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Catholic archbishop leads boycott of businesses building Planned Parenthood abortion facility

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by Johanna Dasteel Wed Feb 05 09:52 EST Comments (15)

Archbishop Gregory Aymond

NEW ORLEANS, LA, February 5, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Archdiocese of New Orleans plans to do more than simply oppose the construction of a new $4.2 million Planned Parenthood abortion facility in the Big Easy. The archdiocese has announced it…

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Pope Francis’ representative: West Coast Walk for Life a ‘prophetic’ witness for the unborn

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by Johanna Dasteel Tue Jan 28 18:31 EST Comments (0)

Representatives of the Silent No More Awareness Campaign share their testimonies at the West Coast Walk for Life on January 25, 2014.

SAN FRANCISCO, January 28, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A media blackout could not stop the Walk for Life West Coast from attracting the largest crowds that the San Francisco event has yet to see. The march featured the testimony of post-abortive…

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Walk for Life West Coast asks for help to end the media blackout

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by Johanna Dasteel Fri Jan 24 19:49 EST Comments (6)

SAN FRANCISCO, January 24, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Walk for Life West Coast is demanding to be seen and heard and in the mainstream media. This year, Walk for Life organizers are asking participants to take to the "twittersphere" to “end the…

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Tags: media bias, walk for life west coast

Biola University apologizes for censoring pro-life student and affirms use of graphic images

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by Johanna Dasteel Fri Aug 30 13:46 EST Comments (3)

Diana Jimenez
Diana Jimenez
Biola University President President Barry H. Corey
Biola University President President Barry H. Corey

LA MIRANDA, CA, August 30, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Biola University’s president has apologized for a school administrator threatening a student with expulsion and arrest for holding a sign showing an abortion victim and affirmed the role graphic…

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Tags: biola university, free speech, graphic images, scott klusendorf

Video: Graphic images save two babies from abortion

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by Johanna Dasteel Thu Aug 22 19:31 EST Comments (3)

COLUMBUS, OH, August 22, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Graphic depictions of aborted babies have saved the lives of two babies, according to a pro-life group.

In a new video, “Justice Riders” from the group Created Equal confirm that two…

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Tags: graphic images

Awesome must-watch video: ‘15 and pregnant’: I chose adoption

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by Johanna Dasteel Thu Aug 22 11:15 EST Comments (4)

The National Council for Adoption has launched a web campaign called iChooseAdoption.org. The heart of the campaign is a series of short YouTube videos featuring birth mothers telling their stories of placing their children for adoption.

To say…

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Tags: adoption

Cal. gov. signs bill allowing ‘transgender’ students to use opposite sex bathrooms, locker rooms

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by Johanna Dasteel Tue Aug 13 17:30 EST Comments (22)

SACRAMENTO, CA, August 13, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Governor Jerry Brown has signed California's new 'transgender' law, making the state the fifth where it is legal for self-identifying “transgender” children to use bathrooms, showers, locker…

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Tags: california, transgender

Growing up in big families reduces divorce rate, study finds

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by Johanna Dasteel Tue Aug 13 17:11 EST Comments (5)

The Duggar Family, the United States' most famous large family.

August 13, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new study conducted by Ohio State University has found that children who grow up in large families have lower rates of divorce.

"When you compare children from large families to those with only one child,…

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Tags: divorce, marriage

Gay ‘married’ couple denied Communion in Rhode Island parish

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by Johanna Dasteel Tue Aug 13 14:25 EST Comments (149)

Lew Pryeor and Pierre Laveillee

WOONSOCKET, RI, August 13, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Two Rhode Island men were told by their priest that, because of their same-sex “marriage,” he could no longer give them Communion, according to local news reports.

Lew Pryeor and Pierre…

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Abortion facility ordered closed in Ohio, could become 43rd abortion clinic to close in 2013

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by Johanna Dasteel Thu Aug 08 12:57 EST Comments (1)

TOLEDO, OH, August 8, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An Ohio abortion facility has been notified by the Ohio Department of Health that it will be closed for not having a transfer agreement with a full-service hospital, as a new state law stipulates.

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Tags: abortion facility closures, admitting privileges, ohio

Catholic school: Teacher’s gay ‘marriage’ is ‘directly contrary to church teachings’

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by Johanna Dasteel Wed Aug 07 12:57 EST Comments (56)

GLENDORA, CA, August 7, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Southern California Catholic school fired one of its teachers because of his “marriage” to another man. Now, a former student is leading a petition effort to have him reinstated.

The community…

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Tags: california, catholic schools, same-sex 'marriage'

Mom repeatedly rejected abortion, spent 3 days cradling body of baby who survived just 19 minutes

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by Johanna Dasteel Tue Jul 30 18:49 EST Comments (5)

While Potter’s syndrome is gaining awareness in the U.S. through the life of Abigail, the first baby to ever survive the condition, a mom in the United Kingdom is working to raise awareness of the condition as well, in memory of her son Charlie.

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North Carolina Governor signs abortion regulations into law

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by Johanna Dasteel Tue Jul 30 15:55 EST Comments (1)

Gov. Pat McCrory

CHARLOTTE, NC, July 30, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed into law abortion regulations that will affect abortion facilities throughout the state, on Monday night.

Pro-life groups in the state welcomed the…

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Tags: abortion, north carolina, pat mccrory

Stop ‘Catholic’ group from hosting pro-abortion, same-sex ‘marriage’ conference; Pro-life group

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by Johanna Dasteel Fri Jul 26 13:40 EST Comments (22)

Archbishop Jerome Listecki
Archbishop Jerome Listecki

MILWAUKEE, WI, July 26, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A group identifying as Catholic has plans to host a conference November 1-3 during which the speakers are scheduled to deliver talks in favor of abortion, same-sex “marriage,” and the “role of…

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Tags: call to action, dissent, jerome listecki

Poll: 50 percent of all Catholics support abortion in ‘all or most cases’

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by Johanna Dasteel Thu Jul 25 19:46 EST Comments (47)

Co-written with Ben Johnson.

July 25, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Half of all Catholics believe abortion should be legal in all or most cases, according to a poll commissioned by The Washington Post and ABC in the wake of the murder convictions of…

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Tags: catholicism, evangelical, fetal pain, poll

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