Topic: conception

Social media among "Catholics" can be, in my humble opinion, equivalent to the forbidden fruit in Eden.What so many -- too many -- of my Catholics do is, rather than calmly (or hell, I'll buy excitedl ... discuss

Breast cancer. Two of the scariest words a woman can hear. You’d think people who claim to advocate for women would do everything possible to educate them about their risks. You’d think they’d o ... discuss

by Bill Donohue, Catholics League: It was not surprising that Hillary Clinton, who strongly opposes a ban on partial-birth abortion, would tell her feminist audience (at the Women in the World Summit ... discuss

The North Carolina state House has approved a bill that would put in place a 72-hour waiting period before an abortion — allowing women more time to find abortion alternatives and choose life fo ... discuss

The 48th Session of the Commission on Population and Development (CPD), ended last Friday and was viewed as one of the last opportunities to send a strong message of support for the inclusion of sex ... discuss

Ben Woodard, Online for Life: I often remind my two sons of a popular phrase: “Your attitude determines your altitude.” Those who value all of human life need to stop thinking about fighting t ... discuss

WASHINGTON, D.C. (04-21-15)/AUL -- Care Net and Americans United for Life joined the Colorado State Legislature today in praising the work of pregnancy care centers in a special resolution recognizi ... discuss

In the beginning was the Word. Christians rightly cherish the declaration that our Savior, the crucified and resurrected Lord Jesus Christ, is first known as the Word — the one whom the Father h ... discuss

Unless you have been hiding under a rock or in a coma for the last 9 months, you are aware of the Ferguson Missouri incident which involved the shooting of an unarmed teen, Michael Brown, by police of ... discuss

Half of all pregnancies in the United States are unintended. One might therefore assume that making the morning-after pill (MAP) more widely accessible would cut the unplanned pregnancy rate. Not so. ... discuss

Antonia Tully, SPUC's Safe at School co-ordinator, and Rhoslyn Thomas, SPUC's youth organiser, spoke last week at major pro-life conference in Nigeria organised by the bishops of Ibadan Province. Anto ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Preborn children may not be at the same developmental stage as us, but there are many things that they can still do! They have beating hearts at only 21 days gestation, detect ... discuss

Please read my article about why I support the March for Life in Birmingham next month. Come to the March for Life and build a strong, unequivocally pro-life/pro-family movement. And come to the March ... discuss

WASHINGTON, D.C. (04-21-15) – Care Net and Americans United for Life joined the Colorado State Legislature today in praising the work of pregnancy care centers in a special resolution ... discuss

by Kelli Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “The church must be reminded that it is not the master or the servant of the state, but the conscience of the state.” Serving as the conscience of t ... discuss

April 21 is the optional memorial of St. Anselm, bishop and doctor of the Church.St. Anselm (1033-1109) was born in Aosta, Italy, and died in Canterbury, England. St. Anselm's contributions to th ... discuss

RHRealityCheck (Who else?): As someone who works on abortion storytelling advocacy, I can tell you the ultimate goal of sharing abortion stories is not to change policies. The goal of storytelling in ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Apr 20, 2015 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As the U.S. prepares for Pope Francis' trip later this year, one Vatican official says efforts to remove the statue of Spanish missionary Blessed ... discuss

Job 12:7-13 (Pt. 2)  Thought/Prayer:  A Talk with An Animal. Job 12:7-13   Thought/Prayer:  Big Hands.  Isaiah 42:5 (Pt. 3)  Thought/Prayer:  Our Spirits, from Co ... discuss

Vatican City, Apr 16, 2015 / 10:10 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Since Pope Francis won’t make it to California for the canonization of its great evangelizer, he will join a celebration at Rome’s A ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — A pamphlet produced by Last Days Ministries entitled, “Abortion Clinics: An Inside Look” contained the testimonies of two former abortion facility workers. One worker ... discuss

Nick Loeb has filed a lawsuit against Modern Family actress, Sofia Vergara, in an attempt to stop her from destroying a pair of frozen embryos they created while they were engaged. In May 2014, the co ... discuss

After a former Planned Parenthood abortion business staffer told lawmakers about what she saw, state legislators in Indiana knew they had to act. Yesterday, the Indiana House passed a bill, SB 329, re ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Apr 16, 2015 / 11:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican official charged with organizing the upcoming Jubilee for Mercy says the topic was the “heart” of Benedict XVI’s po ... discuss

