Tagged: abortion

Do We Really Value the Lives of the Unborn?

The “direct action” techniques associated with groups such as Operation Rescue have always been controversial among pro-life activists. Is blocking the entrance to an abortion clinic an effective way to save lives—or do such actions merely damage the pro-life cause...

Do We Really Value the Lives of the Unborn?

Being Pro-Life post-Roe

In Let Us Dream, Pope Francis cuts through the partisanship and the ideologies in our world to offer a simple diagnosis of the sickness responsible for the decay and moral rot that infects our culture. He calls this illness the...

Being Pro-Life post-Roe

Another Way: Growing into a Pro-Whole-Life Ethic

Content Warning: This article includes personal stories of miscarriage and infant loss as well as discussions of abortion which may be difficult for some readers.  I was a child the first time I heard the Christian band 2nd Chapter of Acts sing, “My...

Another Way: Growing into a Pro-Whole-Life Ethic

Some Questions for the Rescuers

In the wake of the discovery of the remains of five aborted fetuses in the home of pro-life activist Lauren Handy, many pro-lifers have grappled with making sense of a series of events that the mainstream media have characterized, with...

Some Questions for the Rescuers

Let Us Dream of a Post-Roe Future

January 22, 2022 marks almost fifty years since the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade found that a constitutional right to privacy protects a woman’s right to choose abortion. What has happened during half a century of legal abortion?...

Let Us Dream of a Post-Roe Future

Pope Francis to US bishops: Be pastors, not politicians

During his flight back to Rome from Slovakia, Pope Francis spoke on several issues that are dividing the Church, especially in the US: the Covid vaccine, the denial of communion to pro-choice politicians, the Amoris Laetitia debate, and same-sex unions....

Pope Francis to US bishops: Be pastors, not politicians

The Journey of Dialogue

Giving priority to space means madly attempting to keep everything together in the present, trying to possess all the spaces of power and of self-assertion; it is to crystallize processes and presume to hold them back. Giving priority to time...

The Journey of Dialogue