"How do we persuade a woman not to have an abortion? As always, we must persuade her with love." - BLESSED TERESA OF CALCUTTA

33 Organizations Urge Passage of Conscience Protection Act of 2017 in Joint Letter

-The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) joined thirty-two other major pro-life, religious, and health care organizations on September 6 urging the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate to pass the Conscience Protection Act of 2017 (H.R. 644/S. 301).
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Statement on Court of Appeals decision in assisted suicide case

The Court has wisely determined that New York’s law prohibiting assisted suicide applies to everyone.
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2018 Respect Life Youth Contest! Introducing a New Category,the Student/Senior Video Interview!

We welcome all Catholic youth in grades 7 - 12 who live in the Diocese of Rockville Centre and/or attend Catholic elementary schools, high schools or parish programs to participate.
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Rosary and Adoration for Life 2017 – Register Your Parish Today!

The Respect Life Office invites all parishes in our diocese to unite in prayer and participate in this special program for life.
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Rosary and Adoration for Life 2017

The Respect Life Office invites all parishes in our diocese to unite in prayer and participate in this special program for life.
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Take Action: Urge Congress to Enact the Conscience Protection Act of 2017

Now is the time to contact your members of Congress and advocate for the protection of life and freedom of conscience.
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Life Issues Forum: Speaking A Language Of Life

In the Church's efforts to teach about the grave evil of assisted suicide and the threats it poses, we must use clear and vigorous language. And it is always, always important that we do so with love.
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Catechetical Sunday 2017

This year, the Church will celebrate Catechetical Sunday on September 17, 2017.
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Jesus, Healer of Wounds and Source of Mercy

The recent Convocation of Catholic Leaders: The Joy of the Gospel in America was an unprecedented gathering. Led by 155 bishops, over 3,200 Catholic leaders attended from 159 dioceses and over 200 national Catholic organizations, apostolates, and movements.
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Bishop Barres on Charlottesville: Respond to violence with ‘full examination of our hearts’

On this feast of St. Maximillian Kolbe, one whose life was offered during the Holocaust on behalf of another, let us seek his intercession for the prayerful reflection and courage we need to be a more powerfully a people of compassion, mercy and justice.
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