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I came across a couple of pretty awesome stories recently. The Telegraph this week has a rather unusual, but very encouraging story about the “Britain’s smallest mother” (pictured here). She refused to have an abortion despite significant health risks and gave birth to a beautiful baby boy who, after only a year, is already bigger […]

Posted at: April 29th, 2010 - 4:00 pm - Number of Comments » 5

h/t Love Undefiled And check out: Advertising’s Image of Women (via The Great Deception)

Posted at: April 28th, 2010 - 3:12 pm - Number of Comments » 2

As a single person myself, I really enjoyed this column from Theology of the Body speaker Katrina Zeno on being single in a “couple’s world” Sex dominates movies, teen magazines, television sit-coms, romance novels, and pop music. A statistic taken from the Center for Population Options and quoted by CareNet in a fund-raising letter I […]

Posted at: April 27th, 2010 - 10:10 pm - Number of Comments » 2

Despite popular belief, the Catholic church is not “anti-stem cell research.” In fact, she is very much in favor of stem cell research, so long as tiny human beings are not created, used and destroyed in the process. Not only that, but she puts her money where her support is: The Vatican will help fund […]

Posted at: April 26th, 2010 - 9:06 pm - Number of Comments » 1

On September 25, Ven. Chiara Luce Badano will be beatified (via Rome Reports): What a beautiful example of hope and joy in the midst of terrible sickness and suffering – something I think (I hope) our suicide friendly world could greatly benefit from. Find out more about this extraordinary young woman who offered all her […]

Posted at: April 23rd, 2010 - 3:58 pm - Number of Comments » 4

As if there’s even a question about whether or not we will get a Roe v. Wade supporting Justice with Obama’s pick: Read: Gibbs Stumbles over Questions about Obama’s Non-Litmus Test Litmus Test for Supreme Court h/t Jill Stanek

Posted at: April 23rd, 2010 - 7:33 am - Number of Comments » 1

Jill Stanek has an interesting account of a confrontation between Center for Bioethical Reform Dir. Gregg Cunningham and embryonic stem cell researcher Dr. Hans Keirstead at CBR’s Genocide Awareness Project at the University of California, Irvine this week. Hans Keirstead’s main arguments were exactly the ones used by the Nazi doctors who were doing lethal […]

Posted at: April 22nd, 2010 - 11:29 pm - Number of Comments » 0

Also, don’t forget to thank our farmers and ranchers for all they do to help our planet.

Posted at: April 22nd, 2010 - 9:14 am - Number of Comments » 5

The back cover of Michael Crichton’s biotechnology thriller Next states: Welcome to our genetic world. Fast, furious, and out of control. This is not the world of the future — it’s the world right now. Sadly, the out of control genetic world is no longer limited to the stuff of science fiction, and hasn’t been […]

Posted at: April 21st, 2010 - 11:25 pm - Number of Comments » 1

Just a short quote to (hopefully) inspire you on this TOB Tuesday, from Carl Anderson’s book Called to Love: Approaching John Paul II’s Theology of the Body: The human person differs from the other animals because his very existence is a response to a call to love, a call that evokes wonder in his heart […]

Posted at: April 20th, 2010 - 5:40 pm - Number of Comments » 0