Is Antinatalism Creeping into Society?

Empty Swings

Imagine a world where no human beings exist. Animals are free to roam. Plants grow uninhibited. The biggest and strongest survive. This is the ultimate goal of antinatalism. From a Christian perspective, it’s difficult to imagine the purpose of a world with no humans. We know from the book of Genesis that God did not rest until He created human beings in…

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‘Petition on Hormonal Contraceptives’: The Real Effects of Hormonal Birth Control

Shocked african american woman reading leaflet before taking contraceptive pills

Breast cancer. Cervical cancer. Depression. Mood disorders. Suicide. Multiple sclerosis. Ulcerative colitis. Venous thromboembolism. Inflammatory bowel disease. Systemic lupus erythematosus. Cystitis. Crohn’s disease. Urogenital effects. Cardiovascular events. Increased chance of HIV transmission. Your doctor rattled off those words like he was calling roll in a classroom. But each one made you cringe a little more…

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Living God’s Unselfish Love

Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but since many of us are still enjoying the candy, the beautiful flowers, and the other fun gifts bestowed upon us by our significant others, it seems only fitting to examine what love truly is. The Ancient Greeks had several words for the different kinds of love we experience…

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Suffering Helps Build a Culture of Life

Today we remember the 47th anniversary of Roe v. Wade—the Supreme Court case that decriminalized abortion in the United States. It’s a somber day, yet when we see the thousands upon thousands of people marching in the March for Life Friday, we have reason to hope. We have hope for the enlightenment of darkened hearts.…

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Tipping the Level Playing Field

men don't belong in women's sports

None of the following is intended to be a personal attack on any person of any sexual orientation: homosexual, lesbian, transgender or any other. The Word of God and the Catholic Church teach us to love and respect these people, who have the same human dignity as anyone else. They need our courteous help to…

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Why Say a Pro-Life Rosary?

The Battle of Lepanto, by Paolo Veronese

In 1937, Pope Pius XI wrote that the Rosary is “a powerful weapon to put the demons to flight, to preserve the integrity of life, to acquire virtue more easily, and . . . to attain real peace among men.” October is not only the month of the Rosary, but it’s Respect Life Month as…

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My Day Outside Planned Parenthood

susan ciancio outside planned parenthood

The moral gravity of procured abortion is apparent in all its truth if we recognize that we are dealing with murder and, in particular, when we consider the specific elements involved. The one eliminated is a human being at the very beginning of life. No one more absolutely innocent could be imagined. ~ Evangelium Vitae I…

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Has Feminism Unseated Chivalry?

lady and knight

“When a man loves a woman, he has to become worthy of her. The higher her virtue, the more noble her character, the more devoted she is to truth, justice, goodness, the more a man has to aspire to be worthy of her. The history of civilization could actually be written in terms of the…

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Mother’s Daughter

Caution: hyperlinks in this article may contain graphic imagery. There are some events in life that serve as a slap in the face. Not only do they make you sit up and take notice, but they fill you with resolve to make changes for the better. I hope this is one of those times. Every…

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