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Overcoming Infertility–The Catholic Way

It is nearly impossible for those with children to comprehend the depth of the suffering of those who would love to have their own kids but cannot because of infertility. The Catholic View of Infertility Treatments The Bible mentions a number of women who were unable to conceive and were [...]

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Is Antinatalism Creeping into Society?

Imagine a world where no human beings exist. Animals are free to roam. Plants grow uninhibited. The biggest and strongest survive. This is the ultimate goal of antinatalism. From a Christian perspective, it’s difficult to imagine the purpose of a world with no humans. We know from the book of Genesis that God did not rest until [...]

By |2020-07-30T16:42:08-04:00July 15th, 2020|Categories: Population Control|Tags: , , |
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The Ethics of Artificial Reproductive Technologies

The very probability that we may be faced with a human person in the full sense constitutes, in my opinion, an absolute veto against any type of [in‑vitro] experimentation. ― Father Bernard Häring.1   Introduction Assisted reproductive technology is one of the most complex moral fields debated today.  It is [...]

Anderson Cooper, Abandoned Ukraine Babies, and the Problem with Surrogacy

Earlier this month, CNN journalist Anderson Cooper made a surprise on-air announcement: “On Monday, I became a father,” announced a visibly moved Cooper. Every new life is a miracle and a gift. Wyatt Morgan Cooper (the newborn baby) is a miracle and a gift. His life is a thing to [...]

The United Nations Celebrates “The Family.” But Which Family?

Pushing Back Against the UN’s Progressive Agenda, Which Seeks to Redefine the Family “There is no definition of the family under international human rights law.” So stated United Nations staff in a draft report in 2016. In the report, the authors claimed that the term "family" should be understood “in [...]

The Decade Marriage Died

Less than a decade ago, President Barack Obama was opposed to same-sex “marriage.” So was just about everybody else. Legislatures and pluralities of people in state after state voted in favor of marriage amendments that defined marriage as the union of a man and a woman. I can vividly remember [...]

By |2020-05-27T20:05:58-04:00January 6th, 2020|Categories: Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , |