The Catholic Church’s condemnation for abortifacient contraception remains pretty well established. Those running US Catholic hospitals would certainly be aware of the Church’s teaching. So, we can expect all such hospitals to comply and to never dispense the drugs, right? Well, not so much. According to Dr. Chris Kahlenborn, a member of the Catholic Medical […][click to continue...]
This case is about more than just conscientious objection. We are talking about abortifacients here. It is no coincidence that a medical professional’s legal right to conscience rights ended at the door step of abortion.[click to continue...]
Mifepristone blocks a hormone called progesterone from being produced by a pregnant mother. Without progesterone the pregnancy cannot be sustained and thus the unborn baby is murdered.[click to continue...]
I interviewed Ramona Trevino, in the past, for ProLife365.com’s Pro-Life Warrior Spotlight Series. She ran a Planned Parenthood clinic doing abortion referrals. Then God intervened, giving her the grace to get out. Now she is an author and national speaker.[click to continue...]
Pope John XXIII:
“The Roman Church teaches… that souls of those who depart in mortal sin or with only original sin descend immediately to hell, nevertheless to be punished with different punishments and in disparate locations” (Nequaquam sine dolore [Letter to the Armenians], November 21, 1321) (Denzinger 493a).
“Even if the presence of a spiritual soul cannot be ascertained by empirical data, the results themselves of scientific research on the human embryo provide ‘a valuable indication for discerning by the use of reason a personal presence at the moment of the first appearance of a human life: how could a human individual not be a human person?’[click to continue...]
The late Holy Father, Pope Saint John Paul II addressed the Bible’s silence on direct abortion. He speaks about it in section 61 of his papal encyclical, Evangelium Vitae (‘The Gospel of Life’).[click to continue...]
If you heard this once, you heard it a million times. If only we all increased use of contraception, then we would see the number of abortions decrease.
Does such an argument hold up under scrutiny?
Let us turn to a papal encyclical, written by Pope Saint John Paul II, for some clarity. After all, no one else more famously opposes contraception and abortion as the Catholic Church.[click to continue...]
Then Pope Saint John Paul II ties it all up and directs us back to governmental intrusions, like the two child policy in China.
“Thus the Church condemns as a grave offense against human dignity and justice all those activities of governments or other public authorities which attempt to limit in any way the freedom of couples in deciding about children.”[click to continue...]
For instance, the alkaline properties of crocodile dung supposedly made it useful for a barrier method and possible spermicide. All a woman of ancient Egypt had to do was stick a ball of it up you-know-where.
Ancient Chinese women would drink mercury to try to prevent becoming pregnant. Little did they know back then, in all likelihood, the brain and kidney damage they were causing!