Little Miracles and Diversity at Pro Life Center

In this week’s edition of “The Tablet” – the diocesan newspaper for Brooklyn and Queens, New York – Editor-in-Chief Ed Wilkinson writes about the work of the New York Life Center, a non-sectarian facility for “pregnant women and young mothers” run by Catholics to help women of all faiths. It helps these women choose life [Read More...]

An Unborn Child’s Smile Prompts a Mother’s Change of Heart

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Via Patricia Heaton: From The Daily Mail: Mother who decided not to abort disabled baby after seeing his smile in a 3D scan tells how she cuddled him with joy for his precious few hours of life A mother was unable to abort her severely disabled son despite doctors’ warnings after seeing her baby’s smile [Read More...]

“Fringe” Explores Love, Humanity, & Destroying Children Who Are “Chromosomal Mistakes”

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“You are mistaken about him. He is no child. He is a chromosomal mistake, a genetic anomaly…Like all anomalies, he was scheduled to be destroyed.” That line was spoken by the character Windmark (Michael Kopsa) in a recent episode of of the TV series “Fringe” entitled “Anomaly XB-6783746″ (Episode 10, Spoilers Ahead). I’ve written about [Read More...]

“People” Magazine Features Down Syndrome Adoption Ministry

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Congratulations to former Christopher Closeup guest Andrea Roberts for getting her international Down syndrome orphan ministry, Reece’s Rainbow (named after her son Reece), featured in People magazine. An excerpt: Andrea Faris Roberts figured her new son, born in 2002, got his almond-shaped eyes from her husband, Rich. But when doctors confirmed that Reece had Down [Read More...]


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