Three Pieces of Good News for Pro-Lifers

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / November 28, 2022 /

There are several pieces of good news to share this week about the battle over abortion in the United States. The first is that, despite the relatively mediocre showing of the Republicans in the midterm elections, the Democrats still lack the votes necessary to push their radical abortion agenda legislatively. As I told you a…

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Deceptive Bill Harms Marriage and Society

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / November 21, 2022 /

This past week, senators in the U.S. Senate voted 62-37 to send the so-called Respect for Marriage Act to a final vote. Although the vote was only procedural, its success suggests that this highly problematic bill is likely to pass the Senate. Given that the bill already easily passed the Democrat-controlled House earlier in the…

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Troubling Results in Five States After Midterms

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / November 14, 2022 /
Protection of the Unborn

In the world you will have trouble, but take courage, I have conquered the world. ― John 16:33 As the dust settles on the U.S. midterm elections, one unfortunate fact is clear: in those states that voted on abortion in ballot initiatives, unborn children and women in need were the losers. In all, voters in…

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Celebrating as Population Reaches 8 Billion

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / November 9, 2022 /

A week after Election Day, on November 15, the earth’s population is expected to reach 8 billion. Abortion fanatics and the carbon footprint ideologues will use the occasion to issue their usual dire warnings about over-population, adding fuel to the increasingly popular movement of young people choosing to intentionally remain childless, “for the sake of…

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Our Urgent Duty to Vote Pro-Life

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / October 31, 2022 /
United States Capitol

A society will be judged on the basis of how it treats its weakest members; and among the most vulnerable are surely the unborn… ― Pope St. John Paul II With just days to go before the American mid-term elections, President Joe Biden, who continues to claim to be a “devout” Catholic, is leaving no…

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Making Death Easier Than Life in Canada

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / October 24, 2022 /
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Our vulnerability forms the basis for an ethics of care, especially in the medical field, which is expressed in concern, dedication, shared participation and responsibility towards the women and men entrusted to us for material and spiritual assistance in their hour of need. ― Samaritanus bonus, §1 In July of 2020, the Vatican’s Congregation for the…

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Pro-Life Laws Close Abortion Clinics

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / October 17, 2022 /
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For God and before God, the human being is always unique and unrepeatable, somebody thought of and chosen from eternity, someone called and identified by his own name.”   ― Pope St. John Paul II, 1978  Sometimes it’s difficult to remember that we now live in a post-Roe America. For nearly 50 years, pro-lifers gave everything…

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Abortion Is a Preeminent Issue in Midterm Elections

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / October 10, 2022 /
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The 2022 midterm elections in the U.S. are shaping up to be the most important elections on the bioethical issues concerning the dignity of human life in living memory, specifically preborn life. This is hardly surprising, given the Supreme Court’s decision earlier this year to reverse Roe v. Wade. So long as Roe was the…

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A Political Persecution of Pro-Lifers

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / October 3, 2022 /

Conservative activists and politicians are demanding answers after an early-morning raid conducted by FBI agents on the home of Mark Houck, a pro-life activist, sidewalk counselor, and father of seven children. Houck is the co-founder and president of The King’s Men, a Catholic ministry that promotes virtue among young men, focusing in particular on fighting…

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New Title IX Rules Threaten Human Rights

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / September 26, 2022 /
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Conservative activists are warning that the Biden administration has introduced radical rule changes to Title IX and the Affordable Care Act that would eradicate sex differentiation, normalize abortion, and undermine the conscience rights of health care workers.  Title IX is a 1972 federal civil rights law that bans discrimination in schools or other education programs…

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