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

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Urgent Action Needed on Contraceptive Mandate

On May 16, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in Zubik v. Burwell and related cases challenging the Health and Human Services (“HHS”) mandate.
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Prayers for Peace and Upcoming Elections

Bearing in mind our nation’s challenges and the particularly urgent need for wise, moral, civic leadership in addressing them, the Call to Prayer will be adapted beginning Friday, September 9, 2016 – Friday, November 11, 2016.
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The 2016-17 Respect Life Program is Here

The new Respect Life Program has been announced and we are asked to be "Moved by Mercy".
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Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship / Formando La Conciencia

The Catholic bishops of the United States are pleased to offer once again to the Catholic faithful Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship.
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Conscience Protection Act

For years we’ve asked Congress to reform federal laws on conscience rights, especially to protect individual and institutional health care providers who object to abortion—good people like Cathy Cenzon-DeCarlo, R.N., who was forced to participate in a late-term abortion ag
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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 Religious Liberty, respectively –
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