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The mission of the Respect Life Office is to enunciate and promote the principle that human life, at all stages from conception to natural death, is a gift from God, worthy of respect and protection.

Project Rachel Hope After Abortion

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“I would now like to say a special word to women who have had an abortion… do not give in to discouragement and do not lose hope…the Father of mercies is ready to give you His forgiveness and His peace in the Sacrament of Reconciliation.” (Evangelium Vitae no. 99, John Paul II) Click here for more information


Latest Posts

Post Abortion Retreats on Long Island

Gianna of Long Island - Center for Women's Health & Fertility

Opposition to Assisted Suicide Legislation

Providing preventive and specialized obstetrical and gynecologic care to women.
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Catholics in the State of New York, should be very alarmed by movements promoting assisted suicide legislation.
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Respect Life Parish Ministry Educational Overview Training

Educación Formación General Del Ministerio Parroquial De Respeto a la Vida

For all parish members who would like to know more about Respect Life or become involved in Respect Life Ministry.
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Esta formación en línea ayudará a explicar el ministerio parroquial de Respeto a la vida y proporcionará recursos y orientaciones para educar y apoyar temas relacionados con el Respeto a la Vida.
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Latest News

Respect Life August Newsletter

As we welcome you to another month in Respect Life News, check out our most recent newsletter!
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Cardinal Dolan and Archbishop Lori Commend House Passage, Call on Congress to Enact the Conscience Protection Bill

July 13, 2016 (For a printable version go, here) WASHINGTON-Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan and Archbishop William E. Lori – as chairmen of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities and Ad Hoc Committee for Relig
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Pastors, Parishes, & Political Responsibility

In the United States of America, all adult citizens are blessed to have the opportunity to vote for our political leaders. This is not a responsibility to be taken lightly.
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Action Needed on HHS Decision

On June 21 we received the shocking news that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) declared, contrary to the plain meaning of current federal law, that the state of California can continue forcing all health plans under its jurisdic
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Issues

Crisis Pregnancy

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Chastity

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Child Womb - Respect Life - DRVC

Abortion/Healing after Abortion

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Marriage & Natural Family Planning - Respect Life - DRVC

Marriage & Natural Family Planning

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Reproctive Technologies - Respect Life - DRVC

Reproductive Technologies

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Conscience Protection

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Suicide - Respect Life - DRVC

Suicide

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Death Penalty - Respect Life - DRVC

Death Penalty

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End of Life Issues - Respect Life - DRVC

End of Life Issues

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Featured Videos

Conference Provides Education for Opposing Assisted Suicide

In New York, we are facing a well-financed and well-organized campaign to legalize assisted suicide. View a video with highlights from the recent conference.
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New Natural and Personal Approach to Fertility and Health

For women who have had difficulty becoming pregnant, The National Gianna Center for Women's Health and Fertility, with offices in New York, New Jersey and around the country, is dedicated to providing a more natural alternative to assisted reproductive technologies
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