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(AP Photo)COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former substitute teacher convicted of showing a movie including graphic sex and violence to a high school class was sentenced on Wednesday to 90 days in jail. read ... discuss

Thursday of the Second Week of Lent(Click here for readings)By FR ALFONSE NAZZAROJesus said to the Pharisees:  "There was a rich man who dressed in purple garments and fine linen and dined sumptu ... discuss

In New Mexico, a 5-week-old baby is fighting for his life after his teen father shook him so violently that he started having seizures. On March 2nd, the baby was taken to Christus St. Vincent Hospita ... discuss

Writing about World War I, before America entered the war:Americans were horrified by the slaughter in the trenches in France. Not only had the Germans initiated submarine warfare against passenger sh ... discuss

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By Alex Schadenberg,Executive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionThe Carter decision has been heralded as legalizing “physician-assisted death,” more commonly known as physician-assisted or ... discuss

Okay. This time will DEFINITELY be my last post here. But just had to acknowledge one last thing on my almost blogiversary.Two days from today, Saturday, 7 March, will be the 10th anniversary of this ... discuss

By Cheryl Sullenger Cleveland, OH – When Lakisha Wilson walked into Cleveland’s Preterm abortion clinic a year ago, she never dreamed it would be the last thing she ever did. Now, an NPR article p ... discuss

On January 1, 2014, the Chinese Communist Party tweaked the One Child Policy, allowing couples in which either parent is an only child to have a second child.  This minor exception has been widely an ... discuss

 Family of Jahi McMath files medical malpractice suit against California hospital and surgeon By Dave Andrusko Jahi McMathOAKLAND — The ... discuss

 A statement we should all fear By Paul Russell Dr. Rob JonquiereThe theory and the practice of euthanasia simply don’t match and the rh ... discuss

By CNA/EWTN NEWS | WASHINGTON — Four U.S. Catholic publications with a broad range of audiences have come together in a joint editorial citing Church leaders in calling for an end to the d ... discuss

Purchase the book or DVD: Do You Call This A Life? Blurred Boundaries in the Netherlands' Right-to-Die Laws for: $20 for the book or $10 for the DVD of van Loenen's talk in Ottawa or (book a ... discuss

By Jeanette DeMelo | From the time of the publication of his 1995 encyclical Evangelium Vitae (The Gospel of Life), Pope St. John Paul II urged Catholics to re-examine the use of the death penal ... discuss

Washington D.C., Mar 5, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Four U.S. Catholic publications with a broad range of audiences have come together in a joint editorial citing Church leaders in calling for a ... discuss

By:  Terence P. Jeffrey DNI: Ayatollah Will Decide If Iran Bui ... discuss

West Virginia House Overrides Governor Tomblin’s Veto of Ban on Abortions After 20 Weeks The West Virginia state House overwhelmingly overrode a veto issued by West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin ... discuss

Abstract, formatted for easier reading:Objective. The aims of this systematic review were to integrate the research on posttraumatic stress (PTS) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after termina ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: On Wednesday, March 4, the Supreme Court will hear the King v. Burwell case. It is likely to deliver a death blow to ObamaCare when the decision is announced in a ... discuss

"Is the Obama administration making deals that will "really" make us safe now and in future generations? Germany's Hitler promised British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain peace. In truth, the World ... discuss

Some might say he was clinging to his guns and religion. Abraham Lincoln began his Second Inaugural Address with a reference to the military situation. Gen. Grant’s powerful army then held the r ... discuss

/Credit:  pixgood.com"Jesus is God, therefore His love, His Thirst, is infinite. He the creator of the universe,asked for the love of His creatures.He thirst for our love… These words:‘I Thir ... discuss

Tributes are pouring in for Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C, who led Notre Dame University as its president for 35 years before retiring in 1986. President Barack Obama, who received an honorary degree ... discuss

In Pennsylvania, police say a man offered his babysitter $100 to assault his ex-girlfriend and cause her to miscarry their unborn child. On Tuesday, John Frazier was arrested on charges of criminal so ... discuss

