Life News


Annual celebration helps parents cope with the loss of their babies
Oct 23 2015
Les Perseides, a lay organization, supports grieving parents who have lost a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or perinatal death.

Planned Parenthood says it will no longer take payments for fetal tissue
Oct 15 2015
The president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America said Oct. 13 that the organization's clinics will no longer accept reimbursement for fetal tissue procured in abortions and provided to researchers.

Sylvia ‘Cookie’ Harris honored with Culture of Life medal
Oct 05 2015
Archbishop William E. Lori posthumously honored Sylvia "Cookie" Harris with the archdiocesan Culture of Life medal Oct. 4.

Ethical issues arise from California center’s ‘undercover’ videos
Aug 03 2015
The use of “undercover” reporting tactics by a California pro-life group in an attempt to expose suspected illegal actions by Planned Parenthood doctors pertaining solicitation of funds for the acquisition of fetal tissue has stirred discussion and debate.

Videos on value of fetal tissue prompt renewed call to pro-life awareness
Aug 01 2015
The videos definitely have brought to society a renewed and more graphic awareness of what fetal tissue and abortion represent.

Nearly 100 turn out for peaceful pro-life rally at Planned Parenthood
Jul 28 2015
Nearly 100 people rallied in support of the right to life outside a Baltimore Planned Parenthood.

Polish bishops condemn IVF law, warn Catholics to not use process
Jul 23 2015
Poland's Catholic bishops condemned a law allowing state funding for in vitro fertilization, signed into law July 22 by President Komorowski.

Glen Burnie parishioner answers call of Little Sisters
Jul 23 2015
Angela Conti, 23, plans to enter the Little Sisters of the Poor as a postulant in October. She previously worked at St. Martin's Home for the Aged.

New video released with Planned Parenthood official discussing abortion
Jul 23 2015
Lawmakers and pro-life leaders said the videos document the organization’s illicit activities in selling organs and tissue procured in abortions.

Video of Planned Parenthood doctor prompts calls for investigation
Jul 15 2015
A video released July 14 appears to show a top Planned Parenthood official discussing the sale of parts of aborted babies for research.

Court upholds execution drug protocol criticized as cruel and unusual
Jun 29 2015
The Supreme Court June 29 upheld the execution protocol used by Oklahoma and several other states.

‘They are our sisters in Christ’: Jessup parish helps expectant mothers in crisis pregnancies
Jun 21 2015
Ariane McBride was pregnant while living in a homeless shelter with her four children. She found help at a Catholic parish.

In El Salvador, women who miscarry can end up charged with abortion
May 20 2015
Guadalupe Vasquez is one of many women who have experienced the consequences of strong anti-abortion laws in El Salvador.

In Maryland Right to Life appearance, Benjamin Carson calls American priorities ‘mixed up’
May 08 2015
By the time an unborn baby is 6 or 7 weeks old, his or her brain is developing at a rate of 400 million neurons a day.

Pro-life display continues at Hopkins after threatened ban
Apr 24 2015
“Our goal with the display is very simple,” said Andrew Guernsey.