Topic: adoptions

Before reading, please read our initial reply to Justin Edwards, then our response to part 1 of his series about Abolish Human Abortion and the Church Repent project.Edwards continues his unhelpful cr ... discuss

I'm in a unique position that I wonder if I share with any other Philippine adoptive parent.  Probably so.Our family had the distinct pleasure of adopting from The Philippines FOUR TIMES while we ... discuss

The title of this blog post is taken from a Christian song by the same name, written by Mark Hall for Casting Crowns sometime around 2002.   You may remember the chorus, that says something ... discuss

"For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. My frame was no ... discuss

She sat on my lap through almost an entire church service just last week.  She wiggled and talked too loudly.She drew little pictures on scraps of paper and explained to me matter-of-factly that ... discuss

I read a quote from John Piper this week, one of my favorite authors and teachers.  The quote said:                 ... discuss

Yesterday, the New York Times ran a piece by a writer named Kathryn Joyce on the supposed exploitation of orphans in the developing world by Christian ministries. The piece is based on her book, The C ... discuss

Yesterday, the New York Times ran a piece by a writer named Kathryn Joyce on the supposed exploitation of orphans in the developing world by Christian ministries. The piece is based on her book, The C ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review. Dear Friend: On Tuesday, we celebrated Constitution Day, when our nation annually is called to remember that our country is grounded in a wr ... discuss

By Fr. James V. Schall, S.J. The cover of Time recently featured the headline “The Childfree Life.” China has for some time enforced the “one child policy.” With this policy, children have no ... discuss

mrgeorgedmusic00:06:31Adoption = The Gospel My family story (12 children, 9 adoptions, 6 countries..) ...done by the great people @ : www.ILikeGiving.Com… Read the restThe post I Like Adoption ... discuss

According to the AP, A married couple from Los Angeles have been jailed in the Middle East on a charge of murder with intent and are being accused of starving their 8-year-old daughter to death, accor ... discuss

In a previous post highlighting Obama administration abuses, I noted the IRS targeting adoptive families -- with 90% of them subject to additional "scrutiny," whatever that means, and about 70% of the ... discuss

March 8, 2013 Dear Ms. Gisburne: Thank you for contacting me about abortion (post - Effects of Abortion on Society, February 13, 2013). I appreciate hearing from you. While abortion is ... discuss

 Just when you think you've convinced your last fan that you are not a "saint"  a "good person" or "amazing" because you grow your family through international adoption,  it's time to t ... discuss

Share Your Summer 2013 is Christan Adoption Service's Philippine host program.This program has set out to help beautiful older children from The Philippines find their families.There are still a few b ... discuss

U.S Senate Defeats CRPD Treaty That Would Promote Abortion Members of the U.S. Senate voted today against the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities treaty that could open the door ... discuss

by JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphat At Live Action, Rebecca Frazer points out the ridiculousness of Planned Parenthood of Indiana promoting themselves as an adoption referrer: Yes, you rea ... discuss

Wesley Smith links to a Daily Mail article which discussing how doctors in the UK are dehydrating infants to death. The LCP was devised by the Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute in Liverpool for ca ... discuss

by Catherine Glenn Foster So Planned Parenthood has a new motto, “Care. No Matter What.” Thus begins yet another round of Planned Parenthood deception. It was bad enough in 1942, when Planned P ... discuss

As you prepare for Thanksgiving this week and then, on to Christmas shopping and decorating, let me toss one more item at you that will require some time, prayer and energy . . .SUMMER HOSTING 2013!!! ... discuss

In a compelling op-ed in Her.meneutics, Thea Ramirez writes of the need for Christians not only to be against abortion but for adoption.  “Are we really for life if unwilling to help bring unwa ... discuss

A rereleased video from 2007 that shows a clearly incensed Mitt Romney giving Iowa Newsradio WHO talk show host Jan Mickelsons an off-air piece of his mind has “become a viral sensation,” ... discuss

Today, November 4th, 2012 is Orphan Sunday.     All around the country, churches are promoting adoption and orphan care in one way or another.  Facebook is rife with adoptive ... discuss

Many of you are aware of the growing influence God is giving Alliance Defending Freedom in the courts of Europe. I have often expressed how important our presence there is to defend crucial cases that ... discuss

Edited repost On December 12th, 2002, we had three children, ages 2, 8 and 9. On December 13th we got two more girls, and the new kids were nearly 4 and nearly 6. Yes, our lives changed radically! I w ... discuss

