The Crime of Abortion

Dear Editor: America was founded with the protection of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. These rights protected by our Constitution have been called inalienable, i.e. they cannot be taken away. In my service in the Catholic Church, I hear “For the right to life from conception to natural death, we pray to the Lord.”

Senators in Pope’s Argentina Reject Liberalization of Abortion

Senators in Pope Francis’ native Argentina voted against a bill that would have legalized abortion on demand until week 14 of a pregnancy early Aug. 9, following a marathon session that came as the latest twist in a three-month national debate marked with massive public rallies both in favor and against the measure.

Abortion Always Tragic

Why any reasonable person would watch Michelle Wolf’s Netflix “comedy” series, The Break with Michelle Wolf, is debatable. The one-time writer for The Daily Show and Late Night with Seth Meyers, in a skit on her eponymous show, celebrated abortion, shouting, while dressed in a red, white, and blue jumpsuit – “God Bless Abortion!” and stating abortion “should be on the dollar menu at McDonald’s.”

Brett Kavanaugh Nominated to Supreme Court

Despite the fact that a new member of the Supreme Court could shape judicial precedent for decades to come, a number of Catholic legal experts say that with Monday’s pick of Circuit Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh, expectations of sweeping and immediate legal change on neuralgic issues such as abortion and gay marriage are premature.

Confusion in Ireland

In an article in the Irish Times, former Irish President Mary McAleesh offered a rather shocking opinion, stating that by baptizing babies, the Catholic Church is creating “infant conscripts who are held to lifelong obligations of obedience.”

Court Bans Life Center Restrictions

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 June 26 that a California law that placed requirements on crisis pregnancy centers that oppose abortion violated the First Amendment.

Who Is My Brother?

Dear Editor: Am I my brothers’ keeper? It seems unthinkable that we are not moved by the death of 17 young people in Parkland, Fla.

Faith on Downward Spiral In a ‘Post-Catholic’ Ireland

In two months time, voters in Ireland will head to the polls to decide whether to liberalize the eighth amendment – the Republic of Ireland’s constitutional provision that grants an equal right to life to unborn children and pregnant women, which was established in 1983 and effectively banned abortion within Ireland.