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Rihanna’s Super Bowl pregnancy announcement is an unexpected pro-life moment

      When Rihanna performed at the Super Bowl halftime show this week, she shocked the world by revealing a baby bump. While her performance itself may not have been altogether family-friendly, Rihanna has recently surprised onlookers by being an advocate for...
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Abortion and Magical Legal Thinking

  The pro-abortion bitter-enders in the legal community are continuing to thrash about in search of a magic spell that will resurrect Roe v. Wade. Their latest attempt is the absurd proposition that abortion is guaranteed by the Thirteenth Amendment. That’s right, the Civil...
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Jeweler’s Dust

  It was the end of my first day on the job as a shop girl in an antique jewelry store in New York City’s Greenwich Village. Long glass cases on mahogany legs, a grandfather clock in the corner—they didn’t just sell jewelry but made and repaired it as well in the workshop at...
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Do Chatbots Have Souls?

  Don’t worry. I don’t intend to give examples of the “amazing” artificially generated output of ChatGPT, a chatbot introduced last fall by OpenAI. With true Boomer perspective, and as one who wrote his first simple computer program using Basic language back in the dark age...
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Pastoral Reflections

The Foolishness of the Cross

    In the first chapter of his first epistle to the Corinthians, Saint Paul writes: “The preaching of the cross is to them that [are] perish[ing], foolishness; but unto us which are [being] saved, it is the power of God.” Recently preaching on this passage, I first...
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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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Insisting on Life

The Texas Heartbeat Act

The Texas Heartbeat Act, which went into effect the first of September, bans abortion once there is a discernible heartbeat. The Supreme Court declined to block the law. Josh Blackmun explains why. Pro-abortion activists are furious and ratcheting up the rhetoric—Texas is the...
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Faith’s Words Live On

Today marks the 10th anniversary of my dear mother’s death. For years, the anguish of the initial separation has been helped by the peaceful certainty that she is with me, with us—me and my surviving 3 siblings. We often share our “that was Mom” moments, when things happen in our...
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