Go to link below to see the relevant pictures and video with it… LINK: PETITION This is a personal story of a birthmother and does not represent the views of the mission necessarily.  By me: ... discuss

Go to link below to see the relevant pictures and video with it… PETITION This is a personal story of a birthmother and does not represent the views of the mission necessarily. I am finally star ... discuss

In the context of unwanted pregnancy, abortion and adoption are bitter rivals. They are mutually-exclusive, diametrically-opposed competitors, and as things stand today, abortion is winning in a lands ... discuss

In the context of unwanted pregnancy, abortion and adoption are bitter rivals. They are mutually-exclusive, diametrically-opposed competitors, and as things stand today, abortion is winning in a lands ... discuss

Listening to Ken, a caller to the Chris Plante Show in Washington DC who relates the circumstances of his birth and adoption, following a heated discussion about abortion for women who have been raped ... discuss

Once again, the Republican Party has adopted a solidly Pro-life platform at the 2012 convention in Miami. While some Republicans are saying that this still leaves room for a rape/incest exception ... discuss

This morning in my devotion time, I began reading Matthew 19 starting in verse 16. It's the story that so many of us have heard about the "rich young ruler".  The young man tells Jesus he has kep ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to The Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends, There are times when the power of the moment crowds lesser things off the page. Last Wednesday, my colleague Leo Johnson got b ... discuss

It is always interesting when we talk to people about adoptions and helping to end abortion...and how all that goes hand in hand in the fight for life....We often hear, "tell me how to help and I will ... discuss

Sometimes our view of issues is based on the exception to the norm and is used as a distraction from discussing the whole issue. The debate between one who is pro-abortion and a pro-lifer ... discuss

We were very fortunate to have another visit from Justin's birth parents - Mama Carol and Daddy Mark who are from Taiwan but currently living in Hong Kong.  Justin got to see his two younger sis ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to The Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends: Good things are happening in government – state government, that is. In Louisiana, Gov. Bobby Jindal signed legislati ... discuss

  Due to time constraints, there were a number of points in the discussion on gay "marriage" on Ancient Faith Radio that I was not able to make, and of course you always think of things you ... discuss

Be careful, Wait No More by Kelly and John Rosati is a dangerous book. If you read it, expect your life to be changed. Kelly and John Rosati were a successful childless couple who weren't conceiving ... discuss

So how is this going to speed up the adoption process? If you have to be paid to adopt...doesn't that amount to the commodification of family creation/expansion? How would you feel if you knew your ... discuss

Prepared Remarks of the Hon. Ken Blackwell Senior Fellow for Family Empowerment, Family Research Council
 To the American Religious Freedom Program Conference Good afternoon. It is good to be with s ... discuss

The following remarks we made by the Honorable Ken Blackwell To the American Religious Freedom Program Conference. By Ken Blackwell, Contributing Author: Good afternoon. It is good to be with so many ... discuss

From: ocz Sent: Friday, May 25, 2012 Subject:  Why California is Broke These are all California State Agencies: California Academic Performance Index (API) * California Access for Infants an ... discuss

Yesterday in a post I talked about how I suspected the Main Stream Media (MSM), especially the reviewers would handle For Greater Glory. In part I said "watch the reviews be positive about the Hispani ... discuss

I came across this today while browsing the net and thought it was an interesting idea worth sharing. You may have heard of the digital dolls that let teens experience parenthood, which is an improvem ... discuss

I mean it. You are not invisible! Someone sees you... (Ive written so much over the years. This is a copy and paste sorta job and I hope it makes sense. I mean every word. Love, Brooke (birth mo ... discuss

I've been asked to pass this along: If you know of anybody who might be interested in the Job Announcement below, it would be a great help if you would pass ... discuss

My Little Life Saver... This is one of my favorite pics of her. It's was taken during the 30 days we had after labor, but before the adoption. ( The best 30 days of my life) It was around ... discuss

(First part was written back in 06 about blogging...') http://www.facebook.com/adoptionsupport#!/note.php?note_id=10150095064559212So blogging turned out not to be so weird. Many "birthmoms" are e ... discuss

We are very fortunate here to see what most birth moms may never see. Many of you may have accomplished this ( I know) but we don't hear about it that often. One of us  "recovered" and gone on ... discuss

