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The rise of involuntary euthanasia causes concern among human rights advocates

The rise of involuntary euthanasia causes concern among human rights advocates

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The cozy relationship between Catholic bishops and the Democratic party

The cozy relationship between Catholic bishops and the Democratic party

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Planned Parenthood half-billion dollar subsidy scrutinized

Planned Parenthood half-billion dollar subsidy scrutinized

Senator Rand Paul seeks to cut funding for Planned Parenthood.

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Catholic bishops' deafening silence on Planned Parenthood harvesting of baby parts

Catholic bishops' deafening silence on Planned Parenthood harvesting of baby parts

What is the extent of collusion between the Democratic Party and the princes of the Catholic Church?

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Leftist Alinskyian community organizers seek to change end-of-life care

Leftist Alinskyian community organizers seek to change end-of-life care

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Family values are part of the equation in the Charleston shooter case

Family values are part of the equation in the Charleston shooter case

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Cecile Richards: When shall we meet to discuss abortion?

Cecile Richards: When shall we meet to discuss abortion?

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Whatever God sends is a blessing

Whatever God sends is a blessing

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Father Tom: where are the fathers of Baltimore?

Father Tom: where are the fathers of Baltimore?

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The effects of growing secularization of America

The effects of growing secularization of America

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The moral implications of Obama's internationalism

The moral implications of Obama's internationalism

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Prominent physicians condemn 'quack' Dr. Oz

Prominent physicians condemn 'quack' Dr. Oz

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Poll shows wide American majority oppose assisted suicide

Poll shows wide American majority oppose assisted suicide

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World Down Syndrome Day urges us to reflect

World Down Syndrome Day urges us to reflect

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A father chooses life for his baby son

A father chooses life for his baby son

Infanticide is not the only option for children born with Down syndrome.

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Thought for the day: say no to hatred

Thought for the day: say no to hatred

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'Remaining in the Truth of Christ': essential reading on marriage and sexuality

'Remaining in the Truth of Christ': essential reading on marriage and sexuality

Published by Ignatius Press, 'Remaining in the Truth of Christ: Marriage and Communion in the Catholic Church' is edited by Fr Robert Dodaro and includes articles by noted scholars on the theology of marriage and pastoral care of married couples.

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More evidence emerges of abortion-cancer link

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Humane Vitae 'On Human Life': book review

Humane Vitae 'On Human Life': book review

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The Hope of the Family: Dialogue with Gerhard Cardinal Muller

The Hope of the Family: Dialogue with Gerhard Cardinal Muller

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Oaths: a pictorial survey

Oaths: a pictorial survey

James Thunder explains the significance of oaths: meaning what we say, and saying what we mean.

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Words are little sticks of dynamite

Words are little sticks of dynamite

Part 1 in a series on reclaiming Western culture, one word at a time.

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Here are five reasons to keep picking at Piketty

Here are five reasons to keep picking at Piketty

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Lessons from the life and death of Robin Williams: a contradictory funny man

Lessons from the life and death of Robin Williams: a contradictory funny man

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The perils and pitfalls of technology addiction

The perils and pitfalls of technology addiction

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Quote of the day: The world is dangerous

Quote of the day: The world is dangerous

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Book review: Bad Religion - how we became a nation of heretics

Book review: Bad Religion - how we became a nation of heretics

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Catholic nuns take on strip-club for zoning violations

Catholic nuns take on strip-club for zoning violations

The Village of Stone Park IL and a strip club are being sued by a group of Catholic nuns for breaking state law. Property rights at issue.

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Obama squelches constitutional rights through Obamacare

Obama squelches constitutional rights through Obamacare

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Book review: Making Gay Okay

Book review: Making Gay Okay

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Catholic drag show displays depths of sexual disorientation

Catholic drag show displays depths of sexual disorientation

'Gender expression and identity, for some people, is not an area to be explored. For some people, that simply is wrong,' 'However, the law of the church is silent on cross dressing. There no evidence that cross dressing is inherently homosexual.'

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That Tell-Tale Heart: Questions to ask in cases of comatose patients

That Tell-Tale Heart: Questions to ask in cases of comatose patients

Proponents of organ donations have played fast and loose with the defintion of death in order to advance their goals. Obamacare may have irrevocably changed the physician/patient relationship, thus encouraging euthanasia.

