Topic: conception

The Tanzania government’s new proposed constitution has been heavily influenced by NGOs that promote contraceptives and abortion rights, says Emil Hagamu, director of English-speaking Africa for Hum ... discuss

19 December, Old Testament Adam was the first man, made in the image of God and given dominion over all the earth (Genesis 1:26). His name may be variously translated "earth," "dust," or "clay," all ... discuss

Chaplain Gordon James Klingenschmitt, PhD, Praying In Jesus Name: "The Centers for Disease Control released its national abortion report on Friday and the new figured show the number of abortions in ... discuss

Many observers have called 2014 the “Year of the Bible Movie” and it’s easy to see why. A vast array of faith-based films have released this year, some to significant success including Heaven is ... discuss

Tells Pro-Life Midwives They Must Participate in Abortions or Lose Their Jobsby Steven Ertelt  In a horrible defeat for conscience rights for medical professionals, a British court today ruled ... discuss

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom today rejected the right to conscience claims of Mary Doogan and Connie Wood. Doogan and Wood are midwives who “are practicing Roman Catholics who believ ... discuss

In a horrible defeat for conscience rights for medical professionals, a British court today ruled that a pair of midwives who didn’t want to be involved in assisting abortions must do so. Midwiv ... discuss

HLI’s Dr. Bullecer organizes successful pro-life event for Filipino Faithful. CEBU, Philippines — On the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe, a crowd of pregnant women and new mothers gathe ... 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

The Archdiocese of Vienna has made a complaint to the public prosecutor about disruption of worship on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception by a performance against celibacyAfter the disruption of t ... discuss

Read The Personhood split, Part I: Structure for background. Aside from their structural variations, Personhood USA and National Personhood Alliance at first seemed to have similar goals – un ... discuss

The Daily Signal has an in-depth article today on doctors’ controversial efforts to perform successful surgeries on babies.  Of course, no one would ever find such a story controversial if it d ... discuss

During a November 4, 2014, university panel discussion in Indiana on the topic "Life versus Choice," Wesleyan professor Gregory Fiebig stated, "This is our belief, that life begins at conception. It i ... discuss

Today up until 1955 was the Octave of the Immaculate Conception.  As this blog seeks to preserve our Catholic heritage, we will celebrate the Octave Day of the Immaculate Conception today by shar ... discuss

During a November 4, 2014, university panel discussion in Indiana on the topic "Life versus Choice," Wesleyan professor Gregory Fiebig stated, "This is our belief, that life begins at conception. It i ... discuss

Right to Life commends the Labour Party for its decision not to resubmit the contentious “End of Life Choice” bill to the Parliamentary ballot. The Labour leader Andrew Little,  has said that the ... 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

by Kelsey Harkness, The Daily Signal, Heritage Foundation: For 36 years, Jim Garlow didn’t know his first adopted child was the result of a rape.But after his wife Carol lost a six-year battle w ... discuss

Wherefore, in humility and fasting, we unceasingly offered our private prayers as well as the public prayers of the Church to God the Father through his Son, that he would deign to direct and strength ... 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

Photo: Felix Carroll By Dan Valenti and Theresa Bonopartis DAN VALENTI: I love the Advent season. It's a time of rest and reflection, a spiritual justification to bow out of the consumerist fre ... 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

This is going to be very quick, as it is almost Saturday.1.  Lisa Hendey interviewed me for my new book, Seven Saints for Seven Virtues, on Friday, December 12.  You can read her interview H ... discuss

Happy feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Protectress of the Unborn and Mother of the Americas! Our Lady of Guadalupe, we turn to you who are the protectress of unborn children and ask that you intercede ... discuss

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A couple in Australia decided to have an abortion at 28 weeks of pregnancy after they learned their unborn child would have a “deformed” left hand. The woman told a Brisbane, Australia new ... discuss