I first encountered Jen's blog, Forever, For Always No Matter What, when she made a comment on one of my blog entries on adoption and how it can change people's lives. I hopped over to her b ... discuss

 Pro-abortion pressure forces US breast cancer group to restore over half million dollar annual grant to Planned Parenthood  Susan G. Komen for the Cure (Komen) is the most widely known, ... discuss

    These are all California State Agencies:  California Academic Performance Index (API) * California Access for Infants and Mothers * California Acupuncture Board * California Administrative O ... discuss

Great reporting from the Wall Street Journal on a complex issue - international adoptions - with sympathy toward all involved: Inside Ethiopia's Adoption Boom By MIRIAM JORDAN reporting from Stillw ... discuss

Today is our sweet Justin's 12th birthday.  I am SO grateful my daughter Sophia appealed to my conscience when we were asked to consider adopting him and I felt too old and too tired to take on ... discuss

* "The U.S. Department of Planned Parenthood" by Geoffrey Surtees at ACLJ. Anyone who doubts that the current administration is in the back pocket of Planned Parenthood need only consider the latest p ... discuss

Nineteen years ago I gave birth for the last time. I was almost 45. Maddy was born 54 weeks after her brother Jonny. She was - as she has always announced to people she meets - #9. When she was thr ... discuss

Let's see....Planned Parenthood say they are all about CHOICE.Let's review what they do not do....MammogramsAdoptions Pre Natal CareWhat they do..... Abortions.....the choice they support and pro ... discuss

I'm pretty sure I have lived two lives.No, this is NOT a post about reincarnation, don't worry! I am barely over the big 4-0 and yet I am quite sure I have lived two totally separate lives.In my "fir ... discuss

I often find that the discourse surrounding adoption is glib. If you defend fetal rights on the internet, someone will eventually ask you: how many children have you adopted? The presumption being ... discuss

The answer to that question depends on which Jimmy Carter you're talking to. Jimmy Carter's recent discussion of abortion on Laura Ingraham's show is making some news. Audio and transcript at Hot Air ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to The Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends, This week the Supreme Court spent three days hearing arguments in a legal case. That case, of course, is President Obama’ ... discuss

Fundraising.Just the sound of the word can send chills down an adoptive family's spines!Most of us have done it. Some of us are doing it. LOTS of us are afraid to try it but know we need to.It is esti ... discuss

“And he brought down the people to the water; and Jehovah said to Gideon, Every one that lappeth of the water with his tongue, as a dog lappeth, him shalt thou set by himself; likewise every one tha ... discuss

After more than a month of smooth sailing with our "RADish", I feel I can safely type that the corner has not only been turned but is firmly in our rear-view mirror! For more than a month, we have bee ... discuss

From a Facebook message:Hi Barbara, I know that you do not know me. I am a lady that saw one of your articles and requested to be your facebook friend. You are one of the people that God has u ... discuss

Barry really wants to make sure embryos are destroyed during embryonic stem cell research.  He doesn't even want to let women who want to adopt and give birth to them.  Is there any doubt as ... discuss

Obama: End Funding for Snowflake Embryo Adoption Programby Steven Ertelt | LifeNews.com | 3/5/12 12:46 PMPresident Barack Obama is seeking to end federal funding for a pro-life program installed durin ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to The Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends: The Founders of our country had what historian Ellis Sandoz has called “a paradoxical sense of the dignity and frailty o ... discuss

We are all adopted. And I want to assure anyone who wonders whether they could love an adopted child the way they love their flesh and blood ones, that Yes! You Can! and Yes! You Will! as long as yo ... discuss

Several bills of note were considered in the South Dakota Legislature yesterday: an anti-bullying bill, ObamaCare repeal, adoptions, violence against children, juvenile sexting, a year-round legislati ... discuss

Several bills of note were considered in the South Dakota Legislature yesterday: an anti-bullying bill, ObamaCare repeal, adoptions, violence against children, juvenile sexting, a year-round legislati ... discuss

If it is about sharing money, then there are joint bank accounts.If it is about inheritance, then there are wills and beneficiary declarations in insurance policies.If it is about taxes, then is indiv ... discuss

Hello! I am with Open Arms Adoption Network, a non-profit adoption agency in Philadelphia, PA and am writing to you in hopes that you may know of any homestudy ready families who might be intereste ... discuss

