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"God already sees the entire future of that embryo"

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An Abortion Clinic in Your Neighborhood

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An Abortion Clinic in Your Neighborhood

(Editors’ note: The following is reprinted with permission from Ed Mechmann’s blog, Stepping out of the Boat.) How many people know that there can be an abortion clinic in virtually every neighborhood? When we usually think of abortion clinics, we think of Planned...
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“Benedict XVI, 95, Who Defended Doctrine, Dies.”                                                         — The New York Times, January 1, 202

  And so it goes: the gaze of society deflected, as usual, by the modern establishment’s failure—or refusal—to acknowledge what should be called and reckoned with as religious truth. As the Human Life Review’s Jim McFadden used to sigh, verbally, in signing off from yet...
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Be Careful What You Wish For

  You know what killed Roe v. Wade? Roe v. Wade. New York State legalized abortion in 1970, and it didn’t need the Supreme Court to do it; it already had the option because of states’ rights.  Hawaii was actually first, but its law had residency requirements whereas N...
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A Gentle Warrior

  Pastor Tsujioka Kenzo passed away on December 16. He was eighty-nine years old.  My friend and fellow pro-life advocate Vincent Kato let me know as soon as he found out. Just a week before, Vincent had shared photos of a Prolife Japan Christmas gathering with me. Pastor...
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Pastoral Reflections

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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Insisting on Life

Receiving Treatment for an Ectopic Pregnancy Is Neither an Abortion nor a Choice

  The Supreme Court decision last June that overturned Roe v. Wade has initiated a noisy national conversation in which abortion advocates have asserted that elective abortion (or termination) is a treatment for ectopic pregnancies. It is not. And I should know, because...
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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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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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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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In a Basin Clearly

Friday, 6:00 p.m., September 30th. Three deliveries and two hours of sleep in the...
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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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