insult and compliment

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Planned Parenthood employee admits that abortion bans don’t prevent ectopic pregnancy care

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Piety and Laughter—J.P. McFadden

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Reflection on St. Francis of Assisi

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Mother Teresa and Her Living Legacy Shine in New Film

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The issue that saw the overturn of Roe

NEWSworthy: Edward Mechmann

What to Make of Mark Houck’s Arrest

BLOG: Diane Moriarty

Bottle Babies

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: Tara Jernigan

Little Girls in Older Bodies

NEWSworthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

Judge Blocks Indiana's Abortion Ban

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: David Poecking

In Praise of Dishonesty

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Congressional Republicans introduce 15-week abortion ban

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Bloodlines

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: Victor Lee Austin

The Child is Real

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VA to offer abortion access even in states where it’s illegal

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Planned Parenthood employee admits that abortion bans don’t prevent ectopic pregnancy care

Among the arguments used for why women need abortion is that, without it, women’s health will be at risk. However, media outlets and pro-abortion advocates have consistently misled the public when it comes to specific details, such as the danger that ectopic pregnancies could...
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What to Make of Mark Houck’s Arrest

Many years ago, when I was a federal prosecutor, I understood that one of the worst things that can happen to a person is to come to the attention of a federal prosecutor. Mark Houck, a pro-life leader and founder of the Catholic men’s ministry The King’s Men, is now...
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Piety and Laughter—J.P. McFadden

  [The Human Life Foundation will hold its 19th annual Great Defender of Life Dinner on Oct 6. The following appreciation is reprinted here in memory of James P. McFadden, a widely known and admired Great Defender of Life—and the founding editor of the Human Life Review—who...
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Bottle Babies

  With the overturn of Roe and its emphasis on viability, “life begins at conception” has a chance of graduating from opinion to law in the form of fetal personhood legislation. This raises issues ranging from the ridiculous to the sublime. Ridiculous as in the abortion...
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Pastoral Reflections

Reflection on St. Francis of Assisi

  The feast day of St. Francis of Assisi tomorrow (October 4) prompts us to consider what this most beloved of Christian saints has to contribute to how we think of the natural environment and our current concerns about it. His “Canticle of the Creatures,” a hymn of praise...
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Little Girls in Older Bodies

  At the altar rail to receive Communion, she knelt, with intention that might not have been so obvious a decade or two ago. Looking up at me, she held out her hands, and then wiggled her fingers to show off her sparkly new manicure. She was a grandmother, but in that moment...
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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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Should We “Harvest” Fetal Tissue?

Last summer, a medical ethicist received an unusual phone call from a woman whose...
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The Odd Couple: Freedom and Liberty

“My chief hope for the future is that the common people have not parted company with...
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Talking to Non-Christian Prolifers

After Alexandra G. was raped at age 13, her mother opted not to take her to a doctor...
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From the Editor: On Hijacking Immigration Uproar

As I write this, the Human Life Review is seeing an unprecedented amount of public...
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