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A participant in the fourth annual Virginia March for Life in Richmond, Va., on April 27, 2022, carries a sign in Spanish reading "Pray for an end to abortion." (CNS photo/Michael Mickle, The Catholic Virginian)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
J.D. Long-García
A new poll found that 75 percent of Hispanic Catholics say abortion should be legal in “most or all cases.” But interviews with community and faith leaders suggest more nuance, and more ambivalence, among Latinos.
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Margaret Peppiatt - Catholic News Service
An opportunity for more research on ectopic pregnancies cannot be overlooked as controversy over these pregnancies erupted following Roe v. Wade being overturned.
a crowd of protesters before the Supreme Court hold signs which say "I am the post-roe generation" and "human rights begin in the womb" while the foremost protester shouts into a megaphone
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Josh Packard - Religion News Service
This moment is an opportunity for trusted adults, and especially faith leaders, to connect with young people and find out how their spirituality is connected to their feelings about Dobbs v. Jackson.
President Joe Biden signs an executive order at the White House in Washington July 8, 2022, that he said would help safeguard women's access to abortion and contraceptives. He stated the order was a necessary response to the Supreme Court's June 24 decision overturning the court's 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide. The high court's ruling sends the abortion issue back to the states. Pictured with Biden are Vice President Kamala Harris, left, Health and Human Services Secretary Xav
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Julie Asher - Catholic News Service
The U.S. bishops’ pro-life chairman said it is “deeply disturbing and tragic” that the president has chosen to use his power as the nation’s chief executive “to promote and facilitate abortion in our country.”
Pope Francis looks on during an exclusive interview with Reuters at the Vatican July 2, 2022. (CNS photo/Remo Casilli, Reuters)
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
In a wide-ranging interview with the Reuters news agency, Pope Francis condemned abortion, dismissed the idea that he’s preparing to resign and said he still hopes to be able to visit Russia and Ukraine in the fall.
Demonstrators protest outside of the U.S. Supreme Court on May 3, 2022 in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Calla Drembelas
We now live in a “shout your abortion” nation, and a message that crass will never be embraced in more conservative parts of the United States, nor should it be.