Pro-Life

Plan B is not a Plan for Catholics…or a Catholic University

A professor in the School of Pharmacy at the University of Saint Joseph, a college in the Archdiocese of Hartford and affiliated with the Sisters of Mercy, has publicly endorsed the plan to make Plan B available to children as young as 15 years old. The university, the Sisters of Mercy, and the Archdiocese have taken no action. In this article, the Citizen explains why endorsing Plan B is a renunciation of the Catholicity of this institution.


The Word from the Womb

Number of Views :2152Today’s Gospel is one I’ve always enjoyed hearing – it gives me a taste of the sheer joy that is Christmas for Christians.  Today, it served a different purpose.  For some time, the Citizen has been concerned about a schism not only among Catholics but Christians as a whole – and that…


Honoring the Sacrifice of the Innocents

Number of Views :2248In the time that it takes to read this essay, some 8 or 10 abortions have taken place somewhere in America. Despite a shift towards a pro-life position in this nation, some 3,700 abortions are performed every day in this country. This makes many pro-life advocates angry. In the case of some,…


Abstinence–the Choice of a New Generation

Number of Views :3846Condoms have been a staple in public high schools – and, increasingly, in middle schools – for some time now. Health class – a staple of school – usually includes at least one unit of instruction on how to properly use prophylactics. The curriculum includes comprehensive instruction in different methods of birth…


Murder by the Numbers…

Number of Views :1981Earlier this week, Harry Reid announced that he would use every means at his disposal to block any Continuing Resolution or spending bill that contained ideological language – and specifically mentioned the attempt to de-fund Planned Parenthood. His argument – and that of other supporters of Planned Parenthood – is that most…


Who Do You Serve, Senators?

Number of Views :1622The Senate defeated, 44-56, HR1, the bill that would have allowed the government to continue spending money. Part of  the continuing resolution (CR)  was an amendment that defunded Planned Parenthood. All Democratic senators voted against the CR and three Republicans sided with the nays. While one can argue that this was moot…