Category Archives: Religious

Megachurch pastor expands on his previous answer whether abortion is a sin

By Dave Andrusko I know Pastor Carl Lentz by reputation only. Having watched the initial furious backlash to his evasive answer to whether his church considered abortion a sin, I waited a day to see what I

“Our choices end where another’s more fundamental right begins”–Archbishop Naumann’s powerful critique of “personal opposed” pro-abortion candidates

By Dave Andrusko Yesterday we happily reported a wonderful victory for unborn babies. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas, as chairman of the conference’s committee on pro-life activities. He

National Right to Life congratulates Archbishop Joseph Naumann

Kansas City, Kansas Archbishop Elected to Head of Bishops’ Pro-Life Committee WASHINGTON – The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of state right-to-life affiliates and over 3,000 local chapters, today congratulated Archbishop Joseph Naumann of

Archbishop Naumann succeeds Cardinal Dolan as head of Bishops committee on pro-life activities

By Dave Andrusko Unborn babies have no more powerful and effective and long-standing champion than the Catholic church. We especially look to the US Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities to set an activist tone. Today in a

Some thoughts on a megachurch pastor’s evasive comments about abortion and his further clarification

By Dave Andrusko For a variety of reasons I held off commenting on Pastor Carl Lentz’s observations about abortion, when he appeared on (of all places) The View to promote his new book, “Own the Moment.” His

Bishops in England, Wales and Scotland lament the loss of lives on the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Abortion Act

Cardinal Vincent Nichols

Editor’s note. Bishops in England, Wales and Scotland have issued a joint statement to mark the 50th anniversary of the Abortion Act. In lamenting the loss of unborn life, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the President of the Bishops’ Conference

Trump Administration settles suit brought by defenders of religious liberties who fought Obama Mandate

By Dave Andrusko What a difference an election makes–a truism that is borne out almost monthly. Pro-lifers recall the infamous Obama mandate issued by the Department of Health and Human Services under a provision of ObamaCare that

Discovering the Right to Life through Faith

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It is entirely possible to adopt a pro-life position based solely on reason. After all, science shows us that the baby’s heart starts beating at 24 days after conception;

Moral acceptability of abortion varies widely among Protestant denominations, Gallup finds

Acceptance of Moral Issues Varies by Protestant Denomination Numbers represent % "Morally acceptable"

“Mainline” denominations far more accepting By Dave Andrusko An analysis by Gallup of aggregated data from Gallup’s annual “Values and Beliefs” surveys, conducted each May since 2001 finds that “Mainline Protestants” are far more “liberal” on moral

10 things a new generation of Christians should know about abortion

By Dave Andrusko Today I received in the mail the quarterly edition of “LifeWatch,” the pro-life newsletter complied by the formidable Rev. Paul Stallsworth, a pastor in the United Methodist Church who has appeared at many National

Some thoughts on how a Pastor might first broach the abortion issue with his congregation

Rev. Paul Stallsworth

By Reverend Paul Stallsworth Editor’s note. National Right to Life’s annual convention is rapidly approaching. The site is Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 29-July 1. Please go to nrlconvention.com for information and to nrlconvention.com/register to register online. There are

Pope Francis says no ends can “justify the destruction of human embryos”

By Dave Andrusko Tip of the hat to The Crux for a fine story about Pope Francis’s uplifting visit last week with a group of people suffering from Huntington’s Disease and their families at the Vatican’s Paul VI