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Thought for the day: Justice and country

Thought for the day: Justice and country

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England no longer burning babies to fuel hospitals

England no longer burning babies to fuel hospitals

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Book Review: Return to Order

Book Review: Return to Order

Return to Order: From a Frenzied Economy to an Organic Christian Society--Where We've Been, How We Got Here, and Where We Need to Go. A new book that provides a cultural conservative's response to the current economic crisis.

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There are many ways to advocate for Downs Syndrome kids

There are many ways to advocate for Downs Syndrome kids

March 21 marks the observance of World Down Syndrome Day, which provides an opportunity for the advocacy of Down Syndrome children and adults.

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Dr. Paul A. Byrne:  a man on a mission

Dr. Paul A. Byrne: a man on a mission

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Re-visiting end-of-life issues: targetting of at-risk seniors

Re-visiting end-of-life issues: targetting of at-risk seniors

Bills to watch during the current legislative period in the California state legislature.

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'Science is on the verge of triggering a catastrophe'

'Science is on the verge of triggering a catastrophe'

A French physician and professor of gynaecology warns that uncontrolled manipulation of the human genome verges on creating two separate human species.

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Justice comes for special-needs girl harassed by bullies

Justice comes for special-needs girl harassed by bullies

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Thought for the day: Live to not fear death

Thought for the day: Live to not fear death

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Thought for the day: the value of looking ahead

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Book review: A Special Mother is Born

Book review: A Special Mother is Born

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Happy Birthday Great Helmsman Bill Clinton

Happy Birthday Great Helmsman Bill Clinton

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HHS secretary ordered to provide transplant for dying girl

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Christians question Obama's wider anti-terrorist net

Christians question Obama's wider anti-terrorist net

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A white paper on the controversy over homosexuals in the Boy Scouts of America

A white paper on the controversy over homosexuals in the Boy Scouts of America

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Fetal stem cell research advances in Michigan

Fetal stem cell research advances in Michigan

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Earth Day: the Old Man's Tree and the Boy's Tree

Earth Day: the Old Man's Tree and the Boy's Tree

Learning from trees.

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Phase II in ALS clinical trial using cell line from aborted babies

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Thought for the Day: Confucius says...

Thought for the Day: Confucius says...

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Catholic bishops endorse Texas 'death panels' bill

Catholic bishops endorse Texas 'death panels' bill

Updated article

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America's moral dilemmas exposed in 'Zero Dark Thirty'

America's moral dilemmas exposed in 'Zero Dark Thirty'

What is the true price of the War on Terror?

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Roe v Wade and its international repercussions

Roe v Wade and its international repercussions

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Be careful befriending strangers in social media

Be careful befriending strangers in social media

Who is Robin Sage? Members of the defense and national security establishment violated military operational security restrictions trying to get to know her.

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The Dionysian rise of a new cultural paradigm

The Dionysian rise of a new cultural paradigm

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Norplant is back

Norplant is back

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Lance Armstrong: Live Strong or fade away

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Texas boy recovers despite hospital ruling to terminate life-giving care

Texas boy recovers despite hospital ruling to terminate life-giving care

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Human experimentation: nothing new under the sun

Human experimentation: nothing new under the sun

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Notes from the Post-Modern underground: intellectuals and moral depravity

Notes from the Post-Modern underground: intellectuals and moral depravity

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Karen Handel and Planned Bullyhood: exclusive interview

Karen Handel and Planned Bullyhood: exclusive interview

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'Everything is Incredible': The helicopter man's faith and hope

'Everything is Incredible': The helicopter man's faith and hope

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Is abortion ever really necessary?

Is abortion ever really necessary?

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Nobel laureates object to NBC's 'Stars and Stripes' reality show

Nobel laureates object to NBC's 'Stars and Stripes' reality show

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Persecution (is) complex: Are we indifferent to indifference?

Persecution (is) complex: Are we indifferent to indifference?

Do Christians deserve extermination in a kind of cultural karmic retribution?

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President Obama dispenses cruel injustice to a class of illegal immigrants

President Obama dispenses cruel injustice to a class of illegal immigrants

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“What team do you want to win?”: Christianity and the New Atheists on Reality TV

“What team do you want to win?”: Christianity and the New Atheists on Reality TV

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British health system effectively euthanizing the elderly

British health system effectively euthanizing the elderly

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The contraception mandate: What is the government's interest in promoting infertility?

The contraception mandate: What is the government's interest in promoting infertility?

