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The First Red Wave

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Love Favors Life

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Georgia Supreme Court reinstates heartbeat abortion ban

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Fit to Serve

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: Fr. Gerald Murray

Notes on Advent

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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

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Truth and Reason in Defense of Life

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What to Make of Mark Houck’s Arrest

Many years ago, when I was a federal prosecutor, I understood that one of the worst things that can happen to a person is to come to the attention of a federal prosecutor. Mark Houck, a pro-life leader and founder of the Catholic men’s ministry The King’s Men, is now...
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Judge blocks Indiana’s abortion ban

A judge in Indiana blocked the state’s abortion ban on Thursday, creating a setback for the state’s pro-life movement. The Hoosier State’s legislature voted in early August to tighten abortion restrictions following the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade. The new law...
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Icons, Iconography, Iconoclasm

  A few months ago, my wife and I did a rare thing for us—we went out to see a movie. A documentary about Audrey Hepburn was playing at the arthouse cinema across town, and, as a movie theater had been out of the question during the Covid years, we jumped at the chance to...
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Piety and Laughter—J.P. McFadden

  [The Human Life Foundation will hold its 19th annual Great Defender of Life Dinner on Oct 6. The following appreciation is reprinted here in memory of James P. McFadden, a widely known and admired Great Defender of Life—and the founding editor of the Human Life Review—who...
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Pastoral Reflections

The Rosary: A Powerful Instrument

  When we pray on a daily basis, we fulfill God’s intention that we be united to him in thought and affection. Prayer is the fruit of our love for the One who made us and redeemed us. Prayer is a kind of conversation with God: We speak to him using either set prayers or...
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Reflection on St. Francis of Assisi

  The feast day of St. Francis of Assisi tomorrow (October 4) prompts us to consider what this most beloved of Christian saints has to contribute to how we think of the natural environment and our current concerns about it. His “Canticle of the Creatures,” a hymn of praise...
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Insisting on Life

A Life of Mercy: Vicki Thorn, RIP

The world has just lost a prolife hero: Vicki Thorn, founder of Project Rachel, died suddenly, on April 20, at 72 years old. Although I did not know Mrs. Thorn personally, I had massive admiration for her, ever since I wrote about the ministry she founded, Project Rachel,  for...
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We Must Never Forget Terri Schiavo

Today is the  17th anniversary of the murder of Terri Schiavo. Terri endured a 14-day, agonizing death when the court ordered that her feeding tube be removed, and forbid any hydration. Terri was not terminally ill–or even critically–ill; she was disabled due to a...
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The Odd Couple: Freedom and Liberty

“My chief hope for the future is that the common people have not parted company with...
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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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FROM THE ARCHIVES: Forty Years after Roe: Onward We March

   “No issue in U.S. history has produced such an impressive and sustained outpouring...
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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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