Topic: conception

GFFL Editor's Note: The following relevant article has been modified as to verb tense and other minor content since the article is shared after the 2015 March for Life. Photo's added by editor.Trivi ... 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

by Kelli Big Blue Wave points out the reluctance of those on the pro-abortion side of the aisle to state whether or not the human fetus at 20 weeks is, in fact, a human being. First, Nancy Pelosi dod ... 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

In 2013, pro-abortion writer, Mary Elizabeth Williams penned an article titled, “So What if Abortion Ends Life?” Honestly, her article is probably the most outrageous piece of abortion propaganda ... discuss

We should really be putting these questions to politicians.When exactly does human life begin? If not at conception,when?The way she deflected the question was pathetic. The voters are entitled to kno ... discuss

Here is the text of the homily Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley delivered Wednesday at the March for Life Vigil Mass at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Washignton D.C.. Cardinal O'Mall ... discuss

What does 57 million abortions look like? After 42 Years and 57 MILLION deaths, may the United States of America finally reject the atrocity of abortion and stand up for life and its founding princip ... discuss

As LifeNews previously reported, California pastor, Shane Idleman, spoke out about his participation in an abortion on his churches blog. Idleman writes, “Approximately 23 years ago, as a prodigal, ... discuss

As liberals excoriate Republican Congressman Steve Scalise for speaking to a group with a reported connection to David Duke, former KKK member, I’m reminded today—on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade ... discuss

This litany seems a good one to remind us that all life, whether or not we can see it in front of our eyes at the moment, is precious.Today is the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that made abo ... discuss

The over 56 million abortions since the 1973 decisions of Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton reflect with heartbreaking magnitude what Pope Francis means by a “throwaway culture.” However, we have grea ... discuss

Rabbit, Punched. Father Lemieux has some wise advice:And when you read some foolishness about the Pope, you have two possible courses of action, it seems to me. You could go read what the man actually ... discuss

More than 10,000 pilgrims, many of them youth from schools around the nation, are expected to gather in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception to pray for an end to abortion ... discuss

By:  Lauretta Brown Rep. King: A Child is a Human Being from ' ... discuss

The tagline of our film Eggsploitation is “The infertility industry has a dirty little secret.” In the film we seek to expose the many facets of the market for human eggs, which very few p ... discuss

Wednesday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By Benedict Augustine“He stretched it out and his hand was restored.The Pharisees went out and immediately took counselwith& ... discuss

By PETER JESSERER SMITH | Will thousands march in celebration of the Church’s social teaching on the dignity of human life, in all circumstances, from conception to natural death? The 10,0 ... 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

In science fiction movies, it seems like it is easy to edit the genetics of a living organism. In reality, it is very, very difficult. A new technique in genetic engineering is creating quite a buzz i ... 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

Congressmen, Bears Owner and Archbishop Proclaim Sanctity of LifeAn estimated crowd of over 4,000 people marched through Chicago's Loop on Sunday, January 18, proclaiming the sanctity of human life an ... discuss

 An Issue of the Heart By Joleigh Little, Wisconsin Right to Life Teen Director and Region Coordinator Editor’s note. The following sto ... discuss

 “I am Pro-Life Because….” By Dave Andrusko With the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade just three days away, I am once again asking o ... discuss

When Pope Francis arrived late afternoon in the Philippines on January 15, church bells simultaneously rang and a predominantly Catholic Filipino people gave an enthusiastic welcome to the 78-year-old ... discuss

Aboard the papal plane, Jan 19, 2015 / 03:20 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Speaking to journalists aboard the Jan. 19 flight from Manila to Rome concluding his Asian pilgrimage, Pope Francis discussed what he ... discuss

Dr. Ligaya attends Filipino event with Pope Francis: Encounter with Families When Pope Francis arrived late afternoon in the Philippines on January 15, church bells simultaneously rang and a predomina ... discuss

Aboard the papal plane, Jan 19, 2015 / 12:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- During his in-flight press conference from Manila to Rome, Pope Francis confirmed he plans stops in Philadelphia, New York City and Wa ... discuss

Los Angeles, Calif., Jan 19, 2015 / 10:44 am (CNA).- The first annual OneLife LA, heralded as a celebration of the dignity of every human life from conception to natural death, drew thousands from all ... discuss

A friend of mine wrote the article below and I think she pegs it. In the world of virtual reality, everyone can create his own avatar. An old person can become young, a male can become female or vice- ... discuss

Manila, Philippines, Jan 18, 2015 / 12:56 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Bernardito Auza – a member of the organizing committee for Pope Francis’ upcoming visit to the U.S. – has re ... 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

Manila, Philippines, Jan 17, 2015 / 03:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Deviating from his schedule of events in the Philippines, Pope Francis had a brief but emotionally intense encounter with former street k ... discuss

 Pope Francis told families in the Philippines Friday that they should take time to rest and to pray together and to be examples of holiness.  On the second day of his five day trip to the A ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli 40 Days for Life shares a compelling story from a woman who justified her work at Planned Parenthood as “I’m just the bookkeepe ... discuss

Manila, Philippines, Jan 16, 2015 / 01:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Remarking on Pope Francis' strong words against the threats which “ideological colonization” poses to the family, the Vatican ... discuss

As an Evangelical in the classic Reformation tradition, I’m not unaware of the theological distinctions between Catholicism and historic Protestantism. But all defenders of what we at Family Res ... discuss

In the world of “choice,” women and men who choose abortion experience zero regret or pain; and then when they share their stories we’re expected to agree with their decision and honor them for ... discuss

One of the tasks assigned to some abortion facility workers is to collect and reassemble the body parts of babies killed in abortions; and those assigned to this horrific task are called POC [Products ... discuss

Following this morning’s Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception in Manila, Pope Francis made an unscheduled visit to a center run by the Anak-Tnk foundation, an organizat ... discuss

Manila, Philippines, Jan 16, 2015 / 03:47 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Warning that “every threat to the family is a threat to society itself,” Pope Francis called on the people of the Philippines ... discuss

Manila, Philippines, Jan 16, 2015 / 04:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis took the opportunity during an address to families in the Philippines to praise Blessed Pope Paul VI’s encyclical oppo ... discuss

By Edward Pentin | Here below are the full texts of Pope Francis' homily at an 11.15am Mass with clergy and religious in the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception in Manil ... discuss

The Pope is exhorting priests and religious of the Philippines to be steadfast in combatting the "deeply rooted inequality and injustice which mar the face of Filipino society," telling them that ... discuss

Here is the text of the homily Pope Francis gave this morning in Manila at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, at a Mass he celebrated with bishops, priests and religious of the country. * * ... discuss

Manila, Philippines, Jan 15, 2015 / 08:24 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis' Homily at Manila's Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Cathedral during Holy Mass for Bishops, Priests, Religious and Seminarians J ... discuss

Manila, Philippines, Jan 15, 2015 / 03:28 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Fr. Marcello Pondoc attended the Philippines World Youth Day with St. John Paul II in 1995, and 20 years later will participate in Pope F ... discuss

Later this month, pro-life advocates across the country will gather to mourn the 42nd year of the infamous Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that endeavored to legitimize abortion in the eyes of the ... discuss

Los Angeles, Calif., Jan 15, 2015 / 08:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Less than a week before the 42 anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, which legalized abortion in the United States, Los Angeles will host its firs ... discuss

“Our government should not punish citizens who have a conscientious objectionto Obamacare’s anti-life agenda,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (01-15-15) &ndas ... discuss

One of the problems with in vitro fertilization is that unused or unwanted embryos are often discarded or destroyed. Unfortunately in 2011, a study in the journal of the American Society for Reproduct ... discuss

I was thinking about the theories of Darwinian Evolution and Intelligent Design last night and this morning I found this interesting article. Our current pope certainly believes in Evolution and the C ... discuss

By Fr. Basil Cole, O.P. What is the “good” found in these three realities of our title? In the case of all three human acts, they can manifest affection, affirmation, care, physical pleasure and b ... discuss

The Kentucky Senate passed an informed consent bill that will require a meeting between the pregnant woman and the abortionist at least 24-hours before an abortion takes place. The bill, SB 3, passed ... discuss

Two years ago we brought you a story about an amazing young 13-year- old girl named Ashley from Elwood, Indiana, who was raped by her brother’s friend and became pregnant. Ashley prosecuted her rap ... discuss

Now Being Distributed to Legislators Nationwide: AUL releases the10th edition of Defending Life, “the playbook” of model legislation How Safe Are You? Check out the Women’s Health an ... discuss

In October, abortion activist Gloria Steinem was invited to speak at St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin. The speech is scheduled for April, and in a press release the Catholic College said Stei ... discuss

Republican members of Congress have already introduced a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks and leading pro-life groups are moving quickly to rally pro-life people around the ban in advance of a vot ... discuss

Wow, pro-aborts really, really want the baby to die “We’re pro-choice, not pro-abortion,” abortion defenders endlessly insist. They assure us that a dead baby is not the objective ... discuss

