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NEWSworthy: Alabama IVF Ruling Acknowledges ‘Humanity of Unborn Children’

  The Alabama Supreme Court has issued a landmark ruling in defense of innocent life that could have a sweeping impact on in-vitro fertilization across the United States. “Unborn children are ‘children’ … without exception based on developmental stage, physical...
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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Constitutional Chicanery

    A version of the following  was originally posted February 8, 2024, from the blog of Edward Mechmann “Stepping Out of the Boat.” It is reprinted with permission. In the post-Dobbs legal environment, the battle over the fate of legal protections for unborn children...
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Don’t Lose Pro-Life History

  Since Dobbs was handed down a veritable cottage industry in pro-abortion books has emerged, especially among academic presses, the intellectual gatekeepers concerning what’s considered important scholarship. I remember both Rutgers University Press and the University of...
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With Friends Like These . . .

  Long-term relationships, be they with family or friends, carry a lot of history. Obviously, most of it is pleasant or the bond would be severed at some point. But there’s also a trail of disappointments and betrayals, which, as long as they are relatively minor in nature,...
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What Is Lent?

  What is Lent? The Collect for Ash Wednesday Mass gives us the answer: “Grant, O Lord, that we may begin with holy fasting this campaign of Christian service, so that, as we take up battle against spiritual evils, we may be armed with weapons of self-restraint.” This...
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The Messianic Secret and Pro-Life Purpose

  Last year my pastoral role required me to take issue with one of our local pro-life organizations. Their leader had invited a notorious Catholic firebrand to speak, and I expressed my dissatisfaction with the choice. The leader retorted, “But he takes a strong pro-life...
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No Shoes, No Recognition for the Unborn?

    I recently had the opportunity to revisit the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. Although I had been there several times before, this time was different: I went with the scourge of abortion foremost in my mind, hoping to reflect intently on the...
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Archbishop Paglia: Channeling Mario Cuomo?

    Personally I would not practice assisted suicide, but I understand that legal mediation can constitute the greatest common good that is concretely possible in the conditions in which we find ourselves. Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia No small number of Church officials...
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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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What I Saw at the Abortion: The doctor observed, the man saw.

I am a surgeon. Particularities of sick flesh is everyday news. Escaping blood, all...
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Is There a Post-Abortion Syndrome? A Symposium

  The Right That Makes Women Grieve George McKenna Every so often, if only to...
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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...
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