How the Church Must Respond to the Overpopulation Myth

“The human person is man’s greatest resource.” There are two very important up-coming Vatican meetings we should pay close attention to: the Pontifical Academy for Life (PAV), October 5-7, and the Pontifical Academy of Science (PAS), November 2-4. This will be the first time the PAV meets since Pope Francis inaugurated the Academy’s new statues . . . Read more

Cardinal Caffarra’s Final Message: “We must have faith, hope, and fortitude.”

It sorrows me to report that last week the Catholic Church lost a valiant defender of Life and Family: Cardinal Carlo Caffarra. A renowned moral theologian, His Eminence was personally tasked by Saint Pope John Paul II with founding the John Paul II Pontifical Institute for Studies on Marriage and the Family. He also served . . . Read more

No, Iceland isn’t eliminating Down syndrome: they’re eliminating people with Down’s: The ‘new eugenics’

Human persons are willed by God; they are imprinted with God’s image. Their dignity does not come from the work they do, but from the persons they are. – St. Pope John Paul II, Centesimus annus, ¶11 A recent report from CBS proclaims that Iceland is, as they put it, “on the verge of eliminating Down syndrome.” . . . Read more

Marriage and Family Life Under Attack in the Philippines: The Divorce Deception

The last country in the world to completely outlaw divorce is the Philippines. Now, however, a new bill, House Bill 6027, is threatening the sanctity of marriage and family life by introducing divorce in a predominantly Catholic country (86%), seeking to permit divorce in the broad and undefined cases of “irreconcilable differences” or “severe and . . . Read more

Honoring the life of a fellow pro-lifer who saved thousands of lives and made a difference

One blessing in doing pro–life and pro–family work around the world is that you meet the greatest human beings and Christians. In many ways they are all alike in their convictions, their opposition, their persecution, their problems, and, I might say, their consolations. — Father Paul Marx, Faithful for Life Human Life International and the . . . Read more

Contraception and its Deadly Consequences

“There is overwhelming evidence that contrary to what you might expect, the provision of contraception leads to an increase in the abortion rate.” – Fr. Paul Marx, founder of Human Life International Several years ago Ann Furedi, the former director of the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS), Britain’s largest abortion provider, made a shocking admission. . . . Read more

Mainstream media prints ‘fake news’ about HLI and the pro-life battle in El Salvador

‘Fake news.’ The term is everywhere these days. Sometimes it is abused, slapped on as a label for any news report with which a person happens to disagree, or that may even be mildly biased in one direction. Sadly, however, there are far too many cases where the glove fits. And one of those cases . . . Read more