Category Archives: Religious

How the laity can encourage good preaching, including on abortion

By The Rev. Paul T. Stallsworth, President, Taskforce of United Methodists on Abortion and Sexuality Editor’s note. This is a presentation made by Rev. Stallsworth at a workshop titled “Providing Support and Leadership in Churches” held June

Pope Francis tells audience in Vatican City abortion is a ‘white glove’ version of what the Nazis did

Urges families to accept children “as God gives them to us” By Dave Andrusko The timing of Pope Francis’ stirring admonition Saturday against abortion could not have been an accident. His comments to the Forum of Family

Church silence on abortion would be “leaving our young people vulnerable to making this tragic decision”

–Archbishop Joseph Naumann, the incoming head of the Bishops’ Committee on Pro-life Activities By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Archbishop Naumann, long a friend of the pro-life movement, will be the Friday morning Prayer Breakfast speaker at the

Way beyond revision. The United Methodist Church’s Proposed Social Principles on abortion

By Rev. Paul T. Stallsworth Editor’s note. This appeared in the June issue of Lifewatch. Why Revise the Social Principles? Due to action of The United Methodist Church’s 2012 General Conference and to negotiation of church leaders,

NRLC Prayer Breakfast speaker Archbishop Joseph Naumann delivers powerful address to National Catholic Prayer Breakfast

By Dave Andrusko According to its webpage, “The National Catholic Prayer Breakfast began in 2004, ‘in response to St. John Paul II’s call for a new evangelization.’ The event is officially nonpartisan and people of all faiths

On this National Day of Prayer…..

By Dave Andrusko The genius of our Movement is that its ranks are filled with people from every walk of life who may disagree about virtually everything else but who come together in solidarity in defense of

Rev. Billy Graham: RIP

By Dave Andrusko When I purchased the second-in-my-lifetime brand new car last year, it came with Sirius XM. Lo and behold I discovered that among the hundreds of different channels was The Billy Graham Channel (channel 145)

President Trump proclaims January 16 Religious Freedom Day

Pro-life President Donald Trump

Faith is embedded in the history, spirit, and soul of our Nation. On Religious Freedom Day, we celebrate the many faiths that make up our country, and we commemorate the 232nd anniversary of the passing of a

Chair-elect of USCCB’s Pro-Life Activities asks for your prayers

By Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann Editor’s note. Back in November we were pleased to post stories about the truly wonderful news that the Catholic Bishops had chosen Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas, to be chairman of

Pro-abortionists determined to crush religious freedom in quest for more abortions

By Dave Andrusko As NRL News Today readers know, back in October the Department of Justice reached a long overdue settlement so “that plaintiffs would not be forced to provide health insurance coverage for ‘morally unacceptable’ products

“If the Church is silent on the destruction of life, we’re being negligent, and leaving our young people vulnerable to making this tragic decision”

–Archbishop Joseph Naumann, the incoming head of the Bishops’ Committee on Pro-life Activities By Dave Andrusko Pro-lifers of all religious denominations and none were absolutely delighted last month when the United State Conference of Catholic Bishops chose Archbishop Joseph Naumann

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