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Georgia Supreme Court reinstates heartbeat abortion ban

BLOG: Peter Pavia

Fit to Serve

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: Fr. Gerald Murray

Notes on Advent

BLOG: Brian Caulfield

The Moral Muck of “Crawdads”

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: Rev. George G. Brooks

The Spiritual Law of Gravity

NEWSworthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

Voters in five states choose to support abortion

NEWSworthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

After Roe, legal abortions in the United States dropped 6 Percent

SUMMER 2022:

The issue that saw the overturn of Roe

BLOG: Joe Bissonnette

Black Swan in the Pro-Life Personality

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: Tara Jernigan

Where Women Fear to Tread

NEWSworthy: William Murchison

Election 2022

BLOG: Jason Morgan

The Autonomy Ideology

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: David Poecking

Bad Arguments

BLOG: Diane Moriarty

Pep Rally Politics

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: Rev. Victor Lee Austin

Against Sudden Death

NEWSworthy: Vincenzina Santoro

Italy Returns to Political Normalcy

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: W. Ross Blackburn

Reclaiming Motherhood

NEWSworthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

Planned Parenthood employee admits that abortion bans don’t prevent ectopic pregnancy care

BLOG: Brian Caulfield

“Incel” Insults?

Truth and Reason in Defense of Life

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A Majority of Americans Support Some Abortion Restrictions

  Pro-abortion advocates may base many of their arguments on the idea that abortion is popular, but according to poll after poll, that isn’t the case.  A Knights of Columbus/Marist poll released late last month reveals that “71% of Americans support legal limits ...
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Abortion Advocates Are Losing the Race to Replace Roe

Wide majorities of Americans reject the radicalism of abortion without limits. And if Roe and Casey are overturned, there will be a dramatic shift in American law toward protecting preborn human lives.
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“Every Moment Is Precious”

  As we can see in the debate anticipating the Supreme Court’s upcoming ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson, many abortion arguments boil down to the question of when the occupant of the womb should be considered a human being. Prolifers—and biology textbooks—state the obvious...
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Innocents Then and Now

Bleak and brutal. These words come to mind today—December 28, the Feast of the Holy Innocents—when the Church remembers the children who were murdered in what the poet John Donne calls “Herod’s jealous general doom” (“La Corona”). Of course, no words, poetic or prophetic, can...
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Pastoral Reflections

The Eighth Child

A family I am friendly with recently brought home their eighth child. A day or two later, as we sat around their dining room table, I wanted to find out what the other children were thinking of their new brother. “His ears are tiny!” “And his nose.” “He’s got pink skin. It’s...
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A Tale of Two Villages

As we drove through the beachfront resort community, our guide pointed out all the homes of famous people. These were second (and third) residences that belonged to people who lived elsewhere most of the time. Gesturing to one of them, he told us a little about the famous movie...
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Insisting on Life

We Don’t Need More Death

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, issued a pastoral letter on the Feast of St. Joseph (“After the Worst of the Coronavirus: Fostering a Culture of Life as a People of Hope,” March 19) that exhorts Catholic New Yorkers to stand up against the assisted...
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A “Symphony of Two Hearts”

This past Sunday, March 21, was World Down Syndrome Day, celebrated widely on social media, even with a new original song from celebrity Sting. My thoughts turned to the scientist and physician who discovered the genetic cause of Down syndrome, Dr. Jérôme Lejeune, a heroic...
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