A Job That Isn’t Your Own

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

Just a few days ago, popular podcaster Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report announced that he and his partner are expecting two babies, one due on August 22, and the other due on October 14. How, you might wonder, can one couple be expecting two babies just two months apart? Well, Rubin is a man…

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Parents, You Are the First Educators

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / March 14, 2022 /

The practice of decency and modesty in speech, action and dress is very important for creating an atmosphere suitable for the growth of chastity, but this must be well motivated by respect for one’s own body and the dignity of others. Parents, as we have said, should be watchful so that certain immoral fashions and…

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Fighting for Who We Are as a Nation

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / March 7, 2022 /
Judge's gavel on table in office

The latest effort by pro-abortion Democrats to pass an extreme pro-abortion law has failed. A few days ago, the U.S. Senate voted against allowing the so-called Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) to proceed to a debate and then a final vote. This truly egregious piece of legislation – “more radical than Roe v. Wade” itself…

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Colombia’s Assault on Human Dignity

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

Today I have deeply discouraging news to report out of South America. On Monday, February 21, the Constitutional Court of Colombia issued a 5-4 arbitrary and unconstitutional decision that abortion is to be allowed, without restriction, up through 24 weeks of pregnancy. In a press release, the Constitutional Court stated that abortion “will only be…

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Legalized Euthanasia Stalled in Italy

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / February 21, 2022 /
elderly woman in a coma

A few days ago, Italy’s Constitutional Court blocked an effort to hold a national referendum on whether or not to legalize euthanasia. Pro-euthanasia campaigners had gathered over 1.2 million signatures in support of the referendum. However, despite the significant level of public support, the Constitutional Court ruled that the referendum was “inadmissible.”  In its ruling,…

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A Father’s Plea for His Son’s Health

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / February 14, 2022 /
transgender symbol 3D

Abigail Shrier is an independent journalist who has been doing yeoman’s labor in exposing the dangers and extremism of transgender ideology. In 2020 she published the book Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters, which is one of the most important works discussing the transgender phenomenon. In recent months, she has been warning about…

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The Souls Outside the Cameras in China

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / February 7, 2022 /
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As the winter Olympics get underway in Beijing, human rights activists are attempting to raise awareness of the ongoing human rights abuses conducted on a vast scale in the communist nation. Among the tragedies currently unfolding in China are what many experts have called a genocide being perpetrated against the Uyghur Muslim population, the repression…

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When Freedoms are Charged as Crimes

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / January 31, 2022 /

At some point in the future, will it become illegal in our country simply to quote the Bible? That might sound like a paranoid question, but recent events suggest that it’s one that we ought to take seriously. Take the case of Päivi Räsänen. Räsänen is a former Member of Parliament in Finland, who served…

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Choosing Adventure, Despite the Risks

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / January 24, 2022 /

Pope Francis caused a great deal of consternation among population control activists when he recently called out the growing trend of replacing human babies with what are sometimes – somewhat nauseatingly – referred to as “fur babies” – i.e. pets. “Today we see a form of selfishness,” said the Pope at a public audience in…

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Dangers to Life in Prenatal Testing

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / January 17, 2022 /
baby in ultrasound

Modern forms of non-invasive prenatal tests (called NIPT, for short) are growing in popularity, being used by hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of women every year in the United States alone. These highly profitable tests, which promise parents a glimpse into the future of an unborn child by detecting some type of malformation or…

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