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Pope Francis Condemns Eugenic Abortions

Pope Francis has condemned the practice of Eugenic abortions in no uncertain terms. Doctors and society abort children just because a genetic or other test shows some kind of disability in the child. As CNA reported Francis’s words: “I’ve heard that it’s fashionable, or at least usual, that when in the first few months of pregnancy they […]

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Gallup: 53% Want More Restrictive Abortion Laws

Gallup released a poll showing that most people want more restrictive abortion laws than currently are in place. Human Defense Initiative reported: The poll shows many who are pro-abortion also hold it should be legal only in a few circumstances, which starkly contrasts the heavy push in the media and elsewhere for its mass legalization. 53% of […]

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Trump & Kim’s Summit in Light of Catholic Social Teaching

Last night we had a historic summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un. Reuters reported. “President Trump committed to provide security guarantees to the DPRK and Chairman Kim Jong Un reaffirmed his firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula,” said the statement. DPRK is the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, the […]

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Three-Parent Babies: A New Moral Issue

NPR has a report from inside a clinic making a three-parent baby. In a clinic on a side street in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, doctors are doing something that, as far as is publicly known, is being done nowhere else in the world: using DNA from three different people to create babies for women […]


“Vaccine” Designed to Sterilize Women in Developing Nations

The Sunday Guardian (of India) published a report about a new “vaccine” to prevent pregnancy or abort a baby. The prestigious journal Nature Medicine, in its February issue reported that the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is to do a clinical trial of a tetanus toxoid vaccine (TT) laced with a pregnancy hormone, human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG). […]


Ovechkin Helped a Homeless Man (and Was Humble about It)

Tonight the Stanley Cup Finals begin with the Washington Capitals facing the Las Vegas Golden Knights. Alexander Ovechkin captains the Capitals in their attempt to get their first cup since starting in 1974. I ran into a recent story of Ovechkin showing Christian virtues of charity and humility. This is always a positive aspect making me more open to cheering for […]

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Goodbye Catholic Ireland: Lessons from the Abortion Referendum

Today’s abortion referendum put an end to the idea of Catholic Ireland, the Isle of Saints. Here are the results. Ireland has voted by a landslide margin to change the constitution so that abortion can be legalised, according to an exit poll conducted for The Irish Times by Ipsos/MRBI. The poll suggests that the margin of victory for the […]

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God Loves Gays: The Pope’s Words in Context

Recently, some words of Pope Francis regarding gays have been widely reported and about as widely misinterpreted. As Crux reported the words: As part of the fallout of Pope Francis’s meeting with 34 Chilean bishops, many of whom have been accused or at least suspected of covering up cases of clerical sexual abuse and destroying damning evidence, […]


No More Funding for Planned Parenthood or Other Abortion Businesses

The Weekly Standard reported that Government will finally end Planned Parenthood funding based on an email they got. On Friday, the Trump administration will announce a proposed rule to cut taxpayer funding to abortionists like Planned Parenthood under Title X, a program that provides $260 million annually in federal funding for contraception and other “family […]

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Vatican: Economy Made for Man, Not Man for the Economy

In a new document released this week, the Vatican asks those in charge of the economy to consider humans not just dollars and euros. The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) published Oeconomicae et pecuniariae quaestiones: Considerations for an Ethical Discernment Regarding Some Aspects of the Present Economic-Financial System. The document has many details […]