This my annual post about Our Lady of Guadalupe. I usually am not especially interested in one visitation of Mary more than another, but there is something about Our Lady of Guadalupe that captures my ... discuss

“Obamacare’s deceptions include promises broken that healthcare wouldnot be polluted with anti-life policies,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (12-12-14) &nda ... discuss

Today we celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe -- one of my favorite Marian feast days. Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the Americas, brings hope into our lives. She covers us in the folds ... discuss

In an article in the American Medical News (Diane M Gianelli, “Abortion Providers Share Inner Conflicts,” American Medical News, July 12, 1993), a counselor at a Dallas abortion clinic talked abou ... discuss

The Tanzania government’s new proposed constitution has been heavily influenced by NGOs that promote contraceptives and abortion rights, says Emil Hagamu, director of English-speaking Africa for Hum ... discuss

Gregory FiebigDuring a November 4th 2014 university panel discussion in Indiana on the topic "Life versus Choice", Wesleyan Professor Gregory Fiebig stated "This is our belief, that life begins at con ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Annually, TIME hosts a “word banishment poll” in which the magazine asks its readers to vote on a word that should be trashed. So, as we near the end of 2014, write in the com ... discuss

For 36 years, Jim Garlow didn’t know his first adopted child was the result of a rape. But after his wife Carol lost a six-year battle with cancer last year, their daughter, Janie, went in search of ... discuss

 Loving Them Both By Sarah Terzo In an article in the American Medical News (Diane M Gianelli, “Abortion Providers Share Inner Conflicts,” American Medical News, July 12, 1993), ... discuss

Sermon titled "Virgo Potens: The Power of the Immaculate Conception" given on Monday December 8, 2014. Size: 7.1 MB; duration: 20:48. ... discuss

“Turn away my eyes from beholding vanity; and quicken you me in your way. Establish your word to your servant, who is devoted to your fear. Turn away my reproach which I fear: for your judgments ar ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannToday is the feast of Our Lady of Loreto. The title Our Lady of Loreto refers to the Holy House of Loreto, the house in which Mary was born, and where the Annunciation occurred, and ... 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

For much of my life, I was so entrenched in the pro-choice worldview that I would completely shut down conversations that invited me to examine or question my position. Even with my history of being p ... discuss

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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

Dec 08 - Homily: Son of the Immaculate Conception Fr. Louis Maximilian, on the occasion of receiving the first profession of vows from fra Charbel, explains how being a son of Mary is first and for ... 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

While many were celebrating the beginning of the holiday season, Obamacare marked a major, if subdued, milestone—the beginning of the second open enrollment for health insurance coverage through the ... discuss

Every year on December 8, Pope Francis goes to Piazza di Spagna in Rome and prays to Our Lady at the statue of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception located on top of an ancient column, in honor of th ... discuss

Related: Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 8, 2014 / 10:48 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his Angelus address for the feast of the Immaculate Conception on Monday, Pope Francis said because everything we have received is “a gi ... discuss

By CNA/EWTN NEWS | VATICAN CITY — In his Angelus address for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception on Monday, Pope Francis said that, because everything we have received is “a g ... discuss

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception 2014(Click here for readings)by KATIE GROSSMary said to the angel,“How can this be,since I have no relations with a man?”And the angel said ... discuss

The Immaculate Conception: 8 things to know and share . . . |Blogs | NCRegister.com div> ... discuss

Luca Mombello (1518-1520/ 1588-1596)Immacolata Concezione con Dio Padre / The Immaculate Conception with God the Fathervia Idle Speculations where there is some fascinating informationabout paintings ... discuss

Later today, I’ll be talking with Sheila Liaugminas (around 6:15pm, Eastern) as we take “A Closer Look” at today’s Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception and Saint Bernadette S ... discuss

One of the really neat things about living the liturgical life, is that after awhile, you start to have favorite traditions and ways of celebrating, and you find that your children look forward to the ... discuss

