Surprise! People W/ Disabilities Can Have Babies and Be Good Parents

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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 than she is! “But,” she … Read More

Young Girls Talk About Sexual Pressure From the Media

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

TOB Tuesday: Advice for Singles

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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 received last fall left me … Read More

Vatican to Donate at Least €2 Million for Stem Cell Research

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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 a research study into the … Read More

A Wonderful Example for the Sick and Suffering

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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 suffering to Jesus saying: “I … Read More

Obama: “I don’t have a litmus test… but…”

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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

ESCR “Rock Star” Confronts Pro-Lifers in CA

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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 experiments on Jews. Their victims … Read More

Happy Earth Day!

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

UK Scientists Clone 3-Parent Embryos

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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 for several years now. The … Read More

TOB Tuesday: Called to Love

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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 and sets him on a … Read More