Tag: Abortion

Women Speak for Themselves

Women Speak For Themselves is a national grassroots movement empowering women to speak in media, local communities and online, about how women are disadvantaged respecting dating and marriage, especially because of contraception and abortion, and about how to reconnect sex with marriage and children for the good of all people.

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Pro-Woman is Pro-Life

Recent cultural conversations on the importance of women’s advancement have increasingly included abortion access, perpetuating a tragic assumption that ‘pro-woman’ and ‘pro-life’ are diametrically opposed viewpoints. This belief ignores the full reality of the beauty and dignity of all human life. To be pro-woman is to be pro-life; one cannot exist without the other. Read […]

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Federal court judge halts enforcement of Illinois abortion notification law – Chicago Tribune

For now, Illinois can’t enforce a change in state law requiring hospital and medical clinic professionals to tell pregnant women about all their available options, including abortion. That’s because a federal judge out of Rockford ruled that until a lawsuit over the law is settled, it shouldn’t be enforced statewide.  The move comes after several […]

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Word of Life

“If someone shared with you she was pregnant and hadn’t ruled out having an abortion, would you know how to respond… in a loving way that is life-affirming for both her and her baby? Consider the four steps of the L.O.V.E. ApproachTM: Listen and Learn, Open Options, Vision and Value, and Extend and Empower.” USCCB […]

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“If you know someone who has had an abortion, express your sympathy for her loss. Assure her of God’s unconditional love, and encourage her to seek healing and forgiveness.” USCCB Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities “Bridges of Mercy for Post-Abortion Healing,” http://www.goo.gl/MpC7RG “Si conoce a alguien que ha tenido un aborto, exprese compasión por su pérdida. […]

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Illinois Bill Would Make It 4th State to Ban Abortions on Babies with Down Syndrome

Two Illinois lawmakers hope to make their state the next one to protect unborn babies with Down syndrome from discriminatory abortions. The Journal Star reports Republican state Reps. Allen Skillicorn, of Crystal Lake, and Thomas Morrison, of Palatine, introduced state House Bill 4210 last week to prohibit abortions on unborn babies solely because of a […]

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Word of Life

“While many Catholics want to help women and men heal from past abortions, most don’t know how to begin.” Learn how you can become an instrument of mercy at www.usccb.org/bridges-of-mercy.   USCCB Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities, “Bridges of Mercy for Post-Abortion Healing”

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Word of Life

“We can all help encourage our government and other institutions to support life. They must always aid and support mothers and children, and never offer to pay for the destruction of life as a ‘solution’ to the challenges women face. The call to uphold women’s dignity and well-being, and that of their unborn children, is […]

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Word of Life

“If a friend told you she was pregnant and considering abortion, would you know what to do? Learn concrete tips for loving her in a way that is life-affirming for both her and her child.”   USCCB Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities “What to Do When a Friend Is Considering Abortion” www.usccb.org/l-o-v-e “Si una amiga te […]

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Life Issues Forum

LIFE ISSUES FORUM                                                             FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE When a Friend Is Considering Abortion                                   July 13, 2018 USCCB Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities   If someone shared with you that she was pregnant and hadn’t ruled out having an abortion, would you know how to respond? Although the first instinct may be to convince her that abortion ends […]

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Take A Stand for Life: 40 Days for Life Campaign

Take a stand for life: 40days for life campaign: From September 26 to November 4, our community will take part in 40 Days for Life … a groundbreaking, coordinated international  mobilization. We pray that, with God’s help, this will mark the beginning of the end of abortion in our city — and beyond. Kick-Off Rally: Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 […]

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Life Issues Forum-Reflections from the Sidewalk

LIFE ISSUES FORUM                                                                           For Immediate Release Reflections from the Sidewalk                                                                   November 16, 2018 I was praying the rosary recently on the sidewalk outside of a very busy abortion center in the Washington, D.C., area, where I live. The building, a seedy-looking structure that used to be a convenience store, is located on a […]

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Word of Life

January 26th   Abortion affects countless marriages, more than many people recognize. But God’s grace can bring true healing in relationships. Learn more at respectlife.org/healing-in-marriage or find help via goo.gl/XPyrMb.   USCCB Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities “Healing Within Marriage from an Abortion”

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Word of Life for April 19, 2020

If you or someone you know has had an abortion, “be assured that it is never too late to seek God’s forgiveness in the Sacrament of Reconciliation.”* Additionally, other confidential, compassionate help is also available. Select “Find Help” from the menu on www.hopeafterabortion.org to find the diocesan Project Rachel Ministry near you.   USCCB Secretariat […]

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