Pope Francis and the Death Penalty: Another Dose of Confusion

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Pope Francis and the Death Penalty: Another Dose of Confusion

By Philip F. Lawler Once again Pope Francis has given the world reason to believe that the teachings of the Catholic Church can and will change. Was the pope’s decision to revise the Catechism’s teaching on the death penalty a change in Church teaching, or a development of existing doctrine? Theologians may debate the point, but the vast majority of Catholics, receiving […]

Pro-Life This Week – August 10, 2018

Week in Review – Spoiling Planned Parenthood’s plans now and in November In a commentary on The Daily Signal, Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-WI) details how the proposed new Title X rule will hold Planned Parenthood accountable on reporting abuse. Grothman points out “a key part of the proposed rule: a new regulation ensuring protection for […]

The Palliative Care Quicksand

By Judie Brown Today we bring you Part II of our analysis of the risky aspects of palliative care and the intent of those who claim to be experts in how such care should be delivered. Now that both the House of Representatives and the Senate have jumped into the palliative care arena, we must […]

The New Planned Parenthood Coalition

By Jim Sedlak There are some things at which Planned Parenthood excels. One of those things is building coalitions with other minority groups to form impressive alliances. In the past, we have seen this kind of activity between Planned Parenthood and black leaders, as well as between Planned Parenthood and homosexual activists. When you think […]

How to Start This School Year Embracing the Culture of Life

By Laura Kizior A culture of life requires respect for the dignity of the human person in everyday life. At school or in the home, there are a myriad of ways to build a culture of life to rejuvenate your own community. Here is a list of things that you can do at the start […]

Palliative Care: Pain Relief or Imposed Death?

By Judie Brown Merriam-Webster defines the word palliate as a transitive verb that means “to reduce the violence of (a disease); also: to ease (symptoms) without curing the underlying disease.” In other words, to palliate means to make a patient comfortable while treating his disease. This definition should translate into actions being taken to relieve a […]

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