El Salvador: An Uncertain Future for Children and Families?

by Julia Regina de Cardenal,  President, Fundación Sí a La Vida On Sunday, February 3, 2019, the citizens of El Salvador elected a new president for a five-year term: Nayib Bukele, a 37-year-old man who ran as the GANA candidate (Grand Alliance for National Unity), a party known for its centrist-right inclination. This is the . . . Read more

Will Poland Move to End Eugenic Abortions in 2019?

The United States is not the only nation where abortion laws could pivot this year. In Catholic Poland, abortion is still largely viewed as the horror it is by the population, which is 87% Catholic. Pro-life legislation, introduced in 2017 by the “Stop Abortion” pro-life group, would ban abortions on babies with fetal abnormalities. Their . . . Read more

Ireland Starts Executing the Unborn in Less Than 2 Weeks

Time for Civil Disobedience? “They” said legalizing abortion would be limited. Lie #1: abortion will be permitted up to 6 months. Devout health care workers have been begging for their freedom of conscience rights to be observed, allowing them to be excused from murdering babies in the womb. Lie #2: the government promised there would . . . Read more

The U.N. Would do Well to Read Pope Saint John Paul II’s Encyclical

When Does “Human Rights” Not Mean Human Rights? As this year draws to its close, we note the 20th anniversary of the papal encyclical Fides et Ratio (On Faith and Reason) of Pope Saint John Paul II. In the document, the Holy Father deplored the separation of the two entities, which lead to a kind . . . Read more

What are Abortifacients?

An abortifacient is “a drug or agent that induces an abortion.”[1] The problem is that manufactures hide these drugs under the name “contraception” to make them more appealing to consumers. Abortifacients Are Contraceptives in Disguise In 1963, the United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW) shared the widely held definition of abortion as . . . Read more

Negative Effects of the Pill

Few women realize that the negative effects of the Pill include physical health problems such as cancer, mental problems such as depression, social and environmental problems, and even early abortion:     1. Negative effects of the Pill include blindness, depression, stroke… Here are just some of the negative effects of the Pill and other oral . . . Read more

When Providing “Health” for Women Includes Harmful Drugs

Health [helth] noun 1. the general condition of the body or mind with reference to soundness and vigor: good health; poor health. 2. soundness of body or mind; freedom from disease or ailment: to have one’s health; to lose one’s health. Twelve years ago today, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved the deadly abortion drug . . . Read more

Can Catholics Apply the Principle of Probabilism to Abortion Decisions?

Some baptized Catholics who support abortion use a distorted understanding of Church teaching on the “primacy” of conscience to support their views. They also frequently misrepresent theological principles regarding Catholic sexual ethics.  One of the most common abuses involves probabilism, which simply means that, if a definitive judgment has not yet been rendered by the . . . Read more