As a side effect of the pandemic, the past year has seen an exponential jump in the use of technology to reach out to people, access information, work, play and even shop with the ease of our mobile devices. With all of these advances, however, comes increased access to harmful
Despite the great efforts of so many who care for women in crisis pregnancies, the disabled and the elderly; who fight for protective legislation or who pray constantly for our efforts, our culture still seems to be turning more and more against a respect for life in all its stages.
When a woman is in a crisis pregnancy, there are many reasons why it is very difficult to see adoption as a viable option. Choosing to continue the pregnancy, letting everyone know you are pregnant, going through childbirth and saying goodbye to the baby at the end of that journey
As Christians, we know the story of how, through Jesus’ passion, death and resurrection, He gave us the gift of eternal life. So when a loved one dies, we can rest in the assurance that they have new life with Jesus. How often do we remember, though, that we, too,
This issue is about art and beauty, and there is a lot of both in the pro-life movement. There is the beauty of the image of an unborn child viewed on an ultrasound machine. While it is difficult to get reliable statistics on how many women in crisis pregnancies change
All resources are available at https://resources.catholicaoc.org/offices/respect-life-ministries/media-events/march-for-life-resources Travel restrictions and COVID-19 led the Archdiocese of Cincinnati to cancel its annual pilgrimage to the March for Life in Washington, D.C., but there are plenty of ways to mark the event at home. The Office for Respect Life Ministries, working with the Center
When we think of the pro-life movement in this country, it is heartening to know how many young people are involved. If you attend the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., for example, there is a huge representation by young people in high school and college. This is great
When a woman is in a crisis pregnancy, she needs more than just convincing that her unborn child is a person. She may need some material assistance like clothes, diapers and formula. She may need counseling and relationship classes, or help with an addiction. What she needs may be as
by Michelle Dushensky It’s that time of year again: election season. As citizens of this country, we are called to participate. As Catholics, our faith calls us to not just participate by casting a vote, but to do so in a manner that is consistent with the mission of Jesus.
I have been writing this column for two years, discussing various Respect Life topics each month. The vast majority of comments I receive about this column and its related videos/podcasts are positive. Readers and listeners appreciate that issues that often go unnoticed receive attention, and enjoy learning how to volunteer