Restoring the Family

“[T]he fostering of authentic and mature communion between persons within the family is the first and irreplaceable school of social life, and example and stimulus for the broader community relationships marked by respect, justice, dialogue and love.” Pope St. John Paul II, Familiaris Consortio The fragmentation of the family is one of the great tragedies . . . Read more

Our Lady of Guadalupe, Help Us “Be Not Afraid”

“The victory, if it comes, will come through Mary.” These were the dying words of Cardinal August Hlond, as recounted by Pope St. John Paul II in his book Crossing the Threshold of Hope. Reflecting on the Cardinal’s prophesy, the pope wrote: During my pastoral ministry in Poland, I saw for myself how those words . . . Read more

Gender Ideology, a Radical Attack on Family

Negative Impact upon Families, Children, and Society.” Gender theory is an error of the human mind that leads to so much confusion. —  Pope Francis The speed with which gender ideology has grown from the radical fringe to a movement dominating our media, legislation, education and entertainment is nothing less than staggering. Unless you are . . . Read more

Kenya…and the Marie Stopes and Gates Foundation Onslaught

Protecting Families, Life, and Nations from Anti-Natalists’ Invasive Ideology “[B]esides the earth, man’s principal resource is man himself.” —Pope St. John Paul II, Centessimus Annus This is the second time this month that I can share with you some good news out of Africa! Earlier this month I told you about how the Tanzanian government . . . Read more

The Holy Family – The Path to Healing Society

An Example for All “As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.” — Pope St. John Paul II One of the most remarkable things about the Gospels is also one of the least remarked upon – perhaps, in part, because this most remarkable thing is . . . Read more

Life and Death – A Different Worldview

Two Diametrically Opposed Visions In a lyrical essay originally published in Crisis Magazine, Catholic philosopher and Senior Fellow of Human Life International, Donald DeMarco, Ph.D., poignantly paints the stark division between the pro-life worldview, and the worldview espoused by the Culture of Death. Invoking T.S. Eliot’s seminal poem The Waste Land, Dr. DeMarco suggests that . . . Read more

Tanzanian President Pushing for True Economic Development

Rejecting the Inundation of Contraception Money In the past year I have travelled to Zimbabwe and Uganda. In both African countries, I was stunned by the pervasiveness of pro-contraception propaganda. I traveled over 1200 miles across Uganda. Everywhere I went I encountered huge billboards stoking fear about the consequences of unintended pregnancy and pushing all . . . Read more

Your Vote Counts in Tuesday’s U.S. Mid-Terms

Tuesday’s mid-term elections are of utmost importance and will decide whether pro-life momentum will continue. There have been tremendous gains in the pro-life movement over the past two years, due to electing candidates to federal and state offices who are doing everything they can to protect life. President Trump’s pro-life policies have saved countless babies, . . . Read more

Why We Should be Concerned about French President Emmanuel Macron

Throughout his papacy Pope Francis has repeatedly denounced “ideological colonization.” In brief, ideological colonization can be defined as the arrogant imposition of foreign values and practices by wealthy countries on less developed nations. This is often accomplished through financial coercion, by offering monetary aid on the condition that the recipient country agrees to adopt new . . . Read more

Since When is Euthanasia “Healthcare?”

Anti-euthanasia activists have been pointing out for years that wherever euthanasia is legalized, it is not long before the “strict safeguards” touted by pro-death politicians and activists as protection to ensure euthanasia is only used in extreme cases begin tumbling down or being wantonly ignored. Such is the logic of the Culture of Death. Once . . . Read more