Pro-Life

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich of Chicago speaks Nov. 13 during the fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
Faith Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinNovember 17, 2017
Cardinal Bernardin’s consistent ethic of life could be helpful as the church grapples with issues like migration, health care and even taxes, some bishops say.
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Politics & Society News
It will be the first abortion-related case heard by the court with Neil Gorsuch on the bench.
Pope Francis visits patients at the Villa Speranza hospice, which is connected to Gemelli Hospital, in Rome Sept. 16. The visit was part of the pope's series of Friday works of mercy during the Holy Year. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano, handout)
Politics & Society Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellNovember 16, 2017
“There is no obligation to have recourse in all circumstances to every possible remedy” to keep a person alive.
Faith Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinNovember 14, 2017
Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann beat Cardinal Blase Cupich, a proponent of the “consistent ethic of life” approach to pro-life issues.
Faith News
In his remarks Nov. 13, the first day of the USCCB meeting, Cardinal Dolan, the committee chairman, said assisted suicide and abortion remain the focus of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities.
Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, talks with Bishop Robert W. McElroy of San Diego during a conference on building a world free of nuclear weapons, at the Vatican Nov. 10. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Faith Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinNovember 13, 2017
Cardinal Parolin’s visit comes at a time when internal divisions among U.S. Catholics have become public.