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NEWSworthy: Edward Mechmann

What to Make of Mark Houck’s Arrest

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Bottle Babies

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: Tara Jernigan

Little Girls in Older Bodies

NEWSworthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

Judge Blocks Indiana's Abortion Ban

BLOG: Brian Caulfield

"No Greater Love"

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: David Poecking

In Praise of Dishonesty

NEWSworthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

Congressional Republicans introduce 15-week abortion ban

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Bloodlines

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: Victor Lee Austin

The Child is Real

NEWSworthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

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

BLOG: Jason Morgan

Count the Living

NEWSworthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

Yelp Slaps Crisis Pregnancy Centers with Warning Label

Pastoral Reflections: Rev. Paul T. Stallsworth

Getting Over the Post-Roe Blues (Part I)

BLOG: Diane Moriarty

Shall We Wince?

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: Fr. Gerald E. Murray

A Searcher for Truth

Truth and Reason in Defense of Life

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Covid-19 Vaccines and Miscarriage Misinformation 

There’s an article gaining traction on certain corners of the internet claiming that a confidential Pfizer document revealed that 82 percent of vaccinated pregnant women suffered miscarriage due to the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. These claims should draw alarm if they were true. But...
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New Study Shows Covid Vaccine Decreases Stillbirth by 15%

A new Nature review reports a 15% decrease in risk of stillbirth for women vaccinated against COVID-19. This paper is a systematic review and meta-analysis, meaning the authors pooled the data from 23 previously published studies to analyze any trends that appear with a larger...
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Notes on Abortion, Miscarriage, and Patriarchy

  The pro-choice rants of sanctimonious goddesses mock us with fantasies about an overarching conspiracy that does not exist. “The real agenda of those teaching abstinence-only education,” they scream, “is to stop free sex!” Who is responsible for this failed curriculu...
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Four Generations

  Merely a few feet from my bed stood Jack the Youngster, burbling in his Pack ’n Play portable rumpus cage/crib. His emission of growling noises—a favored locution of his and of mine, and an ongoing source of amusement for both of us—was wearing thin now that it was time to...
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Pastoral Reflections

Thinking about Abortion and Democracy

  For nearly 50 years, the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision has deprived American citizens of their rightful voice and vote on life and abortion. Certainly, citizens have voted for United States representatives, senators, and presidents who acted on secondary matters...
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Law or Lawlessness: The Court Speaks

  The fifty-year effort to defend innocent unborn human life in the United States from the atrocity of legalized abortion has reached a turning point. The apparent imminent overturning of Roe v. Wade by the Supreme Court will be a giant step toward re-making our country as a...
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Insisting on Life

Death by Mail: Chemical Abortions Require a New Pro-Life Approach

  In light of the very sad news that the FDA has permanently lifted restrictions on “abortion pills by mail,”  I am sharing again a blog first published on our site in January, 2019.  Joe Bissonnette’s blog rightly focuses on the developing baby. But this...
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Mary Immaculate

Today is the Catholic feast of the Immaculate Conception. It is often misunderstood: many think it refers to the conception of Jesus and the Virgin birth. But it is Mary’s conception in the womb of her mother we celebrate. Mary’s conception was immaculate because God ordained...
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