Here is the translation of the Holy Father's address before and after the recitation of the Angelus on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. * * * Dear brothers and sisters, The message of to ... discuss

There is a Marian prayer that is recited daily by millions of people entitled the Memorare (which means "remembrance") the text of which is believed to have been written by the Cistercian monk, Berna ... discuss

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This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Hail, full of grace. The Lord is with you.” ... discuss

It is possible for Christmas carols, not only to be appropriate for the season leading up to the great feast, but to never mention Christmas itself. And no, that does not include "Jingle Bells."With t ... discuss

"The most Blessed Virgin Mary was, from the first moment of her conception, by a singular grace and privilege of almighty God and by virtue of the merits of Jesus Christ, Savior of the human race, pre ... discuss

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The Collect.O MERCIFUL God, hear the supplication of thy servants: that we who are gathered together to honour the Conception of the Virgin Mother of God, may through her intercession be delivered by ... discuss

On this Vigil of Our Lady's great feast, I wanted to draw our readers' attention to an exciting new album by the Dominican Friars in Washington DC, called Ave Maria: Domi ... discuss

By Tom and April Hoopes | User's Guide to Sunday, Dec. 7 | Sunday, Dec. 7, is the Second Sunday of Advent. Monday, Dec. 8, is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, the patronal ... discuss

"Wear a Veil Day" on December 8th, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, a holy day of obligation. Shall we honor our Mother by wearing a veil like she did?Why not?If anyone asks, I'll just say it's ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 6, 2014 / 09:36 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a video message delivered to the displaced Iraqi Christians on Saturday, Pope Francis decried the suffering experienced by those persecuted fo ... discuss

Leftists love to mock conservatives as clinging to our Bibles and being deniers of science.I'm Catholic and conservative and I respect scientific findings, like those on fetal development.A human life ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Genetic “counselors” are medical personnel that walk women and their partners though testing (usually amniocentesis) to see if their unborn babies have a genetic illness ... discuss

 Counselor prevents abortion minded women from seeing sonograms of their babies By Sarah Terzo Genetic “counselors” are medical personnel that walk women and their partners thoug ... discuss

The Court of Appeal's judgment today in the foetal alcohol syndrome case is anti-rational. SPUC has responded to the judgment in the case of CP v CICA http://www.judiciary.gov.uk/judgments/cp-v-cica/ ... discuss

   Disability and Euthanasia Editor’s note. Last week Sydney Catholic Communications interviewed two disability advocates about their views on euthanasia. This ap ... discuss

Dec 04 - Homily: Mary Pre-Purified Fr. Elias on the teachings of St. John Damascene, including that Mary was pre-purified, an early expression of the dogma of Immaculate Conception. Father reflects ... discuss

Did I mention at the start of the summer that the first political campaign I recall knowing anything about -- back when I was a kid-- was Jeff Bell's run for Senate in 1976?  He primaried and kno ... discuss

November 15th in the Eastern Rite Churches begins the Nativity Fast. This 40-day long period fasting is a preparation for the holy celebration of Christmas. Like Lent, the Eastern Churches observe ... 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

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

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

It started life as a hashtag hoax, but picked up some real agreement.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 blo ... 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

While it’s great news that substantial political pro-life victories were won in the mid-term elections, we must now ask ourselves, “What do these victories mean for the protection of human life an ... discuss

Persistent lobbying efforts by pro-abortion organizations have led to proposed legislation to amend India’s Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act (MTP), originally enacted in 1971. If passed, the law ... discuss

In a post-election article in Politico, James Hohman describes what he terms “fault lines” as the 2016 Republican presidential field emerges. Among the issues he mentions are Common Core, ... 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

There's a saying, God always forgives Man sometimes forgives Nature never forgives If conception takes place outside of the natural order, for instance in a test tube or petri dish, God will h ... discuss

North Dakota challenging Roe v. Wade. ...Along with the spate of anti-abortion legislation, North Dakota lawmakers also passed a resolution that allows voters to decide on Nov. 4 whether the measure ... 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

