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Illinois House OKs abortion bill; vote called ‘collective moral failing’

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — In a 64-50 vote May 28, the Illinois House passed an abortion bill the Catholic Conference of Illinois called “an extreme...

Louisiana governor says he’ll sign newly approved ‘heartbeat bill’

BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana’s Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Catholic, said he will sign into law a measure that makes nearly all...

Pro-life leaders applaud passage of abortion bill in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — By passing a bill to ban abortion in nearly all circumstances, the Alabama legislature has recognized that abortion is “the extinguishing...

17-year-old with Down syndrome becomes pro-life advocate in Canada

EDMONTON, Alberta — Sarah Joy Walker is alive today because her mother flatly turned down an abortion. Seventeen years later, the Edmonton teenager saw her...

Georgia governor signs heartbeat bill restricting state abortions

ATLANTA — Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp signed legislation May 7 to ban abortions in the state once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which...

North Dakota Governor Burgum signs bill banning ‘dismemberment abortions’

BISMARCK, N.D. -- The North Dakota Catholic Conference praised Republican Gov. Doug Burgum for signing a bill into law April 10 to "prohibit the...

Victory for fetal heartbeat in Ohio as Gov. Mike DeWine OKs...

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed a bill that would make it illegal to carry out an abortion once a fetal heartbeat...

Pope Francis gives topical interview on arms dealing, immigration, abortion and...

VATICAN CITY — Nations that actively engage in arms dealing and help foment war in other countries should not expect to find peace in...

Abortion, school choice, environment among topics at ‘Catholic Days’ in Florida

WASHINGTON -- Florida Catholics had nothing but positive, faith-driven change for their home state on their minds as they met with legislators in Tallahassee...

College students urged to help change hearts, minds about abortion

WASHINGTON — The nation’s early feminists who fought for women’s suffrage and other rights totally rejected abortion, Serrin Foster, president of Feminists for Life...

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