THE FRUIT OF HER WOMB: John Meets His Cousin for the First Time

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Today we celebrate the Feast of the Visitation, that day when the pregnant Mary travels from Nazareth to Bethany in the hill country to visit her older cousin Elizabeth.  Mary seeks support, advice, perhaps a shoulder to cry on—for she must have worried what people would think, seeing her condition.  Wouldn’t they be scandalized?  And what does it all mean?Elizabeth, seeing Mary approach along the road, rushes out to greet her.To Mary’s delight, Elizabeth—long childless, and probably appr … [Read more...]

THE SAN JOSE ARTICLES: Speaking Pro-Life Truth to Pro-Abortion Power

Amid little fanfare, yesterday in the Dag Hammarskjöld Auditorium at the United Nations headquarters in New York, a new document was released to the world.  Called the San Jose Articles, the nine-part document has already been called “the most important pro-life document of our time.”The San Jose Articles begin simply, strongly, effectively:  As a matter of scientific fact, a new human life begins at conception. U.N. officials and liberal American intellectuals have, in recent years, repeate … [Read more...]

C'mon Artists! It's National Pro-Life Chalk Day!

Moms, preschoolers, high school art clubs, professional artists, budding Michelangelos—Show your stuff! It’s National Pro-Life Chalk Day!  That means that pro-lifers across the country will be taking to the sidewalks, parks, and anywhere that has public space to create short and sweet messages that can save lives!With a handful of chalk and an arsenal of pro-life slogans, you can leave a lasting impression on hundreds or even thousands of people, and the steps are simple.Grab sidewalk chalk f … [Read more...]


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