Evangelium Vitae

Speak Out, That Others May Hear

It is a difficult time for pro-life Catholics worldwide, who are scrambling to figure out how to respond to the fact that the world’s most powerful politician – President Joe Biden – routinely touts his “devout” Catholic faith, while simultaneously promoting such evils as abortion and a radical form of [...]

By |2021-02-10T11:07:33-05:00February 8th, 2021|Categories: Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , , |

New Euthanasia Laws Drop Illusion of “Choice”

“Even when not motivated by a selfish refusal to be burdened with the life of someone who is suffering, euthanasia must be called a false mercy, and indeed a disturbing ‘perversion’ of mercy. True ‘compassion’ leads to sharing another's pain; it does not kill the person whose suffering we cannot [...]

By |2020-10-28T14:29:34-04:00October 26th, 2020|Categories: Euthanasia, Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , , |
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The Heart of the Matter? Human Dignity

In Evangelium Vitae, Pope St. John Paul II identified a sinister paradox in contemporary culture. "Precisely in an age when the inviolable rights of the person are solemnly proclaimed and the value of life is publicly affirmed," he lamented, "the very right to life is being denied or trampled upon, [...]

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The Annunciation, Inherent Human Dignity, and Mary’s Fiat

Day of the Unborn I am writing you today from Harare, Zimbabwe where I am on mission with Dr. Brian Clowes, Mr. Emil Hagamu and HLI’s local affiliate. Our mission has been very fruitful because of your prayers and support; however, because of poor catechesis, corruption, economic hardships and decades [...]

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School Violence and its Origins in the Culture of Death

The Right to Life In the first two months of 2018, America is mourning mass murder in the form of school violence once again.  In January, Alex Hribal was sentenced in the 2014 stabbing of 21 people at Franklin Regional High School, near Pittsburgh.  On Valentine’s Day, at Marjory Stoneman [...]

By |2019-11-07T09:32:33-05:00March 6th, 2018|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , |
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Prayer Makes Abortion Visible

Lebenszentrum Salzburg Marks 200th Prayer Vigil Auxiliary Bishop Andreas Laun with Iris and Joannes Bucher of HLI Affiliate Lebenszentrum Salzburg Human Life International (HLI) Affiliate, Lebenszentrum Salzburg (LZ), just held its 200th prayer vigil in Salzburg, Austria. This monthly vigil marks one of the so-called "Vigil 2000" prayer [...]

By |2019-11-14T21:56:38-05:00October 17th, 2017|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , |
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The Late-Term Abortion Ban

Pro-abortion writer Robin Marty is distressed that both liberal and conservative media sources are routinely using the phrase “late-term abortion.” Writing in Cosmopolitan Magazine this week, in response to the U.S. House vote to ban most abortions after 20 weeks, she laments that, “There is no specific medical definition for [...]

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The Consequences of Not Telling the Truth

Why are so many Catholics afraid to uphold the Church’s moral doctrine? Based in the Word of God and codified by the Magisterium, the truths therein are essential to living in true freedom, and are offered to all. The Church isn’t, as even many Catholics seem to assume, just some [...]

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