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RICHMOND — Death penalty opponents lost a battle this week when a House committee endorsed a bill to make electrocution the default punishment if lethal injection is unavailable. The Virginia … more
In previous years, the Life is Very Good rally held at George Mason’s Patriot Center, now Eagle Bank Arena, in Fairfax, was near capacity. Young people packed the floor and most of the seats in the … more
While the rest of the East Coast stocked up on groceries and hurried indoors, thousands of pro-lifers headed straight into the impending storm to represent for the unborn at the annual March for … more
Youths gathered at Eagle Bank Arena in Fairfax Jan. 21 for an evening of prayer, confessions and music before the March for Life. Photos by Joe Cashwell for the Catholic Herald. more
VATICAN CITY — A homeless woman was offered a place to stay at a Vatican women's shelter after she gave birth to a baby girl near the colonnade surrounding St. Peter's Square, the Vatican spokesman … more
The year was 1976, and Lucille Maloney was in the hospital, suffering heavy blood loss after a miscarriage. Feeling woozy, she was placed in a recovery room with some 30 other women. Though in a … more
ST. PAUL, Minn. — As a mother of six, Leah Jacobson is watching other parents try to raise children in a society that no longer supports sisterhood among mothers. And that's a shame, said the … more
WASHINGTON — As the Jan. 22 anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision approached, the chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities urged everyone concerned about "the tragedy of … more
One of Virginia’s most active abortion clinics is located a little more than a mile from Queen of Apostles Church in Alexandria. According to state records, 1,613 abortions were performed there in … more
When Pope Francis visited the United States in September, he told a joint meeting of Congress it was time for the “global abolition of the death penalty.” Yet right now in Virginia, two men are … more
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