Rob Jonquière is a retired doctor and advocate on the so-called “End-of-Life choice.” Jonquière started his career as a family doctor in the Netherlands. In the 1970’s when euthanasia was ille ... discuss

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The West Virginia state House overwhelmingly overrode a veto issued by West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin of a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy on unborn babies who studies show can ... discuss

Wednesday of the Second Week of Lent(Click here for readings) By BENEDICT AUGUSTINE“Heed me, O LORD,and listen to what my adversaries say.Must good be repaid with evilthat th ... discuss

Democrats on a Colorado state House panel last night defeated a pro-life bill to ensure babies who survive failed abortions receive appropriate medical care and protection. In a party-line vote of 7-6 ... discuss

The well-known former president of University of Notre Dame, Father Theodore Hesburgh, has died. At the age of 97, Fr. Hesburgh died Feb. 26 at the Holy Cross House in Notre Dame, Indiana. Born i ... discuss

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The British Columbia Court of Appeal has dismissed a request from the family of an 83-year-old woman that their mother no longer be given nourishment or liquids by staff members at the nursing home wh ... discuss

 When were you recruited? By Lois Anderson, Director of Political Operations, Oregon Right to Life Editor’s note. The speech Ms. Anderso ... discuss

 Does religion have a role in bioethics? By Michael Cook The notion that religious convictions have no place in medicine or bioethics is ... discuss

As usual the Huffington Post is filled with misinformation. A recent blog post by Fran Moreland Johns, \"The Shame of Abortion?\" shows there is a real lack of understanding of the very real impact of ... discuss

The article was published on the HOPE Australia website on March 4, 2015.By Paul Russell The director of HOPE Australia and Vice Chair - EPC InternationalThe theory and the practice of euthanasia ... discuss

Georgetown and the Death of Moral Discourse | Carl R. Trueman | First Things div> ... discuss

No Fighting God | George Weigel | First Things div> ... discuss

Your wife is experiencing pain beyond belief and you’re complaining that your back hurts from leaning over her bed to hold her hand? Dumb move, dude (I speak from experience here). This is a sure-fi ... discuss

The saint of the day for March 4 is St. Casimir of Poland, a prince whose life of service to God has made him a patron saint of Poland, Lithuania, and young people. He is also the patron saint of bach ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. In Natalie Sanmartin Fenollera’s international bestseller The Awakening of Miss Prim, an elegant woman of exquisite refinement with a great passion for the beautiful re ... discuss

I'm standing here in Washington, D.C. and the difference is so stark. America's founding document promises life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Iran's founding document pledges death, tyranny ... discuss

What does Planned Parenthood do when it is offered money to eliminate the number of African-Americans through abortion? Live Action’s latest investigative release probes the abortion giant and its r ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - March 3, 2015:This morning, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint meeting of Congress, in which he outlined his opposition to a possible deal with Ira ... discuss

In my post yesterday, “NOLA Planned Parenthood resumes construction; contractor says will walk for payoff,” I wrote that Absolute Concrete Services had not returned my calls requesting c ... discuss

The Barack Obama Administration’s Thursday Internet uber-power grab is awful for just about every American.  It will lead to dramatically more expensive Web access – because of both raised se ... discuss

This article was published by Advocate Daily on March 3, 2015.Hugh ScherBy Hugh Scher, EPC Legal CounselThe British Columbia Court of Appeal has dismissed a request from the family of an 83-year-old w ... discuss

One of the great factual frauds that Justice Harry Blackmun and six other Justices propounded in deciding Roe v. Wade is the claim that abortion generally are safer than childbirth.   Justice Blackm ... discuss

In a tragic story out of Arizona, a mother died earlier this year after giving birth to quadruplets. Erica Morales and husband Carlos spent years trying to conceive and the couple finally achieved a v ... discuss

 We Knew This Was Going To Happen Oregon legislature seeks to expand assisted suicideBy Gayle Atteberry, Executive Director, Oregon Right ... discuss

  Breakthrough pro-life laws approaching critical stage In the past week we’ve seen overwhelming ... discuss

Pro-life faithful coordinated and participated in prayer vigils with Our Lady of Czestochowa to end abortion in America. HLI sponsored the Black Madonna’s pilgrimage which recently concluded  ... discuss

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By Alex SchadenbergInternational Chair - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionAn Oregon, assisted suicide Bill HB 3337 is being debated in the State House to expand the assisted suicide law.Currently people ... discuss

(Charles Wesley died 29 March 1788. John Wesley died 2 March 1791. Because Chad is remembered on 2 March, the Wesleys are remembered on 3 March.)The Wesley brothers, born in 1703 and 1707, were leader ... discuss

For the second time in two years, pro-abortion West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has vetoed a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy on unborn babies who studies show can feel intense pai ... discuss

Karachi, Pakistan, Mar 3, 2015 / 02:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archdiocese of Karachi, based in Pakistan's largest city, held a Lenten seminar last month to help the faithful there revitalize their f ... discuss

By TITO EDWARDS | The Death of Shame by Diane McKelva of Catholic Stand - BigPulpit.com Three Big and Beautiful Benefits of Lent – Tom Hoopes, Aleteia∝ Fifty Shades of Madness: No ... discuss

South Bend, Ind., Mar 3, 2015 / 12:16 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The University of Notre Dame mourned the death of its former president Father Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C., prompting outpourings of appreciatio ... discuss

3 March AD 1554 John Frederick (Johann Friedrich), eldest son of John the Steadfast and nephew of Frederick the Wise of Saxony, was born in Torgau on 30 June 1503. He earned the appellation "John the ... discuss

                     Katharine Drexel at 16                             &nb ... discuss

The Government Gets Hold of the InternetEditorial Cartoon by Eric Allieby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: The Barack Obama Administration’s Thursday Internet uber-power grab is awful for just ... discuss

Inspired by the conclusion of Federalist 85 and the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address, we address the limits of politics and the dangers of a Progressivism that too oft ... discuss

The following column was written by Paul Choiniere and published on March 1, 2015 in The Day. By Paul ChoiniereYou have to give the group Compassion & Choices high marks for persistence ... discuss

. . . Netanyahu speech to congress is upsetting to his enemies, like Obama and Iran. Tomorrow, March 2, 2014 at 11 a.m. ET, Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will address a joint meeting of Con ... discuss

In Colorado, a pregnant woman lost her unborn baby after a car hit her while she walking on the sidewalk with family members. The woman, Leah Montgomery, was walking with her 18-month-old son and the ... discuss

Callie Chatman’s Linkedin page says that she is a licensed, ordained Minister New Elam Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. Callie’s bio also states that she worked as a Youth Minister and Adult ... discuss

1 of the 21 men who were beheaded a few weeks ago was not a Christian, that is he wasn’t a Christian until he saw the faith of the men who refused to deny Jesus and died for it. By their witness ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionThe College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) on February 20 ended their consultation on the issue of conscience right ... discuss

Rep. Mitch Greenlick, Chair of the House Committee on Health Care, has introduced a bill, H.B. 3337, which would expand Oregon’s physician-assisted suicide law. Currently the law requires a patient ... discuss

Fatal Shooting of Cleveland Boy Tamir Rice Was Caused by His Own Actions: City Here are some of the actions they are defending- it’s not just the shooting that is at issue here, it’s thei ... discuss

HB 1021 and SB 676 are bills proposed in the Maryland General Assembly this session that would legalize physician-assisted suicide, which was previously outlawed in 1999. Via Maryland Against Physicia ... discuss

Thursday of the First Week of Lent(Click here for readings) By SOPHIE DRUFFNER "And now, come to help me, an orphan.  Put in my mouth persuasive words in the presence of the lion and tu ... discuss

Around 400 A.D., a 16 year old of Roman heritage was kidnapped and sold into slavery.  Though he escaped six years later, a love for the people of his captive land was planted in his heart.  ... discuss

 MDs Can’t Control Pain, Can Kill By Wesley J. Smith Harvey Max ChochinovBrilliant! The same Canadian doctors who are apparently very po ... discuss

By Caitlin Bootsma During Lent, I’ve often meditated on what role I would play in Christ’s Passion. Would I be Simon of Cyrene, helping to carry Christ’s Cross? Would I be one of the holy women ... discuss

