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The Respect Life Ministry of the Diocese of Bridgeport strives to build a culture of life by upholding and promoting the dignity of human life from the moment of conception to natural death.

We work to implement the guidelines of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Pastoral Plan for Pro-Life Activities, in which we are called upon as church with our resources, our people, our services and institutions to pursue the cause of life with renewed energy and commitment.

Featured News


2019 ‘UNPLANNED’ Movie Sneak Preview Fundraising Event April 11, 2019

TRUMBULL—On Tuesday, March 19, the feast of St Joseph, at the Klein Memorial Auditorium in Bridgeport it was confirmed that there is a strong appetite for the Pro-life message in the Bridgeport Diocese as well as in the state of Conn.


Disability rights activists protest assisted suicide March 25, 2019

WASHINGTON D.C.—As multiple states consider assisted suicide legislation, disability activists are speaking out, saying the bills are slippery slopes that put the lives of people with disabilities at risk.



Featured Events


Diocese Views ‘Unplanned’ Movie

BRIDGEPORT—Last night, hundreds of people around the diocese gathered in the Klein Memorial Auditorium in Bridgeport to view a sneak preview of Unplanned, the story of Abby Johnson’s journey from clinic director of Planned Parenthood to pro-life witness and activist.


Diocese Sponsors Hope and Healing Weekend

FAIRFIELD COUNTY—Beginning on March 29th and continuing until March 31st, the Diocese of Bridgeport will sponsor Entering Canaan: A Hope and Healing Weekend for women suffering because of a past abortion.