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...]

U.N.’s Dag Hammarskjöld: Negotiating With God

“In our age, the road to holiness necessarily passes through the world of action.” --Dag Hammarskjöld U.S. Secretary-General, 1953-1961Dag Hammarskjöld. Dag Hammarskjöld. Dag Hammarskjöld.It’s funny how sometimes a childhood memory pierces through years of overlaid data and forces its way into the present.  I was a young child—in early elementary school, I suppose—when I first learned the name of the Secretary-General of the United Nations.  I learned to say his name and to spell it, complete … [Read more...]

THE PRINCE OF PEACE – He’s Still Knocking, But Is Anyone at the U.N. Listening?

My mother was not an art aficionado.  Perhaps I’ve forgotten—but aside from a crucifix and some First Communion photos of us kids, I don’t remember anything distinctive gracing the walls in our 1950s bungalow. But then came the Cuban Missile Crisis.  In October 1962, during the Cold War, the Cuban and Soviet governments began to surreptitiously build bases in Cuba for a number of medium-range and intermediate-range ballistic nuclear missiles, with the ability to strike most of the continental U … [Read more...]