Will Argentina Still Embrace Life Wednesday?

Argentina is at a critical juncture; a Wednesday vote will determine whether abortion remains banned or whether it is legalized by the lower House of Representatives and goes next to the Senate. President Mauricio Macri has said he will not veto the abortion bill if it passes. Will Argentina turn its back on Life as . . . Read more

Heroes in the Season of Hope

This Sunday, Gaudete Sunday, we light the third candle of the Advent wreath. The rose-colored candle and the priests’ rose vestments mark a change in the tenor of this penitential season. For those who have been using Advent as a time to prepare heart and home for the celebration of Christ’s birth, it is a . . . Read more

Recognizing Human Dignity in Difficult Circumstances

In every country, at this very moment, women who have become pregnant — either because of decisions they made or as victims of assault through no fault of their own — are faced with making the choice of life or death for their child. Some of these women are financially stable, some are in financial . . . Read more

Cardinal von Galen Award – Spring 2005: Bishop Antonio Baseotto

This edition’s recipient of the Cardinal von Galen Award is Bishop Antonio Baseotto, the head of the Military Diocese in Argentina. In early March, Bishop Baseotto wrote a stinging letter of rebuke to the Argentinean Minister of Health, Gines Gonzalez Garcia, who had publicly expressed his support for legalizing abortion and had initiated programs of . . . Read more