Around 400 A.D., a 16 year old of Roman heritage was kidnapped and sold into slavery.  Though he escaped six years later, a love for the people of his captive land was planted in his heart.  ... discuss

by Ann Coulter: You can always tell the media are hiding something when they obsessively focus on Muslim atrocities someplace else in the world. Cable TV could cover Muslim atrocities 24 hours a day, ... discuss

is perhaps best known for not being Archbishop of York. He was elected and duly installed, but various persons raised objections, and rather than cause division in the Church he withdrew in favor of t ... discuss

Text: Mark 8:27-38Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.In today’s Gospel Reading we hear that the Apostle Peter certainly did not like the idea of the cro ... discuss

The Sacrifice of Isaac, by Juan de Valdes Leal (1659).First Reading: Genesis 22:1-2,9-13,15-18Responsorial: Psalm 116:10,15-19Second Reading: Romans 8:31-34Gospel: Mark 9:2-10In today’s Gospel readi ... discuss

US-POLITICS-RIGHTS-HOLDER Eric only does serious news shows with actual journalists, such as Al Sharpton and Melissa Harris-Perry. Via BPR President Obama’s controversial attorney general is fina ... discuss

  Website launches interactive ‘choose your own abortion adventure’ game  Cassy Fiano  Remember those books that you read as a kid? ... discuss

Praise God for the baby, Jesus Christ, the Messiah and the new beginning He brought for all mankind.  Thank God that He was protected from death from evil persons, as a baby.  Thank God for ... discuss

1 March AD 601 Dewi Sant (also Degui or David), Bishop and Confessor and patron of Wales, is usually represented standing on a little hill, with a dove on his shoulder. From ancient times, the Welsh ... discuss

“Having turned away from the knowledge given by God, the Christian influence on the whole of culture has been lost. In Europe, including England, it took many years ― in the United States only a f ... discuss

Kansas City, Mo., Feb 28, 2015 / 04:02 pm (CNA).- Together with the joys of the Resurrection and feasting, this Easter will have an added delight: listening to the new album by the hit-making, Missour ... discuss

The murderous persecution and murder of Coptic Christians in Libya and Egypt. In Russia: Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned ... discuss

A few months ago, I had the opportunity to honor Lily in another beautiful way by participating in something calling "The Sacred Project."I first heard about this project last summer when several page ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Writing Stories - Singing Songs - Helping You Discover God's Love - Tony Funderburk - Writing Stories - Singing Songs - Helping You Discover God's Love There is one truth in any gi ... discuss

In meditating on the Way of the Cross today, I thought about all the people who were there and who am I in that crowd.  You have the crowd itself, noisy, enjoying the spectacle, yelling and not t ... discuss

Feb 27 - Homily: Ezekiel & Alessandro Serenelli The prophet Ezekiel tells us that God does not desire the death of the wicked, neither did St. Maria Goretti. Ave Maria! Mass: Friday 1st Week of ... discuss

(died 29 February 992) was Archbishop of York from 972 to his death in 992. He was of Danish ancestry, but brought up by his uncle, Oda who sent him to France to the abbey of Fleury to become a monk. ... discuss

  From: 4X4 Sent: Friday, February 27, 2015  Subject: Proof The world is Nuts!!! Proof That The World Is Nuts!  In Lebanon, men are legally allowed to have sex with animals, but ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 27, 2015 / 03:08 pm (CNA).- Willy Herteleer, a homeless man who lived on the side streets outside St. Peter’s Basilica, made headlines after his death, when he received a speci ... discuss

On Feb. 6, the Supreme Court of Canada threw out sections of the Criminal Code prohibiting euthanasia and assisted-suicide, saying they unjustifiably infringe the Charter rights of individuals who mig ... discuss

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Many communities around the world are turning to HLI’s pro-life missionaries – women and men with significant experience in developing strategies to confront the Culture of Death and laying the gr ... discuss

I know my headline is a bit provocative, but there is a point. A bill has been filed in Vermont for presumed consent to organ donation, and it would grant an explicit ownership interest in the organs ... discuss

