About the Author

Marisa Cantu has an MS in political science and international affairs with a BA in political science and has also studied international studies and French. She has a strong background in nonprofit work, research, writing, and policy proposal and analysis.

In her free time, Marisa enjoys painting, writing, cooking, spending time with her husband and playing with her dog.

In Vitro Fertilization Ethics

By Brian Clowes, PhD and Marisa Cantu / January 4, 2024 /
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The Centers for Disease Control (CDCs) define the general class of “assisted reproductive technologies” (ARTs) as those procedures where eggs or embryos are handled. This involves surgically removing eggs from a woman’s body, combining them with sperm in the laboratory, and then returning them to the woman (or another woman). The CDCs do not keep…

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Is Adultery a Mortal Sin?

By Adolfo J. Castañeda and Marisa Cantu / January 3, 2024 /
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We have other articles dealing with the motives, threats, and devastating consequences of adultery. In this article, we would like to answer the question: why is adultery a grave sin? This way of approaching the issue is a doctrinal approach. We will answer the question drawing from the teachings of the Bible and the teachings…

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Exposing the Global Population Control Agenda

By Brian Clowes, PhD and Marisa Cantu / January 3, 2024 /
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The United States National Security Council is the highest decision-making body regarding foreign policy in the United States. On December 10, 1974, it completed a top-secret document entitled National Security Study Memorandum or NSSM-200, also called The Kissinger Report, since Henry Kissinger was Secretary of State at the time it was written. The subject of NSSM-200 is “Implications of…

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EU Rules Poland Abortion Laws “Violation of Human Rights”

By Marisa Cantu / January 2, 2024 /
"my body my choice" in polish and mandarin to protest poland abortion laws

In 2020, Poland passed legislation that banned abortion performed on “eugenic grounds,” such as in cases of fetal anomalies or birth defects. Poland currently has some of the strictest abortion laws in the EU, making it a prime target for pro-abortionists. Poland’s 2020 legislation came to the public’s attention when a woman, referred to as…

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Resurrection of the Body: What Is Actually Taught?

By Adolfo J. Castañeda and Marisa Cantu / January 2, 2024 /
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Previous articles in this series: What Is the Theology of the Body? Human Dignity and the Conjugal Meaning of the Body The Beginning: The Original Unity of Man and Woman Purity of Heart Next articles in this series: Christian Virginity and Celibacy for the Kingdom of God The Sacrament of Marriage Love and Fertility  …

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Russia Bans LGBT Activism

By Marisa Cantu / December 28, 2023 /

Russia’s Supreme Court recently ruled that the global LGBT movement is extremist and banned LGBT activism in Russia. The punishment for organizing or funding extremist activities in Russia ranges anywhere from two to ten years in prison, with additional years of limited liberties and freedoms. This ruling came as a result of a lawsuit filed…

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Hope After Abortion: Nigerian Woman Has Abortion, Finds God

By Marisa Cantu / December 26, 2023 /

A woman from Nigeria returned to God thanks to a seminarian at a March for Life sponsored by HLI. Chibudom’s parents divorced when she was still in school. Chibudom lived with her mother, and the divorce was difficult economically on the family. Her mother resorted to petty trading to provide for Chibudom and her sibling.…

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The Dangers of Transhumanism, the “World’s Most Dangerous Idea”

By Brian Clowes, PhD and Marisa Cantu / December 21, 2023 /
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What Is Transhumanism? Mortality is the human condition. It is natural for humans to wish to delay or somehow escape death, or at least to forget or ignore their mortality. The ancient tales of the “fountain of youth” or other objects that promise eternal youth or immortality are well-remembered. In the modern day, an escape…

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The Canada Euthanasia Law (MAID) Kills Human Dignity

By Marisa Cantu / December 18, 2023 /

Canada’s euthanasia laws are an affront to human dignity. Euthanasia, also referred to as Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) in Canada, first began after Carter v. Canada in February 2015. This court case decided that the laws prohibiting euthanasia were unjustifiably in violation of the rights to life, liberty, and security of the person. So,…

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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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