Category Archives: Religious

Religious Baptist has abortion

By Sarah Terzo An article in the New York Times profiled women having abortions. This is the story of one woman: “Alexia, a Baptist who wore a cross pendant, prayed all through the two-and-a-half-hour drive from Delta

Bridges Of Mercy For Healing After Abortion

Editor’s note. This is reprinted from the USCCB’s 2018 Respect Life program. Every year, the annual Respect Life Month (October) helps to focus pro-life activities at diocesan and parish level. Maria* was going back to Church after

October is Catholic Church’s Respect Life Month

Respect Life theme is “Every Life: Cherished, Chosen, Sent” By Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, Chairman, USCCB Committee on Pro-Life Activities Editor’s note. The following is excerpted from Cardinal Dolan’s inspiring remarks about 2018 Respect Life Month. My

The United Methodist Church’s Proposed Working Draft on Social Principles on abortion goes way beyond revision

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,

Catholic Bishops Call for a Novena for the Legal Protection of Human Life

By Tom Grenchik, Executive Director, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities The U.S. bishops urge our participation in a nationwide Novena for the Legal Protection of Human Life, each Friday from August 3

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)