The persecution of Christians and other innocent civilians half a world away suddenly hit close to home for Americans this week with news that kidnapped journalist James Foley had been beheaded by members of the Islamic State. In the wake of his death, a letter has emerged from Foley to his alma mater, Marquette University. In it, he wrote of … Read More
During his visit to Korea last week, Pope Francis prayed in silence in front of the symbolic cemetery displaying hundreds of small white crosses to represent aborted children. #453682888 / gettyimages.com Yep, the pope is (still) pro-life.
GAH! Have I mentioned lately how much I love the Thais and the beautiful, moving commercials they produce? Here’s another great one I came across recently. To have and to hold, from this day forward; for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness, and in health, to love and to cherish, to death do us part. As Frank … Read More
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 me at the time. I … Read More
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 a friend of mine from … Read More
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 my experience at the convention, … Read More
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 not seen him you love … Read More
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.
“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 believed that what was spoken … Read More
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 health risk for nearly 500,000 … Read More