As the 2011-2012 legislative session comes to a close this month, some are already looking to next session and hoping for legislative victories on issues of importance. But, as the saying goes, to get where you’re going, you’ve got to know where you’ve been. So, before we turn the ca
I read the Catechism of the Catholic Church with a dictionary close at hand. The section about prayer (CCC 2613) uses the word “importunate” to describe two parable characters: The first, “the importunate friend,” invites us to urgent prayer: “Knock and it will be op
Controversy over a similar ultrasound bill in Virginia has renewed the debate in that state and in Pennsylvania over the Women’s Right to Know legislation. House Bill 1077 would give women the right to view an ultrasound of their babies before undergoing an abortion.
On the same day that thousands of pro-life supporters were marking the anniversary of Roe v. Wade by marching in Washington, DC, state legislators in Harrisburg were urging their colleagues to support life here in Pennsylvania. CLICK HERE TO SEND YOUR OWN MESSAGE IN SUPPORT OF A WOMAN
On Monday, tens of thousands of Pennsylvanians will head to Washington, DC for the 29th annual March for Life, marking the anniversary of Roe vs. Wade. How will you spend your bus ride? Here are three ideas: 1.Call your state reps in support of the Women’s Right to Know Act, wh
The Women’s Right to Know Act (HB 1077), introduced in the Pennsylvania House, would give women the right to view an ultrasound of their babies. Women in Pennsylvania are not currently given this right, even though abortion clinics do perform ultrasounds to determine the age of the ch
The start of the 2011-2012 Pennsylvania legislative session saw movement on several pieces of pro-life legislation. Given the fact that Pennsylvania boasts a pro-life governor and a pro-life majority in the House and the Senate, the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference (PCC) is hopeful th