Contraception and Challenges of False Compassion

Troubling rumors have been swirling around Rome for months now about an alleged papal commission tasked with undertaking an “historical review” of Blessed Pope Paul VI’s encyclical Humanae Vitae. Despite initial denials about the existence of the commission, it appears that a Vatican official has just confirmed that there is, in fact, such a commission . . . Read more

Senate Rejects Ban on Aborting Babies Who Can Feel Pain

During his speech to this year’s March for Life, President Trump called on Congress to pass the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The proposed law does exactly what the name suggests it does – it bans killing unborn babies at the point when science shows they can almost certainly feel the pain of the abortion . . . Read more

A great week for life…but we must go deeper

“There can be no true democracy without a recognition of every person’s dignity and without respect for his or her rights. Nor can there be true peace unless life is defended and promoted.” – St. John Paul II, Evangelium Vitae, 101 If St. John Paul II was right in Evangelium Vitae (and he most assuredly . . . Read more

Human Trafficking: The Hidden Assault on Human Dignity

“Most believers of any faith and people of all persuasions are shocked, indeed scandalized, when they discover that trafficking occurs in every country and that it represents a most prosperous business on the planet. It is a form of slavery, a crime against humanity, a grave violation of human rights, an atrocious scourge, and it . . . Read more

Courage, Fervor, and the Example of Poland

Spiritual Resurgence in Poland When one is convinced that his cause is just, he will fear nothing. –– Saint John Bosco I can’t think of a better way to start the New Year than with a positive story – one that shows what great things are possible when a nation embraces spiritual resurgence, rejecting the . . . Read more

In the Name of Tolerance the Canadian Government Promotes Discrimination against Pro-Lifers

The assault just keeps coming for our pro-life brothers and sisters in Canada, which should cause each of us pause and great concern. A few days ago, the Canadian Liberal Government – possibly the most pro-abortion government in Canadian history – unveiled a disturbingly discriminatory policy banning government funding for summer student jobs for any . . . Read more