Putting Planned Parenthood’s “Only 3%” Claim In Proper, Moral Context

August 25, 2015 by  
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The Catholic World Report – August 25, 2015 Americans love to place moral matters in the realm of equations and numbers because it instantly turns everything into flat percentages and lifeless digits I rarely watch “The O’Reilly Factor” (which too often comes off as an hour-long infomercial for books titled Killing So-and-So), but I just […]

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Cardinal Collins Urges Canadian Party Leader to Reverse Policy Banning Pro-Life Candidates

Archdiocese of Toronto – May 14, 2014 Cardinal Thomas Collins, Toronto’s Roman Catholic archbishop, is asking Canadian federal Liberal party leader Justin Trudeau to rethink his decision to exclude candidates opposed to abortion rights from his party in the next election. In a letter released on Wednesday, Cardinal Collins said said he understands the need […]

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We Are Missionary Disciples; Not Social Activists

January 22, 2014 by  
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Truth In Love – Bishop Paul D. Etienne – January 19, 2014 This weekend, people from around the state of Wyoming gathered in Cheyenne for the annual Right To Life events. Friday night, a small group for fourty or so gathered at the Cathedral for an hour of Adoration. The reading selected came from Sirach, […]

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Following Jesus In “Ordinary” Time

January 17, 2014 by  
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The Tidings – Archbishop José H. Gomez – January 17, 2014 With our celebration last Sunday of the Baptism of Jesus, we end the Christmas season and enter into the period of our Church calendar that we call “Ordinary Time.” Of course, we all know that for the Christian, there is no time that is […]

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The Ultrasound Generation

January 25, 2013 by  
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Catholic New York – By Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan – January 24, 2013 As we mark the solemn 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, I would like to address my column this week to our teens and young adults, who I believe will ultimately prevail in restoring a sense of respect for all […]

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Cardinal Finds Prayer, Penance Needed For End of Abortion

January 22, 2013 by  
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Catholic News Agency – By Michelle Bauman – January 22, 2013 Washington D.C., Jan 22, 2013 / (CNA/EWTN News) – Prayers and penitential hearts must be at the foundation of efforts to restore a genuine respect for life in America, observed Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley of Boston. “Our nation greatly needs our prayers and personal […]

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Catholic Vote Results Show Need for Teaching the Faith

November 9, 2012 by  
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Catholic News Agency – By Michelle Bauman – November 8, 2012 Washington D.C., Nov 8, 2012 / (CNA/EWTN News) – Divisions in the Catholic vote for president show the continued importance of “educating Catholics about our own faith,” said analyst Joshua Mercer, co-founder of CatholicVote.org. “If something’s really important, you don’t just say it once,” […]

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Pope Discusses Economic Crisis, Protecting Unborn with Spanish Prime Minister

Catholic News Agency – June 10, 2010 Vatican City, Jun 10, 2010 (CNA/EWTN News) – This morning Pope Benedict received the prime minister of Spain at the Vatican. The two leaders discussed the role of ethics in addressing the current economic crisis in Europe as well as the need to protect the unborn after the […]

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Natural Law and Abortion

January 6, 2010 by  
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Originally posted on InsideCatholic.com – January 6, 2010 – By Howard Kainz In the current opposition to abortion on moral grounds, the “right to life” principle has attained an indisputable hegemony. But numerous exceptions to this principle are admitted, even by those who stand firmly by the general rule. Self-defense in the face of unjust […]

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USCCB: Tell Congress to Remove Abortion Funding and Mandates from Needed Health Care Reform

October 29, 2009 by  
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United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) – October 23, 2009 USCCB NATIONWIDE BULLETIN INSERT – Tell Congress: Remove Abortion Funding & Mandates from Needed Health Care Reform Congress is preparing to debate health care reform legislation on the House and Senate floors. Genuine health care reform should protect the life and dignity of all […]

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