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Author Edwin Black to lecture in Michigan on genocide in the Mideast

Author Edwin Black to lecture in Michigan on genocide in the Mideast

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Nat Hentoff: gadfly, jazz enthusiast, and pro-life liberal

Nat Hentoff: gadfly, jazz enthusiast, and pro-life liberal

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In November, abortion is a singular issue, not a single issue

In November, abortion is a singular issue, not a single issue

Under the Obama administration, not only are babies being aborted, but the economy and our children's future are also being sacrificed on the altar of 'choice'.

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Desperate Chinese sell their kidneys to support families

Desperate Chinese sell their kidneys to support families

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Psychiatrist explains psychological effects of abortion on abortionists

Psychiatrist explains psychological effects of abortion on abortionists

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Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power: book review

Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power: book review

The witty and acerbic Rachel Maddow turns her analysis towards the unending growth of the national security state in the US.

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Special surface shows promise for stem-cell human bone repair

Special surface shows promise for stem-cell human bone repair

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Israel remembers Chinese diplomat who rescued Jews

Israel remembers Chinese diplomat who rescued Jews

A Chinese diplomat, inspired by Christian teachings, defied his superiors to give visas to Jews who otherwise would have been exterminated.

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South Korea seizes 'stamina' capsules made from human babies

South Korea seizes 'stamina' capsules made from human babies

Fetuses, and babies left to die, are used to make a macabre 'stamina' drug.

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India: native peoples protest against destructive mining operations

India: native peoples protest against destructive mining operations

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Did a New York Times reporter fabricate a story about Catholic abortionist?

Did a New York Times reporter fabricate a story about Catholic abortionist?

Frank Bruni of the so-called paper of record is being called into question over whether a story about a college classmate and lapsed Catholic who became an abortionist may be fiction.

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And darkness covered the whole land

And darkness covered the whole land

What will emerge from the current darkness covering America and the West? History gives us some clues. It's not pretty.

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Making accomodations in the Garden of Good and Evil

Making accomodations in the Garden of Good and Evil

Are Americans falling for the 'big lie'?

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The Righteous Mind: book review

The Righteous Mind: book review

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In the UK: Abort first, ask questions later

In the UK: Abort first, ask questions later

Britain's problem with sex-selection abortion.

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Public good is of prime importance

Public good is of prime importance

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The hidden agenda in EU funding for human embryo research

The hidden agenda in EU funding for human embryo research

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Scientists see no difference between abortion and infanticide

Scientists see no difference between abortion and infanticide

Writing in the Journal of Medical Ethics, authors Giubilini and Minerva argue in favor of 'after-birth abortion'.

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Carnage: movie review

Carnage: movie review

Roman Polanski does a slapstick send-up of modern American foibles.

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Facebook is not neutral about abortion

Facebook is not neutral about abortion

Facebook allows do-it-yourself abortion instructions, but censors criticism of abortionists.

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What do you say to a beautiful woman?

What do you say to a beautiful woman?

We cannot deny the humanity that God has given us. The trick is that we are called to be in Christ and then recognize the beauty and dignity within others.

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Finis Vitae — Is Brain Death True Death?

Finis Vitae — Is Brain Death True Death?

Why would a human corpse need anaesthesia for the removal of organs?, and other questions to ask with regard to death and dying. Part 2 in a report on the organ donation and transplant industry.

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The Forum and the Tower: book review

The Forum and the Tower: book review

Author Mary Ann Glendon writes on the place of intellectuals in politics.

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American Life League’s 2011 'Moloch' Awards

American Life League’s 2011 'Moloch' Awards

Moloch was a false god of the ancient Canaanites who was offered human infants as propitiatory gifts: burned to death.

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Appalling report on teenage group sex

Appalling report on teenage group sex

Over half of girls in the survey reported that they had been coerced into group sex.

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Barack Obama and child sex policy contretemps

Barack Obama and child sex policy contretemps

The federal government is effectively facilitating child sex. Why?

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NFL is fumbling with Madonna

NFL is fumbling with Madonna

Catholic League president Bill Donohue warns against an expected appearance by warbling singer Madonna at the coming halftime during Super Bowl XLVI. NFL and NBC are on notice.

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Would you kill one person to save five?

Would you kill one person to save five?

Michigan State University students faced a moral dilemma in a psychological experiment led by researcher Carlos David Navarrete.

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Confessions of a Chinese executioner

Confessions of a Chinese executioner

It's easy. Just pull the trigger.

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Take the Bully by the Horns

Take the Bully by the Horns

A young boy reflects, just a year before his tragic death at the hands of terrorists, how to address bullying.

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