How my child with Down syndrome “Opened my eyes to unconditional love”   By Dave Andrusko Robert Fulghum is best known for his humongous best ... discuss

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In the pro-life movement, we hear a lot about abortions negative affects on women and their mental health. However, we don’t usually hear abortion stories from men and we certainly don’t hear them ... discuss

Brothers and Sisters: Peace be with you.I've learned the following news from the Aleteia Catholic news portal:Yesterday a rally took place outside the Canadian Embassy in Warsaw, Poland to protest t ... discuss

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It is difficult to look at scenes of great universities and historic colleges and not be moved by the architecture portrayed. Traditionally, institutions of higher learning have wanted to display thei ... discuss

Here is a list of 41 quotes from medical experts and medical textbooks that prove human life begins at conception/fertilization. “The life cycle of mammals begins when a sperm enters an egg.” Okad ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) —  You may remember “can’t say it? don’t legislate it.” For those who need a refresher, abortion advocates made a fuss by falsely claiming that Michigan state Rep. Lisa Br ... discuss

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

As I sit at the fire station working my shift as a medic/firefighter, waiting for our next emergency, my heart is heavy. I just got a call that another newborn child has been found dead in the woods i ... discuss

One of the secular left’s latest windmills at which to tilt is America’s fanciful “rape culture.” There is a universal ethos of violence against women, as they imagine it, that stems from a mi ... 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

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. Some of the highest compliments paid to woman are familiar sayings like “The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world” and more unfamiliar sayings like George Mered ... discuss

A man who worried his girlfriend may be pregnant shot her in the head because she refused to take the morning-after pill, which he believed would either prevent her from becoming pregnant or end the l ... discuss

Today is the memorial of St. John Neumann, Bishop (USA). St. John Neumann was born in 1811 in Bohemia to Philip Neumann, who was German and owned a stocking factory, and Agnes Neumann who was Czech.Jo ... discuss

We love free books and hope you do, too, so we share some of our finds here several times a week. These are affiliate links, so if you need something at Amazon, we do appreciate it if you click throu ... discuss

  Meet the ridiculous new pro-abortion argument  Rebecca Downs  You may remember “can’t say it? don’t legislate it.” For those w ... 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

As we begin the year 2015 here in Louisiana, we look forward with hope in the knowledge of last year’s successes and understanding the ongoing challenges for the pro-life community. As a Black w ... discuss

Every human being’s life starts at conception and ultraound images display in stunning detail the miracle of life in the womb. Now,one photographer has embarked on a project to document the firs ... discuss

In India, a 22-year-old woman has filed a First Information Report (FIR), accusing three men of raping her. The alleged rape took place on June 26th, and the woman said after the rape they forced her ... discuss

Back in 2012, Kate Douse gave birth to extremely premature twins at only 23 weeks of pregnancy.  Kate thought there was no hope for her girls, knowing that normally babies are not considered medical ... 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

If the pope asks me for advice about his upcoming encyclical I'll suggest that global warming is caused by the increasing fire being stoked from the bowels of hell. Some of the devil's assistants wear ... 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

Four years ago, I was going through life like I had it all figured out — perfect family, perfect job, perfect home.  Our proud military family was living the American dream — we had it al ... discuss

Washington D.C. January 20, 2015 7-9 pm The Renaissance Hotel Meeting Room Mount Vernon AB Free Event Contact: Juda Myers, Founder, CHOICES4LIFE, 281-451-8460, juda@choices4life.org WASHINGTON, De ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. In Shakespeare’s Macbeth, the Weird Sisters, the witches who deceive and betray Macbeth, utter these fatal words at the beginning of the play: “Fair is foul, and foul ... 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

According to the Indian Express newspaper, local health authorities in New Delhi are beginning to crack down on the use of ultrasounds to facilitate sex-selective abortions—in virtually all cases, o ... discuss

Source: Catholic AnswersFundamentalists are sometimes horrified when the Virgin Mary is referred to as the Mother of God. However, their reaction often rests upon a misapprehension of not only what ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 29, 2014 / 01:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In an address on Sunday to Italy's National Numerous Family Association, Pope Francis thanked the members of large families for their cultivatio ... discuss

On January 1st, Sister Mary Magdalene of the Immaculate Conception, OP will be pronouncing solemn vows, promising to live out the rest of her life within the enclosure of her monastery in Summit, New ... 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

  Your Baby’s Development Month by MonthEditor’s note. The ... 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

In an article in the pro-abortion Huffington Post, a Jewish rabbi claims that unborn babies are “water” until 40 days into pregnancy. At the same time, Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz claims the p ... 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 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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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(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

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




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