• Pro-Life Chair Responds to IVF Issues
    Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington, chair of the USCCB’s Committee on Pro-Life Activities, spoke about the gift of life in response to the growing attention to assisted reproductive technologies. Read his full statement here.
  • In Vitro Fertilization: The Human Cost
    In Vitro Fertilization: The Human Cost In vitro fertilization (IVF) is marketed as a safe and effective way to help couples have children. However, it is responsible for well-documented injuries to children before and after birth, as well as to the health of women and the well-being of families. Learn more here.
  • Letter from the USCCB to the Congress opposing the VA Rule and the DOD Policy
    To read the letter from the USCCB to Congress opposing the VA rule and DOD policy, click here
  • NYSCC Opposition to SUNY and CUNY Abortion Pill Bill
    Click here to read the Memorandum of Opposition, and call your representative!
  • U.S. Bishops’ Pro-Life Chairman Commends House for Passing “Born Alive” Bill
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives voted 220 to 210 today to pass the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (H.R. 26). “We commend the House of Representatives for passing legislation to protect innocent children from infanticide, and urge the Senate to follow suit,” said Bishop Michael F. Burbidge of Arlington, chairman of the U.S. ...
  • U.S. Bishops’ Pro-Life Chairman Denounces FDA Action on Chemical Abortion Pill
    WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the loosening of safety requirements to allow retail pharmacies, through a simple certification process, to distribute the chemical abortion drug, mifepristone (previously commonly known as RU-486), by prescription. Bishop Michael F. Burbidge of Arlington, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee ...
  • Act Now! Tell the Federal Government to Do No Harm to Catholic Health Care Ministries
    The Church’s ministries of healing, education, and social services bear witness to Jesus Christ and build up the common good. Church institutions are not mere providers of so-cial services. They are expressions of Christian ministry dedicated to human flourishing. We serve all people, without regard to race, sex, religion, or any other status, because God ...
  • Building a Culture of Life in a Post-Roe World
    Archbishop William E. Lori, Chairman of the USCCB Committee on Pro-Life Activities, has issued a moving statement on Building a Culture of Life in a Post-Roe World. Read the statement here!
  • Celebrate NFP Awareness Week July 24-30, 2022
    An Introductory Session of the Creighton Model FertilityCare System (CrMS) will be presented at Sacred Heart Cathedral on Saturday, July 30th at 11:30 am in the parish hall. The presentation is free, and registration is not required. For more information about the CrMS please go to www.fertilitycarerochester.weebly.com or www.popepaulvi.com or contact Anne Olek at 585-310-8305
  • Statement on signing of abortion-related bills by Governor Hochul
    Following is a statement from Kristen Curran, director of government relations, on Governor Kathy Hochul signing a series of abortion-related measures today, as well as one aimed at harassing pro-life pregnancy centers: https://www.nyscatholic.org/statement-on-signing-of-abortion-related-bills-by-governor-hochul/