Respect Life

October is Respect Life Month in the U.S. Catholic Church and kicks off a yearlong observance to help Catholics understand, value and become engaged with
building a culture that cherishes every human life. This year’s theme is “Live the
Gospel of Life” in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Pope St. John Paul II’s
powerful encyclical, Evangelium Vitae. Learn more about upholding the sanctity
of every human life at October is Respect
Life Month! Go to for a reflection on this year’s
theme, “Live the Gospel of Life.”