Spirit & Life Newsletter

New Euthanasia Laws Drop Illusion of “Choice”

“Even when not motivated by a selfish refusal to be burdened with the life of someone who is suffering, euthanasia must be called a false mercy, and indeed a disturbing ‘perversion’ of mercy. True ‘compassion’ leads to sharing another's pain; it does not kill the person whose suffering we cannot [...]

By |2020-10-26T12:33:06-04:00October 26th, 2020|Categories: Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , , |

A Christian Vision of Society and Civilization of Love

“Laws which authorize and promote abortion and euthanasia are...radically opposed not only to the good of the individual but also to the common good; as such they are completely lacking in authentic juridical validity. Disregard for the right to life, precisely because it leads to the killing of the person [...]

What’s the #1 Human Rights Issue Facing Voters?

There are some attacks on human dignity that are so egregious that, to the extent that they are defended by a society, they preclude that society from claiming to be “just.” Abortion is one such attack. The very concept of human rights is meaningless if among those rights is not [...]

By |2020-10-13T13:33:35-04:00October 12th, 2020|Categories: Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , , , |
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Judge Barrett’s Catholic Faith Exposes Leftist Bigotry

Justice Antonin Scalia was one of the most brilliant, influential, and fascinating Supreme Court justices in recent history. A faithful Catholic, he was the father of nine children, one of whom is now serving as a priest in the Arlington diocese. Not only was Scalia Catholic, but he was willing [...]

By |2020-10-14T09:40:22-04:00October 5th, 2020|Categories: Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , , |
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We Need God: Riots Erupt when Faith Dwindles

This loss of the sense of faith is the deep root of the crisis of civilization that we are experiencing. As in the first centuries of Christianity, when the Roman Empire was collapsing, all human institutions today seem to be on the path of decadence. Relations between people, whether political, [...]

By |2020-09-09T14:37:17-04:00September 7th, 2020|Categories: Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , , |

Will Biden’s “Devout” Faith Fool Pro-Life Voters?

Over at First Things last week, Prof. Robert George published a clever thought experiment. Prof. George, in case you don’t know, is one of the rarest of specimens these days – an openly and proudly pro-life, pro-family, and faithfully Catholic faculty member at an Ivy League university, in this case [...]

By |2020-09-08T23:25:26-04:00August 24th, 2020|Categories: Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , , , |