Life and Dignity

Cardinal O’Malley Welcomes House Passage of ‘No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act’

Cardinal Seán O’Malley, Archbishop of Boston and chairman of the USCCB Committee on Pro-Life Activities, welcomed passage of the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2015” (H.R. 7) by the U.S. House of Representatives. “By passing this legisl
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Support the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Hundreds of thousands of Americans will participate in the March for Life this week in Washington, DC. You can make your own stand for the dignity of life by sending a message in support of H.R. 36, important pro-life legislation. In a January 20 letter to Congress, Cardinal Seán O
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New Members of the PCHA Board Elected

The Pennsylvania Catholic Health Association (PCHA) enables the Catholic health care ministry to continue and strengthen its vital role as Christ’s healing presence in the communities served. PCHA provides a forum for communication and advocacy coordination within the Catholic health
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Women Served Via PA’s Pregnancy Support Program Increase 8%, Abortions Drop 7.3%

Providing hope and help to women experiencing unexpected pregnancies in Pennsylvania, Real Alternatives, the state’s administrator of tax-payer funded Pregnancy and Parenting Support Program reports an 8 percent increase in new clients served in calendar year 2013. A total of 19
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Dignity Defined

As we ring in the New Year, there is a reason for hope in Pennsylvania – the number of abortions in the state decreased seven percent. The year-end report shows nearly 2,500 fewer abortions occurred in 2013 than in 2012. The total of 32,108 is the lowest number on record to date. Ther
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Catholic healthcare

St. Anne Home: Bringing Healing Through Music

  For most people, singing Christmas carols is fun a way to celebrate and spread cheer with friends and family.  For those at St. Anne Home in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, Christmas carols serve a much higher purpose: the carols are used as music therapy for residents and as a way t
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“The Holy Family was once a family of immigrants and refugees”

Archbishop Chaput of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia released this statement on immigration reform: Mary of Nazareth has always had a special place in the heart of the Church. She is theotokos, the “God-bearer”; Scripture’s greatest human witness of courage, humility
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Pope Francis

Pope, religious leaders pledge to work together to end slavery by 2020

  VATICAN CITY (CNS) – As Pope Francis and leaders of other churches and religions signed a declaration pledging to work together to help end modern slavery in the world by 2020, he urged governments, businesses and all people of good will to join forces against this “
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