By Dave Andrusko Last week we reposted excerpts from a letter sent to the newly inaugurated pro-abortion President Joe Biden from Archbishop José Gomez in which the president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), offered his prayers to Mr. Biden and his family but also offered a reminder “that our new President has pledged …Continue reading "“It is a scandal to have a president who proudly professes to be a devout Catholic and at the same time has, in essence, pledged to be the most pro-abortion president in our history”—Archbishop Joseph Naumann"
By Dave Andrusko On Wednesday, the day pro-abortion Joe Biden was inaugurated as our nation’s 46th President, the president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), offered his prayers to Mr. Biden and his family and a reminder “that our new President has pledged to pursue certain policies that would advance moral evils …Continue reading "President of Catholic Bishops writes pro-abortion President Biden “Abortion is a direct attack on life that also wounds the woman and undermines the family”"
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office for Civil Rights announced Wednesday that it is taking corrective action against the University of Vermont Medical Center (UVMMC) and the State of California for violating federal conscience laws on abortion. The UVMMC violated the Church Amendment (enacted in 1973) by forcing a …Continue reading "U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops leaders strongly commend Trump Administration for Enforcing Conscience Laws on Abortion"
By Dave Andrusko Many may know that Pope Francis was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and became its archbishop in1998. So, it’s fair to assume, that moves to “liberalize” abortion in his native country may have a special meaning to the Pontiff. The Crux is an independent publication that provides invaluable news about the Vatican …Continue reading "Pope Francis defends the unborn as his native Argentina considers legalizing abortion"
By Most Reverend Joseph F. Naumann Editor’s note. This appeared in the October digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please share this story, and the entire 44 page edition, with your pro-life friends and family. As Catholics approach the polls, we are asked to weigh many important issues. The U.S. bishops have reaffirmed …Continue reading "Priorities at the Polls: US Bishops “give priority to upholding and defending our brothers’ and sisters’ most basic right—to live”"
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"