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During a radio interview this morning about the coming 20th anniversary of Evangelium Vitae, I was reminded of something Archbishop Chaput said about the encyclical in his book Render Unto Caesar. After explaining that the book was a response to someone who asked him to write down his thoughts about Catholics in public service to […]


Posted at: March 24th, 2015 - 6:57 am - Number of Comments » 0

I’m a little late (okay, really late) promoting this, but recently a couple of people started a special novena celebrating the 20th Anniversary of St. JP II’s Encyclical Evangelium Vitae (The Gospel of Life) — which is this coming March 25, the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord. The novena started on March 16 […]


Posted at: March 20th, 2015 - 12:59 pm - Number of Comments » 0

This week MPs in the House of Commons voted 382-128 to make Britain the first country in the world to offer controversial ‘three-parent’ fertility treatments. A further vote is required in the House of Lords, but according to the BBC, if everything goes ahead then the first such baby could be born next year. This is […]


Posted at: February 6th, 2015 - 6:18 pm - Number of Comments » 0

Pope Francis is well known for stopping his motorcade and getting down to reach out and embrace people with disabilities who come to his audiences. Today, the Holy Father used the wonders of technology to reach out virtually and chat with a handful of children with special needs and disabilities in various countries, including the […]


Posted at: February 5th, 2015 - 12:15 pm - Number of Comments » 1

Tomorrow (2/5/15), Pope Francis will be participating in a Google Hangout with a handful of children with special needs and disabilities in various countries (Spain, Brazil, India and the US). This hangout is in partnership with Scholas Ocurrentes, an educational organization he established. This will be the pontiff’s second Hangout — he held a first, also […]


Posted at: February 4th, 2015 - 6:52 pm - Number of Comments » 0

Happy feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Protectress of the Unborn and Mother of the Americas! Our Lady of Guadalupe, we turn to you who are the protectress of unborn children and ask that you intercede for us, so that we may more firmly resolve to join you in protecting all human life. Let our […]


Posted at: December 12th, 2014 - 11:29 pm - Number of Comments » 0

I recently got to spend almost a whole week with my nephew (aka the cutest baby on the planet) in Cancun for my baby sister’s wedding. Here is some of the cuteness for your viewing pleasure. Click each image to enlarge. Thanksgiving day on the beach with the cutest cabana boy in Cancun. Three ZimmerWomen […]


Posted at: December 8th, 2014 - 2:08 pm - Number of Comments » 1

According to official figures released in recent years in the UK, over 30 embryos are created for every ONE baby born by IVF. To help personalize those staggering numbers a bit, “Jenny Vaughn” (a pseudonym) shares her journey through IVF, which involved creating 31 tiny human beings in a lab. The doctor had retrieved 38 […]


Posted at: November 1st, 2014 - 12:38 am - Number of Comments » 0

Happy first feast day, papa! ICYMI: earlier this year I talked to Mike Allen about how John Paul II helped lay the foundation for building a culture of life. We didn’t have time to cover everything, but I think we managed hit on several important points. Click the play button below to listen to the […]


Posted at: October 22nd, 2014 - 10:50 pm - Number of Comments » 1

The latest newsletter for the Center for Genetics and Society is out. Lots of good stuff in here — especially about the recent decision by Facebook and Apple to offer their female employees a $20,000 benefit to freeze their eggs for later use with in vitro fertilization. Check it out!


Posted at: October 17th, 2014 - 5:48 pm - Number of Comments » 0