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Our Risen Lord gives us strength to build a culture of life

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by Fr. Shenan Boquet Tue Apr 22 10:37 EST Comments (1)

April 22, 2014 (HLI)

If God is for us, who can be against us? He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, will he not also give us all things with him? (Romans 8:31)

This exhortation by Saint Paul vividly expresses the…

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Court records indicate nearly 1,000 abortion patients likely hospitalized annually in Texas

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by Cheryl Sullenger Tue Apr 22 10:26 EST Comments (2)

April 22, 2014 (Operation Rescue) - A decision of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals allowing the State of Texas to enforce a controversial abortion law passed last year reveals that abortion complications that require emergency hospitalization…

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There is no law that can contain euthanasia - especially if the criteria is eliminating suffering

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by Paul Russell Tue Apr 22 10:17 EST Comments (0)

In November last year I attended a debate in Brussells between my Canadian colleague, Alex Schadenberg and two leading Belgian pro-euthanasia academics.

As I reported at the time, the comments made by Professor Etienne Vermeersch in not only…

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‘You must abort!’: Shocking photos show China’s one-child policy in action

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by Steven W. Mosher and Anne Roback Morse Tue Apr 22 08:52 EST Comments (9)

April 22, 2014 (POP) - It is hard for persons in democratic societies to grasp how China's party-state can control the fertility of China's millions. The effort starts with a barrage of anti-child propaganda in the schools and workplaces, and then…

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This is not equality

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by Wendy Wright Thu Apr 17 11:34 EST Comments (9)

April 17, 2014 (Turtle Bay and Beyond) - In Nigeria, gunmen kidnapped more than 100 schoolgirls and torched the surrounding town on Tuesday. A day before, a deadly blast killed 71 people. A day later, 18 people were killed in another attack.

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Maundy Thursday and the marriage battle

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by John Stonestreet Thu Apr 17 11:21 EST Comments (3)

April 17, 2014 (BreakPoint) - Last year at the March for Marriage on the National Mall, my friend Eric Teetsel, executive director of the Manhattan Declaration, opened his speech with the facetious question, “Is anyone else out there on the wrong…

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Philippines population control law gets judicial green light

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by Oliver M. Tuazon Wed Apr 16 12:05 EST Comments (1)

April 16, 2014 (MercatorNet) - The single, most divisive issue in contemporary Philippine history—the passage of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012—had its sequel last week when the Supreme Court of the Philippines,…

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Catholic university in Hawaii promotes event with Al Gore despite his abortion rights support

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by Matthew Archbold Wed Apr 16 11:56 EST Comments (7)

April 16, 2014 (The Cardinal Newman Society) - Chaminade University in Hawaii is offering tickets to students at a discount price to attend a talk by former Vice President Al Gore, an abortion rights and same-sex marriage advocate, later this…

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ACLU supports HHS mandate against Wyoming Catholic groups

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by Matthew Archbold Wed Apr 16 11:40 EST Comments (2)

April 16, 2014 (The Cardinal Newman Society) - The American Civil Liberties Union is seeking to insert itself on the side of the government and against the Catholic organizations in Wyoming, including Wyoming Catholic College and a number of…

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Notre Dame alumni call out university’s ‘startling’ doublespeak on HHS mandate

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by Matthew Archbold Tue Apr 15 10:25 EST Comments (8)

April 15, 2014 (The Cardinal Newman Society) - Notre Dame alumni group Sycamore Trust recently contrasted the University’s claim in court that the HHS mandate “would require Notre Dame to commit scandal” with President Fr. John Jenkins’…

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Drag show on Catholic campus turned diabolical, group says

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by Matthew Archbold Tue Apr 15 10:18 EST Comments (14)

April 15, 2014 (The Cardinal Newman Society) - The drag show at the University of San Diego (USD) on April 10 took a satanic turn, according to an email alert from the Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund (FCDF) which had a correspondent at the…

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It’s time to protect religious liberty in the marriage debate

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by Ryan T. Anderson and Leslie Ford Tue Apr 15 10:05 EST Comments (4)

April 15, 2014 (Heritage) - For years, a central argument of those in favor of same-sex marriage has been that all Americans should be free to live and love as they choose; however, does that freedom require the government to coerce those who…

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Pregnant & kicked-out of pro-abortion UN event

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by Tanya Granic Allen Mon Apr 14 12:48 EST Comments (2)

IPPF-Ipas event held at the UN Commission on Population & Development

April 14, 2014 (Tanya Granic Allen) - At the UN’s 47th Commission on Population and Development, the message from some Non-Governmental Organizations with vested interests couldn’t be clearer: nothing will stop them from conducting more abortions.…

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Abortifacients, emergency contraception, and terminating pregnancy

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by Matthew Lu Mon Apr 14 12:37 EST Comments (4)

April 14, 2014 (Public Discourse) - One of the more controversial issues in the Supreme Court case concerning Hobby Lobby is the company's claim that some of the “emergency contraceptives” demanded by Obamacare and the HHS mandate are actually…

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Abortion: just another task for Swedish midwives?

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by Mariola O’Brien Mon Apr 14 12:24 EST Comments (2)

April 14, 2014 (Mariola O'Brien) - Did you ever hear of a secretary who refused to write emails, but was willing to answer the phone? A medical doctor who was a very skilled surgeon, but didn't want to close the incision? Or a teacher who loved…
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