A few posts ago, I shared my heart - a desperate plea really - for the children coming to our state via our adoption agency's "Share Your Summer 2012" program.There are 14 children scheduled to come a ... discuss

Russia's Foreign Ministry will ask the government to \"suspend\" adoptions of Russian children by U.S. citizens following an \"incessant string of crimes\" allegedly committed by American adoptive ... discuss

Tulsa, Oklahoma: February 11th, 1952 The first hero was a birth mother, an un-wed teenager or young adult, or perhaps just an existing mother with already too many children that couldn’t face on ... discuss

Of course, a great alternative to abortion is adoption, but what are the details for adoption?   The Adoption Assistance Agency in Albuquerque, New Mexico, predominately does local newb ... discuss

Adoptions? That would be 0.26% of your business - that’s Zero-Point-Two-Six-Percent. ### Afghanistan - it’s over From Michael Yon, This war is going to turn out badly. We are wasting lives ... discuss

Today is Zach's 24th birthday! And since I can't blow out the candles or get him on a phone - because he's in his first round of training at the Marines Officers Candidate School (in the photo le ... discuss

by Ben Johnson BELLEVILLE, ILLINOIS, February 1, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – What’s in a name? Sometimes more than meets the eye. Catholic Social Services of Southern Illinois is changing its n ... discuss

Alaska Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell challenged Alaskans to “build a culture of life,” by supporting adoptions, caring for women who find themselves in crisis pregnancy situations and by working to ... discuss

Mitt Romney did not govern as a conservative regarding same-sex "marriages," homosexual adoptions, and his programs promoting homosexuality and cross-dressing to children Contact: Agency Contact, 877 ... discuss

I  came across this over @ The Badger Catholic (For God and King!!!!!). While I have read some on the French Revolution & especially the horrors done in the name of the Revolution, this is t ... discuss

by JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphatA panel of three judges on the Fifth District Court of Appeals has overturned a restraining order which prevented Texas’ sonogram law from fully taki ... discuss

A panel of three judges on the Fifth District Court of Appeals has overturned a restraining order which prevented Texas' sonogram law from fully taking effect. The law required an abortionist to show ... discuss

is at STOPP International.   They have analysed planned parenthood’s 2010 annual report and it tells a tale of reduced services, increased proportion of abortion, lower sales, lower profit, low ... discuss

The following is from the site Because He Adopted Us First by Jamie Ashton.  God has led Jamie and her husband Tyler to rescue a young boy in an orphanage in Eastern Europe.  Please rea ... discuss

91% of the pregnant women who visit Planned Parenthood have abortions. Life News reported: As LifeNews reported last week, a new annual report the Planned Parenthood abortion business released shows ... discuss

Every week the local paper puts out what it calls the THExtra. It goes to the homes of those who don't get the TH with the Wed ads & 4 page mini-paper. Page 1 is usually 2 ads, 1 for each si ... discuss

As LifeNews reported last week, a new annual report the Planned Parenthood abortion business released shows it helped fewer pregnant women with prenatal care and the number of pregnant women it refer ... discuss

More tax $$ more abortions....fewer adoptions. This headline  sums up Planned Parenthood's own report.The annual report for fiscal year 2008-2009 does not include abortion or adoption figures, bu ... discuss

 Options counseling at Planned Parenthood means counseling for abortion. Why would they counsel you to options that do not make money? They don't! So don't let them give you the double talk that ... discuss

LifeNews.com Pro-Life News Report Friday, December 30, 2011 For pro-life news updated throughout the day, visit LifeNews.com. Current Headlines Top Stories • Planned Parenthood Helps Fewer ... discuss

A new annual report the Planned Parenthood abortion business released this week shows it helped fewer pregnant women with prenatal care and the number of pregnant women it referred for adoptions decli ... discuss

Since when has killing a person become the answer to life’s less-than-ideal circumstances?  Definitely since Roe v. Wade allowed abortion on demand.  But even before that, mothers and fathers from ... discuss

Since when has killing a person become the answer to life’s less-than-ideal circumstances?  Definitely since Roe v. Wade allowed abortion on demand.  But even before that, mothers and fathers from ... discuss

I have found myself, OFTEN, bristling when a friend or acquaintance announces with glee her intention to adopt a child from an Eastern European country. I have pigeonholed this region of the world as ... discuss

Adoption is something that is very near and dear to my heart. And for some time now, I’ve been itching to share my story and my unique family with you. Today I get the chance! I have been ble ... discuss

