Pro-life supporters ‘freeze for best cause in the world’

WASHINGTON (Catholic News Service/Catholic News Agency)— The polar vortex couldn’t chill the ardor of thousands of participants who demonstrated their determination to continue speaking out against abortion at the annual March for Life and rally Jan. 22 in Washington. Temperatures went briefly into double digits but hovered around 8 degrees. …

Catholics join March for Life to mark Roe v. Wade’s 40th anniversary

Knoxville, Washington, D.C., events raise awareness of pro-life gains, losses from abortion It might be a history or religion lesson to many of the Diocese of Knoxville students who took part in pro-life marches and rallies in late January. But the landmark case that dealt a severe blow to the …

Cardinal says 40 years of legalized abortion has demoralized U.S. society

VATICAN CITY (CNS)—Forty years of legalized abortion have profoundly demoralized American society, not only weakening respect for human life but undermining marriage, parenthood and individuals’ sense of duty to others, said U.S. Cardinal J. Francis Stafford. The cardinal, a former archbishop of Denver and former head of two Vatican offices, …