Trump administration expands pro-life Mexico City Policy

The Trump administration on Monday announced that it would begin implementing an expanded Mexico City Policy, which pro-life leaders hailed as a key step to curtailing abortion funding. The expansion means that more forms of foreign funding will be directed to go to organizations that do not perform or support abortions overseas. “With the implementation… Continue reading Trump administration expands pro-life Mexico City Policy

Fifty years ago, Colorado became the first state to legalize abortion

April 25 marks 50 years since Colorado became the first state in the U.S. to legalize abortion. In a statement released Tuesday, the bishops of Colorado called for continued prayers and efforts to build up a culture of life in the state. “Amid celebrating the joy of Christ’s resurrection, we pause to remember the dark… Continue reading Fifty years ago, Colorado became the first state to legalize abortion

The trouble with appealing to ‘a well-formed conscience’

The Church has always taught that moral absolutes are necessary to the formation of conscience The Maltese bishops’ guidelines, released 11 days ago to near-universal grief, scorn, anxiety and derision, have found at least some support. In the Irish Catholic, Greg Daly argues that the bishops’ critics have misunderstood the document’s subtle teaching on conscience. I don’t want to pick on Greg,… Continue reading The trouble with appealing to ‘a well-formed conscience’

Demented 'House of Horrors' serial baby killer blames the Church for his incarceration and believes he will be freed

Kermit Gosnell is serving a life sentence for killing several babies but, believing he’ll be freed soon, he has been training from prison for a triathlon. Gosnell was convicted of several counts of murder in 2013. He was caught killing newborns by jabbing scissors into their tiny necks and severing their spinal cords with a… Continue reading Demented 'House of Horrors' serial baby killer blames the Church for his incarceration and believes he will be freed

Desperate, hopeless mother-to-be receives miracle after praying novena to St. Joseph and St. Gerard

Jennifer Snowden, a cast member of Bravo’s reality show “Southern Charm,” has opened up about her faith, her son and her refusal to give under her doctor’s pressure to abort the tiniest love of her life. During a routine scan, Snowden learned her unborn child had a rare neural tube defect. He was diagnosed with… Continue reading Desperate, hopeless mother-to-be receives miracle after praying novena to St. Joseph and St. Gerard

The miraculous story of an atheist doctor who quit performing abortions after a visit from St. Thomas Aquinas

An abortionist abruptly quit performing abortions after he encountered St. Thomas Aquinas in a dream. He has since become an active pro-life voice, working to outweigh the crimes he once committed. In his dreams, he saw a field full of beautiful children, playing. As he approached them, they would stop and cringe in fear, then… Continue reading The miraculous story of an atheist doctor who quit performing abortions after a visit from St. Thomas Aquinas

Ten stories to watch in 2017

A guide to the stories that will be making headlines in 2017 Last year proved beyond all doubt that journalists are terrible at predicting the future. Few commentators foresaw Brexit, the emergence of François Fillon in France or Donald Trump’s presidency. With that in mind, we offer this guide to 10 topics that are likely… Continue reading Ten stories to watch in 2017

New research reveals the horrible mental effects Abortion have on Women

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association says that women who get abortions show no signs of increased mental health problems after having an abortion – and that in fact, it’s women who are denied an abortion that suffer more greatly. But pro-life organizations and other researchers have responded that… Continue reading New research reveals the horrible mental effects Abortion have on Women

WOW – satanic temple members complain about burial of murdered children

The satanic Temple is working to overturn a Texas law which ensures the right of unborn children to be cremated or buried. According to the satanists, burying a murdered child is an affront to their sincerely held religious beliefs. When we die, as we must, we expect to be cremated or buried. We hope for… Continue reading WOW – satanic temple members complain about burial of murdered children

Ukip elects Catholic as its new leader

Paul Nuttall won the leadership contest with 62.6 per cent of the vote Ukip has elected a pro-life Catholic as its new leader. Paul Nuttall, MEP for North West England, gained 62.6 per cent of party members’ votes. Nuttall, 39, is a practising Catholic. Last year he told the Tablet: “On moral issues, we, more… Continue reading Ukip elects Catholic as its new leader

The Pope’s abortion comments have provoked confusion. The Curia could have avoided this

