW YORK -- The once "big tent" of the Democratic Party "now seems a pup tent" as a party that Catholics once embraced has...

Supreme Court examines freedom of speech at crisis pregnancy centers

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- In oral arguments before the Supreme Court March 20, justices seemed skeptical about a California law that requires pro-life pregnancy...

Cardinal Dolan hopes Supreme Court will uphold free speech

WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities said March 20 that he prayed the Supreme Court would "do the right...

Son's meeting with birth mother who nearly aborted him made into...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- David Scotton knew he had been adopted, but he didn't really know the circumstances behind it until his birth mother...

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