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Be 'stewards of the gift of life,' Bishop Olson says at annual Respect Life Mass

After three boys, Mary and Peter MacDonald wanted a girl. When the blonde baby arrived, they named her Hope.

That's the sentiment they used to explain why they brought the toddler to the annual Respect Life Mass celebrated Jan. 28 at St. Patrick Cathedral.


Thousands witness to life with prayer, memorial Mass, rally

DALLAS — Despite blustery winds and occasional rain, more than 2,000 people gathered outside a familiar downtown Dallas landmark Jan. 16 to remember the millions of unborn children lost to abortion, and to commemorate the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion.


Chuck Pelletier, long-time advocate for the unborn, dies at 72

FORT WORTH -- Clutching his ever-present rosary, Capt. Charles J. (Chuck) Pelletier II, a tireless advocate for the unborn and decorated Vietnam War hero, died Jan. 14 surrounded by loving family and friends. He was 72. Funeral arrangements are pending.