• ROCHESTER — On a warm, sunny morning Sept. 23, a small group of men and women huddled near the Rochester Planned Parenthood facility at 114 University Ave., displaying signs with such...

    <p> Sharon Prince protests outside Planned Parenthood in Rochester Sept. 23 on the first day of the 40 Days for Life fall campaign. </p>

    Sharon Prince protests outside Planned Parenthood in Rochester Sept. 23 on the first day of the 40 Days for Life fall campaign. (Courier photo by Jeff Witherow)

  • In April, while much of the public’s attention was focused on the global pandemic caused by COVID-19, New York state made it legal to pay a woman to gestate and deliver a child for a...

    A mother marches with her baby during the annual March for Life rally in Washington, D.C., Jan. 24, 2020.  </p>

    A mother marches with her baby during the annual March for Life rally in Washington, D.C., Jan. 24, 2020. (CNS photo by Tyler Orsburn)

  • Women religious in Rochester have a long history of standing in solidarity with those on the margins of society. In recent weeks, three...

    Sisters of St. Joseph Marilyn Pray (from left), Donna Del Santo and Barbara Staropoli stand outside Rochester City Hall Sept. 19 during a protest in response to the death of Daniel Prude. (Photo courtesy of the Sisters of St. Joseph)

    Sisters of St. Joseph Marilyn Pray (from left), Donna Del Santo and Barbara Staropoli stand outside Rochester City Hall Sept. 19 during a protest in response to the death of Daniel Prude. (Photo courtesy of the Sisters of St. Joseph)

     

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