Political Pretense

  Save, O LORD, for the godly one is gone; for the faithful have vanished from among the children of man. Everyone utters lies to his neighbor; with flattering lips and a double heart they speak (Ps 12:1-2).   Predictably, passage in the House of the Born-Alive Abortion...
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Pro-life Trailblazer: The Life and Legacy of Vicki Thorn

When Vicki Thorn died in April 2022—suddenly, at the age of 72—the pro-life community lost one of its genuine pioneers. As the founder of Project Rachel, the healing ministry of the Catholic Church in the United States, Vicki helped women and men bearing the unhealed emotional,...
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A Joyful Pilgrimage

  The Church recognizes the absolute necessity of repetition. The Christian Year repeats its seasons—Advent through Pentecost Season (or Ordinary Time)—year after year, so that the congregation and the individual can be renewed in the whole Gospel. Week after week, the...
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Maria McFadden Maffucci interviewed by America Magazine!

  A pro-life journal that goes beyond abortion: ‘Human Life Review’ editor talks covering euthanasia, LGBT issues and Covid-19  
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Let’s March with Renewed Life

    This is not the time to stop marching. Though Roe has been overturned, abortion on demand is still the law in many states, and in recent votes even so-called pro-life states have expressed surprising support for pro-abortion legislation and some confusion over bills...
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Abortion activist attempts to expose crisis pregnancy centers—and fails

Mayday, a pro-abortion nonprofit that pushes the abortion pill on women, sent an investigative reporter to “expose” crisis pregnancy centers of misleading pregnant women. Last month, they came forward with their findings in articles published in a number of outlets. Olivia...
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RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AFTER THE SEXUAL REVOLUTION: A CATHOLIC GUIDE

Helen Alvaré (Catholic University of America Press, 2022, paperback, 248 pages, $24.95) Reviewed by Edward Mechmann ___________________________________________ Battles over religious liberty are in the news daily. These take place not just in courts and legislatures, but in the...
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Our Fellow Pilgrim

    The death of Pope Benedict XVI on December 31, 2022, brought an end to the earthly pilgrimage of this great servant of the servants of God. Joseph Ratzinger’s sacred journey to eternal life began at the baptismal font of his parish church in Marktl, Bavaria, on...
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Giving Till It Hurts

    One day, a priest of my acquaintance heard the voice of a young woman through the screen of his confessional: “Father, tomorrow I will have an abortion. I know that it is wrong. Can you forgive me in advance?” The priest was stunned. “Dear child,” he said, “wh...
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The Silmarillion in Silicon Valley

In light of our culture’s cantankerous disagreements about the extent to which our biological and social nature is fixed and therefore inaccessible to radical change, it is worth noting how greatly our Founding Fathers’ defense of independence from Great Britain was grounded on a...
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