By Rob Gasper
Instrumentum Laboris, the Vatican’s working document for the upcoming Extraordinary Synod on the Family, identifies the leading challenges facing the modern family.
Families are precious; they are to be cherished and valued. Yet society tells us that it’s okay to divorce, to enter into same-sex unions, and to discard babies like trash. This sickening trend has to stop, or the consequences will be dire.
Here is how one enemy of the family defines fecundophobia. During the 2012 election cycle, Washington Post writer Lisa Miller wrote about politicians displaying pictures of their families showcasing their wives and children.
American Life League understands the importance of the family in society and the toxicity surrounding it today. To this end, we have begun a new campaign called Defend the Family. Today’s commentary talks more about this and explains how you can take part.
By Rob Gasper
Rarely a week goes by where I do not receive a call from a Catholic pro-life activist frustrated with the errors and excesses of fellow Catholics, be it a Catholic politician promoting abortion or a Catholic funding group giving money to causes allied directly with the culture of death.
The windy city is known as a city where gun violence is an epidemic. Gun deaths in 2012 were 16 percent higher than the previous year—and the numbers continue to grow. Chicago’s overall crime rate reflects classifications for over 30 types of crime.
Nearly 40 years ago, in the chill of winter, the United States Supreme Court decided that abortion was legal in America for any reason at any point in pregnancy because women, in consultation with their doctors, should have the right to abort their own children.