Declaration on Truth and Life: Endorsements
The following organizations have endorsed the declaration:
American Life League
AAA Women for Choice of Manassas
Alabama Physicians For Life
Alaska Right to Life Committee
American Association of Pro-Life Pediatricians
American Bioethics Advisory Commission
Association of American Physicians
California Right to Life Education Fund
Campaign Life Coalition
Catholics for Life, Inc.
Central Nebraskans United For Life
Children of God for Life
Christian Communication Network
Christian Defense Coalition
Citizens for a Pro-Life Society
Connecticut Right to Life
Conservative Caucus, Inc.
Corpus Christi Right to Life
Delaware Right to Life
Dentists for Life
Earthen Vessels Ministries
Human Life Alliance of Minnesota
Human Life International
Illinois Nurses for Life
Illinois Right to Life Committee
Iowa Right to Life Committee
Knights of Columbus Council 2673
Life After Assault League, Inc.
Life Center of Long Island
Life Choices, Inc.
Life Coalition International
Life Cycle Books
Life Dynamics, Inc.
Life Legal Defense Foundation
Life Issues Bookshelf
Los Pequenos de Cristo
Loving and Caring, Inc.
Mom’s House, Inc. of Pittsburgh
Mother & Unborn Baby Care, Inc.
Naples Pro-Life Council
National Abstinence Clearinghouse
Nazareth Life Centers
New Hampshire Right to Life, Inc.
Northern Kentucky Right to Life
Northern Westchester & Putnam Center for Life
100% Pro Life PAC
Operation Save America
Pharmacists for Life International
PLW Victory Fund PAC
Pro Life Across America
Pro Life Coalition
Pro Life Education Association
Pro Life Info Network
Pro Life Wisconsin
Pro Vita Advisors
Public Health Workers for Life
Rachel’s Vineyard Ministries
Rappahannock Pregnancy Help Center
Repsect Life – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
Republican National Coalition for Life
Respect Life Committee of San Clemente
Right to Be Born
Right to Life Crusade
Right to Life of Kansas, Inc.
Rock for Life
Society of the Body of Christ – Blessed Mother House
Sons of Mary
Star of the Sea, Inc.
State of New Mexico Life League
Tippecanoe County Right to Life
Vancouver Right to Life Society
World Life League
Most Rev. John F. Donoghue
Archbishop, Archdiocese of Atlanta
Most Rev. Edwin F. O’Brien
Archbishop, Archdiocese For The Military
Most Rev. Raymond L. Burke
Bishop, Diocese of La Crosse
Most Rev. Thomas V. Daily
Bishop, Diocese of Brooklyn
Most Rev. John A. Elya
Bishop, Diocese of Newton
Melkite Greek Catholic Rite
Most Rev. Gilbert I. Sheldon
Bishop, Diocese of Steubenville
Most Rev. Robert F. Vasa
Bishop, Diocese of Baker, Oregon
In addition, the following Catholic bishops have commented on the declaration:
I agree with your endeavor to place the truth about the personhood of the unborn more clearly and emphatically before our civic and social leaders.
Most Reverend Elden Francis Curtiss
Archbishop of Omaha
I am aware of the declaration of the American Life League and I applaud your pro-life efforts to restore personhood for all human beings from conception.
Most Reverend Michael J. Sheehan
Archbishop of Santa Fe
I appreciate your efforts to promote the Declaration on Truth and Life.
Most Reverend Alex J. Brunett
Archbishop of Seattle
I appreciate the Declaration on Truth and Life which you have developed … I support very much the content of this declaration.
Most Reverend Alfred C. Hughes
Coadjutor Archbishop of New Orleans
I endorse the content and principles of the Declaration on Truth and Life and support action guided by those principles.
Most Reverend Bernard W. Schmitt
Bishop of Wheeling-Charleston
I find the epistemology of your Declaration on Truth and Life, so far as I am able to judge, in conformity with Catholic teaching, particularly as stated in the documents of the 1st Vatican Council.
Most Reverend Thomas G. Doran, D.D., J.C.D.
Bishop of Rockford
Bishop Gerber and I are happy to encourage pro-life efforts to restore personhood for all human beings from the moment of conception until natural death.
Most Reverend Thomas J. Olmsted D.D., J.C.D.
Coadjutor Bishop of Wichita
- Statement of Agreement
- Appendix 1: Principle of double effect
- Appendix 2: Explanation of complicity with the action
- Appendix 3: Life of the mother exception
- Appendix 4: Legal recognition of personhood
- Appendix 5: Ensoulment
- Appendix 6: The zygote and personhood
- Appendix 7: Natural Law Ethical Theory