In Egypt a woman and her seven children have been imprisoned for converting to Christianity, while in North Korea, two Christians were killed for their faith.
A British mother whose doctors suggested she should abort her baby chose life instead after watching her pre-born son smile during an ultrasound.
About 500 people took part in the March for Life in the capital city of Concord, New Hampshire, Saturday under a sunny sky and temperatures slightly below freezing, but moderate for a January afternoon in northern New England.
Hundreds of thousands of pro-life individuals will mark the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade with rallies, marches, and prayer vigils, remembering the over 50 million babies who have been aborted since 1973.
Twin brothers in Belgium have become the latest faces of the practice called physician-assisted suicide, renewing the debate over the legalized atrocity known euphemistically as "death with dignity."