Empty swings representing antinatalism

Parents, I think it is fair to say, are among the great unsung heroes of our world. Becoming a parent is one of the most rewarding things a person can do in this life, but it’s also certainly one of the most difficult. I am constantly amazed at the mothers and fathers I encounter in…

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“Openness to life is at the center of true development. When a society moves towards the denial or suppression of life, it ends up no longer finding the necessary motivation and energy to strive for man’s true good. If personal and social sensitivity towards the acceptance of a new life is lost, then other forms…

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transgender symbol 3D

One step forward, two steps back. That’s how the culture wars sometimes feel these days. Last week I was pleased to write about a Supreme Court decision that protected the right of a Catholic adoption agency to abide by Catholic beliefs in only adopting children into families with a mother and a father. This week,…

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Judge's gavel on table in office

During a year when one of the most pro-abortion presidential administrations in history is pushing abortion every chance that it gets, it can be strangely comforting to read abortion-related news coming from pro-abortion organizations in the country. Take, for instance, the Guttmacher Institute, one of the most powerful and extreme pro-abortion agencies on the planet.…

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For Catholics, June is the month of the Sacred Heart, in which we recall and celebrate Christ’s redeeming, self-sacrificial love for us. For the world, however, June is now Pride Month – a month-long hedonistic carnival in celebration of a debased concept of “love”: one that in many cases reduces love to nothing more than…

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“Marriage and conjugal love are by their nature ordained toward the begetting and educating of children. Children are really the supreme gift of marriage and contribute very substantially to the welfare of their parents.” ─ Second Vatican Council, Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World, no. 50 Politically speaking, the United States and…

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