Emil Hagamu is the regional director of English-speaking Africa at Human Life International, and continues to serve as director of HLI Tanzania. Tanzania’s proposed constitutional referendum, which ... discuss

Today, April 14, is the feast of St. Bernadette Soubirous, a mystic and visionary at Lourdes, France. St. Bernadette is the patron of: Lourdes, the poor, the sick, and people ridiculed for their ... discuss

“Thus said God the LORD, he that created the heavens, and stretched them out; he that spread forth the earth, and that which comes out of it; he that gives breath to the people on it, and spirit to ... discuss

From:  IntroductionReport: Coerced Abortion "In my heart, I was like…‘I can’t lie there and have them kill my baby. I can’t do it.’ And I called [my boyfriend] and I told him, and with ... discuss

Hillary Clinton and her presidential campaign staff are dodging questions about whether she would support any limits on abortion whatsoever. Clinton’s dodging the issue of late-term abortions co ... discuss

Florida Senator Marco Rubio is the latest to indicate he’s seeking the Republican nomination for president and the pro-life lawmaker is jumping in the race just one day after pro-abortion Hillar ... discuss

Introductory Background While modern leftist academics routinely mock the Judeo-Christian apocalypse prophesied in both the Old and New Testaments (Joel 2; Isaiah 24; Matthew 24-25; 2 Thessalonians 1- ... discuss

Outspoken New Orleans Saints tight end, Benjamin Watson, has taken to social media to voice his thoughts on the Walter Scott shooting death and the video’s impact on America. ... discuss

For the second time in recent weeks in Colorado, a criminal who killed a mother’s unborn child will not be charged with murder for taking the life of the baby before birth. Weeks ago, Boulder Co ... discuss

From YouGov.Methodology info here.There's a 4% margin of error. It was done by interview, but there's no mention of random sampling. They maintain a panel, so it wouldn't exactly be a random sample, n ... discuss

In her article “Abortion, a Love Story” Gila Lyons describes an abortion she had. Lyons seems to have been aware that she was carrying  a baby. She says: Our baby was the size of a lentil, wit ... discuss

A poll published today by YouGov offers some fascinating insights into what 1,000 Americans said about abortion, fetal homicide, and the beginning of life.For starters, 76% said prosecutors should be ... discuss

 New survey finds 52% believe life begins at conception, 66% believe unborn children are people By Dave Andrusko There is no way of tellin ... discuss

By Fr. Basil Cole, O.P. In just several weeks, Pope Francis will publish his encyclical letter on the environment. In it, he will undoubtedly mention climate change, pollution of rivers and the seas, ... discuss

Indiana Right to Life urges the Indiana House Public Policy Committee to pass the SB 329, a bill regarding the disposal of aborted fetal remains. The bill requires the Indiana State Department of Heal ... discuss

Polling data has consistently shown Americans are pro-life on abortion and a new YouGov survey released today is no exception. The pol finds 66% of Americans say unborn babies are people and 52% say h ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — I have written in the past about how doctors sometimes end up fighting to save the life of one baby, while later being called upon to kill a baby of the same age in an aborti ... discuss

Soopermexican aptly suggests President John Quincy Adams (U.S. President 1825-1829) was far more accurate in his understanding of Islam than our current president ... the feckless, clueless, Islam-a ... discuss

  Post-abortion women reveal their abortionists lied  Sarah Terzo  In her article “Abortion, a Love Story” Gila Lyons describes& ... discuss

The Day of the Lord   “But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in which the heavens will pass away with a great noise, and the elements will be dissolved with fervent heat, a ... discuss

Senator Rand Paul ha  launched his campaign for the Republican nomination for president in what will likely be a crowded pro-life field next year. Paul is a pro-life senator who maintains a 100% pro- ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. The word “homophobia” is thrown around rather recklessly these days and there does not seem to be a ready comeback against it. It is an accusation that stigmatizes people an ... discuss

“When the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, bought spices, that they might come and anoint him. Very early on the first day of the week, they came to th ... discuss

When eugenics goes bad: Ten years ago a lesbian couple purchased an artificial insemination, thinking that their sperm seller was a brilliant scientist. They found out he is a mentally ill criminal. N ... discuss

