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Piety and Laughter—J.P. McFadden

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Reflection on St. Francis of Assisi

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Mother Teresa and Her Living Legacy Shine in New Film

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The issue that saw the overturn of Roe

NEWSworthy: Edward Mechmann

What to Make of Mark Houck’s Arrest

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Bottle Babies

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Little Girls in Older Bodies

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Judge Blocks Indiana's Abortion Ban

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: David Poecking

In Praise of Dishonesty

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Congressional Republicans introduce 15-week abortion ban

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Bloodlines

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The Child is Real

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VA to offer abortion access even in states where it’s illegal

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Count the Living

NEWSworthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

Yelp Slaps Crisis Pregnancy Centers with Warning Label

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Texas Sues Biden Administration Over Emergency Abortion Mandate

  The Department of Health and Human Services last week issued a mandate ordering doctors to perform abortions if they determine a mother’s life is at risk, no matter what a state law might direct. In response, Texas is suing the Biden administration, with Attorney General...
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The Effort to Add Abortion to the New York State Constitution—and the Fallout We Could Expect

New York is well known as “the abortion capital of America.” But there never seems to be enough for pro-abortion ideologues. The situation in New York is already grim enough. New York has almost 75,000 abortions every year. About one-quarter of all pregnancies end in abortion...
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Of Elephants and Men

  In June 1215, English barons cornered King John on the fields of Runnymede and forced him to sign the Great Charter—Magna Carta—among whose guarantees was the right to habeas corpus: “No man shall be arrested or imprisoned . . . except by the lawful judgment of his peers...
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Stupid Covid

  Who here remembers “two weeks to flatten the curve”? Anybody? How about six feet of social distance to “stop the spread”? And let’s not forget this hoary chestnut: “Follow the science.” All of these were still in vogue—though the bodies stacked outside Elmhurst hospital,...
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Pastoral Reflections

The End of Shame

  I was ashamed, and I was confounded, because I bore the disgrace of my youth (Jeremiah 31:19).   Recently, while reading Dostoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov, I came across this admonition, given by an old monk to a licentious and foolish father: “And above all do not be so...
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To Change the World

    “The future belongs to people with children, not with things,” wrote Charles Chaput in First Things a few months ago. If you are young and you want to change the world, counsels the Catholic archbishop emeritus of Philadelphia, then “get married, stay faithful to one...
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Insisting on Life

Gloria Purvis: Faithful and Fearless by William Doino

Just out in our new issue, William Doino Jr’s engaging portrait of Gloria Purvis, who, he writes, is: one of the best-known lay Catholic evangelists in America. Although she never set out to become one, her resounding affirmation of Catholic teaching, especially its defense of...
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Exploring the Left Right Divide on Abortion

This article by Human Life Review contributor Richard Stith was originally published on MercatorNet under a Creative Commons Licence. If you enjoyed this article, visit MercatorNet for more.   For hundreds of years, there has been a tension in Western law between providing...
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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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Active and Passive Euthanasia

  Because of recent advances in medical technology, it is today possible to save...
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Why Roe/Casey Is Still Unsettled

In his first public criticism of the Supreme Court’s decision in Dred Scott v....
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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 Snead...
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