The main lesson we learn from History is that we don't learn from History. The lack of historical perspective is, I believe, one of the major contributing factors in Americ's current state. Peopl ... discuss

The Kenyan ambassador credited as one of the architects of the UN’s new development goals said the new goals cannot be successful without addressing the earliest stages of life—including before bi ... discuss

When Dawn Milberger learned that her birth parents tried to end her life before she was born, she began a journey of forgiveness that has brought Dawn through the ups and downs of life. Dawn was adopt ... discuss

TweetBy Gerrit Van Dorland“Hello, what do you think of our display?”A young guy with a skater-boy swag stopped and pulled off his headsets. “What’s that?” he said, as I watched his expressio ... discuss

Brian Ivie has wanted to make movies since age 9. Accepted into the University of Southern California-School of Cinematic Arts, he saw an L.A. Times headline one day and dreamed that directing an un ... discuss

We’ve learned that an ambulance called last week to a seedy Pensacola, Florida, abortion clinic owned by disgraced New Jersey abortionist Steven Chase Brigham, was responding to help an abortion ... discuss

As usual the Huffington Post is filled with misinformation. A recent blog post by Fran Moreland Johns, \"The Shame of Abortion?\" shows there is a real lack of understanding of the very real impact o ... discuss

 Pro-Life Doctor Succeeds in Reversing Abortion Pill By Andrew Bair Advancements in science and medical technology have proven to be grea ... discuss

    Viewers react to video showing Blacks are targeted for abortion  Becky Yeh   What does Planned Parenthood do when ... discuss

The rhythms of the year are unsurprising and predicable; as inevitable as winter snow and spring showers is a declaration of the death of the pro-life movement. This year’s annual pronouncement ran ... discuss

The Times of India is reporting that a teenage girl died after being forced to consume an abortifacient by a man who had allegedly sexually exploited her “several times.”Reporting from&n ... discuss

I am in the enjoyable position of receiving copies of most of the latest and greatest Christian books, and with a new year comes a whole new batch of books that qualify as notable. Here are a ... discuss

Jesuit Father Alexis Prem Kumar revealed that prior to his release, those who held him hostage threatened to kill him if he ever returned. The Indian Jesuit priest worked in Afghanistan for 3 years a ... discuss

Asunción, Paraguay, Feb 26, 2015 / 12:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Edmundo Valenzeula of Asuncion, Paraguay is demanding that U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon – who is visiting the ... discuss

The Sacred Lance and Nails of Our Lord Jesus ChristFriday after the First Sunday of LentMass Said in Some Places Introit: Ps. xxi: 17-18 et 15They have pierced my hands and my feet: they have numbered ... discuss

By Allison LeDoux For those who are called to the vocation of marriage, the wedding day marks an incredible milestone, one of the most memorable experiences in the life of husband and wife. While the ... discuss

(3 April 1593 – 1 March 1633) was a Anglo-Welsh Priest, Poet, Orator and Churchman.Being born into an artistic and wealthy family, he received a good education which led to his holding prominent pos ... discuss

Little Hodakio      The teacher said, "Let's begin by reviewing some American History. Who said 'Give me Liberty, or give me Death'?"      She saw a sea of blank faces, ... discuss

The Oklahoma state House has approved a groundbreaking pro-life bill, HB 1721, that would ban dismemberment abortions that tear babies limb from limb. Abortion practitioners would face up to two years ... discuss

It is my wife's 62nd birthday. She and I have been in love since we were children. Even as a boy I knew I would marry LaRee. We will celebrate our 42nd anniversary this year. As young lovers ... discuss

Born 26 February AD 1530; transferred from 25 June David Chytraeus (Chyträus) was born in Ingelfingen, Württemberg on 26 February 1531 to Matthew and Barbara Kochhafe. Kochhafe (German) and χυτ ... discuss

Good article today in Christianity Today. The Secret Shame of Abortion in the Church - Julie Roys When Jackie sent an email to her church asking about its post-abortion recovery group, she used an ali ... discuss

This past Monday marked the 70th anniversary of Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima, the most famous photograph in U.S. military history and one of the greatest photographs of all time. As is generally known ... discuss