After the South Carolina state House approved a pro-life bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks, because research shows unborn children can feel intense pain, the Senate is next to act. Called the Pain- ... discuss

According to the National Catholic Register, more than 120,000 people in Mexico have signed a petition asking their Supreme Judicial Court to reaffirm that “abortion is not a right.” The pro-life ... discuss

From Medieval Saints- Yahoo GroupMaundy Thursday, which derives its English name from Mandatum, the first word of the Office of the washing of the feet, is known in the Western liturgies by the hea ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. Once upon a time, civilized society gave special consideration to the young and to the elderly and showed special concern for widows and orphans. Under the topic “Dutie ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Josh Brahm reprints John Thorp and Clarke Forsythe’s Washington Times article showing how the abortion industry cannot claim abortion ... discuss

Researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) have created the world’s first fully implantable micro-pacemaker for unborn children with congenial complete heart blocks. The medical journal ... discuss

By Fr. C. J. McCloskey Recently, Pope Francis announced an upcoming Year of Mercy that will begin on December 8, 2015, the 50th anniversary of the end of the Second Vatican Council (and of course the ... discuss

 Michelangelo's PietáToday is the 24th Sunday in ordinary time, but it also is September 15, the day liturgically reserved for the memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows. While miss the reading cycle f ... discuss

  DARKNESS It was Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 6:30pm.  Our Everett 40 Days for Life prayer had just started. I crossed the driveway to view the Planned Parenthood parking lot.  ... discuss

by Dr. Ryan T Anderson & Sarah Torre, Heritage Foundation: In a victory for religious freedom, earlier today Gov. Mike Pence, R-Ind., signed into law the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act. ... discuss

Flag of the Dominican Republic SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — As a result of the new government’s decision to amend the penal code to decriminalize abortion, the Dominican Republic is now ... discuss

 Abortionists agree – abortion is killing By Sarah Terzo “A fetus isn’t a baby.” “A woman has a right to choose.” These ... discuss

Washington D.C., Mar 26, 2015 / 09:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- U.S. officials has confirmed that Pope Francis will make a stop at the White House to meet with President Barack Obama on Sept. 23, during hi ... discuss

Lima, Peru, Mar 26, 2015 / 11:16 am (CNA).- More than half a million Peruvians participated in the historic March for Life 2015, held March 21 in Lima, rejecting abortion and speaking out in defense o ... discuss

“He made from one blood every nation of men to dwell on all the surface of the earth, having determined appointed seasons, and the boundaries of their dwellings, that they should seek the Lord, if p ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. God’s teaching, while rich in its depths for theologians, is remarkable in its simplicity for ordinary men. Simplex, the Latin word for simple, means “without fold” ... discuss

Shawn Carney, Campaign Director, 40 Days for Life: At the beginning of a 40 Days for Life campaign, those driving by are often judging the prayer vigil. At first, the reactions vary from supportive ho ... discuss

Credit:  www.world-wide-art.comJames Christensen - The AnnunciationToday is an important solemnity in the Catholic Church. Today is the story of true greatness unrecognized by a world dazzled on ... discuss

We’ve often heard it said that those of us against abortion impose our beliefs on others. Our opposition to abortion is not based on a mere belief so much that life begins at conception, as it i ... discuss

Monsignor Barreiro's and Father Peter West's article "Salvation begins in the womb; honouring the Annunciation" reminds us of the sacred work of the pro-life movement which seeks to protect Christ Him ... discuss

All I know, as Will Rogers used to say, is what I read in the newspapers. That said? Something's whacky here.Last January, two newspapers reported that:No child was molested, nor subjected to indecent ... discuss

John DeighanThe Catholic Church in Scotland and SPUC Pro-Life Scotland are pleased to announce that John Deighan has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of SPUC Pro-Life Scotland. John has been ... discuss

Today is World Down syndrome Day. Its purpose is to "raise awareness of what Down syndrome is, what it means to have Down syndrome, and how people with Down syndrome play a vital role in our lives and ... discuss

I’m a little late (okay, really late) promoting this, but recently a couple of people started a special novena celebrating the 20th Anniversary of St. JP II’s Encyclical Evangelium Vitae ... discuss

Let's see if I can put words to what my heart is feeling as I mark five years without my baby girl.Through tears these past few days, God has been working some things out within me. He has been whispe ... discuss

