Tag: ProLife

Pro-Woman is Pro-Life

Recent cultural conversations on the importance of women’s advancement have increasingly included abortion access, perpetuating a tragic assumption that ‘pro-woman’ and ‘pro-life’ are diametrically opposed viewpoints. This belief ignores the full reality of the beauty and dignity of all human life. To be pro-woman is to be pro-life; one cannot exist without the other. Read […]

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Word of Life

“By opening our hearts to his love and mercy, we let Christ dwell in us and we see more deeply the intricate and unique beauty of each person.” Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap., Chairman USCCB Committee on Pro-Life Activities 2013 Respect Life Month Statement, https://goo.gl/sLEXYo.

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Federal court judge halts enforcement of Illinois abortion notification law – Chicago Tribune

For now, Illinois can’t enforce a change in state law requiring hospital and medical clinic professionals to tell pregnant women about all their available options, including abortion. That’s because a federal judge out of Rockford ruled that until a lawsuit over the law is settled, it shouldn’t be enforced statewide.  The move comes after several […]

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Speaking a Language of Life

In the Church’s efforts to teach about the grave evil of assisted suicide and the threats it poses, we must use clear and vigorous language. And it is always, always important that we do so with love. Assisted suicide is suicide. In the few states where it is legal, physicians willing to do so prescribe […]

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Word of Life

“If someone shared with you she was pregnant and hadn’t ruled out having an abortion, would you know how to respond… in a loving way that is life-affirming for both her and her baby? Consider the four steps of the L.O.V.E. ApproachTM: Listen and Learn, Open Options, Vision and Value, and Extend and Empower.” USCCB […]

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Word of Life

“To women with an unplanned pregnancy, Maya says, ‘This is survivable. Have hope.’”   USCCB Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities “Accompanying Expectant Mothers Considering Adoption” www.usccb.org/women-considering-adoption “Una mujer que queda embarazada inesperadamente puede sentir que es el fin del mundo. Pero, dice Maya, ‘esto es superable; tenga esperanza.’”   Secretariado de Actividades Pro-Vida de la USCCB […]

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‘Humanae vitae’ saves marriages

Bishop Andrew Cozzens, auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of St.Paul and Minneapolis has given a series of talks ahead of the anniversary of Humanae Vitae. He has used the talks to highlight the damage done to couples and families by artificial contraception, contrasting it with the benefits of adhering to the Church’s teaching. “Much of […]

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Saint John Paul II quote

We are facing an enormous and dramatic clash between good and evil, death and life, the “culture of death” and the “culture of life.” We find ourselves not only “faced with” but necessarily “in the midst of” this conflict: we are all involved and we all share in it, with the inescapable responsibility of choosing […]

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Word of Life

December 9th “‘Perhaps one of your friends has become pregnant unexpectedly. As someone who has been there, I encourage you to support your friend in her new journey of being a mother. Not sure how to help or what to say?’ Learn ten tips at www.usccb.org/support-her.”   “10 Ways to Support Her When She’s Unexpectedly […]

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Misnamed “Equality Act” poses threats to pro-life laws

From the USCCB: This Friday, the U.S. House will vote on H.R. 5, the misnamed “Equality Act.” This bill would undermine current pro-life laws, including conscience protections for health care providers, and could be read to require taxpayer funding of abortion. H.R. 5 adds problematic “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” language to the definition of “sex” […]

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