Life
AnneMarie Miller

Let Yourself Be Moved

Every January, pro-life marches and events are held across the country. We talk about abortion in our parishes and homes, and we eagerly attend special

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Bioethics
Nicene Guy

The Trouble with Transhumanism

Transhumanism is a desperate belief system that grasps at technological straws. But the raw desperation in that grasping has the potential–like all Utopian movements–to unleash

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Bioethics
Erin Cain

First, Do No Harm

Since the beginning of the practice of medicine, the Hippocratic Oath has been used to ensure that medicine remains oriented toward its true purpose: “First,

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Bioethics
Morgan McFarlin

Becoming Confidently Pro-Life

Regardless of your stance on abortion, it’s safe to assume you would agree that it is a hot button topic. What’s a person to do

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Women's Issues
Mary Proffit Kimmel

Reflections of a Sidewalk Counselor

Every Friday morning, my mother and I visit the local abortion clinic.  Women travel from three neighboring states to terminate their pregnancies.  The doctor flies

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Life
Emma King

Catholic Canines

It’s a very long story, but suffice it to say, my husband and I are planning to bring home a dog at the end of

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Life
Emma King

For the Love of a Dog

Dogs were given the task of making God’s love of mankind known every day, and they do a fantastic job of it.

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Bioethics
Emma King

Who are We Fighting For?

I recently saw a status on Facebook from someone working in the pro-life movement. It was about how the pro-life movement isn’t a cause; it’s a

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Columnists
Meghan Garcia

Beating a Dead Horse for Life

The other day I got into one of those unfortunate situations known as a Facebook debate. Like reality television series, they are easy to be

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Bioethics
Emma King

Understanding the Dark Side of the Moon: Part One

In one of my first philosophy classes my professor told us, “You will never get anywhere unless you understand what the other person is saying. Don’t assume that they are being dishonest. Rather, look at what they are saying and ask yourself ‘what must they be thinking or assuming for what they are arguing to be true and rational?’ Only then are you legitimized in disagreeing and arguing with them, because only then do you give their argument credence.”

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Columnists
Emma King

Mary: Pro-Life Mother

We must avoid the great temptation to see ourselves as Mary, present to the crucified Christ of aborted children. While “whatever you did to the least of these you did to me” is a main message of the pro-life movement, equating the killing of children with the persecution of Christ, pro-lifers must be careful not to see themselves solely as those who don’t “do [wrong] to the least of these.” We must learn to be Mary in the pro-life movement….

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Pro-Choice Violence and Radical Love

These men will be saints one day. Indeed, what other movement so calls for and creates saints as the pro-life movement? What movement challenges its people to such radical love, peace, and joy as the pro-life movement? To be Catholic is to be pro-life because to be pro-life is to acknowledge that there is, to quote Samwise Gamgi, “goodness out there, and it’s worth fighting for!

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