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Romania takes step toward marriage defense amendment

Romania’s lower house of parliament has overwhelmingly approved a proposed constitutional amendment to define marriage as a union between one man and one woman. The Chamber of Deputies passed the measure by a vote of 232-22, with 13 abstentions. If approved, the amendment would change Paragraph 1 of Article 28 of the Romanian Constitution to

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Can you be pro-life and anti-war? In Pittsburgh, apparently not.

On Tuesday, a “Consistent Life Ethic" group was booted from sponsorship of the Pittsburgh March Against War after Facebook complaints against their pro-life stance. Rehumanize International, previously Life Matters Journal, is a group that opposes all violence against human beings, including abortion, war, euthanasia, torture, capital punishment and human sex trafficking. They were invited to

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Coptic Christians massacred by gunmen in Egypt

Reports say 26 Coptic pilgrims were killed while travelling to a monastery At least 26 Coptic Christians have reportedly been killed by gunmen in Egypt. The Christians were travelling by bus to a monastery when they were attacked. Many of those killed were children, according to the New York Times. Health officials said that the

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How a nun’s home is helping girls freed from sex trafficking

The numbers are staggering. Each year in the U.S. alone, some 300,000 minors are victims of sex trafficking. In Louisiana, state estimates indicate that about 40 percent of juvenile victims are being trafficked by their primary care giver: a mother, father, foster parent, uncle, a mother’s boyfriend. Father Jeff Bayhi has heard unspeakable stories of

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Pro-lifers slam Christian school for punishing pregnant teen

Students for Life of America had strong words for a Maryland Christian high school that banned a pregnant student from walking at her graduation – a move they say will only deter women from being pro-life. “Not allowing Maddi to walk in her graduation ceremony sends the message that being pregnant in a Christian school

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To meet God we need silence, Cardinal Sarah says

At a presentation for his new book on Wednesday, Cardinal Robert Sarah said that not only does the Church need silence, but the act of being in silence and of listening to God is efficient, in its own way. “We have seen we must talk, we must do something, we must act; but silence is

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