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Sep 25, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- Pope Francis told the United Nations Friday that denying the existence of human life in the womb through abortion does not solve problems.
Sep 23, 2020 - 04:06 am .- More than 130 medical professionals and scientists in Colorado have signed a letter in support of Proposition 115, a ballot measure seeking to ban abortion after 22 weeks of pregnancy.
Sep 22, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- The vast majority of Catholic likely voters – more than 8 in 10 – favor restrictions on abortion, a new poll released this week has found.
Sep 22, 2020 - 11:00 am .- President Trump told world leaders that the United States is committed to “protecting unborn children” in remarks to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) from the White House on Tuesday.
Sep 19, 2020 - 12:08 pm .- As speculation mounts over who President Donald Trump will nominate as the next Supreme Court Justice, pro-life and pro-abortion voices are making it clear that the nominee’s stance on abortion will be a key issue. Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a Catholic mother of seven, is reported to be Trump’s top choice, according to sources with insider knowledge. 
Sep 19, 2020 - 10:00 am .- President Donald Trump on Saturday signalled he would soon nominate a potential replacement to the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday evening at 87. Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a Catholic mother of seven, is widely reported to be the front-runner in the president’s deliberations regarding a nominee.
Sep 18, 2020 - 03:43 pm .- The Church does not dictate to Catholics how they should vote, but it does provide guiding principles for making decisions about voting. This CNA Explainer offers some of those principles.
Sep 18, 2020 - 03:30 pm .- Catholic supporters of Joe Biden sought to deflect the Democratic candidate’s support for abortion on Thursday by pointing to other issues, despite the U.S. bishops calling it the “preeminent” issue for Catholic voters to consider.
Sep 16, 2020 - 03:15 pm .- Defense of innocent human life should be “uppermost” in the mind of Catholic voters at election time, the bishop of Allentown, Pennsylvania, has told Catholics in his diocese.
Sep 15, 2020 - 03:15 pm .- The Biden campaign announced on Monday a panel of co-chairs for its “Catholics for Biden” outreach. Among the Catholics chairing Biden’s Catholic coalition are several politicians who have advocated for laws permitting or promoting abortion, along with the former head of the U.S. bishops’ global relief organization.
Sep 15, 2020 - 10:58 am .- A group of pro-life lawyers in the Dominican Republic have called on lawmakers to reject a bill legalizing abortion in certain cases. They say the proposal would violate the country’s ban on the death penalty.
Sep 14, 2020 - 05:53 pm .- The medical director at an abortion clinic in Tuscaloosa, Alabama has had her license to practice medicine suspended, with officials saying she lied on her application.
Sep 14, 2020 - 10:30 am .- The Trump administration announced plans on Monday to expand the Mexico City Policy, which limits access to U.S. overseas aid by organizations involved in abortions.
Sep 14, 2020 - 09:30 am .- Pro-life leaders have warned that policy decisions and presidential appointments made within the first 100 days of a Biden administration could roll back conscience protections and civil liberties and reverse limits on taxpayer funding for abortion procedures overseas.
Sep 11, 2020 - 07:00 am .- Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), who was previously attorney general of California, has a record of legislative and judicial advocacy for laws protecting abortion or targeting pro-life pregnancy centers, many of which are operated by Catholics.
Sep 11, 2020 - 04:30 am .- The number of abortions in England and Wales soared in the first half of 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to statistics released Thursday.
Sep 10, 2020 - 08:31 pm .- The March for Life Education and Defense Fund announced Thursday the theme for its 2021 event: “Together Strong: Life Unites.”
Sep 9, 2020 - 03:32 pm .- After a Wisconsin priest said in a viral video that no Catholic can be a Democrat, the priest’s bishop said he will attempt fraternal correction and acknowledged that the priest had inflicted a “wound” upon the Church. A Texas bishop, however, doubled down Wednesday on his support for the priest.
Sep 8, 2020 - 05:00 pm .- The Supreme Court could soon rule on a major abortion case, after the Trump administration appealed to maintain safety regulations of the abortion pill.
Sep 5, 2020 - 06:01 am .- President Donald Trump released a letter Thursday touting pro-life accomplishments in his first term and commitments for a second term—but some of these commitments linger from 2016.

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