For the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Texas Alliance for Life has created a video recounting the progress of the Pro-Life movement. Despite many setbacks, the Pro-Life movement–our movement–is a story of hope and promise. In these last 41 years, we have slowly fought back and have won durable and lasting gains to protect the rights of the innocent unborn multitudes that are yet ... More
“Along with traditional means such as witness of life, catechetics, personal contact, popular piety, the liturgy and similar celebrations, the use of media is now essential in evangelization and catechesis. Indeed, “the Church would feel guilty before the Lord if she did not utilize these powerful means that human skill is daily rendering more perfect”. The media of social commun... More
You’ll never believe he said it.
President Obama is responsible for some of the most moving pro-life rhetoric I’ve heard:
This is our first task: caring for our children. If we don’t get that right, we don’t get anything right. That’s how, as a society, we will be judged.
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If there’s even one step we can take to save a child, then surely we have an obligatio... More
The movie wizards at Grassroots Films have created a wonderful promotional video for Wyoming Catholic College. As usual with Grassroots Films productions, it’s an audio and visual banquet:
Tim Drake at the National Catholic Register explains the substance behind the scenes:
Wyoming Catholic College is the country’s most unique Catholic college. I’ve visited, and it’s true.
Located in ... More
Irreverent, yes, but nevertheless, his commentary on things Catholic is more intelligent than you will typically find on basic cable (note: some may be offended by some of Colbert’s jokes).
PS. Steven: You may be the pope of basic cable, but I’m the papist of awesome blogging. When are you going to have me on the show?
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Local CBS 8 with the inspiring story of a little missionary to the poor:
… and if that doesn’t warm your heart enough, he wants to grow up to be pope!
Big news from over the weekend!
Here is the text of the announcement (more to come):
“It’s precisely to give new impetus to the mission of the whole Church to lead men out of the desert in which they often find themselves, to the place of life, of friendship with Christ, who gives us life in abundance. I would like to announce in this Eucharistic celebration I have decided to convene a ... More
When was the last time you watched a 30 minute video on YouTube? For me, I can’t even remember. So when I hit “play” on this video I thought I would give it a few minutes and move on. I didn’t. I watched it until the end in one sitting.
Now, it’s not perfect, but it reveals some things stunningly well: first, that many people’s views on the question of abortion ... More
I think we can all relate, right?
These pro-life flash mobs are really catching on. Here’s one that appeared out of nowhere to greet a Planned Parenthood lobby day in Sacramento (Ph/t – Bryan Kemper):
Just look at their energy!
I’d like to see this become a nationwide phenomenon. Before this, I was only aware of pro-life flash mobs taking place in Chicago. But what you need to do one of these is pretty easy: 1) ... More