Bishop Lynch: “I am convinced that many so called Pro-Life groups are not really pro-life but merely anti-abortion”

Remarkable to read words like this coming from a Catholic bishop in the United States. Here’s Bishop Robert Lynch, from St. Petersburg: I am convinced that many so called Pro-Life groups are not really pro-life but merely anti-abortion. We heard nothing from the heavy hitters in the prolife movement in the last week when Florida last [Read More...]

New app helps track best times to conceive

NFP on your smartphone? Sounds like it:  Glow, the fertility tracking iOS app co-founded by Max Levchin, is making its debut in the app store today. The app was first introduced earlier this summer by Levchin to a surprised audience at the D11 conference, where the crowd was likely not expecting to hear the co-founder of PayPal and [Read More...]

Wisconsin court: Catholic hospitals cannot discriminate against doctors who perform abortions

Details from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:  Plans by three Catholic hospital systems in Wisconsin to deny admitting privileges to doctors who perform abortions would “be in active violation of federal law,” Attorney General J. B. Van Hollen’s Department of Justice said in a court filing last week. Federal law “provides that hospitals accepting federal funds [Read More...]

I Thought That Name Sounded Familiar…

The other day, I posted the remarkable story of Rev. Thomas Vander Woude, and his passionate plea on Facebook to save an unborn child with Down syndrome. It turns out that one of Fr. Vander Woude’s brothers was born with Down syndrome.   That brother nearly died in a horrible accident a few years back. [Read More...]

Chicago Catholic hospital will halt abortions-in-progress

And it’s one of the few hospitals in the country offering to intervene during an abortion. Details: A Chicago medical center has become one of the nation’s first Roman Catholic hospitals to adopt a practice of halting second-trimester abortions for women who change their minds after the multiday medical procedure has begun. Working with two [Read More...]

This rocks: a great video of the March for Life

Want to feel energized and uplifted?  Just watch. H/T Frank Weathers… [Read more...]

Why march?

Last year, on “Currents,” we followed one teenager as she made her first trip from Brooklyn to Washington for the March for Life. She had a vested interest in being there — and her story offers a wonderful witness.  To see this event through her eyes is to realize anew what is at stake. Check [Read More...]


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