• New York State Bishops Statement on Abortion available in English and Spanish
    The New York State Bishops Statement, Toward a Pro-Life Future in the Empire State, is available in English and Spanish.  For additional information, please visit the New York State Catholic Conference: https://www.nyscatholic.org/
  • New York State Bishops Release Major New Statement on Abortion
    The Catholic Bishops of New York State have released a major new statement on abortion as they anticipate the looming Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, and “the gathering societal unrest over the issue of abortion.” (The full statement is available HERE) In the statement titled, “Toward a Pro-Life Future ...
  • Into Life
    The Sisters of Life and the McGrath Institute for Church Life teamed up with CampCampo Films to create an original 12-part video series based on the work of the Sisters serving women who are pregnant. Journey with the Sisters of Life as they explain what it means to walk with a woman who is pregnant ...
  • Bishop Matano Offers Prayers, Solidarity with the Ukrainian Church
    Bishop Matano offers prayers and solidarity with the Ukrainian Church. Read his letter here: https://catholiccourier.com/articles/rochester-bishop-offers-prayer-solidarity-with-ukrainian-church/ 
  • USCCB Chemical Abortion Fact Sheets
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it is eliminating some of the safety requirements for chemical abortion under its Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS). The USCCB has created fact sheets providing background information on chemical abortion, safety protocols to protect the mother, and why the abortion lobby opposes the REMS ...
  • Despite Support for Policies Uplifting Common Good, Abortion Funding in Build Back Better Act Must be Remedied WASHINGTON – As the U.S. House of Representatives prepares to consider the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the Build Back Better Act, six bishop chairmen of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) have written a letter ...
  • U.S. Bishops’ Pro-Life Chairman Responds to House Vote on Bill that Imposes Radical “Abortion on Demand Until Birth”
    U.S. Bishops’ Pro-Life Chairman Responds to House Vote on Bill that Imposes Radical “Abortion on Demand Until Birth” SEPTEMBER 24, 2021 WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Women’s Health Protection Act, H.R. 3755. This bill would impose abortion on demand nationwide at any stage of pregnancy through federal statute and would eliminate pro-life laws at every level of government — ...
  • 2021 Respect for Life Month Statement
    2021 Respect for Life Month Statement Statement of Respect for Life Month from Most Reverend Joseph F. Naumann, Chairman U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities The month of October brings with it our annual observance of Respect Life Month. As part of the Year of St. Joseph declared by Pope Francis, this year’s celebration highlights ...
  • NOURISH NY Action Needed
    The New York State Legislature voted to make NOURISH NEW YORK (NYS Senate Bill S4892A), the state’s farm to food bank/pantry initiative, a permanent state program.  This pandemic-initiative provides funding to New York’s food banks and emergency food providers (such as Catholic parish food pantries and other community food pantries) for the direct purchase of ...
  • Act Now to Stop Most Extreme Abortion Bill Ever
    Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities September 20, 2021 Congress is about to vote on the most radical abortion bill of all time. The so-called “Women’s Health Protection Act” (H.R. 3755/S. 1975) would impose abortion on demand, at any stage of pregnancy. It would apply nationwide—even in states that don’t want it. Even modest and popular pro-life laws at every level ...