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) will soon issue a Marriage and Family Life Manual for marriage and family life educators. Chizoba Nnagboh, Human Life International (HLI) country d ... discuss

Chizoba Nnagboh, country director for HLI Nigeria, is actively engaged in the pro-life movement. The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) will soon issue a Marriage and Family Life Manual ... discuss

One of the things that strikes me most when we do the Way of the Cross is that we are doing it right in front of the person who actually walked it.  Christ is in the Tabernacle, the person who ac ... discuss

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Credit:  insureblog.blogspot.comTherefore you have no excuse, O man, every one of you who judges. For in passing judgment on another you condemn yourself, because you, the judge, practice the ver ... discuss

Today is the feast of St. Paula Montal Fornés (1799 - 1889), foundress of the Daughters of Mary, Sisters of Pious Schools.Paula was born in a small seaside village near Barcelona, Spain in 1799 to Ra ... discuss

Cincinnati, Ohio, Feb 26, 2015 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pro-life leaders marked the death of Dr. John Willke by praising his adamant stand against legalized abortion and his tireless dedication to ... discuss

lived in a suburb of occupied Constantinople, called Galata. He was a cabinetmaker by profession, and he had acquired great skill in his craft, so that important officials made use of his services. H ... discuss

When considering how something like euthanasia impacts us as a society, a people, and a culture, the personal perspective cannot be our primary concern. But we have glorified our autonomy and individu ... discuss

Advancements in science and medical technology have proven to be great gifts to the pro-life movement time and time again. Doctors are able to routinely deliver premature babies at earlier and earlier ... discuss

Advancements in science and medical technology have proven to be great gifts to the pro-life movement time and time again. Doctors are able to routinely deliver premature babies at earlier and earlier ... discuss

The West Virginia state legislature passed a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks. More than 18,000 ‘very late term’ abortions are performed every year on perfectly healthy unborn babies in Americ ... discuss

South Dakota State Representative Isaac Laterell (R-Sioux Falls) recently created a firestorm when he said that Planned Parenthood was worse than ISIS because it Planned Parenthood beheads more Americ ... discuss

The Times of India is reporting that a teenage girl died after being forced to consume an abortifacient by a man who had allegedly sexually exploited her “several times.” Reporting from Kanpur, Fa ... discuss

Albania pro-life leader Dr. Gjoni with HLI’s Joannes Bucher (third from left) at a recent televised interview in Albania. TIRANA, Albania — Because of the devastation wrought by abortion- ... discuss

As someone drawn to Dominican spirituality, and as a Thomist, I read “Meditations for Lent” every spring. It is a perfect Lenten reflection and meditation book. This past Sunday, we heard ... discuss

1. MYTH: Abortion is safe. REALITY: Abortion clinics have been discovered blatantly lying to women about the real risks of abortion. Planned Parenthood clinics have been caught on tape telling women ... discuss

In Honduras, a 23-year-old woman has been charged with infanticide and abandoning a child after her newborn was left alone in a courtyard and eaten by stray dogs. The woman, Elda Esperanza Espino Garc ... discuss

By BOHUMIL PETRIK/CNA/EWTN NEWS | ROME — A priest who witnessed a miracle in communist Czechoslovakia in the 1940s was tortured and beaten to death for refusing to recant what he’d s ... discuss

 Teenager in India dies after being forced to take abortion pill By Dave Andrusko The Times of India is reporting that a teenage girl died ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Feb 25, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A priest who witnessed a miracle in communist Czechoslovakia in the 1940s was tortured and beaten to death for refusing to recant what he'd seen. ... discuss

Rhoslyn is busy spreading the word about the upcoming Youth Conference in Southport (6-8 March) where another excellent line-up of speakers will help to form the next generation of pro-life activists. ... discuss

Today is the feast of St. Walburga (710 - 777)  missionary, Benedictine nun, author, and abbess of Hiedenheim.St. Walburga was born in Wessex, England, about 710, the daughter of St. Richard and ... discuss

So, some selected passages from tonight (Tuesday’s) canon. (tonight’s link is to Tuesday’s canon, and is the translation we used in our service tonight) (from the 3rd ode) In You, t ... discuss

