Family 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

We’re Gonna Get a Whole Year Dedicated to Amoris Laetitia, The Evil Exhortation That Will Never Die

By Steve Skojec, OnePeterFive, December 28, 2020 Pope Francis has announced that beginning on March 19, 2021, an entire year will be dedicated to the “Amoris Laetitia Family” (whatever that means): In his Angelus address Dec. 27, the feast of the Holy Family, the pope noted that March... 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

The Fury of the Fatherless

By Mary Eberstadt, First Things, December 2020 The Trump administration’s recent designation of several American cities as “anarchic jurisdictions” may turn out to have been nothing more than a quixotic gambit in the supercharged run-up to November 3. But the fact that it was thinkable in... read more

The Indisputably Best Way to Raise a Saint

By Dan Millette, OnePeterFive, August 13, 2020 What occasionally keeps me up at night, besides the yappy dog a few houses over, is wondering how to raise my children to become saints. There are so many questions my wife and I ponder. How do we get our children to a reverent Mass? Will... read more

Domesticity Is Not Slavery

By Jane Clark Scharl, Crisis, May 21, 2020 The New York Times recently ran a piece titled “Women’s Unpaid Labor is Worth $10,900,000,000,000.” It was exactly as cynical and one-sided as one might expect. Though the piece masqueraded as a simple survey of women’s often-unseen... read more

Anderson Cooper and the New Normal

Why Surrogacy Is Oppression By John Stonestreet and Maria Baer, 05/8/20 A couple of weeks ago, a woman had a baby. Childbirth, of course, happens tens of thousands of times a day in the United States, but this baby was a product. A couple paid a doctor and an agency to secure the child.... read more

Our March 13, 2020 Catholic Citizens of Illinois Forum Luncheon Speaker John Paul De Gance: “RESTORING THE DOMESTIC CHURCH: HOW TO REBUILD FAILING MARRIAGES, FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES.”

[Mr. J. P. De Gance will be the featured speaker at the March 13, 2020, Catholic Citizens Monthly Forum Luncheon. Reserve your seat HERE. Our luncheons commence at 11:45 a.m., at the Union League Club, 65 W. Jackson, Chicago, IL. Please note that the Union League Club requires business... read more

US bishop declares ‘person cannot change his or her gender’ in new pastoral guidelines

Springfield Bishop Thomas Paprocki clarified policy on gender dysphoria to protect church and school leaders 'from being pressured and intimidated.' By Doug Mainwaring, LifeSite News, February 11. 2020 SPRINGFIELD, Illinois– In a sensitively worded but thoroughly-grounded-in-truth... read more

Making the case for marriage

By Brian Fraga, Our Sunday Visitor, February 7, 2020 Statistics tell a troubling story about the state of marriage as an institution. Various social surveys indicate that anywhere from 25% to slightly more than 40% of all marriages end in divorce within the first five years. Scarred by the... read more

Women at Work

...in the Home or in the Marketplace By John Stonestreet & Brooke Boriack, 01/22/20 Many modern feminists insist that if women were given the same education and opportunities as men, they would almost certainly choose careers over family. It’s an attitude reflected in the comments by... read more
Attorney General Dana Nessel of Michigan (left) with her "wife."

Michigan attorney general using secretive ‘hate crime unit’ to harass pro-marriage group

They Were Warned

The Pursuit of Family

Post-Christian America?