We all know about China's one-child policy. Vietnam is revisiting implementing a two-child policy. India is also proposing a two-child policy even in the wake of India's decreasing population and a ... discuss

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 30, 2011/Christian Newswire-- In tandem with the White House proclamation marking this month as National Adoption Month, The Adoption Journey Project has now launched a new ... discuss

November is National Adoption Awareness Month. This is something I received from the Gladney Center for Adoption, a place that supports pregnant women interested in adoption. It's good to know about ... discuss

It's time to make the leap! It's time to move on what you feel the Lord is leading you to do, despite the fears and reservations you may be harboring.It's time to APPLY for Share Your Summer 2012 if y ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends: November is National Adoption Awareness Month, which is why FRC was proud to host Ryan Bomberger last week for his lecture, &# ... discuss

Springfield, Ill., Nov 15, 2011 / 06:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).By Marianne Medlin- Bishops in three Illinois dioceses announced Nov. 14 that they have dropped their lawsuit against the state and will shut ... discuss

by Patrick B. Craine BELLEVILLE, Illinois, November 14, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Catholic agency in Illinois severed ties with its diocese last week in order to comply with a state law forcing ad ... discuss

Illinois Catholic Charities forced to split from diocese, offer 'same-sex' adoptions Senate requests details on HHS denial of grant to bishops Romney's political shifts stir criticism ... discuss

November is Adoption Awareness Month, and Sunday, November 6th is Orphan Sunday.  There are over 18 million orphans in the world. The following video and comments give you some needed information ... discuss

We’ve all been there, in conversation with an abortion supporter, showing them as best we can the obvious reality that life begins at the beginning, when it becomes shockingly clear that the fac ... discuss

We’ve all been there, in conversation with an abortion supporter, showing them as best we can the obvious reality that life begins at the beginning, when it becomes shockingly clear that the fac ... discuss

Four years ago today my husband and I stood before a judge who finalized our adoption of Alani Grace. She has been such a blessing to our family. Praising the Lord that her birth mother chose life and ... discuss

I’m in the middle of a quick two-day trip to Pennsylvania. I was able to meet the 40 Days for Life team in Hanover yesterday afternoon … and this morning, I’m looking forward to a stop a ... discuss

Last week I wrote about my address to the ninth annual session of the Rhodes Forum: "Dialogue of Civilizations". I am very pleased to share with readers a talk given by Dr Thomas Ward (pictured) at th ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliWe welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@jillstanek. ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli We welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@jillstanek.com. Stand for Lif ... discuss

I'm going through a stretch of bad attitude right now . . .no, not from one of my teens . . my OWN bad attitude! I'm tired. I'm too busy and the joy I normally find in serving my family is at war wit ... discuss

Steve Jobs foi dado para adopção e não abortado. Se tivesse sido abortado nem a Apple, nem o Iphones, nem os Ipads e Ipods teriam existido.Mais uma vantagem da adopção como alternativa ao aborto: ... discuss

Staying up-to-date on abortion news and reading through philosophical and medical arguments in favour or against abortion can be a really depressing task. You encounter so much rationalization and ang ... discuss

“Blessed is every one that feareth the LORD; that walketh in his ways.  For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands: happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee. Thy wife shall be as a ... discuss

This week the Principality of Liechtenstein will decide by national referendum whether to ratify a draft bill which would lead to the depenalization of abortion in the tiny Middle-European country. In ... discuss

This last weekend we were met with threats of serious storm damage from Hurricane Irene. Days before the storm was to make landfall, our news channels were all abuzz with warnings to secure our outdo ... discuss

There are some things in life that are just painfully oxymoronic. Political correctness.  Government transparency. NPR fairness. Bureaucratic efficiencies. And one of the examples most disturbing to ... discuss

In the last five or six days, I have taken my seat at this very table and started various blog posts only to delete and never publish them. As every blogger knows, it is crucial to be patently honest ... discuss

Figures from the Planned Parenthood abortion business in the U.S. show it facilitates very few adoptions compared with the number of abortions it does when pregnant women visit for assistance. Knowing ... discuss

Guardianships are like adoptions in that it is the obligation of the guardian to look out for the ward he has been put in charge of. Unlike adoptions, the guardian is supposed to act on behalf of the ... discuss

