Spirit & Life Newsletter

Anderson Cooper, Abandoned Ukraine Babies, and the Problem with Surrogacy

Earlier this month, CNN journalist Anderson Cooper made a surprise on-air announcement: “On Monday, I became a father,” announced a visibly moved Cooper. Every new life is a miracle and a gift. Wyatt Morgan Cooper (the newborn baby) is a miracle and a gift. His life is a thing to [...]

The United Nations Celebrates “The Family.” But Which Family?

Pushing Back Against the UN’s Progressive Agenda, Which Seeks to Redefine the Family “There is no definition of the family under international human rights law.” So stated United Nations staff in a draft report in 2016. In the report, the authors claimed that the term "family" should be understood “in [...]

Scorn and Hatred for Christian Charity During Covid-19

Anti-Christian Bigotry has Poisoned our Civic Discourse Much of the power of the parable of the Good Samaritan stems from the fact that, at the time of Jesus, the Samaritans and the Jews were long-time enemies. So deep did their divisions go that they typically refused to have anything to [...]

Big Porn Exploiting Coronavirus Loneliness to Peddle Poison

Porn During the Pandemic: A Devil’s Bargain If a shifty-looking man in a hoodie and dark sunglasses stopped you on the street and offered you a “free sample” of his “product,” you’d know exactly what to say. Experience shows that, sometimes, the cost of “free” is our freedom, and that’s [...]

By |2020-05-05T10:45:23-04:00May 4th, 2020|Categories: News and Commentary, Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , |

Abortion during Coronavirus

A Temporary Victory for Preborn Babies Apparently Vice News—a virulently pro-abortion news website—thinks that pro-lifers are “winning” the coronavirus pandemic. At least, that’s what the headline of one of its recent articles proclaims. Putting aside the absurd wording of the headline—nobody can possibly win a pandemic that is killing thousands [...]

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Coronavirus, the Dignity of Work, and the Common Good

The Dignity of the Human Person, Work, and the Common Good “In work, the person exercises and fulfills in part the potential inscribed in his nature. The primordial value of labor stems from man himself, its author and its beneficiary. Work is for man, not man for work. Everyone should [...]

Globalists and Corona

Staying Vigilant in a Time of Crisis It is disconcerting to read Henry Kissinger in the Wall Street Journal arguing that a failure to “transition to the post-coronavirus order” could “set the world on fire.” Kissinger is rather vague on precisely what this post-coronavirus “order” would look like, but as [...]

By |2020-04-14T21:33:20-04:00April 13th, 2020|Categories: News and Commentary, Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , , |
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We Will Risk Everything to Save Some Human Lives. Why Not All?

Periods of disruption and turmoil have a tendency to expose our true selves. The insights thus gleaned are not always comforting. For instance, a man may feel convicted that he is especially courageous, but placed suddenly in a situation of danger, he may find—to his surprise—that he has turned tail [...]

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Even in a Pandemic, the Battle against the Culture of Death Wages On

Evil Does Not Rest, and Neither Should We What’s the first thing you worry about in a global pandemic? For many of us, it’s the safety of loved ones, friends, and neighbors who are at risk, or concerns about the economy and how it might affect our family. Unfortunately, for [...]