Enjoy this beautiful Thanksgiving story courtesy of Wisconsin Right to Life’s “Pass This On” series: When a Wisconsin mother learns that her unborn daughter is disabled, her doctor pressures her to abort her and ease the stress on their family, which already cares for a severely disabled child. But with miraculous help from future New York Archbishop (and USCCB President-to-be) Timothy Dolan, the mother chooses life – and makes an infertile couple’s dreams come true.
Last year, I took issue with the fact that Barack Obama’s Thanksgiving proclamation was the first in US history to mention God only obliquely, and otherwise could have been delivered by an atheist. Considering that the Thanksgiving proclamation is perhaps the clearest governmental tradition by which America’s religious roots are acknowledged, it was a subtle shift worth noting, particularly for a figure who seems to have trouble convincing people that he belongs to the faith he says he does. Obama’s Thanksgiving proclamation this year, fortunately, is much more God-laden than the last. However, in his “Thanksgiving greeting,” our president largely […]