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Pope Francis Highlights Problems of Surrogacy in Calling for Global Ban

  Pope Francis recently made the news for his call for a global ban on “surrogate motherhood,” or the process of women selling their womb and carrying a baby for someone else. During a Jan. 8 speech to ambassadors, Pope Francis said, “The path to peace calls for respect for...
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2024’s Prolife Marching Orders

  This year’s March for Life—the 50th—occurs Friday. Half a century ago, attorney Nellie Gray was convinced the first anniversary of Roe v. Wade could not go by unmarked by prolife protest. On a shoestring budget, a wing and a prayer, she assembled the first March January...
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Is Gay the New Boring?

              Meet Your Maker  Sitting on the local waiting in the station then running and shouting. A voice yells everybody down! We obey without question. How strange to be in a group all faced in the same direction the voice pulling us like gravity first to bent knee...
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Forward Into the Culture of Death

  The March for Life never disappoints. No matter the state of the union, the status of legislation at the federal and state level, or the twisted rhetoric of Planned Parenthood and the mainstream media, there is no denying the joyful, dauntless witness of tens of thousands...
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Pastoral Reflections

Preach the Gospel, Heal the Church  

    Preach the word, be urgent in season and out of season, convince, rebuke, and exhort, be unfailing in patience and in teaching. 2 Timothy 4:2 (RSV) Hundreds of thousands of abortions occur each year in the United States. Many of the women (and men) involved in these...
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Martin Luther King—In His Own Words

    In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday, I thought I’d offer some quotes from his “Letter from the Birmingham Jail,” written from a prison cell to the clergy in 1963. Parts of the letter have become well known, such as King’s insistence that “Injustice...
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Insisting on Life

Insisting on Life: Encounter: Worldview Matters, featuring Maria McFadden Maffucci

    In the January 19th edition of David Vaughan’s radio program, Encounter: Worldview Matters, broadcast from St. Louis, Maria talks about the organization’s history and mission then talks about the changes in the pro-life movement happening due...
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Happy Birthday, Judge Buckley! 

  In honor of Judge James L. Buckley’s centennial birthday, today, we are reprinting here his speech when he accepted our Great Defender of Life Award,  in 2012.    Thank you all. I am deeply touched by the honor you are conferring on me tonight, but I am truly...
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What I Saw at the Abortion: The doctor observed, the man saw.

I am a surgeon. Particularities of sick flesh is everyday news. Escaping blood, all...
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Fatal Tissue: The Horror and the Lure

The history of the natural sciences has two themes, one, the formation of their...
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Abortion Looming in Ireland

When last I wrote for this publication, Ireland had been through a huge national and...
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The Business of Family Planning

  The global contraceptives market was estimated to be $22 billion in 2016  and...
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