Archives for April 2008

How much is that baby in the window?

'There have been a lot of recent articles on the expanding market for surrogate mothers, whether in developing countries or here at home. And, not unusually, the practice becomes at least somewhat established - if not fully established - before the commentary begins. Now the questions begin.','Ellen Goodman has this piece in the Boston Globe. She writes: It's the commercialism that is troubling. Some things we cannot sell no matter how good "the deal." We cannot, for example, sell ourselves … [Read more...]

So sad. Too bad. Buh-Bye.

'The pundits, politicians, and newspapers are good at pointing out all the bad news. Heck, they can even make me look like an optimist. But, as my former colleague Kristen Hansen points out, the abortion lobby seems to think there's no crisis except that pregnancy resource centers exist for women who want abortion alternatives.In fact, NARAL took their complaint all the way to the Maryland State Legislature. Kristen does a great job in her article of explaining what happened. The key testimony … [Read more...]

Guess who’s coming to dinner?

Believe it or not, I was just wondering who will be cooking for the Pope when he visits and I happened to come across this article about one of his local chefs.Lidia Bastianich will be preparing two of his dinners while he is in New York. Here's a fun article about it. … [Read more...]

Dr. Pia Live During The Papal Visit

'I'll be doing live coverage for Sirius Satellite's Cathoic Channel during the papal visit. If you don't have Sirius Satellite, you can sign up for a free online trial by clicking here. The trial only lasts a few days; so be sure to wait until next week to sign up. I'll be hosting a live special from 12 a.m. - 3 a.m. EST on April 17th (yes, that's midnight at the end of Wednesday, the 16th). I'll also be co-hosting with Bob Dunning from the UN on Friday, April 18th from about 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. … [Read more...]

God and man (and woman) at Yale, I mean Harvard.

Turns out that it's the religious types that are raising a voice for doing things the natural way - the way that nature intended - at Harvard and other Ivy League schools.Not everyone bought into the sexual revolution and I'm convinced that younger and younger people are refusing it because they've lived through the fallout of the sexual revolution and know that it doesn't work. No doubt, you've heard about the hooking up culture. If you've been on or near a secular university campus in recent … [Read more...]