Tuesday, January 18, 20220137On a cold, windy day as thousands gathered in downtown Dallas to march for the sanctity of life, Bishop Edward J. Burns had a message for them: “Uphold the dignity of every human life.”
Thursday, December 2, 2021051The chairman of the U.S. bishops' pro-life committee Dec. 1 urged Catholics, people of other faiths and all people of goodwill to unite in prayer that the U.S. Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade in its eventual ruling on Mississippi's ban on most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.
Wednesday, October 20, 20210156Yarn, muslin, hands, love… these are the ingredients of a single, tiny baby cap. For 25 years, 10,000 babies a year have worn these caps, crafted by the women of the Dallas Deanery Council of Catholic Women.
Wednesday, September 29, 2021038As part of the Year of St. Joseph declared by Pope Francis, the U.S. Catholic Church's annual Respect Life Month celebration in October "highlights the example of that great saint" as protector of life, said the chairman of the U.S. bishops' pro-life committee.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021063Thousands of pro-life advocates from across America will gather together online and in person for the National Prayer Luncheon for Life April 30 to honor "high-impact pro-life organizations" and award $85,000 in grants for ongoing effective pro-life ministry and advocacy.
Thursday, January 21, 2021029Even though "peaceful prayer and witness" will take place in a different format due to the ongoing pandemic, it "must and will continue this year" to mark the 48th anniversary of the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion, said the chairman of the U.S. bishops' pro-life committee.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020044The U.S. Supreme Court granted a last-minute stay of execution for Texas death-row inmate Ruben Gutierrez June 16, saying the state prison officials need to reexamine their rule that bans clergy from being with prisoners to the execution chamber.