A cousin of my husband, had given her baby up for adoption when she was young. She had prayed for many years to one day find the child she had given up, when at long last, lo and behold, her child con ... discuss

There seems to be tremendous confusion regarding the term, "infallibility." In my opinion, little (if anything) is served by saying that a particular document is NOT infallible. Oftentimes, far, far m ... discuss

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(All of the below images are links....)In 1978, John ford, SJ & Germain Grisez wrote the magnificent, "Contraception & the Infallibility of the Ordinary Magisterium."What Dignitas Personae actually sa ... discuss

Planned Parenthood likes to claim that it fairly promotes all options for a woman including adoption & attacks Crisis Pregnancy Centers because they don't promote abortion. However Planned Parenthood' ... discuss

As someone whose extended family has been significantly impacted by the foster care system, this story out of Illinois was of interest to me personally–but the implications for the over 2,000 ch ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to The Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends, As the White House and Congress continue to debate how to restrain spending and curtail the size and reach of the federal gove ... discuss

Last year I reported that according to Planned Parenthood’s 2008 annual report they did 134 abortions for every adoption referral (they don’t do adoptions themselves). Well I just took a l ... discuss

Last year I reported that according to Planned Parenthood’s 2008 annual report they did 134 abortions for every adoption referral (they don’t do adoptions themselves). Well I just took a l ... discuss

Jenny Senour relates a story about a couple who “selectively reduced” the number of children that were successfully implanted with an abortion at 20 weeks. As a result of the abortion one ... discuss

There is something I need to deal with, an excess of emotions from a few days ago, that I stuffed away nice and snug but must now unpack. Sooner or later, like a splinter in my soul, it's got to be ex ... discuss

Everyday with Francis in our family, things seem to "gel" a little more. Today was a really wonderful time for all of us. I got up very early and decided to take Ezekiel (our youngest) to hike at the ... discuss

After a notorious incident in April 2010 in which an American woman sent her unwanted adopted son back to Russia on a flight unaccompanied, authorities in Moscow threatened to end all adoptions by Ame ... discuss

by Patrick B. Craine SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, July 13, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An Illinois judge has blocked the state’s attempt to end its contracts with Catholic Charities after they refused an ... discuss

CHICAGO, IL (MetroCatholic) –  Today, Illinois Judge John Schmidt granted three Illinois Catholic Charities a preliminary injunction, allowing them to continue their service to the nearly 2, ... discuss

by Patrick B. Craine CHICAGO, Illinois, July 12, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Illinois’ remaining Catholic adoption agencies are seeking an emergency court injunction after the state ended their cont ... discuss

Contact: Tom Ciesielka 312-422-1333, tc@tcpr.net CHICAGO, July 12, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- Today, Illinois Judge John Schmidt granted three Illinois Catholic Charities a preliminary injunction, ... discuss

The Vatican's representative to the U.N. in Geneva, Archbishop Silvano Tomasi Geneva, Switzerland,  (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican’s representative to the United Nations Human Rights Counc ... discuss

"Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive". How often I would hear my mother use this expression when I was a child. Phrases like this always left huge impressions upon me, an ... discuss

From Mary Meets Dolly:What is the Catholic view on Embryo Adoption?It has been estimated that there are as many as half a million frozen IVF embryos in fertility clinics across the United States waiti ... discuss

It has been estimated that there are as many as half a million frozen IVF embryos in fertility clinics across the United States waiting to continue their lives.  Some are abandoned or forgotten ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends: “The voice of Love seemed to call me,” wrote British humorist P.G. Wodehouse, “but it was a wrong number. ... discuss

I have recently become aware of two young ladies in The Philippines who are in desperate need of families. They are not related and will to go two separate placements and THEY ARE BEAUTIFUL!  Both ne ... discuss

REPRINTED FROM TOOMANYABORTED.COM CONTACT NATIONAL ADOPTION RESOURCES: Bethany.org | AfricanAmericanAdoptionsOnline.com | AdoptUSKids.org | or call The Radiance Foundation at 1.877.51.SHINE (74463 ... discuss

There is something I need to deal with, an excess of emotions from a few days ago, that I stuffed away nice and snug but must now unpack. Sooner or later, like a splinter in my soul, its got to be exp ... discuss

The National Council For Adoption (NCFA) recently released the “Adoption Factbook V” which has statistics and articles about adoption. While there has been a decline in the number of infan ... discuss