#LifeWeek2015 has officially come to a close and we are blown away by the success of each and every event! Let’s take a look back at the successes of the past week: On Monday, we began #LifeWeek ... discuss

St. Catherine of SienaCredit:  www.discerninghearts.comI recently did a post on traditional Catholics and the emphasis they place on external worship, citing the fact that this can be a very dang ... discuss

I have always felt that how you treat living people is part of being Pro-Life.  That you can't be pro-life and no pay someone a living wage or not treat them justly.  I think the events of t ... discuss

The title of this post takes a simple statement—abortion is not complicated—and says it in a rather complicated and confusing way. Why? Because the issue of abortion is both simple and co ... discuss

The title of this post takes a simple statement—abortion is not complicated—and says it in a rather complicated and confusing way. Why? Because the issue of abortion is both simple and co ... discuss

Every once and awhile I visit the Anonymous Us Project website to see the posts of the children of anonymous gamete donation. I am always shocked and surprised at the amount of heartbreak pouring ... discuss

In the beginning was the Word. Christians rightly cherish the declaration that our Savior, the crucified and resurrected Lord Jesus Christ, is first known as the Word — the one whom the Father has ... discuss

TweetBy Roland Verhey“You guys are sick. This is disgusting. This is child porn. I can’t believe you’re doing this!” His words made me study the pictures of dead children again. I had forgotte ... discuss

The New York Times article by Kenneth Rose on the death of John Willke, one of the founders of the prolife movement in America, beings with this paragraph:Dr. John C. Willke, an obstetrician who helpe ... discuss

I’ve put off writing on homosexual “marriage” for many years. My good friend and ministry colleague, Eric Holmberg, has been producing a series on the homosexual political movement ... discuss

Brothers and Sisters: May the Peace of Christ be with you.As you probably know from the news:  A gunman who had posted anti-religious messages on social media was charged with killing three Mus ... discuss

The American Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke does not give intothe changes in the Vatican since the advent of Pope Francis. Dismissed at theend of 2013 from the Congregation for Bishops, the equivalent of ... discuss

As per a 2/2/15 report by Inés San Martín,"Cardinals and other Catholic prelates from around the world will gather in Rome this week to discuss women’s issues such as domestic violence, plastic ... discuss

PZ Myers is at it again, this time ranting about pro-life apologist Kristan Hawkins, executive director of Students for Life of America. I've taken Myers to task before for his dishonest argumentation ... discuss

A remarkable piece of research provides evidence of the ability of a snail embryo to learn information that will be used in later life. The ability of snail embryos has parallels in human development, ... discuss

1. Genetic IdentityLet’s start with the most basic observation.  It is biologically false to say that the unborn is not an individual.  In living things, the instructions for their physiol ... discuss

Be careful how you argue. I was reminded of that last week while listening to an abortion-related sermon clip that kept popping up in my network feeds. In this instance, a courageous, high-profile p ... discuss

Be careful how you argue. I was reminded of that last week while listening to an abortion-related sermon clip that kept popping up in my network feeds. In this instance, a courageous, high-profile p ... discuss

  “The Negro cannot win if he is willing to sacrifice the future of his children for personal and immediate comfort and safety.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. President Obama, in his St ... discuss

A year ago, Mary Elizabeth Williams told the truth. I might not agree with her -- of course I *don't* agree with her! -- but at least she has given me a clear-cut picture of those who call themselves ... discuss

I traveled to the March for Life in Washington D.C. with Trivium school.  The students are so enthusiastic. We started with mass at St Paul Cathedral in Worcester where we got fueled up on the bl ... discuss

On Jan. 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade and its companion case, Doe v. Bolton. The Court ruled that abortion must be permitted for any reason before fetal viability—and that it ... discuss

This is a slightly revised and updated article I first wrote and posted in 2004 at this time.March for Life 2010 ascending Capitol Hill on the way to the Supreme CourtThursday, January 22, will mark t ... discuss

America:  The National Catholic Review, January 19-26, 2015 Issue, by Serrin M. Foster Recovering the pro-life roots of the women’s movementON THE MOVE. A suffrage parade, New York City, M ... discuss

  from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli40 Days for Life shares a compelling story from a woman who justified her work at Planned Parenthood as “I’m j ... discuss

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A recent editorial in the Toronto Star provides a critical examination of the dangers associated with the legalization of euthanasia. It was written by Dr. Heidi Janz, a professor at the University of ... discuss

