Since 2011, at least 162 abortion facilities across the nation have either closed completely or stopped performing abortions, while only 21 new abortion facilities have opened. 

Pope Francis told a huge crowd in St. Peter's Square that there should be a one-year moratorium on the death penalty, with the goal of its eventual abolition. Is this now official Catholic doctrine?

Pro-life legislators in several states have proposed bills that would prohibit abortions that would involve extracting a living unborn baby in pieces from the uterus, typically done using instruments such as clamps and forceps, described by some as "dismemberment abortion."

The pro-abortion NARAL Pro-Choice America was not amused by a humorous Doritos Super Bowl ad showing an ultrasound of an unborn baby reaching for a Doritos chip.

The recently released 2016 World Watch list compiled by Open Doors — a nondenominational Christian mission organization dedicated to supporting persecuted Christians around the world — found that 2015 was the worst year for persecuted Christians than any other time in modern history.