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 Decades have passed since the death of one of the world’s best known patrons of the poor, Mother Teresa of Calcutta. In the years since her passing, she has been proclaimed a saint by the Roman Catholic Church, and numerous books have been written about her …Continue reading "Mother Teresa’s magnificent role in rebuilding a culture of life"
WASHINGTON – On November 21, Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City and Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee for Pro-Life Activities joined 17 other pro-life groups in urging President Trump to ensure that an amendment led by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), which would enrich global abortion providers, is not part of …Continue reading "U.S. Bishops’ Pro-Life Chairman Joins Pro-Life Coalition in Asking President to Oppose Amendment Enriching Global Abortion Providers"
By Wesley J. Smith Editor’s note. This is taken from Wesley’s National Review Online column. The late Supreme Court Justice Frank Murphy wrote, “Freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and freedom of religion all have a double aspect — freedom of thought and freedom of action.” To which one should be able to add, …Continue reading "Religious-Freedom Voters Will Vote Trump"
By Dave Andrusko Just to give you some idea how long I’ve been active in our Movement, I remember vividly the installation [inauguration] of Pope John Paul ll on this day in 1978. The first non-Italian pope since Pope Adrian VI died in 1523, Pope John Paul (born Karol Jozef Wojtyla) was a titanic, charismatic …Continue reading "41 years ago today John Paul installed as Pope"
HHS’s About-Face on Religious Liberty By John Stonestreet & G. Shane Morris According to the records, in Fiscal Year 2018 the U.S. Health and Human Services Civil Rights Office received over a thousand complaints, alleging conscience violations or religious discrimination. That’s significantly more than in any year recorded under the previous presidential administration. One complaint …Continue reading "From Forcing Nuns to Freeing Nurses"
By Marie K. MacPherson Editor’s note. This first appeared at Lutherans for Life. “For You formed my inward parts; You covered me in my mother’s womb. I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, And that my soul knows very well. My frame was not hidden from You, …Continue reading "Marvelous Are Your Works!"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. My family and I will be on our vacation through August 27. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked. Editor’s note. …Continue reading "On the 24th anniversary of “The Gospel of Life”–Pope John Paul, A Great Man Who Could Have Been Aborted"
Abortion is now a perverse kind of “sacrament most holy” By Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., Archbishop of Philadelphia. Editor’s note. Last night was the second night of the second round of debates among the 20 pro-abortion Democrats running for their party’s nomination for president. We’ll write a few words later today which I hope …Continue reading "On naming sin and calling people back to fidelity…"
By Archbishop Charles Chaput Editor’s note. Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., is the Archbishop of Philadelphia. This is his weekly column. Speaking at the University of Notre Dame in October 2016, just a few weeks before a national election that seemed sure to put a second Clinton in the White House, I noted that [Q]uite …Continue reading "Abortion: A New Kind of Sacrament"
– Archbishop Joseph Naumann, head of the Bishops’ Committee on Pro-life Activities By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Archbishop Naumann is a long-time friend of the pro-life movement who spoke at the 2018 National Right to Life Convention. (If you have not registered for the July 4-5 convention in Charleston, South Carolina, please do immediately at …Continue reading "Church silence on abortion would be “leaving our young people vulnerable to making this tragic decision”"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Some thoughts the day before Good Friday and three days before Easter… People of many different faiths…and of no faith at all…are attracted to the pro-life movement because it stands for truth that does not change, justice for those who cannot win it for themselves, and …Continue reading "As Easter approaches we remember how Christ welcomed children with a glad and open heart"