Personhood is a shift back to a Christ-centered view on the sanctity of life and all dignity of life issues. We begin with a recognition of the dignity of the human person at all stages of developmen ... discuss

 Coronation of the Virgin with St. Catherine of Alexandria, St. John the Evangelist, St. John the BaptistJust as I mentioned yesterday on the Octave Day of St. Stephen, very little information i ... discuss

Very little information is readily available on the Internet for the celebrations that were part of Catholic celebration before the 1950s began to see changes to the Missal.  The 1962 Roman Catho ... discuss

WASHINGTON, Dec. 30, 2014 /Christian Newswire -- CHOICES4LIFE is inviting everyone to a free two hour event to set the record straight about rape conception. Juda Myers, having gathered information ... discuss

It has been a busy spring! On May 16, I graduated the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies, receiving a pontifical licentiate in sacred theology (STL), mag ... discuss

You know things are getting pretty bad when a libertarian atheist devoté of Ayn Rand links arms (albeit grudgingly) with conservative religious types. That’s just what Robert Tracinski does in his ... discuss

n the year five thousand one hundred and ninety-nine from the creation of the world, when God in the beginning created heaven and earth;In the year two thousand nine hundred and fifty-seven from the f ... discuss

The Christmas Kalend or ProclamationIn the year 5199 from the creation of the world, from the beginning, when God created the heavens and the earth; 2,957 years from the flood; 2,015 years f ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Married with no plan of having children, Inga Wismer was very much pro-choice when she found out she was pregnant. Her husband, who was adamant about not having children, told ... discuss

It is the mornOf Christmas    Eve,Scrambled eggs    I cook.Advent's    Sunday,Fourth and lastMost fasting    now forsook.The birds outsideAr ... discuss

A former abortion clinic employee has written about her dramatic shift in mindset that means she now believes abortion “kills a living, growing member of the human family”. Jewels Green says she ... discuss

Text: Luke 1:26-38Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.In today’s Gospel reading we hear that the Angel Gabriel came to Mary in order to foretell the comin ... discuss

The Supreme Court has rejected the opportunity to uphold the right of conscientious objection for senior midwives who refuse to supervise abortions performed on a labour ward. Today's decision issued ... discuss

Timed for a Christmas season release, director Ridley Scott’s intended blockbuster, Moses: Gods and Kings hit the big screens this past weekend. On its opening weekend the movie shot to the top ... discuss

Join the other Quicktakers over at "This Ain't the Lyceum" Hey before I get into the 7-quick takes, a small reminder that I have my Christmas and Advent Links stuck to the top of this blog for yo ... discuss

Woman Has Abortion at 28 Weeks Because Baby Would H ... discuss

I've seen folks trying to defend the use of torture - I view euphemisms like "enhanced interrogation techniques" as akin to referring to abortion as "reproductive health," or unborn children as " ... discuss

Well, it happened again: another Republican landslide victory. Can you believe it? In the Louisiana Senate runoff election this past Saturday, December 6, Republican challenger Bill Cassidy soundly de ... discuss

December 8 was the Immaculate Conception and this Friday, December 12, is the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. ... discuss

The Christmas season comes each year with the expected flurry of media attention to the biblical accounts of Christ’s conception and birth. The general thrust of the secular media is often increduli ... discuss

Yesterday was the 73d anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor; today, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, is the 73d anniversary of our declaration of war on Japan.  Mary under ... discuss

O Mother, how pure you are, you are untouched by sin;yours was the privilege to carry God within you.Divine OfficeIf you wanted to be a great baseball player, what would you need? First and foremost, ... discuss

Recently a number of letters have been sent to the Holy See, some of them from prominent figures in political and ecclesial life, explaining the confusion that has been created in various countries, e ... discuss

For the ninth year in a row, a majority of Canadians have rejected the status quo on abortion in this country, according to a new poll. Over half of respondents to the poll said there should be legal ... discuss

The Bible speaks of a government in the last days that “makes war with the Lamb” (Rev. 13). This totalitarian state demands worship of its image – “the beast.” This government mandates a “ ... discuss

An Easter reflection for you: The Person which assumed human nature was not created, as is the case of all other persons. His Person was the pre-existent Word or Logos. His human nature on the other h ... discuss

