Posted on Oct 20, 2014. Full Post.

Down Syndrome Does Not Make Life Disposable

Why Is Disdain Becoming More Acceptable?
( — The Holy Father’s universal prayer intention for September was, “That the mentally disabled may receive the love and help they need for a dignified life.” This is such a timely prayer. In recent weeks there has been a steady drumbeat to dehumanize and marginalize those with mental challenges, especially those with Down syndrome. For example, in early August of this year an Australian couple, Wendy and David Farnell, made news when they seemingly abandoned one of their children in Thailand because he had Down syndrome. They conceived twins by IVF and paid a surrogate in Thailand to gestate them.…
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By Way of the Family

Posted on Oct 17, 2014. Full Post.
“To you, upright men and women, who for any reason whatever, give thought to the fate of the family. The future of humanity passes by way of the family. It…
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Pro-lifers Credit Recent Abortion Clinic Closures to Lady

Posted on Oct 16, 2014. Full Post.
( This incredible lady has been credited with saving entire cities targeted for destruction by war. She has been hailed as a protectress and defender. And now she is gaining…
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Our Lady of Czestochowa Visits Las Vegas

Posted on Oct 14, 2014. Full Post.
As we set off for Las Vegas with the Black Madonna, the picturesque southwestern desert joining California and Nevada offered a peaceful backdrop of reflection on the journey of the…
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A Paradigm Shift in International Development

Posted on Oct 13, 2014. Full Post.
( – People are not the problem. Someone from the international aid and development industry has some explaining to do. In an analysis of financial data from the decade ending in 2010, The Economist lists…
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