Category Archives: pro-life

From the National Catholic Register: Crossing the Rubicon

‘We Are Crossing the Rubicon’: House Tackles HHS Mandate  Threat   (143) Bishop Lori, legal and policy experts raise concerns; a  representative of the Institute of Medicine defends the federal rule. Share http://api.tweetmeme.com/button.js?url=http%3A//www.ncregister.com/daily-news/we-are-crossing-the-rubicon-house-tackles-hhs-mandate-threat&style=compact&source=NCRegister&service=bit.ly&o=http%3A//www.facebook.com/%3Fref%3Dlogo&b=1 by  JOAN FRAWLEY DESMOND02/29/2012 Comments (1) WASHINGTON — Yesterday a … Continue reading

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Scholarly Medical Ethics Journal: Why Not Baby Killing?

The GRIZZLY, BRAVE NEW WORLD OF MEDICAL “ETHICS” The abstract below comes from this month’s Journal of Medical Ethics, a peer-reviewed scholarly journal. It embodies the icy, amoral detachment of utilitarian medical ethics.  The argument of the Australian authors from the University of Melbourne echoes that … Continue reading

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FATHER JOE, PERSONAL CONSCIENCE AND RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

FATHER JOE, PERSONAL CONSCIENCE and RELIGIOUS LIBERTY Some friends seem to question my judgment (maybe my sanity, too) when I say that Jesuits hold a special place in my heart. That’s not to deny my very special and unique love … Continue reading

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IS THE PRESIDENT BRINGING US TOGETHER … AGAINST HIM?

When President Obama ran in 2008, he promised that he’d unite us…  respect freedom of conscience and religious liberty … bring Americans together. And it’s starting to look like he might just be doing that … by uniting us against … Continue reading

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THE OBAMA MANDATE, RELIGIOUS LIBERTY AND THE GATHERING FIRESTORM

Philadelphia’s Archbishop Charles J. Chaput seemed to speak for a diverse and rapidly growing chorus of religious and political voices this past week as he described, from a Catholic perspective,  the attack on religious liberty embodied in the Obama Administration’s … Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH! WHITE HOUSE SAYS CATHOLICS AND PLANNED PARENTHOOD NOW AGREE!

WOW! The White House wrote me the letter below to tell me that Catholics, Planned Parenthood and NARAL all agree now! Everybody thinks President Obama’s mandate on abortion, sterilization and artificial contraceptives is just great!!!! KUMBAYA!!! Look, it says so … Continue reading

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Who are the new priests?

I’m getting ready to head north for the May 15 priestly ordinations of five friends who are Franciscan Friars of the Renewal. As I do so, I find much that’s encouraging in the new stats released by the US Conference … Continue reading

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