The WHPA is Not a Moderate Bill

A few days ago, Democrats in the House of Representatives voted to approve what many pro-life leaders are saying is the most extreme pro-abortion piece of legislation ever passed. In a typical example of the perverse genius of pro-abortion activists and politicians disguising the brutal reality of abortion behind an impenetrable fog of euphemism, the…

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What Percent of Abortions Are Medically Necessary?

The short answer to this question is “zero.” Medical science has progressed to the point where an abortion is never necessary to preserve the life or the health of the mother. This has been true for more than half a century. Abortions performed to preserve the life or the health of the mother are so…

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Answering Critiques of the Theology of the Body

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What we know today as the Theology of the Body began as a collection of 129 papal addresses given by Pope John Paul II during his regular Wednesday audiences. He gave these talks over the course of five years—from September 5, 1979, through November 28, 1984. These talks cover many topics, including the true purpose…

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Let Us Begin by Showing Up to Pray

40 days for life

“What is urgently called for is a general mobilization of consciences and a united ethical effort to activate a great campaign in support of life.” ─ Pope St. John Paul II, Evangelium Vitae, no. 95 If you’re looking for good news in the midst of the turmoil of our time, look no further than to…

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Defunding Planned Parenthood: Why It Matters

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Defunding Planned Parenthood is a confusing subject. Both pro-life and pro-choice advocates are often misled as to what Planned Parenthood is and does. This is no surprise since Planned Parenthood goes to great lengths to paint a rosy picture of itself. The work it does is treated as unique, and its abuse is rarely given…

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Prayer Vigil in Ukraine Saved this Little Girl’s Life

Vigil participants rescued this newborn from a dumpster near the local abortion clinic. Prayer saves lives. Often, we don’t know whose life, or where, or when. But this time God put a little life right into our hands to show how powerful prayers are. God Used this Vigil to Rescue an Abandoned Baby Girl One…

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Censorship of Life-Saving Treatment

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One of the curious aspects of the abortion debate in the United States is the disconnect between public opinion on abortion, and the position of many of our most powerful individuals, institutions, and corporations. Take the recent Texas Heartbeat Law. If you were to read much of the reporting in the mainstream media, you would…

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Rome Library Empowers Fr. Shanu to Protect the Elderly


This priest is using lessons from our Rome bioethics library to end the custom of elder killing in India. A grandfather walks into a police station in Kerala, India. He claims that his family is planning to kill him. It’s an Indian custom. Families sometimes murder their elderly when they are no longer useful. Often…

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Theology of the Body: FAQ

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From September 5, 1979, through November 28, 1984, in his Wednesday general audiences, Pope John Paul II spoke about the unique and holy love between a man and a woman. This collection of 129 papal addresses was later compiled into the cohesive document we know today as the Theology of the Body. Here we’ve compiled…

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