The furore caused by Misericordia et Misera is a damning indictment of those surrounding the Pope Pope Francis is not an expert in canon law. I do not think His Holiness would mind me putting it that bluntly. In fact I rather suspect that, given his personal style, he would happily agree. It is far… Continue reading The Pope’s abortion comments have provoked confusion. The Curia could have avoided this

Pope extends priests’ special permission to absolve ‘grave sin’ of abortion

The Pope also extended his decree that allows SSPX priests to hear valid confessions Pope Francis is allowing all priests to absolve the “grave sin” of abortion, extending special permission he had granted them in 2015 for the just-ended Holy Year of Mercy. Francis wrote in Misericordia et misera, an apostolic letter concluding the Year… Continue reading Pope extends priests’ special permission to absolve ‘grave sin’ of abortion

Whatever you think of Trump, give thanks that the Church’s enemies have been defeated

Neither candidate was a model of integrity, but at least the progressives who hate the Church are out of power Donald Trump is not the president that conservative Christian America wanted. However, with the defeat of candidates such as Cruz and Rubio, they were left with little choice. Nevertheless, Christian conservatives (like me) can still… Continue reading Whatever you think of Trump, give thanks that the Church’s enemies have been defeated

New NHS prenatal test for Down’s syndrome provokes backlash from doctors

300 doctors have signed a letter objecting to the new test amid fears its introduction is ‘on economic grounds’ Government plans for a new test for Down’s syndrome are facing a backlash from medical professionals worried that the aim is partly to save NHS cash by aborting more babies with the condition. More than 300… Continue reading New NHS prenatal test for Down’s syndrome provokes backlash from doctors

Trump woos Catholic voters in EWTN interview

Trump told Raymond Arroyo he had undergone a change of heart over abortion Donald Trump has reached out to Catholic voters in a 15-minute interview with EWTN, the largest Catholic news network in the world. Speaking to Raymond Arroyo, who hosts the network’s World Over programme, Trump spoke about his pro-life position and his concerns… Continue reading Trump woos Catholic voters in EWTN interview

Some progressives tried to divide the Church, says head of organisation ‘created’ by Clinton aide

Christopher Hale said many people were involved in founding CACG, but its only current aim is ‘to promote the social teaching of the Church’ The director of Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good (CACG) has said that some progressives have tried to divide the Church. But he insists his organisation has no such mission. It comes… Continue reading Some progressives tried to divide the Church, says head of organisation ‘created’ by Clinton aide

Clinton campaign chief helped start Catholic organisations to create ‘revolution’ in the Church

Hillary Clinton’s campaign chief helped to create campaign groups to press for a “revolution” in the Catholic Church, according to leaked emails. John Podesta, head of Clinton’s campaign, says he helped to found two Catholic organisations to press for change in the Church. In emails from 2011 released by Wikileaks and alleged to be by… Continue reading Clinton campaign chief helped start Catholic organisations to create ‘revolution’ in the Church

Polish bishops vow to continue push for stricter abortion controls

Tougher abortion laws in Poland were voted down after 100,000 women staged pro-choice protests Poland’s Catholic bishops have reiterated support for stricter pro-life controls, after parliamentarians voted down a new abortion ban. “Human life has such great value. It shouldn’t be the object of political bargains,” said Archbishop Henryk Hoser of Warsaw-Praga, chairman of the Polish… Continue reading Polish bishops vow to continue push for stricter abortion controls

A Plea To Save Lives and Souls

This is not a political post. It is a moral exhortation, a plea to save human lives and souls! Speaking the Truth should not be a rarity in the pulpits of our country. Since the salvation of souls is the primary purpose of the Catholic Church’s existence, Truth should be an ever-present pulpit visitor. Nothing… Continue reading A Plea To Save Lives and Souls

Donald Trump commits to fight abortion! Letter sent to Pro-Life leaders

Donald Trump has issued a statement to pro-life leaders explaining his plans to protect and preserve the lives of our most vulnerable citizens. As leaders in this fight, we would like to share his words with you in our community. Please keep the unborn in mind when you visit the polls this November. September 2016… Continue reading Donald Trump commits to fight abortion! Letter sent to Pro-Life leaders