Life News


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Maryland physician-assisted suicide bill withdrawn; opponents relieved, for now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A bill that would have legalized physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients in Maryland, has been withdrawn.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

Judge’s ruling frozen embryos must be destroyed called ‘tragic case’
Dec 07 2015
Estimates of the number of embryos in frozen storage range from “hundreds of thousands” to several million worldwide.

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.