News Flash!: 7 of 9 US Supreme Court Justices UPHOLD Roe v. Wade!I've not had alot of time to write recently, but just so I can help get this out there, here's a preview of what may become a "feature- ... discuss

Citizens United strikes again - one of my favorite conservative watchdog groups has produced another expose on an enemy of freedom. This time, Barack Obama.The movie "Hype" is an exhaustive and effec ... discuss

Westword commentator J. David McSwane wrote a humor piece meant to mock the Personhood movement. I had to throw in my comments, which are below his comments and the link to his article.It's interesti ... discuss

With the final results for the GOP August 10 Primary mostly totaled, we can look back and see how the election went in terms of pro-life, pro-Personhood candidates.Overall, I see it as a big win for P ... discuss

When pro-life candidates who support the Personhood of the unborn child are pressed by the media or their own constituents to defend their beliefs, there's a temptation to go deer-in-the-headlights an ... discuss

by Ed Hanks Time was, you couldn't get elected as a Republican in Colorado if you didn't have the "three exceptions." Candidates would be coached to say, "I'm opposed to abortion except in cases of ra ... discuss

Many conservatives, Tea Party folks and Christians have mixed feelings about the GOP takeover of the US Senate yesterday. Not that it happened - it's progress in a certain way, and it's great that it' ... discuss

Isn't the whole point of religion to teach us morals and to love and care for each other no matter what age, gender, sexual preference, religion or race we are?The question was one among many comments ... discuss

Much like pro-lifers, pro-choicers spent January 22 blogging. The theme of this year's "Blog for Choice Day" was "Trust Women," which was the mantra of the late Dr. Tiller. I do, of course, trust wome ... discuss

Hillary Clinton, who was once the poster-child for the "pro-choice" movement, lost a key endorsement to Barack Obama last week. The largest group to lobby for the right to commit pre-natal murder lega ... discuss

When Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi told Tom Brokaw on "Meet the Press" that the Catholic Church has not been able to determine when human life begins, she set off a firestorm of debate about the C ... discuss

Building a Culture of Life - Part 1On August 7, 2008, the 126th Supreme Convention of the Knights of Columbus passed a resolution entitled "Building a Culture of Life". I will present that resolution ... discuss

Building a Culture of Life - Part 2Here is the next part of the pro-life resolution passed by the Supreme Council of the Knights of Columbus in August 2008:"FURTHER RESOLVED, That we will continue our ... discuss

As I did for the 2008 Presidential campaign, I have used the US Catholic Bishops' criteria published in the US Conference of Catholic Bishops document on Faithful Citizenship to evaluate the top candi ... discuss

By far the most frequent and hysterical accusation we're seeing is that Mike Huckabee is perceived to be "soft" on illegal immigration. To help set the record straight on Mike Huckabee's position, we ... discuss

I believe that all children are born creative. They are educated out of their creativity. This innate creativity has something to do with the the Image and likeness of God that is imbued into every hu ... discuss

Today in the Franciscan Calendar is the Feast of All Franciscan Saints.  In honor of this special Feast, let us pray the Litany of All Franciscan Saints.A Franciscan Litany of All SaintsLord, hav ... discuss

Today, November 27, is the Feast of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal. Devotion to and wearing of the Miraculous Medal is second to the Rosary in popularity among traditional Catholic devotions.History ... discuss

WASHINGTON, D.C. (11-21-14) – Defending the First Amendment conscience rights of Americans, Americans United for Life filed two amicus curiae (friend-of-the-court) briefs today in the Fifth and ... discuss

The following news release was issued on Nov. 19, 2014.NEW YORK, N.Y. — On Nov. 20, 1989, the United Nations General Assembly affirmed the dignity and rights of all children by adopting the Conventi ... discuss

Last week we commemorated the Dedication of St. John Lateran Basilica in Rome as a sign of our union with the Pope and of our gratitude for the papacy. On November 18, we will commemorate the dedicati ... discuss

From the Cleveland Traditional Latin Mass Blog:On Sunday, November 16, 2014, the Sacrament of Confirmation in the traditional form will be celebrated at Immaculate Conception's 12 noon High Mass by Th ... discuss

I have never seen The Blind Side. But I recently finished reading the book—and I’m glad I did. What a great read! Though it’s not a book that gives any ink to the topic of abortion, ... discuss

