‘Rage, Rage against the Dying of the Light’

‘Humanae Vitae’ Celebrates Women

This article originally appeared on May 18, 2018, but is reprinted today as part of our Best of 2018 series. Enjoy! By Judie Brown In April of this year a conference dedicated to exploring Humanae Vitae, Pope Paul VI’s groundbreaking encyclical, was held at the Catholic University of America. Mary Rice Hasson, director of the […]

The St. Joseph Challenge

This commentary originally appeared on March 20, 2018, and is being reprinted as part of the Best of 2018 series. By Judie Brown Advocates of abortion consistently focus on the liberal/feminist narrative that it is a “woman’s right” to decide whether or not to abort her child. Such people avoid using the words “expectant mother” […]

Sinister Manipulation of Life

This commentary is a reprint from March 2018—part of our Best of 2018 series. By Judie Brown Studying the language and actions of those who support the direct killing of human beings, from their first spark of life at inception until their last breath, can leave a person speechless. The devious acts of those who […]

Weaponized Pregnancy

By Judie Brown We have heard the word “weaponize” over and over again recently. It is the latest buzzword in our self-absorbed culture. It means “to adapt for use as a weapon of war.” When our cultural dictators use that word to define anything they dislike, it might make more sense if they were to […]

Pray for Our Catholic Bishops

By Judie Brown Catholic News Service reports that “the U.S. bishops will start 2019 with a spiritual retreat to pray and reflect on the important matters facing the Catholic Church.” This retreat, scheduled for January 2-8, comes as a response to Pope Francis’ request that the bishops focus on the widening sex abuse scandal in […]

Catholics and Abortion

By Judie Brown It should come as no surprise that the media will always go out of its way to find a pro-abortion Catholic to comment on Catholic moral teaching, including the encyclical Humanae Vitae. And perhaps this is because, according to some surveys, Catholic women are just as likely to abort a baby as […]