NEWSworthy: Kat Talalas

What Does ‘Abortion’ Mean? Many People Don’t Know

BLOG: Anne Conlon, Brian Caulfield

Chris Slattery RIP

Pastor's Reflections: Rev. George Brooks

The End

NEWSworthy: Matt Lamb

As Society Devalues Children, Families Build a Culture of Life

BLOG: Brian Caulfield

As the World Turned Over: JFK and the ’60s

NEWSworthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

Britney Spears revealed she was pressured into having an abortion

NEWSworthy: John Grondelski

How Pro-lifers Can Prepare for 2024


Momentary Friends

BLOG: Diane Moriarty

Scarecrow and Tin Man

NEWSworthy: Edward Mechmann

Sisters of Life celebrate legal victory


Keep Praying

NEWSworthy: Mary FioRito

As Ohio Goes, So Goes the Nation

NEWSworthy: Matt Lamb

Study claiming uptick in abortions after Dobbs challenged by social scientist

BLOG: Jason Morgan

Requiem for Two Hypocrisies

Truth and Reason in Defense of Life

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Why Are Pro-Lifers Repeating Pro-Abortion Falsehoods?

  Twice in the last few days, I read articles on pro-life websites that blandly repeated pro-abortion falsehoods about efforts to legalize late-term abortion. The Campaign Ad Both articles related to a new campaign advertisement by the Biden/Harris presidential re-election...
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Arizona’s Abortion Initiative: An Analysis

    Pro-abortion groups in Arizona are aiming to write abortion into the Grand Canyon’s state constitution, loosely following playbooks already employed in Michigan, Vermont, and California and underway for this fall in Ohio. “Arizona for Abortion Access,”  a...
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The Living and the Dead

  It is sultry summer in Japan. There are fireworks displays in the night sky as I walk home from work, distant orbs of shattering ochre and turquoise exploding in the distance followed by a dull thud. In nearby parks and schoolyards, I hear the taut rhythms of taik...
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A Republic to Keep

  Now that it’s over, I can ask, “How was your July?” I have a certain affection for the month due to the fireworks at the beginning and my birthday near the end. But this one lacked the usual oomph! A pervasive ennui hung in the air along with the miasmic humidity that...
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Pastoral Reflections

Transfiguration and Hiroshima

  At exactly fifteen minutes past eight in the morning on August 6, 1945, an American B-29 bomber dropped the world’s first atomic bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The explosion killed an estimated one hundred thousand people. John Hersey, a journalist who had been...
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Pro-life Is Not Anti-death

  Caring for the sick: It’s what Christians do and have done since the beginning. Jesus healed the sick. Insofar as they could, his followers did the same. And whenever they could not heal, they stayed with the sick and did not abandon them. Caring for the sick leads to...
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Insisting on Life

Rejecting the Culture War, and Building a Culture of Peace

  (The following is reprinted from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 29th,  and reprinted with permission.) It all started in my sophomore year of high school: I was a bi, liberal, atheist feminist trying to figure myself out as we all do at that age, when an ex-boyfriend...
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What Lies Ahead . . . Interview re Roe.

  Here is my recent interview on David Vaughan’s radio program, Encounter: Worldview Matters, broadcast from St. Louis. David Vaughan is a pastor, lecturer, community leader, editor, and author.  He pastors at the Liberty Christian Church in O’Fallon, Missouri,...
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