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The First Red Wave

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Love Favors Life

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Georgia Supreme Court reinstates heartbeat abortion ban

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Fit to Serve

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: Fr. Gerald Murray

Notes on Advent

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The Moral Muck of “Crawdads”

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: Rev. George G. Brooks

The Spiritual Law of Gravity

NEWSworthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

Voters in five states choose to support abortion

NEWSworthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

After Roe, legal abortions in the United States dropped 6 Percent

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The issue that saw the overturn of Roe

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Black Swan in the Pro-Life Personality

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: Tara Jernigan

Where Women Fear to Tread

NEWSworthy: William Murchison

Election 2022

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The Autonomy Ideology

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Bad Arguments

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Georgia Supreme Court reinstates heartbeat abortion ban

This month’s midterm elections were not great for pro-lifers, but there is some good news coming out of Georgia. After a lower court blocked the state’s six-week abortion ban, it was temporarily reinstated on Wednesday by the Georgia Supreme Court, immediately halting all...
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Voters in five states choose to support abortion

  The midterm elections last week were disappointing for prolifers. In five states with ballot measures on abortion, voters chose the pro-abortion side each time. But, as William Murchison wrote in this space, “it’s essential that pro-life folk, after so much earnest effort...
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The First Red Wave

  The “red wave,” amplified in some quarters into a “red tsunami,” never materialized. The day after the November midterms, pundits on television shows across the political spectrum fidgeted in their chairs—wrong yet again. For prolifers, the political turmoil of the past...
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Fit to Serve

  In his 1969 hit “Polk Salad Annie,” singer songwriter Tony Joe White, who also penned the immortal (and more traditional) “Rainy Night in Georgia,” tossed off these kooky lines: “The only thing her brothers were fit for / was stealing watermelons out of my truck patch.” A...
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Pastoral Reflections

Love Favors Life

  What is the meaning of love? Ask ten people and you will receive at least ten definitions. Ask a Biblical theologian or a Greek scholar, and you will get a dissertation on different kinds of love found in ancient texts. A high-school student will give you an earful about...
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Notes on Advent

  Four Sundays on the Church’s liturgical calendar are dedicated to prayerful expectation of God’s coming among us as a newborn child. We are full of joy as we prepare to celebrate his birth, an event that forever changed our world for the better. Those who are blessed to...
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Insisting on Life

Mother Teresa and Her Living Legacy Shine in New Film

The great strength of the powerful new documentary Mother Teresa: No Greater Love is that while it traces St. Teresa of Calcutta’s biography, it focuses vigorously on her living legacy: the Missionaries of Charity around the world.  The feature-length film, produced by the...
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Luke Mechmann 1994-2022

The following is reprinted, from his blog, Stepping out of the Boat,  with permission  from our dear friend and colleague Ed Mechmann. Please keep Luke and the Mechmann family in your prayers. Eulogy for Luke [On August 3, my youngest son Luke died from an accidental drug...
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FROM THE ARCHIVES: Forty Years after Roe: Onward We March

   “No issue in U.S. history has produced such an impressive and sustained outpouring...
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Abortion and the Conscience of the Nation

THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY of the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade is a good time for...
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What the Abortion Argument Is About

Malcolm Muggeridge was one of Britain’s best-known authors, a prolific writer...
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BOOKNOTES: WHAT IT MEANS TO BE HUMAN: THE CASE FOR THE BODY IN PUBLIC BIOETHICS

  WHAT IT MEANS TO BE HUMAN: THE CASE FOR THE BODY IN PUBLIC BIOETHICS O. Carter...
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