Category Archives: Pro-Life

A Notre Dame Professor Urges the Pope to Rethink Abortion: Part 2

In a recent post I discussed what I think are some of the problems with Notre Dame professor Gary Gutting’s invitation to Pope Francis to rethink the Church’s teaching on abortion.  That post got rather long, so I promised to take up the rest of the argument in a second post.  Herewith, the fulfillment of [...]

The Silenced Children

Every life is precious, and deserves the chance to live. This is the clear and concise belief the pro-life movement, and everyone who participates in the pro-life movement. In the pro-life movement, we constantly hear stories of girls who “aren’t ready to have a baby”, and women who “don’t have the resources to raise a [...]

Saving Social Security and Marriage–and the World!

During his State of the Union address, President Obama made the obligatory reference to “equal pay for equal work” as part of a larger public debate which has been going on for some time now. There have been numerous articles in liberal and conservative publications, countless white papers, and an endless parade of political pundits [...]

A Notre Dame Professor Urges the Pope to “Rethink Abortion”

Writing at the website of the New York Times, Gary Gutting, a philosophy professor from the University of Notre Dame, invites Pope Francis to “rethink” the Church’s position on the question of abortion.  Needless to say, the rethinking is supposed to end not in a clearer and more persuasive presentation of the Church’s traditional teaching, [...]

The Invisible War

In the year 1973, the Cold War was at its height. The United States and the Soviet Union possessed enough nuclear weapons to destroy the earth several times over. Fortunately, Nixon’s policy of détente had brought us back from the brink of mutually assured destruction. Nevertheless, a new war had just begun in that year [...]

13 Quotes From Pope Francis on the Sanctity of Life

    One of the secular media’s favorite make-believe stories about Pope Francis is that he just doesn’t care that much about abortion or the sanctity of human life. Of course we know better, and somebody over at Catholic News Service has done an excellent job putting the following quotes together. Well worth reading, especially [...]

Archbishop: I will be Marching For My Brother Born With Downs Syndrome

  This week, we march. The reason we march is simple – life.  And yet if you asked a thousand people at the March for Life why they are there, you might easily get a thousand different answers - from mothers, fathers, children, students, advocates, politicians, priests, survivors…all who see the beauty of life in a unique way. And isn’t [...]

The Joy of Life

I felt like a parent who brought her children to a rock concert; everyone was young there. It was loud, joyful, full of rock songs blaring, singing, drum banging, camera phones flashing, texting, tweeting, bright yellow balloons, congo line dancing and full of teenagers and young people having fun.  Taylor Swift concert? No. I was [...]

How Far We’ve Come

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 [...]


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