I have never seen The Blind Side. But I recently finished reading the book—and I’m glad I did. What a great read! Though it’s not a book that gives any ink to the topic of abortion, ... discuss

Many conservatives, Tea Party folks and Christians have mixed feelings about the GOP takeover of the US Senate yesterday. Not that it happened - it's progress in a certain way, and it's great that it' ... discuss

According to official numbers released in recent years in the UK, over 30 embryos are created for every ONE baby born by IVF. To help personalize those staggering numbers a bit, “Jenny Vaughn ... discuss

October is the month dedicated to the Rosary. It is also the month dedicated to the protection of all human life. The Church is the Body of Christ whose mission is to help and defend the poor, the ... discuss

The Blaze has reported on a woman on Reddit who has posted an open letter to her unborn child, a young person which she is going to have aborted next Friday. You can read the letter here.Let's be clea ... discuss

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None Dare Call it Murder Critics of Gospel street preachers often attack a straw man. They say that harsh confrontation at abortion centers is unloving – or that those who preach repentance fr ... discuss

The Surety of SinnersQuestion: Did the Virgin Mary ever sin?Protestants often argue that the Virgin Mary had to have sinned, because she says in the Magnificat "my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Savio ... discuss

Blogger Brandon Christen has written an introductory article, the first in a five-part series, responding to pro-life arguments. He is looking at the issue from an atheistic perspective. It's refreshi ... discuss

Scranton Chapter Marks The 40th Anniversary of Its FoundingBanquet to Honor Forty Year Fight for Life!Four decades  ... discuss

In “An Open Letter to Richard Dawkins,” published by First Things, JD Flynn of Lincoln, Neb., eloquently responds to a recent tweet by well-known atheist Dawkins concerning conception of ... discuss

The following is the conclusion of Pope Paul VI's encyclical on human life:Let it be considered also that a dangerous weapon would thus be placed in the hands of those public authorities who take no ... discuss

I am currently reading through a book called Who Killed Homer?: The Demise of Classical Education and the Recovery of Greek Wisdom by Victor Davis Hanson and John Heath. In the book they make the ... discuss

Our faith teaches that "children are the supreme gift of marriage and contribute to the welfare of their parents." (Humanae Vitae, Pope Paul VI, no. 9) In the consideration of having children, husba ... discuss

For over fifty years a contraceptive mentality has been entrenched in the world. The Church has steadfastly taught that artificial means to prevent or terminate conception are intrinsically immoral ... discuss

She was my hardest case thus far determined to abort her rape conceived baby. By mistake this fifteen year old went to a pregnancy center looking for an abortion. They called me. She wanted a life, t ... discuss

good article on trying to remove stigma... Why Abortion Will Never Be Mainstream By Megan Cairns on 7.25.14 | 10:58AM In 1996, President Bill Clinton stated that \"abortion should not only be safe and ... discuss

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Once when I was about eight, my younger brother did something, perhaps involving physical pain for me, for which I felt that retaliation was fully justified. As I ran after him, I was intercepted by o ... discuss

A couple of months ago, a pro-choicer named TF wrote to me in a public online forum: “. . . women are individual human beings who have inalienable rights, and the POTENTIAL, NON-INDIVIDUAL developin ... discuss

If we are to pinpoint the moment of beginning of personhood that has the best scientific grounding, out of all the moments that are candidates, that will certainly be the beginning of the single-cell ... discuss

If you have not yet seen it, there is an incredible reflection in today's Courier Times on the closings of St. Joseph the Worker, St. Ann St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Our Lady of Fatima, and Immaculate C ... discuss

Isn't the whole point of religion to teach us morals and to love and care for each other no matter what age, gender, sexual preference, religion or race we are?The question was one among many comments ... discuss

What happens when a sore festers too long.That’s right, ladies: I’m going to talk directly to men about man stuff. So I suggest you go read one of my friends (see my blogroll down in the right-han ... discuss

Chaplain Gordon James Klingenschmitt, PhD, Prying In Jesus Name: Democrats are running TV attack ads against pro-life candidates in Colorado and around the country, in preparation for the 2014 mid- ... discuss

I have this horrible suspicion that he's trying to be funny.Comedian/activist Lee Camp asks, in the meme to your left, “Where is all the Christian outrage against GMO foods? The Lord’s creations w ... discuss

by Susan Michelle Tyrell May 19, 2014 (Live Action News) - Proving that journalistic objectivity is a thing of the past, the Washington Post and MSNBC have demonstrated ignorance and irresponsibility ... discuss