Catholic Charities offices from three dioceses in Illinois have filed suit against the state after having to shut down their adoption and foster care services following the enactment of the state's ci ... discuss

 Chelcie WhiteMy young friend Chelcie is a Junior in high school.  She wrote this paper for a high school class last year when she was only 16 years old.  She has a passion for life an ... discuss

From EWTN NewsBy Kevin J. Jones Lori Windham and Peter Sprigg A proposal in Congress would ban Catholic adoption agencies and undercut the needs of children by prohibiting discrimination on the basi ... discuss

Yesterday I put up a post about how a new law in Illinois was an attack on the Catholic Church & what it stood for in the name of tolerance. I said "This is just the latest example of subtle & not so ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN and KelliAs always, we welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@j ... discuss

Great video from Cao of Cao's Blog on the demonstrations in Chicago Friday. I will say this: it only took the counter-protesters about 2 minutes before they started calling us names: bigot, homopho ... discuss

by Steven W. Mosher (President of the Population Research Institute.)As Beijing continues to vigorously pursue its infamous one-child policy, PRI has gathered evidence showing that Chinese villa ... discuss

Rockford Diocese. Image via Wikipedia Full story: Sunherald.com A Catholic diocese in northern Illinois said Thursday that it will end its state-funded adoption and foster-care program rather than co ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends: In an era when divorce rates are high and 55 percent of America’s children live in homes missing at least one biologica ... discuss

I have noted several times that we in the West are becoming rampant public policy promise breakers. Indeed, it is getting to the point that I don’t see why anybody ever believes the promises mad ... discuss

Many of you read and commented on my blog post related to our son, Lemuel, who came to us through two disrupted adoptions (see post here ).  Much has gone on in Lemuel's life since I posted that ... discuss

To subscribe to the Social Conservative Review, click here. Dear Friends, In May 1607, the first Anglican service ever held in North America took place in the nascent colony of Jamestown, Virginia. T ... discuss

Kyrgyz President Roza Otunbaeva has signed a law that allows foreigners to adopt children in Kyrgyzstan, thereby lifting a moratorium on international adoptions that has been in place since 2009, foll ... discuss

by Chaplain Gordon James Klingenschmitt: National Right To Life is reporting the U.S. House of Representatives will vote Wednesday May 4th on H.R. 3, the so-called "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion A ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to The Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends, Welcome to the one-year anniversary edition of The Social Conservative Review! Over the past 12 months, our twice-monthly comp ... discuss

“I will praise the name of God with a song, and will magnify him with thanksgiving.”  KJV (Read this scripture and more at http://prayerpivot.com) It’s pretty delightful, when playing the ... discuss

Quote of the day:“…the wrong side of history” is one of the most pernicious phrases in the vernacular nowadays. It is meant to intimidate; it’s old-fashioned high school peer pressure as appli ... discuss

Bus driver who refused to drive women to Planned Parenthood wins $21K in settlement Youth say no to Planned Parenthood Young mother with cancer sacrifices life for unborn child Aborti ... discuss

10 million girls lost to abortion in India Brussels Archbishop attacked by pro-gay activists Virginia Debates Adoptions by Gay Couples Delaware lawmakers vote against marriage 'Doctor' te ... discuss

Dear Friends, In 2009, Barack Obama appointed then-Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius to be Secretary of Health and Human Services. This was a troubling pick for conservatives, given her support for aborti ... discuss

It is an incomprehensible  mystery. One I have never been able to gather enough facts to solve. One that comes up in every single adoption support group or adoption-related yahoo group of which I ... discuss

From: ConservativeActionAlerts Sent: Tuesday, March 29, 2011 Subject: Harry Reid: "Pay for Abortions or I'll Shut Down the Government." Harry Reid:  "Pay for Abortions or I'll Shut Down the ... discuss

Jon Huntsman, former Governor of Utah, and current U.S. Ambassador to China, is leaving his current post in the Obama Administration at the end of next month to consider a run for the Republican presi ... discuss

by Kathleen Gilbert SPRINGFIELD, March 25, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Government officials in Illinois are reconsidering the Catholic Church’s involvement in adoptions after gay activists complai ... discuss

From Heather and Michelle, a family that needs our prayer and support: After five hours of questioning in a Russian courtroom, an Alabama family who thought they'd be bringing home a new son came ho ... discuss

“Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.”  KJV (Read this scripture and more at ht ... discuss

