Tag Archive for Abortion

Why the National ‘Catholic’ Reporter is anything but

Number of Views :3281The National Catholic Reporter is a ‘progressive’ Catholic newspaper – and indicative of the serious problems facing the American Catholic. The editor embraced the signing of the Obama health plan, proclaiming that ‘….Congress and its Catholics should say yes to health care reform.’ Certainly, Catholics should say ‘yes’ to reform. Reform that…


Stem Cell Research Scoreboard

Number of Views :5361There has been a lot of articles that have attempted to illustrate the appalling disparity between adult stem cell and Embryonic Stem Cell research. For those who scoff, I submit for you edification, the following list compiled from Do No Harm. Not only do they have the comprehensive list, they have exhaustive…


Wisdom from a Self Proclaimed Doctor of the Church

Number of Views :1296   Last year, Nancy Pelosi used her deep understanding of Catholic doctrine to issue an authoritative opinion on the ongoing debate over ‘fetus animus’ and ‘fetus inanimus’ – that is to say, when life begins in the womb. Her only problem? Pope Pius settled this in 1869 when he proclaimed that…


McCarthyism – Obama Style

Number of Views :1552Pro-life advocates have been following the nuances of the Obama/Reid/Pelosi health ‘care’ package with anxiety.  And they should. The list of pro-abortion luminaries in the Obama administration is long – making this the most pro-abortion administration in the history of the United States. Several are not just pols with high NARAL approval…


Making a Habit of Heresy…

Number of Views :2067As the health care debate enters a critical state, a coalition of ‘Catholic’ nuns entered the fray in a manner that convinces me that the inspection tour of women religious orders is warranted. Some 60 leaders of religious orders representing 59,000 Catholic nuns Wednesday sent lawmakers a letter urging them to pass…


Time to Fight Smarter….

Number of Views :1175The Citizen has been deluged with email blasts – ‘Call or write your Senator about abortion in the health care bill!” “We need to call them NOW!” The Citizen lives in Connecticut. Chris Dodd, Joseph Liebermann, and Joe Courtney are his duly elected representatives. Courtney and Dodd enjoy high ratings from NARAL…


Pay no Attention to the Man behind the Curtain

Number of Views :1213Alexia Kelley, the Executive Director for Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good, has been appointed to the Obama administration. Her new job – Director of Health and Human Service’s Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. A conciliatory gesture by a president who has promised to reach out to all people? An earnest…


Reducing Abortion – Number or Need?

Number of Views :1312 “It is not our goal to reduce the number of abortions.” The room was silent. The goal, she insisted, is to “reduce the need for abortions.” – Melody Barnes, Director of the Domestic Policy Advisory Council Semantics? Not at all. There is a world of difference between these statements. Confused? Let’s…


The Need for a strong USCCB

Number of Views :1178Cardinal Francis George issued a statement ‘congratulating’ President Obama for his comments about the Conscience Clause. I am grateful for President Obama’s statement on May 17 that we should all “honor the conscience of those who disagree with abortion,” and his support for conscience clauses advancing this goal… Caring health professionals and…