Pro-Life Commentary

France Champions Abortion Amid Falling Birth Rates

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / March 11, 2024 /

“Be sober and vigilant. Your opponent the devil is prowling around like a roaring lion looking for [someone] to devour.” — 1 Peter 5:8 Last week, I shared with you some of the startling numbers showing that many affluent Western and Asian nations are facing a birth dearth that is likely to lead in some…

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Audio Lecture: Our Lady of Guadalupe, Model for Life

By Patricia Bainbridge / July 25, 2013 /
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In this recording, Patricia Bainbridge, chairman of HLI’s Board of Directors, tells a true story of faith – the apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe. At a time when human sacrifice was rampant in Mexico because of the influence of the pagan Aztec Indians, Our Lady of Guadalupe appeared to Juan Diego in Mexico City…

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Can We Support Stem Cell Research?

By Brian Clowes, PhD / May 17, 2013 /
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Much of the confusion over stem cell research involves misunderstanding of terms, so let’s begin with some definitions. Stem Cells in General Stem cells are immature cells that are undifferentiated (i.e., they have not yet “decided” what kind of cell to be). A stem cell divides into two cells: (1) a duplicate of itself and…

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The Story of St. Josephine Bakhita Being Replayed Today

By Fr. Peter West / March 16, 2012 /
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(Zenit.org) – When Josephine Bakhita died in 1947, thousands of Italians passed her funeral bier to pay respects to a simple woman who had achieved great renown for her kindness. To this day, the people of Schio, Italy, honor now-Saint Josephine, a former African slave, with the title “Nostra Madre Moretta,” which means “Our Black…

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