The Bible has a pretty clear view of the innate value of human life, but a professor at one Christian college obfuscated the issue when he told an audience, “I am equally pro-choice and pro-life ... discuss

All Saints Day is on a Saturday this year! So there should be ample time to celebrate this wonderful day in the liturgical year.Halloween, or All Hallows Eve is simply the night before the great feast ... discuss

Every year I like to update my Advent and Christmas Link list and share it with all of you on this blog.  I will be adding new pages as I find them and have them  linked up at the top for ea ... discuss

Tomorrow (October 15th) Canada's Supreme Court is expected to deliberate on the Kay Carter case with respect to assisted suicide.[1] In anticipation of this momentous decision that may change the char ... discuss

Even with all I have lost in this life I still believe in love. Even when love seems silent, I believe in love. Even if God seems silent, I believe in Him for He is divine love, manifested to us in Hi ... 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 Image and likeness of God that is imbued into every human ... discuss

Chaplain Gordon James Klingenschmitt, PhD, Praying In Jesus Name:  In a story that reflects the redemptive forgiveness of Jesus Christ, a woman who regrets her two abortions has become a leading ... discuss

The Bible has a pretty clear view of the innate value of human life, but a professor at one Christian college obfuscated the issue when he told an audience, “I am equally pro-choice and pro-life ... discuss

In a post-election article in Politico, James Hohman describes what he terms “fault lines” as the 2016 Republican presidential field emerges. Among the issues he mentions are Common Core, ... discuss

Amidst the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season and the flurry of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday allows you to get back to the true joy of the Christmas season. It is a day to thi ... discuss

My custody case in Florida against my rapist started in 2010 and went on for a little over two years.  Though I had a restraining order and had pursued prosecution, he was not convicted of rape. At t ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Abortionist Curtis Boyd, who has been committing abortions since before they were legalized in 1973, was featured Friday by UK-based publication The Guardian in a piece on Am ... discuss

By Peter Kwasniewski, Ph.D. One day in New Jersey, years ago, I was standing on a train platform waiting to catch a train into New York City. Seeing beautiful and well-dressed young women waiting at t ... discuss

First, recite the Prayer to the Immaculate Conception. Then, recite the appropriate prayer of each of the nine days.PRAYER TO THEIMMACULATE CONCEPTIONO God,  who by the Immaculate Conception ... discuss

Saturday of the Thirty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By STEPHANIE JUAREZJesus said to his disciples:“Beware that your hearts do not become drowsyfrom carousing and drunken ... 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

  Which pro-choice phrase should be banned in 2015?  Kristi Burton Brown  shareAnnually, TIME hosts a “wo ... discuss

  Video from a NY Planned Parenthood affiliate: inaccurate and downright weird  Lauren Enriquez  ... discuss

The liturgical season of Advent begins on the First Sunday in Advent, November 30, 2014, opening a new year in our Church's Calendar. The word Advent is from the Latin adventus, which means "coming" a ... 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

The Vatican has released the schedule for Pope Francis’ public liturgical celebrations in December 2014 and January 2015. Below is the Holy Father’s itinerary, published by the Vatican&# ... discuss

As the week ends, we hope all of you will be able to celebrate the joys and gifts of this life with family and friends. As you cut into the Turkey and perhaps watch football, we hope you’ll be bless ... 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

In 2009, Carolyn and Sean Savage were thrilled to find out they were expected another baby after an in vetro fertilization (IVF) treatment. The couple already had one baby through IVF, and from that s ... discuss

Every year I like to update my Advent and Christmas Link list and share it with all of you on this blog.  I will be adding new pages as I find them and have them  linked up at the top for ea ... discuss

This Thanksgiving week, Secular Pro-Life is giving a few guests the opportunity to thank the pro-life heroes in their lives. First up is Valerie Lopez, a Texas A & M University student who got a huge ... discuss