(also Æthelbert, Aethelberht, Aethelbert, or Ethelbert) (c. 560 – February 24, 616) was King of Kent from about 580 or 590 until his death. In his Ecclesiastical History of the English People, the ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Something very unpleasant is occurring in America. Those who have a strong religious faith are being denied the right to say “no” based on its teachings and v ... discuss

“My words shall utter the uprightness of my heart: and that which my lips know they shall speak sincerely.”  ERV (Read these scriptures and more at http://prayerpivot.com.)  I Samuel ... discuss

I saw Unbroken, the movie at the theaters twice and reviewed it here on my blog. After seeing it, I knew I had to read the book that it was based on.  The movie was good, but the book was so much ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - Feb 24, 2014:The Senate reconvened at 10 AM today. At 2:15, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R. 240, the House-passed Homeland Security ap ... discuss

A 19-year-old Texas man named Courtney Velasquez is facing capital murder charges in the deaths of his pregnant girlfriend, 18-year-old Dawanna Thomas, and her unborn baby. Thomas’s mother, Tear Bed ... discuss

In 2014, 29-year-old cancer patient Brittany Maynard received national attention after she announced her plans to kill herself under Oregon’s assisted suicide law. Maynard found out she had stage II ... discuss

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This article was published in the Winnipeg Free Press on February 24, 2015.Dr Harvey Max Chochinov holds the Canada Research Chair in Palliative Care.A few days after the Supreme Court of Canada overt ... discuss

In an unprecedented case out of the United Kingdom, a 59-year-old woman plans to use her dead daughter’s eggs to become pregnant with her own grandchild. In 2011, the woman’s daughter died from bo ... discuss

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The following letter was written by Louis C. Breschi and published in the Baltimore Sun on February 23, 2015. This letter is worth considering in any jurisdiction.As a practicing physician, I was disa ... discuss

 Pro-Life Congress in Japan Editor’s note. Dr. Jack Willke, who was president of National Right to Life for ten years, passed away last ... discuss

 Baby born with amniotic sac intact, placenta and umbilical cord tucked inside By Dave Andrusko Over the years—indeed over the decades ... discuss

On Valentine’s Day, Lisa Avila, who was 12-weeks-pregnant, was rushed to Anaheim Regional Hospital in California after she woke up in excruciating adnominal pain. At the hospital, doctors did an ult ... 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

We are witnesses today to a massive culture shift. Things we used to hold sacred are now subject to mockery; evils we would never even have dreamed of are now regarded as normal and beautiful. ... discuss

Samuel Rutherford is perhaps the best known Scottish Puritan. But his life and history seem not to be as widely remembered as other Puritan ministers. Rutherford’s legacy lays chiefly in collect ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. Planned Parenthood in the United State has reported performing 327,654 abortions during the fiscal year of 2014. This amounts to 37 abortions per hour, or an average of slightly ... discuss

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This article was published on February 23, on the HOPE Australia website.Paul RussellBy Paul Russell, Director, HOPE: preventing euthanasia & assisted suicide.There’s a subtle hypocrisy in our socie ... discuss

The Huffington Post is at it again— defending abortion-on-demand and sharing about all the “positive” ways abortion impacts women. In 2014, the Huffington Post shared a video of a woman from Sco ... discuss

There’s a subtle hypocrisy in our society in regards to suicide that also plays out in cases of wrongful death and euthanasia & assisted suicide arguments. If a young person tragically dies by suici ... discuss

By CHRISTINE SNYDER | Editor's Note: This is an update of a story that previously ran on Feb. 23, 2010.   Seventy years ago today, U.S. Marines iconically raised the American flag atop Mt ... discuss

America has its fair share of conflict and strife. From the Internet to cable news, Americans are bombarded with caustic clashes between opposing ideologies, and the debate over abortion is no excepti ... discuss

On the same day, February 20, the pro-life movement lost two of its heroes, Dr. Jack Willke and Brother Paul O’Donnell.I was honored to know both and to be close friends with Bro. Paul. The photo ri ... discuss

Monday of the First Week of Lent(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSS‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father.Inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.For I was hun ... discuss