So Republican Senator Marco Rubio is in the public consciousness right now for some comments he made about the scientific consensus being that life begins at conception. This is true, but I'll ge ... discuss

***Spoilers Alert!*** The movie Hanna (2011) was quite disturbing. Hanna was quite literally made into a human killing machine.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/canburak/5746918145/sizes/lWh ... discuss

by Dan Zeidler | Washington, DC | LifeNews.com | 4/3/12 10:58 AM                      &nbs ... discuss

Rowena's StoryBy Rowena SlusserRowena Slusser was conceived in father/daughter rape/incest. Her mother was 15 years when Rowena was born. Rowena’s mother choose to have her, but her parents raised ... discuss

It is more than five years since the Vatican's magnificent instruction on human life at its origins, calling all of us to courageously defend human life:Dignitas Personae proclaims human dignity, from ... discuss

The Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services for Catholic Health Care Services encourage us to provide for donation of organs to others in medical need, which we cannot dona ... discuss

"He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he which is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still: and he that is holy, let him be holy still.  An ... discuss

by Gianna JessenDecember 6, 2005 LifeNews.com Note: The following is based on an interview 28 year-old Gianna Jessen gave to the Independent, a newspaper in the UK ... discuss

      In a recent piece for RH Reality Check, their Senior Legal Analyst Jessica Mason Pieklo argues that prolife business owners are trying to undermine settled science by claimin ... discuss

The following excellent article is from Rolley Haggard, a feature writer for BreakPoint.   From Auschwitz to ChurchwitzFor Millions, Our Steeples Are SmokestacksBy Rolley HaggardReturning ho ... discuss

The fateful post-WYD conference. (Photo: CNS)Okay, let’s take it from the top: The Catholic Church exists to preserve and teach the revelation Jesus gave to his disciples during his earthly ministry ... discuss

Hello, my name is Ed Mohs, a member of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul here at Immaculate Conception; I ask for your help in both time and talent.First, on behalf of those we serve, we want to than ... discuss

Rachel Held Evans has recently written a lengthy blog post expressing her take on the morality of contraception. She says that evangelical thinking on the matter has been distorted by “mal ... discuss

These thoughts are offered as an addendum and complement (mostly) to Peter Lawler’s recent  “Leo Strauss and Postmodern Conservatism”.Whatever Leo Strauss’s personal dispo ... discuss

WASHINGTON (RNS) Conception. Pregnancy. Abortion. Abortifacient. Those words today are in a rhetorical swamp where contesting religious, medical and political views muddy understanding. And soon the U ... discuss

The “Healing the 21st Century” conference/retreat, to be held February 15, 2014, in Carlsbad, Calif., is a means for those negatively affected by divorce, contraception, abortion, donor conception ... discuss

uke Coppen begins his cover article on Pope Francis for the United Kingdom’s Spectator wondering why Italian journalist Eugenio Scalfari would write that the pope has in effect “abolished&#x ... discuss

Sister Bertilla Capra is a missionary of the Immaculate Conception, a female congregation associated with the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions (PIME). She has run the Vimala Dermatological Ce ... discuss

I participated in the 41st annual March for Life. in Washington today. This took more thorough preparation this year than usual because of the extremely cold temperatures today (~15-19 deg highs, not ... discuss

We have toiled in the dark on a quest to build a culture where all innocent human life is welcomed, cherished, and legally protected from the moment of conception until natural death. Original Posting ... discuss

The historic journey around the world of the pilgrim icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa, the Black Madonna, continues this week with a procession at the March for Life in Washington, D.C. Our Lady will j ... discuss

Republican Party Chairman: GOP is Proudly Pro-Life on Abortion Next week is the RNC Winter Meeting, and this time around it’s being held in Washington, D.C. As many Life News readers know, that ... discuss

Reproductions of a 1925 painting that hangs above the main altar in the Basilica-Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Québec are serving as the centerpiece of the Knights of Columbus Marian Prayer Pr ... discuss

This is a slightly revised and updated article I first wrote and posted in 2004 at this time.March for Life 2010 ascending Capitol Hill, heading to the Supreme CourtWednesday, January 22, will mark th ... discuss




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