Life News


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Maryland physician-assisted suicide bill withdrawn; opponents relieved, for now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A bill that would have legalized physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients in Maryland, has been withdrawn.

Court hears oral arguments in challenge to Texas abortion restrictions
Mar 03 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in its first abortion case in nine years March 2.

Proponents of physician-assisted suicide face tough questioning in Maryland Senate hearing
Feb 26 2016
The Maryland State Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee posed tough questions to proponents of physician-assisted suicide Feb. 25.

Physician-assisted suicide sees first major public debate of 2016
Feb 20 2016
Two House of Delegates committees heard testimony on both sides of the assisted suicide debate Feb. 19.

Life beats blizzard, say participants in 2016 March for Life
Jan 22 2016
The march's theme resonated with those from the Archdiocese of Baltimore who participated despite predictions of an apocalyptic snowstorm.

Finding healing after an abortion in the Archdiocese of Baltimore
Jan 21 2016
To help with the trauma of abortion, the Catholic Church offers healing and ministry of presence.

Pilgrims with a purpose: Parents of 10 lend feet, voices – and experience – to March for Life
Jan 21 2016
The Tiller Family is committed to family, faith and life.

Bigger fight against assisted suicide in Maryland expected in 2016
Jan 12 2016
It never emerged from committee for a vote last year, but the push to legalize doctor-assisted suicide in Maryland is back.