The culture of death keeps creating ever-greater ironies -- like the mother who insisted on "[getting] to know my baby as well as I possibly could" before aborting that baby. ... discuss

When lawmakers press for pro-life laws, abortion advocates derisively label the protection of unborn children a “war on women.” But a new study indicates locations that have pro-life laws ... discuss

On the same day, February 20, the pro-life movement lost two of its heroes, Dr. Jack Willke and Brother Paul O’Donnell. I was honored to know both and to be close friends with Bro. Paul. The pho ... discuss

A few months ago, I wrote a post about how sometimes I don't know what to say or write here because it can feel repetitive.One of my lovely blog readers left this comment on that post:"I know how you ... discuss

We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population. – Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood, 1939 As the founder of America’s largest abortion chain, Margaret ... discuss

 RIP: Dr. Jack Willke By Dave Andrusko Dr. and Mrs. John WillkeI was driving through a snowstorm today when I learned that Dr. Jack Willk ... discuss

Recently, the United States Supreme Court announced it would review the procedure for lethal injection used for death row inmates across the nation and whether or not that procedure is unconstitutiona ... discuss

Last week, in the fight for people with severe medical and other disabilities, indeed, in the fight against the culture of death, we have lost a lion who devoted his life to protecting the weakest and ... discuss

23 February AD 156 Born around AD 69, Saint Polycarp was a central figure in the early church. Said to be disciple of the holy evangelist and apostle Saint John, he provides a link between the first ... discuss

Text: John 15:1-6Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.It is certainly obvious from this parable in our Gospel reading that Jesus deserves all the credit for decla ... discuss

Polycarp is one of my favorite saints because he is such a good example of a complete life in Christ. I love the fact that he was a student of St. John the beloved apostle. My third son Noah chose St. ... discuss

(ca. 69- ca. 155) was a Christian bishop of Smyrna (now İzmir in Turkey) in the second century. He died a martyr when he was stabbed and burnt at the stake. Polycarp is recognized as a saint in most ... discuss

In 2008 then Senator Obama called President Bush “unpatriotic” for adding trillions to the national debt. Bush added about four trillion to the debt in eight years after the 9-11 attacks and mortg ... discuss

Washington D.C., Feb 22, 2015 / 04:37 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The brutal murder of 21 Coptic Christians in Libya at the hands of ISIS last week is shining a light on the reality faced by many of Egypt ... discuss

It is amusing to say the least to read Hillary’s book Hard Choices. She must have thought she could be like Obama and write a book for blacks and get the black vote. Hillary thought she could wr ... discuss

The state of our nations’ disunity is epic. Our once great nation is in an accelerating death spiral and nobody seems to know who to blame or what to do about it, no matter how obvious the answers t ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: We begin with the reality that the United States and many other nations are at war with militant Islamists. They are a growing army of religious zealots murdering ... discuss

Dear candidate for president of the United States: Congratulations on your decision to pursue a career as leader of the free world. The following exam, while in no way comprehensive, is intended to as ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 22, 2015 / 10:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The 40 days of Lent are a reminder that we face spiritual deserts, and we must confront them with courage and the aid of Scripture, Pope Francis ... discuss

Icon of the 21 Coptic Holy New Martyrs Written by Tony Rezk(Click on it to enlarge it)Brothers and Sisters: May the Peace of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ be with all of you.This, according to Vati ... discuss

Back in 1994, the news was all over the media. Kurt Cobain, the man who singlehandedly altered the musical landscape when he and Nirvana arrived on the scene just three years prior, was found dead in ... discuss

Seven years ago today, I sat in a hospital bed, pregnant with my fourth child, a son. The son for which this blog was created, our sweet Happy. I will never forget the doctor coming in to tell me th ... discuss

First Reading: Genesis 9:8-15Psalm 25:4-6,7-9Second Reading: 1 Peter 3:18-22Gospel: Mark 1:12-15In the first reading, God makes a covenant with every mortal being on earth through Noah: “Never again ... discuss

Praise God for the baby, Jesus Christ, the Messiah and the new beginning He brought for all mankind.  Thank God that He was protected from death from evil persons, as a baby.  Thank God for ... discuss

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