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Abortion-inducing drugs: wrong for women and pharmacists

By Dr. John O'Keeffe

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A new rule is expected this month from the Supreme Court of the case of U.S. Food and Drug Administration vs. Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine. The case concerns the safety of Mifepristone and Misoprostol for medical abortion. Mifipristone is a drug used to block progesterone for a developing fetus ending its life and Misoprostol is used to induce uterine contractions to expel the dead tissue. What is the controversy?

Walk for Life set for June 1 at Memorial Park

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COLORADO SPRINGS. Life Network will hold its annual Walk for Life on June 1 at Memorial Park in downtown Colorado Springs. The event helps to support Life Network’s three crisis pregnancy centers in the Pikes Peak Region. Check-in for the walk begins at 8 a.m., followed by a Kid’s Race at 9 a.m. The walk begins at 9:30 a.m. For a complete schedule, registration and sponsorship information, visit www.walkforlife.com.

Catholic couples struggle through an infertility care desert

By Zoey Maraist/OSV News

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VIRGINIA. Serenity Quesnelle saw six fertility doctors, went through multiple procedures and braved surgery in the hopes of conceiving a child. After four years, one of her doctors felt that nothing more could be done and asked Quesnelle to write down the number of a nearby in vitro fertilization clinic. But Quesnelle and her husband didn’t want to go through IVF, a process that often results in the destruction of unborn lives. She wanted to find out what was going on in her body.

Angel Training to be offered on April 13, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at St. Paul Church

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COLORADO SPRINGS. Angel Training for The Gabriel Project/Walking with Moms in Need, will take place April 13, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., at St. Paul Church. Angels are those who lovingly support, in a variety of ways, women faced with a difficult pregnancy. To register, email Susan at pavkee@yahoo.com. Lunch and beverages will be provided.

Inaugural Colorado March for Life will take place April 12

By Julie Bailey

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On April 12, Pro-Life Colorado, a coalition of pro-life organizations across the state, will team up with the National March for Life organization to host the first ever Colorado March for Life. While it is true that we have for many years held statewide rallies and marches at the state capitol in Denver, these were always independent undertakings sponsored by the Denver Archdiocese under the moniker “Celebrate Life March.” 

March for Life trip was prayerful, joyful event

By Julie Bailey

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Joy! That is the main word that comes to mind as I look back on the 2024 Diocesan Youth Pilgrimage to Washington, D.C., for the National March for Life on Jan. 19.

Our group of 32 (19 youth, 13 chaperones) was enormously blessed by the entire experience. Thank you to every one of you who made this pilgrimage possible by your generous support of the Bishop’s Respect Life Fund whether through periodic donations or through your gifts at the Bishop’s Respect Life Roundup.

Medical Aspects of Abortion

By Dr. John O’Keeffe

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In this article I would like to go over some of the facts about abortion in Colorado. I will discuss the types of abortion and their techniques as well as complications and psychosocial issues. Other articles will discuss the ethics of abortion.

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