Culture of Life

What happens to the pro-life movement in a post-Trump era?

By Kate Scanlon, Catholic News Agency. January 15. 2021 President Donald Trump on Wednesday became the first president in American history to be impeached by the House of Representatives twice. The vote came a week after supporters of the president breached the U.S. Capitol, delaying the... read more

Welcome to Advent! The Prior’s Advent Message

By Prior Michael Brunner O.S.B., Portsmouth Abbey, November 28, 2020 Welcome to Advent… a nice Latin word meaning something like “the arrival.” It also has the connotation of looking forward. So now is the Church’s season of Advent, which looks forward to Christmas. And in that... read more

Young People Crave Truth That Only Traditional Catholicism Can Deliver

By Ben Hachten, OnePeterFive OnePeterFive November 19, 2020 As I was reading the comments (I know, never do that) of my recent article in The American Conservative, It’s Not Your Father’s GOP, several commenters opined that a socially conservative political movement will never play with the... read more

What Pro-Lifers Can Expect From a Divided House and Senate

The pro-life Susan B. Anthony List and its partner Women Speak Out PAC are “all-in” for the two Republicans Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue, spending more than $4 million in the two races and aiming to reach 1 million voters before election day. By Matt Hadro/CNA, National Catholic... read more

Delivery of the World Youth Day cross in Vatican

By Vincenzo Pinto, Reuters/Pool, November 22, 2020 Pope Francis looks on as youth from Panama hand over the World Youth Day cross to their Portuguese peers at the end of Pope Francis' Mass for the feast of Christ the King, as part of World Youth Day, at St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican on... read more

The ethics of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine

Catholic News Agency Staff, November 17, 2020 While the Bishop of Tyler asserted Monday that the coronavirus vaccine being developed by Moderna “is not morally produced”, the National Catholic Bioethics Center and the Charlotte Lozier Institute have indicated it is ethical. Bishop Joseph... read more

Judge Rules Pennsylvania Ballots Without Proof of Voter ID Can’t be Counted

By Steven Ertelt, LifeNews, N0vmber 12, 2020 The campaign of President Donald Trump won a significant legal challenge today when a Pennsylvania judge issued a ruling saying that ballots cast without a proper ID must be set aside and not counted. As Fox News reports: A Pennsylvania judge... read more

Biden’s Pick for Coronavirus Task Force: ‘Living Too Long Is Also a Loss’

By Jim Geraghty, National Review, November 9, 2020 This morning, President-elect Biden announced that his coronavirus task force would include Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. In a 2014 essay in The Atlantic,... read more
Katrina Jackson

Louisiana voters approve Amendment 1 to exclude ‘right to abortion’ from state constitution

CNA Staff, November 03, 2020 Louisiana voters on Tuesday approved a constitutional amendment to prevent Louisiana’s courts from finding a “right to abortion,” or to public abortion funding, in the state’s constitution. Amendment 1 passed 64%-36%, with 96% of precincts reporting,... read more

Cardinal Parolin to EU bishops: Protect life from conception to natural death

By Courtney Mares, CNA Staff, November 3, 2020 Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin has encouraged bishops in Europe to evaluate legislative proposals in light of the transcendent dignity of every human person, and to protect life from conception until natural death. “The... read more

Where Francis Leads, We Can’t Follow

By Michael Warren Ware, October 22, 2020“Homosexuals have a right to be a part of the family. They’re children of God and have a right to a family. Nobody should be thrown out or be made miserable because of it. What we have to create is a civil union law. That way they are legally covered. I... read more