Tagged: Pro-life

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

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

Cardinal Seán: We need to show a united stance

Cardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley, OFM Cap., is a busy man. Just days away from his 77th birthday, one year past retirement age, he still serves as Archbishop of Boston, the fourth largest archdiocese in the United States. O’Malley has been...

Cardinal Seán: We need to show a united stance

We haven’t gotten pro-life right

Nine years ago I helped found a pro-life pregnancy center and discovered, in the process, that doing so successfully was very slow going. Through that experience, I gained a very useful personal insight: because saving lives is something worth doing,...

We haven’t gotten pro-life right

Francis and Argentina’s Holy Innocents

Editor’s note (December 30):  Sadly, the Senate of Argentina voted 38-29 earlier today to legalize abortion on demand in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. Please pray for the people of Argentina and for our society. May we experience a conversion...

Francis and Argentina’s Holy Innocents

When Fr. Pavone Defended the Seamless Garment

In 2016, just before Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, Fr. Frank Pavone, the founder of Priests for Life, published an article entitled, “Cardinal Bernardin’s Consistent Ethic of Life – The Myth and the Reality.” It turns...

When Fr. Pavone Defended the Seamless Garment

Abortion and Political Love

Now that the votes have been cast in the US election, I hope Catholics can once again discuss the issue of abortion without being accused of trying to sway the Catholic vote. And discuss it we must, because it is...

Abortion and Political Love