By Dave Andrusko As Pope Francis so often does, he mixed serious discussion about abortion and euthanasia with jokes about soccer at a lunch with World Youth Day pilgrims from different nations in Lisbon, Portugal. “The meal with the pope and other church leaders took place during World Youth Day, an annual gathering that brings …Continue reading "Pope Francis discusses abortion and euthanasia with World Youth Day pilgrims"
By Dave Andrusko On May 19, the world lost a great man. Christianity Today had this to say about the passing of the nearly-legendary Timothy Keller. “Keller planted and grew a Reformed evangelical congregation in Manhattan; launched a church planting network; cofounded The Gospel Coalition; and wrote multiple best-selling books about God, the gospel, and …Continue reading "“There are no gradations in the image of God”: Why each and every one of us matters"
Editor’s note. In a June 24 statement marking the first anniversary of the Dobbs v. Jackson ruling, 31 House Democrats claimed their Catholic faith “compel us to defend a woman’s right to access abortion.” In response to the “Renewed Statement of Principles,” the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the chairmen of the USCCB’s pro-life and doctrine committees stating that …Continue reading "U.S. Bishops’ President and Chairmen Rebuke Distortion of Church Teaching in Abortion Statement by Members of Congress"
Pope Francis has affirmed “the wonder and joy” of being born in his preface to a new book by scientists exploring the “‘miracle’ that is life”. By SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Pope Francis has written a preface for a book, Il miracolo della vita (The Miracle of Life), a work examining the subject …Continue reading "Pope Francis applauds scientists for “listening” to unborn voices, affirming the “wonder” of life"
‘The government has seen the light and has abandoned its attempt to force an Oklahoma hospital to blow out a small candle or stop serving elderly, disabled, and low-income patients.’ By Jean Mondoro TULSA, Oklahoma — A Catholic hospital system has emerged victorious after the Biden administration attempted to force it to snuff out a sanctuary …Continue reading "Biden admin backs down on trying to force Catholic hospital to extinguish sanctuary candle"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It was always the saddest day of my year—Good Friday at the abortion center in my hometown. On the day that Christians recognize the death of Jesus Christ, car after car would jam into the center’s parking lot, with the drivers and passengers seeking relief from …Continue reading "With a baby’s birth, love grows while each abortion diminishes the amount of love in our society"
By Tyler O’Neil Sen. Josh Hawley on Wednesday pressed Attorney General Merrick Garland on the FBI memo urging agents to probe the alleged nexus between racially motivated violent extremists and “radical-traditional Catholics.” “How many informants do you have in Catholic churches across America?” Hawley, R-Mo., repeatedly asked during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. Garland responded that the FBI does …Continue reading "Hawley Presses Garland on FBI Memo Targeting Catholics: ‘How Many Informants Do You Have in Catholic Churches?’"
Archbishop Broglio’s comments were a direct response to Joe Biden’s claim that ‘not all’ of the US Catholic bishops were supportive of a move to ban taxpayer funds for abortion. By Michael Haynes WASHINGTON, D.C. — The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has responded to President Joe Biden’s recent comments on …Continue reading "USCCB president responds to Biden: Catholic bishops ‘will work as one body’ to end abortion"
By Dave Andrusko In his address on Monday to the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy See, Pope Francis spoke up unequivocally on behalf of unborn children and their mothers. Writing for Vatican News, Salvatore Cernuzio quoted from the Pontiff’s remarks: Peace also demands that we defend life, a good today endangered “all too often even in …Continue reading "Pope Francis tells Diplomatic Corp that “no one can claim rights over the life of another human being, especially one who is powerless and thus completely defenseless”"
By Kim Schwartz, Texas Right to Life Over 500 Texas churches voted to leave the United Methodist Church because of the denomination’s support for abortion and departure from other core biblical truths. The United Methodist Church has drawn widespread criticism from its members for promoting far-left social causes since the 1970s. The UMC’s four regional …Continue reading "United Methodist Church Loses Nearly Half Its Texas Congregations Because It’s Pro-Abortion"
By Lowell Highby, Lutherans for Life Editor’s note. These wonderful resources from Lutherans for Life can be found at lutheransforlife.org and the Concordia Publishing House. 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 …Continue reading "Applying the Gospel to Abortion"
‘I continue to call on the President and all our elected officials to increase support and care to mothers and babies, rather than facilitate the destruction of defenseless, voiceless human beings,’ wrote Archbishop Lori. By Michael Haynes A leading U.S. Catholic bishop has hit back at President Joe Biden’s August 3 executive order facilitating abortion, …Continue reading "‘Destruction of the defenseless’: Pro-life archbishop condemns Biden’s pro-abortion executive orders"