Grown in my Heart, an adoption community website, has a helpful article on the larger social problems that lead to adoptions, and things you can do to help alleviate them. The author begins by explain ... discuss

Ethiopia, which has become the No. 2 source country for children adopted by Americans, implemented changes Thursday that could reduce the number of foreign adoptions by up to 90 percent, the State Dep ... discuss

THERE SHOULD BE NO DEBATE THAT PP MUST BE DEFUNDED – NOW MIKE WALLACE: Do you believe in sin — When I say believe I don’t mean believe in committing sin do you believe there is such a ... discuss

THERE SHOULD BE NO DEBATE THAT PP MUST BE DEFUNDED – NOW MIKE WALLACE: Do you believe in sin — When I say believe I don’t mean believe in committing sin do you believe there is such a ... discuss

THERE SHOULD BE NO DEBATE THAT PP MUST BE DEFUNDED – NOW MIKE WALLACE: Do you believe in sin — When I say believe I don’t mean believe in committing sin do you believe there is such a ... discuss

THERE SHOULD BE NO DEBATE THAT PP MUST BE DEFUNDED – NOW MIKE WALLACE: Do you believe in sin — When I say believe I don’t mean believe in committing sin do you believe there is such a ... discuss

Click here to subscribe for The Social Conservative Review. Dear Friend, On this day in 1931, the Star-Spangled Banner was formally adopted as our national anthem. Most of us are familiar with the wo ... discuss

‘Her passion was for pro-life’: daughter-in-law tells Jane Russell abortion storyby Kathleen GilbertSANTA MARIA, California, March 2, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A “pillar of strength” - these w ... discuss

I'd like to submit one final post regarding adoption disruption and then, I will have exhausted my entire wealth of knowledge on the subject (ha ha).  Many readers may be familiar with the organi ... discuss

A sobering must-read post.I've been warning for several years now (see the links below) that THIS will be the issue that eventually drives the Church back into the catacombs. The persecution and/or ci ... discuss

I could not have anticipated the outpouring that would follow my raw post on our son who survived two disrupted adoptions!  My "inbox" was brimming with email just 24 hours after posting.  I ... discuss

Planned Parenthood released a new fact sheet yesterday with updated numbers for their services from the most recent year with data available, 2009. Surprise surprise, abortions are up, and adoptions a ... discuss

Planned Parenthood released a new fact sheet yesterday with updated numbers for their services from the most recent year with data available, 2009. Surprise surprise, abortions are up, and adoptions a ... discuss

From: http://ProLifeBlogs.com Sent: Friday, February 11, 2011 Subject: Population Research Institute: Rwandan men to be coercively sterilizedPopulation Research Institute: Rwandan men to be coercively ... discuss

From: thy Sent: Monday, January 31, 2011 Subject: California Agencies I'm sure California is not the only state with bloated bureaucracies (In business that's "overhead.").   No wonder there ... discuss

This morning, God woke me up at 4am and I was overwhelmed with the urge to pray. I prayed for my children, for Francis and our adoption efforts and, of course, for Davids in Latvia. I awoke to the WON ... discuss

I just received some promising news regarding the young man in Latvia discussed in my previous blog entry.There are two families on the horizon who are interested in adopting him! Both families MUST m ... discuss

Baby Saved In Albuquerque, New Mexico Via Text MessagingBy Bud Shaver My wife Tara received a call from a woman named ** (who had gotten Tara's number from a friend) and she told Tara that her grands ... discuss

Related: Genocide rape victims grateful for their children in Africa Child born of rape victim thanks mom who said, "I couldn't kill a kitten or a puppy, how could I kill an innocent baby?"   ... discuss

Laura Bush has a new book out, one in which she not only admits her hopes that abortion remains legal but also her favoring the legalization of same-sex marriage. It's a very sad and ugly thing. For h ... discuss

Q: My best friend is 16 and about 5 months pregnant. Before, she had her mind set on adoption, but now she wants to keep it. I am strongly against this because I believe it is going to ruin her life a ... discuss

Why isn't this woman - and the grandmother who drove the child across state lines to put him on a 10-hour flight alone - in jail? Child endangerment? Child neglect? Child abuse? No one has men ... discuss

Q: My best friend is 16 and about 5 months pregnant. Before, she had her mind set on adoption, but now she wants to keep it. I am strongly against this because I believe it is going to ruin her life a ... discuss




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