The Bible and Homosexuality: Does God Hate Gay People?

By Brian Clowes, PhD and Marisa Cantu / December 5, 2023 /
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The explicit root-and-branch rejection of morality by gays has been real, pervasive, and baleful in its effect on both the quality of life that we create for ourselves within the [gay] community, and our P.R. [public relations] with straights…. There’s a simpler, darker reason why many gays choose to live without morality: As ideologies go,…

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Two Bishops Raise Concerns About Vatican Synod

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / December 4, 2023 /

Like many Catholic leaders, I have been paying close attention to the ongoing Synod on Synodality at the Vatican, which recently wrapped up a series of meetings involving hundreds of bishops, theologians and other religious and lay advisors. And like many Catholic leaders, I have done so with considerable and growing trepidation. Thus, it was…

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Which Pro-life Tactics Work? Former Abortion Worker Explains

By Living a Culture of Life Podcast / November 30, 2023 / Comments Off on Which Pro-life Tactics Work? Former Abortion Worker Explains

Why do abortion workers quit? How does the abortion industry really treat women? Which pro-life strategies are really effective? On this episode, Kelly Lester, from And Then There Were None, reveals the motivations of employees at abortion clinics. A former receptionist at an abortion clinic, Kelly discusses manipulation tactics her clinic used to convince women…

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Post-Abortion Stress Syndrome

By William Lawyer and Marisa Cantu / November 28, 2023 /
definition of post-abortion stress syndrome (PASS)

Of all the victims of abortion, it is perhaps the mother and father who are the most neglected of all. For pro-life advocates, the death of an innocent child tends to be the focus. For pro-choice advocates, acknowledging the parents as victims would weaken their own position. Nevertheless, the reality is that those who obtain…

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2 Treaties Threaten to Mandate Abortion Internationally

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / November 27, 2023 /

Pro-life experts are raising the alarm about two major international treaties, which they say could be used to force the United States and many other nations to recognize abortion-on-demand as late as 40 weeks. The first of these documents is a proposed “pandemic treaty,” which is being championed by the stridently pro-abortion World Health Organization.…

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HLI Missionary Saves Women from Satanists

By Marisa Cantu / November 27, 2023 /
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One of HLI’s missionaries, Marie, had a horrifying experience this Halloween. Marie counsels women at a pregnancy center. A woman, Annie, came in on Halloween and was 36 weeks pregnant. Marie took Annie to get an ultrasound of her baby. But Annie revealed to Marie that she was going to ritualistically sacrifice her baby for…

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Can Abortion Make You Infertile?

By Emily Capps and Marisa Cantu / November 24, 2023 /
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In this article: Difficulties studying abortion and infertility Planned Parenthood on abortion and infertility Medical organizations on abortion and infertility Abortion complications that cause infertility Abortion and miscarriage Abortion alternatives Infertility treatments and support   Many wonder, “can abortion cause infertility?” The short answer is yes, it can. There are cases where women become infertile…

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Contraception and IVF Are the Same Sin

By Living a Culture of Life Podcast / November 24, 2023 / Comments Off on Contraception and IVF Are the Same Sin

Why are contraception and in vitro fertilization the same sin? Isn’t contraception anti-baby? And IVF is pro-baby? In today’s podcast episode, Fr. Boquet unpacks the relationship between contraception and IVF. Separating sex from babies always opposes God’s plan for sexuality. Surprisingly, in vitro fertilization and birth control are related on a very practical level too.…

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Breaking the Bubble of Transgender Groupthink

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / November 20, 2023 /
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There is something about the transgender movement that has struck many people as fundamentally cultish. Here’s what Wikipedia has to say about cults: “Specific factors in cult behavior are said to include manipulative and authoritarian mind control over members, communal and totalistic organization, aggressive proselytizing, systematic programs of indoctrination, and perpetuation in middle-class communities.” One…

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Indi Gregory: An Innocent Child Dies

By Marisa Cantu / November 16, 2023 /
Indi Gregory baptism. Photo Credit: Christian Concern

The UK has a health law in place that has caused unspeakable pain. In the UK, parents and guardians generally have a say over their child’s medical treatments. However, the law states that when a doctor believes that the parents’ or guardians’ wishes are not in the best interest of the child, the case goes…

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