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Latest News

Does Assisted Suicide Equal Death with Dignity?

Human life is not a consumer commodity to be thrown away when it is less than optimal.
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Now and at the Hour of Our Death

"So many families struggle with moral, ethical, and legal questions when a loved one is terminally ill or seriously injured. It is my fervent hope that this site provides them with clear explanations and practical guidance that will comfort and peace
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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 reproducti
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Death with Dignity

The assisted suicide issue will soon be upon us in New York State and could have a great impact on care for those at the end of life. For more information on Catholic teaching on End of Life decision making visit www.catholicendoflife.org
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Upcoming Events

Lenten Webinar Series With The Theology of the Body Institute

05 Mar 2015 | 09:00 am - 08:30 pm
Experience the Theology of the Body Institute- from the comfort of your home computer!   Register to see Damon Owens & Bill Donaghy present on Pope Saint John Paul II’s Theology of the Body and engage in live Q&A. Only $7.99 per webinar! For the first time in our ten year history, the Theolo
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The Respect Life Contest Awards Ceremony

26 Mar 2015 | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Please join us in honoring our youth at the 2015 Respect Life Awards Contest.
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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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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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