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Life and Dignity

Pro Life Legislation to Amend Abortion Law Passes

  Legislation that would strengthen Pennsylvania’s Abortion Control Act passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 121-70. Senate Bill 3, authored by Sen. Michele Brooks (R-Crawford) previously passed the Senate by a vote of 32-18 and it passed both chambers in bipartisan f
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Pro Life Lawmakers Stand Together for Life

  Lawmakers from across Pennsylvania joined at the state Capitol to stand in support of legislation that would strengthen Pennsylvania’s Abortion Control Act. Specifically, Senate Bill 3 would completely ban the cruel and brutal practice of dismemberment abortions in the state of
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House Committee Approves Measure Condemning Child Pornography

The Health Committee within the Pennsylvania House of Representatives has approved a resolution which condemns the free availability of pornography based on the public health hazard that it presents by harming children and families across the Commonwealth. “It’s a public awareness res
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Advocates, Lawmakers Stand up for “Safe Harbor” at State Capitol

“Human trafficking is a crime against humanity. We must unite our efforts to free victims and stop this crime that’s become ever more aggressive, that threatens not just individuals, but the foundational values of society.” – Pope Francis Standing united on the
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Surviving the Death Penalty

In August 1975, a jury found Ronnie Bridgeman (who has since changed his name to Kwame Kamau Ajamu) guilty of murder and a judge sentenced him to death. “I was marked for death.” He lived nearly 40 years of his life as Number 150. Almost four decades later, a witness who was 12 years
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USCCB Pro Life Chairman Urges Passage of Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

From the USCCB — Cardinal Timothy Dolan, chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities, urged the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36). It is expected to come to the House floor the firs
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Resolved: Down Syndrome Lives Matter

Pennsylvania State Senator Scott Martin (R-Lancaster) asked an important question, “What kind of society do we want to live in?” Sen. Martin believes we should live in a world where everyone, including individuals with Down syndrome, is respected and admired for the joy and contributi
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Should Doctors Be Neutral on Suicide?

Most of us have spent time with a loved one at the end of his or her life.  Depending on circumstances, this could have been a peaceful and loving experience or one filled with anxiety and uncertainty. Some see doctor prescribed suicide as the solution to this uncertainty.  However, d
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Very Rev. Andriy Rabiy Appointed Auxiliary Bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia

The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference extends congratulations and best wishes to Very Rev. Andriy Rabiy who was named this week as Auxiliary Bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia. He has been assigned the Tutular See of Germaniciana. Pope Francis concurred with t
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