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Being Pro Life

The story below is Part II of two powerful personal interviews. On the other side of the courtroom, Bill Pelke stands with those who have lost loved ones to violent crime. Bill’s grandmother, Nana, was attacked by a group of teenage girls who skipped school one afternoon, looking for money

The story below are summaries of two powerful personal interviews. Part I Joe D’Ambrosio was getting ready for work on September 26, 1988. Suddenly, two police officers kicked in his door, pointed pistols at him, threw him on the ground, handcuffed him and arrested him for murder. A few months

Every week during the harvest season, Steve and Bridget would participate in their local farmers’ market. Selling their organic fruits and advertising their farm’s other family-fun activities was a growing part of their business. One day, a question came up on their public Facebook page concerning their religious beliefs. They

We felt like we had two choices. We could either stay home, or we could go to church, and try to do the best we could. So we would go, and we would stand in the back and Kyle would fidget and sometimes pace a little bit—and we would just

She practically danced into the doctor’s office for her standard ultrasound appointment. When the sonographer placed the transducer (the handheld device that transmits the sound waves) onto her abdomen, nothing unusual was anticipated. But after some time, the technician informed her there was no heartbeat, and the baby was measuring

When cops busted up a drug/prostitution ring, they found a 17-year-old girl being sex-trafficked, carrying a stuffed animal and keeping a private journal of “bad things.” She had been given drugs to make her addicted and dependent on the pimps, and had been severely sexually traumatized. At her hearing, due

February 2, 2019 WASHINGTON—Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, KS and Chairman of the U.S. Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities has issued the following statement in response to several states moving forward with legislation that would permit a baby to be aborted at nine months. Archbishop Naumann’s full statement

I remember walking into the church and I was shaking. I went into the confessional and I sat behind the screen, and I think that the only thing I said was that I had an abortion. The priest told me that I had done the unforgivable, and I left the

“I received a phone call that my husband had a grand mal seizure. At the hospital they wanted to release him, but I insisted on an MRI to make sure. The next day, the doctor came back and told me my husband has two lesions on his left temporal lobe

Q: Is the foundational concept of respect for life, especially concern for the unborn, something that is in the Bible or is it rooted more in church traditions? A: The Catholic Church is noted for its respect for life: from the moment of conception to natural death. Like all church