Life News


Court rules in favor of Archdiocese of Baltimore on free-speech case
Oct 07 2016
Archbishop William E. Lori praised an Oct. 4 ruling by the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland that found it a violation of free speech for the City of Baltimore to direct what pro-life pregnancy centers must say on signs posted on their property.

Scholars reaffirm Catholic teaching against artificial birth control
Sep 21 2016
A statement also said that to live out “God’s design for married love,” husbands and wives need “moral family planning methods.

Pope highlights sanctity of life in Year of Mercy visits
Sep 16 2016
Pope Francis wanted to give a strong sign of the importance of life from its first moment to its natural end.

Archbishop Lori dedicates new Women’s Care Center across from abortion facility
Aug 31 2016
"We’re here to bear witness by extending love and hospitality and caring to women, children and families,” Archbishop Lori said.

Chicago Archdiocese offers 12 weeks paid parental leave starting July 1
May 18 2016
The Archdiocese of Chicago will begin offering 12 weeks of paid parental leave to its staff beginning July 1.

Notre Dame gives Laetare Medal to Biden, Boehner over critics’ objections
May 16 2016
In their remarks after the conferral of the Laetare Medal, Biden and Boehner spoke of the necessity to find common ground.

Sisters of Life hold up dignity of single moms in 25-year-old ministry
May 16 2016
The sisters help more than 900 women at the former convent each year, said Sister Magdalene, the congregation’s local superior.

Coffee & Doughnuts with Little Sister of the Poor Loraine Marie Clare Maguire
Apr 07 2016
The Catholic Review catches up with Sister Loraine Marie Clare Maguire, Mother Provincial of the Little Sisters of the Poor.

Archbishop Lori, Cardinal Dolan urge lawmakers to back Conscience Protection Act
Apr 06 2016
A bill would provide legal protection to doctors, nurses, hospitals and all health care providers who choose not to provide abortions.

Archdiocese of Baltimore marks Good Friday with displays of faith and love
Mar 25 2016
Many Catholics observe Good Friday with prayer and concern for others.

‘Let them serve’: Baltimore students join hundreds in standing with Little Sisters of the Poor
Mar 23 2016
Mount de Sales students showed their support for the Little Sisters of the Poor outside the Supreme Court.

Students' speaking invitation to Planned Parenthood CEO draws criticism
Mar 09 2016
The Archdiocese of Washington has criticized a Georgetown University student group's invitation to the president of Planned Parenthood to speak on campus.

Hundreds converge on Annapolis in Maryland March for Life; assisted suicide addressed
Mar 08 2016
Christine Hintz, a longtime pro-life activist and a parishioner of Holy Family, marveled at the current unity in the pro-life movement.

In advance of Maryland March for Life, participant reflects on activism
Mar 04 2016
“We all have an inherent dignity within us, and it doesn’t come from what stage of life we’re in,” Fernando Cartagena said.

Maryland physician-assisted suicide bill withdrawn; opponents relieved, for now
Mar 03 2016
A bill that would have legalized physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients in Maryland, has been withdrawn.