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I started this blog almost eight years ago as an extension of my pro-life apostolate. It was 2006 and Missouri was in the midst of a heated battle over human cloning, so I already had a special focus on biotechnology here from the beginning. Cloning and stem cell research were both relatively new subjects to […]

Posted at: July 11th, 2014 - 10:14 pm - Number of Comments » 1

Hello and Happy Independence Day! I am finally back home after spending the past week in Kentucky. The convention was my main draw up there, but I was also excited to connect/reconnect with some good friends. At the convention I saw several familiar faces from Missouri Right to Life. Also in Louisville, I reconnected with […]

Posted at: July 4th, 2014 - 12:14 pm - Number of Comments » 0

The National Right to Life Convention is over, but I’m still in Kentucky. Today I’m headed to Lexington to finally meet the good people at Real Life Radio, where I have been a monthly guest on the Mike Allen Show. Tune in today at 5 pm ET when I will be talking to Mike about […]

Posted at: June 30th, 2014 - 1:51 pm - Number of Comments » 0

In this you rejoice, although now for a little while you may have to suffer through various trials, so that the genuineness of your faith, more precious than gold that is perishable even though tested by fire, may prove to be for praise, glory, and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ. Although you have […]

Posted at: June 13th, 2014 - 10:33 am - Number of Comments » 0

Two years ago, Christian recording artist Tommee Profitt and his wife Angela enjoyed some internet fame with their super-cute “Pregnant and I Know it” LMFAO spoof. This week, the ladies at WhatsUpMoms launched the equally cute and silly “I’m So Pregnant” Iggy Azalea “Fancy” Parody that’s already over 200,000 views.

Posted at: June 5th, 2014 - 11:02 pm - Number of Comments » 0

“Most blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb. And how does this happen to me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me? For at the moment the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the infant in my womb leaped for joy. Blessed are you who […]

Posted at: May 31st, 2014 - 1:00 pm - Number of Comments » 1

LIFE.com recently published some sweet pictures of nurses caring for premature babies 75 years ago. See more. These images were published online in connection with their larger story in the June 2 issue, Saving Premies. A lot has changed in 75 years. Medicine and technology has advanced significantly. But, premature birth is still a serious […]

Posted at: May 28th, 2014 - 2:36 pm - Number of Comments » 0

The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war. –Douglas MacArthur Image: Incidents of the war. A harvest of death, Gettysburg, July, 1863 No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends (Jn. […]

Posted at: May 26th, 2014 - 12:50 pm - Number of Comments » 0

This is really pretty fascinating. What an exciting possibility for stroke and spinal cord injury victims! It’s certainly a legitimate use of such technology. After our last BioTalk discussion, though, I’d still be a little nervous having it implanted into my body! Read more.

Posted at: May 21st, 2014 - 9:17 pm - Number of Comments » 0

May 1 is the feast of St. Joseph the Worker. St. Joseph was regarded in the Bible as a good and just man and was referred to by his profession (“is this not the carpenter’s son?” Mt. 13:55). The emphasis on Joseph’s work in the Bible and throughout tradition speaks to the importance of our […]

Posted at: May 1st, 2014 - 9:31 pm - Number of Comments » 0