Pope Francis addresses members of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences on April 11, 2024, at the Vatican. / Credit: Vatican Media

Pope Francis Decries How "the unborn with disabilities are aborted" in Throwaway Culture

Apr 11, 2024

The pope warned “the throwaway culture” turns into “a culture of death” when people “presume to be able to establish ... when a life has value and is worth being lived.”

Pope Francis delivers the Angelus address on March 10, 2024. | Vatican Media

Pope Francis: We have a Duty to Help Women Accept the Gift of Life

Mar 10, 2024

“Institutions, social and political, have the fundamental duty to ... offer women, the bearers of life, the necessary conditions to be able to accept the gift of life and ensure a dignified existence for their children,” Pope Francis said.

Pope Francis meets with members of the Pontifical Academy for Life on Feb. 12, 2024, at the Vatican. | Credit: Vatican Media

Vatican on France’s abortion amendment: There cannot be a ‘right’ to take a human life

Mar 5, 2024

“The Pontifical Academy for Life reiterates that precisely in the era of universal human rights, there cannot be a ‘right’ to take a human life,” the academy wrote.

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French Bishops Call for Fasting and Prayer as France Enshrines Abortion in Constitution 

Mar 4, 2024

The French National Assembly in January voted to introduce a “right to abortion” in the French Constitution..


U.S. Congressman Warns of a “powerful global agenda” behind Push for Abortions in Liberia

Nov 21, 2023

The Congressman for New Jersey’s 4th District in the U.S., Chris Smith, has called on the Liberian lawmakers to fight to remove the abortion section in the Public Health Bill, noting that those behind the bill have the backing of “a powerful global agenda.”

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U.S. Pro-life Catholic Entity Reports Success in Africa, Over 10,000 Seminarians Trained

Nov 14, 2023

The U.S.-based pro-life Catholic group says it has trained thousands of African seminarians in its anti-abortion programs over the last few decades.

Pope Francis speaks during a press conference aboard the papal plane from Marseille to Rome on Sept. 23, 2023, at the conclusion of a two-day visit to the southern French port city to take part in the Mediterranean Encounter, a meeting of young people and bishops. | Daniel Ibanez/CNA

"You don’t play with life": Pope Francis Condemns Euthanasia, Abortion on Papal Plane

Sep 23, 2023

“Neither at the beginning nor at the end. It is not played with!” Pope Francis said on a flight from Marseille to Rome on Sept. 23.

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Bishops in Liberia Caution Catholic Lawmakers against “inaction” to Oppose Abortion

Aug 31, 2023

Members of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Liberia (CABICOL) are cautioning Catholic legislatures in the West African nation against silence and “inaction” to the attempts to legalize in the country. 

Pope Francis addresses civil authorities and other dignitaries at a former a Carmelite monastery in Budapest, Hungary, on April 28, 2023, on the first day of his three-day pilgrimage to the country. | Credit: Vatican Media

Pope Francis Calls Abortion "senseless" and Criticizes Gender Theory in Hungary Speech

Apr 28, 2023

Pope Francis spoke out strongly against abortion and gender ideology Friday, citing both as examples of “ideological colonization” during a speech in Budapest.

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Deregister in Kenya “abortionist cartel, pouring a lot of evil money”: Catholic Activists

Mar 3, 2023

The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), an organization established “to ensure people are free to make choices about their sexuality and well-being” is pouring a lot of money into African countries to support pro-abortion programs on the continent, Catholic activist foundation, CitizenGo Africa,  has said.

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U.S. Calls for Investigation into Nigerian Forced Abortions, According to Report

Dec 16, 2022

The U.S. Department of State says it is “deeply troubled” by recent allegations of a forced abortion program on more than 10,000 Nigerian women and has communicated its concerns to the Nigerian government, The Christian Post reported Dec. 15.

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Reuters Exposes Massive Rape and Forced Abortion Campaigns in Nigeria

Dec 7, 2022

According to a report published by Reuters today, a massive forced abortion program has been carried out by the Nigerian military on at least 10,000 women since 2013. In addition to exposing the Nigerian government’s forced abortion campaign, Reuters’ findings further evidence the use of rape as a weapon of war carried out by Islamist insurgents on Nigerian civilians.

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African Nations Stand Alone Against Abortion Rights, Gender Ideology at the UN

Sep 16, 2022

A United Nations resolution defining abortion as a human right and advancing gender ideology was adopted this month with overwhelming support from Western countries but was opposed by a group of mainly African nations. 

Pope Francis meets President Joe Biden on Oct. 29, 2021. Vatican Media/CNA

It’s an “incoherence” That U.S. President, a Catholic, Supports Abortion: Pope Francis

Jul 12, 2022

The pope made the comment about the Catholic U.S. president in an interview broadcast July 12.

Participants in Italy's pro-life demonstration in Rome on May 21, 2022. Daniel Ibáñez/CNA

Life "is always sacred and inviolable", Pope Francis Says

May 22, 2022

Pope Francis praised a pro-life event in Rome and offered comments defending the dignity of life on Sunday. 

Pope Francis pictured at the Easter Vigil Mass on April 16, 2022. Daniel Ibanez/CNA

God is Weeping for the Victims of the Ukraine War: Pope Francis

Apr 23, 2022

The pope offered a reflection on "Our Lady of Tears."

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Catholic Activists Urge UN to Omit Abortion, Contraceptives in Climate Change Conference

Mar 7, 2022

Officials of CitizenGo Africa, the African branch of the International Catholic entity of social activists, have expressed their “disbelief” at the alleged inclusion of abortion, contraceptives and the sexualization of children as part of “solutions to climate change” proposed for the 2022 United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66).

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Catholic Bishops in Benin Call for Respect of Sanctity of life “in all circumstances”

Jan 24, 2022

Catholic Bishops in Benin are calling on the people of God in the West African nation to uphold sanctity of human life “in all circumstances”.

Pope Francis gives his Angelus address on Oct. 3, 2021. Vatican Media/CNA

Greatness Not Found in Self-sufficiency But in “placing all our hope in the Father”: Pope

Oct 3, 2021

Pope Francis said that recognizing one’s own frailty allows for the possibility to discover that true strength comes from placing all one’s hope in the Lord.

Pope Francis addresses participants in the plenary assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life in the Vatican’s Clementine Hall, Sept. 27, 2021. Vatican Media.

Pope Francis Decries Abortion and Euthanasia as Treating Human Life Like "waste"

Sep 27, 2021

“Is it right to hire a hitman to solve a problem? That’s what abortion is,” the pope said.