morally equivalent

By Sister Anne Marie Walsh I feel compelled to say something after seeing, in recent days, some of the things that have been posted about pro-life, racism, the death penalty, etc. Please don’t quote Pope Francis to me, or any other prelate for that matter. I know exactly what they have said, and though much…

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Catholic masculinity

This age calls for a renaissance of Catholic masculinity. Modern culture asserts that masculinity is ‘toxic,’ that it needs to be softened, even feminized. But the cultural nabobs who demand an end to authentic masculinity are the same voices that denigrate creation and the ‘feminine genius,’ a term used by Saint John Paul the Great. …

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john paul the great birthday

By Tom Quiner Three children saw something that changed the world. The year was 1917. It took place in Portugal on May 13th at 5PM. Lucia Santos and her cousins, Jacinta and Francisco Marto, were stopped in their tracks by the mystical appearance of a beautiful woman. Here’s how Lucia described the woman: She was…

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Martin Luther King quote

On this Martin Luther King Day, pro-lifers speculate on whether Reverend King was pro-life or not. The Martin Luther King quote below is worthy of contemplation: “Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. This is the interrelated structure…

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Covington kid

The U.S. Delta force hunted down and killed ISIS leader,  Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The headline for the Washington Post purred: “Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Islamic State’s ‘terrorist-in-chief,’ dies at 48.” By way of contrast, students from a Catholic high school in Covington, Kentucky, attended the March for Life in Washington DC earlier this year where they…

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assault on virtue

Virtue is in the news, and people are outraged. As we wrote on Tuesday, Attorney Bill Barr gave a sweeping speech at Notre Dame University on religion and virtue and their role in the American “experiment.” Barr described the Founders’ vision for our republic: “They would leave “the People” broad liberty, limit the coercive power…

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Iowa State Fair

Iowans for LIFE’s experience at the 2019 Iowa State Fair was volatile compared to recent years. We shared space in the Varied Industries with our allies from Iowa Right to Life. One night one of our signs was vandalized. That’s never happened before. Although the overwhelming majority of people we encountered were typically decent Iowans,…

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population control

Excessive mankind is a ‘weed’ that requires state-run population control. Draconian measures that trample on human dignity and decency in the name of this ‘greater good’ are not just welcome, they are mandated. This is the message of a new documentary, “One Child Nation.” The film is a must-see for Americans being seduced by politicians…

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stigma against chastity

Bachelor embraces chastity A young Christian man said he believes sexual intimacy should be saved for marriage. His televised remarks came on the ABC show, “The Bachelorette,” and it created an online furor, as an angry mob called him “evil,” “pathological,” “a psychopath,” and a “misogynist.” Whew! You can watch a recap of the story…

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World Trade Center Memorial

On September 11th, 2001, 2,977 people died in a terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. On September 12th, 2011, a memorial commemorating the victims was opened to the public. Steve and Mary Stimmel, Iowans for LIFE supporters, were in New York recently and visited the memorial. Mary snapped the photo above of a bronze…

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