Even with all I have lost in this life I still believe in love. Even when love seems silent, I believe in love. Even if God seems silent, I believe in Him for He is divine love, manifested to us in Hi ... discuss

A repeat which I very much enjoyed reading again. Hope you do too!As the visions during the night continued, I saw One like a son of man coming, on the clouds of heaven; When he reached the Ancient On ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli American Life League’s Judie Brown exposes Oregon’s “triple X”-rated Oregon Adolescent Sexuality Conference, callin ... discuss

The Supreme Court may have sided with Hobby Lobby in its case against the Obama administration over the pro-abortion HHS mandate, but one leading pro-life group says the Obama administration’s r ... discuss

 U.N. marks 25th anniversary of Convention on the Rights of the Child New brochure highlights areas in which many children remain unprote ... discuss

New brochure highlights areas in which many children remain unprotectedOn Nov. 20, 1989, the United Nations General Assembly affirmed the dignity and rights of all children by adopting the Convention ... discuss

For those of us who are active in the pro-life movement, and who know what an unborn baby looks like even at the earliest stages, it is hard to believe that so many people do not know that abortions o ... discuss

Ever think about your roots? As an adoptee, when I hear others talk about their genealogy or family reunions, it can cause mixed emotions. Many who are adopted eagerly desire to connect with their bi ... discuss

Right to Life makes no apology for speaking up in defence of the right to life of the voiceless human embryos who are nameless and who are deemed to be unwanted and surplus to requirements. More than ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — For the first time in U.S. history, there will be 21 pro-life women in Congress. With the 2014 election of Joni Ernst (R-IA) in the Senate and Elise Stefanik (R-NY), Mia Love ... 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

November 19, 2014/PORTLAND, OR -- Kristen K. Waggoner, lead counsel representing a pharmacy owner and two pharmacists opposed to Washington state regulations that would force them to dispense drugs ... discuss

Persistent lobbying efforts by pro-abortion organizations have led to proposed legislation to amend India’s Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act (MTP), originally enacted in 1971. If passed, the law ... discuss

The Dreaded Rape Exception: Over the last six years, I have met many different kinds of people. I have met the radicals, the impartials, and the unsure. I have met people who range all across th ... 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

November 15th in the Eastern Rite Churches begins the Nativity Fast. This 40-day long period fasting is a preparation for the holy celebration of Christmas. Like Lent, the Eastern Churches observe ... 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

WASHINGTON, D.C. (11-10-14) – Americans United for Life filed an amicus curiae (“friend-of-the-court”) brief today in yet another legal challenge to the most obvious “Obamacare” deception: t ... 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

It's election week, so of course we need a political joke. I was going to put jokes about several party, but I couldn't find any anti-Republican jokes that were not, shall we say, overly mean. And ant ... discuss

Tuesday is election day. This is an important midterm election. Here are some things to keep in mind when deciding how to vote [bold text added by me, all quotes from the Catechism of the Catholic Chu ... 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

North Dakota challenging Roe v. Wade. ...Along with the spate of anti-abortion legislation, North Dakota lawmakers also passed a resolution that allows voters to decide on Nov. 4 whether the measure ... discuss

Rhoslyn Thomas, SPUC's youth officer, has initiated a call for people to hold a one minute silence on Monday for unborn children. Here are the details, courtesy of Rhoslyn: On Monday 27 October, we co ... 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

There's a saying, God always forgives Man sometimes forgives Nature never forgives If conception takes place outside of the natural order, for instance in a test tube or petri dish, God will h ... 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

Did I mention at the start of the summer that the first political campaign I recall knowing anything about -- back when I was a kid-- was Jeff Bell's run for Senate in 1976?  He primaried and kno ... 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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(Recently on another website I had some discussion about “Personhood and Citizenship” with a reader named “My turn.” I will reproduce here the more probing parts of that reader ... discuss

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




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