By Dave Andrusko I had coffee this morning with a member of the adult Sunday school class I lead. What he does for a living is not relevant for this post, but he said the increase in his business “is like clockwork. Every four years, in an election year.” Something else that increases every four …Continue reading "Clarifying yet again why Catholics cannot vote for a candidate who favors a policy promoting an intrinsically evil act, such as abortion or euthanasia"
The shame is not that evangelicals hold these pro-life convictions now. The shame is that there was ever any evangelical equivocation on such a matter of life and death and human dignity. By Albert Mohler, President, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Editor’s note. I’m reposting this brilliant 2017 analysis for a number of reasons, beginning with …Continue reading "Performing Abortion is “God’s Work?” The Real Story of Christianity and Abortion"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It may be hard to understand how a priest from Poland could relate to the secret heartache of women who have had abortions. But Pope John Paul II was such a man. The Pontiff, who has been declared a saint of the Catholic Church, spoke eloquently …Continue reading "Women who regret their abortions are showing the rest of the country a path forward, away from fear and despair"
WASHINGTON—Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Pro-Life Activities, Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City, chairman of the Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, and Bishop David A. Konderla of Tulsa, chairman of the Subcommittee for the Promotion and Defense …Continue reading "Bishop Chairmen applaud HHS bringing Health Care Nondiscrimination Regulations into alignment with federal law"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The year 2020 marks the 25th anniversary of an incredible document defending the sanctity of human life. Evangelium Vitae [“The Gospel of Life”] by Pope John Paul II has definitely stood the test of time. Its powerful arguments are as relevant today as they were two-and-a-half …Continue reading "“Gospel of Life” Stands the Test of Time"
By Dave Andrusko Internationally renowned apologist Ravi Zacharias passed away May 19, at the age of 74. As Live Action News noted on that same day, “On the Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (RZIM) website, multiple authors have discussed the issue of abortion, and Zacharias himself spoke on this issue, seeing it as part of Christian apologetics” …Continue reading "Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias passes away at 74, offered brilliant defenses of the pro-life position"
Editor’s note. Thanks to the invaluable Jeff Jacoby, virtually the lone voice of sanity at the Boston Globe. In a column published this morning, Jeff recalled for us that it was one hundred years ago today that Karol Wojtyla, later to be Pope John Paul ll, was born in the Polish town of Wadowice. Over …Continue reading "Pope John Paul, a great pro-life champion, was born 100 years ago today"
By Dave Andrusko When New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan recently had good things to say about President Donald Trump, you knew it was only a matter of time before “social justice” leaders would clobber him. As we have discussed countless times over the past three + years, separating President Trump from pro-lifers, Catholics, and …Continue reading "“Catholic” group harshly criticizes Cardinal Dolan for praising President Trump"
By Lowell Highby, Lutherans for Life Editor’s note. These wonderful resources from Lutherans for Life can be found at lutheransforlife.org. The word “abortion” does not appear in the Bible. Yet, God’s Word has plenty to say that relates directly to abortion. Here’s the reason: God’s Word is about life (John 10:10). In a “successful” abortion …Continue reading "Applying the Gospel to Abortion"
By Susanne Maynes It’s been my habit for some time to read through the Bible each year. Usually, I begin with Genesis in January and finish up with Revelation in December. Last year, I decided to slow down and pay closer attention to the passages I was reading. I skipped about half of the Old …Continue reading "Why Jeremiah is a great book to read during Sanctity of Human Life month"
By Dave Andrusko A poll released Thursday affirmed that white Evangelicals remain staunchly pro-life and that they overwhelmingly approve of President Trump’s job performance. A poll conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that 67% of white evangelical Protestant would make abortion illegal except in cases of rape, incest or to …Continue reading "Two-thirds of White Evangelical Protestants stand firmly against abortion; 79% approve of President Trump’s job performance"
By P.J. Gladnick She tried. Oh, how she tried. However, no matter how many times Atlantic magazine writer Emma Green tried to get the president of the National Association of Evangelicals, Leith Anderson, to criticize President Trump, she failed completely, as you can see in her Wednesday interview, “Evangelicalism’s Silent Majority.” Green kicks off the …Continue reading "Atlantic Magazine Writer Tries and Fails to Get Evangelical Leader to Criticize Trump"