Don’t Let It Rip: On the Seamless Nature of “Pro-Life”

Besucher des Heiligen Rocks schauen sich am Samstag (14.04.2012) im Dom zu Trier die Tuchreliquie «Heiliger Rock» aus der Nähe an. Vom 13. April bis zum 13. Mai 2012 lädt das Bistum Trier zur Heilig-Rock-Wallfahrt ein. Erstmals seit 1996 ist der Heilige Rock wieder im Trierer Dom zu sehen. Foto: Fredrik von Erichsen dpa/lrs

In a recent op-ed  in the New York Times, Pulitzer-winning journalist Thomas Friedman wrote about the idea of “pro-life” as he understands it. The object of his article was the pro-life/pro-choice divide that has come to dominate the political front, especially before the presidential election. He was criticizing the so-called “pro-life” view of some prominent Republicans which he considered inadequate, in […]

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Pro-life Crossroads walkers are convinced tide is turning

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OTTAWA – Twelve Crossroads walkers who hiked through Canada for the past three months wearing “Pro-Life” t-shirts ended their trek in Canada’s capital convinced public opinion is turning against abortion. “We have such a great country,” said Patrick Wilson, 21, the leader of the Canadian Crossroads group that ended its cross-country trek Aug. 11. “We had a lot of positive […]

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Canadian bishops, pro-life advocates welcome report on palliative care

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The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) and Canada’s Euthanasia Prevention Coalition have welcomed the publication of “Not to be Forgotten: Care of Vulnerable Canadians,” a report by a parliamentary committee. Calling palliative care “a basic human right,” the authors of the report found that the majority of those who need such care do not receive it. “Our Conference has […]

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