What Does It Mean to Have Intrinsic Worth?
May13

What Does It Mean to Have Intrinsic Worth?

What Does It Mean to Have Intrinsic Worth ? The Peter Singer Mini-Series: Part 2   Last week, I posted about Peter Singer’s justification of infanticide using excerpts from his book, Practical Ethics. Having spent some time reading his views lately, I’m starting to wonder whether he came up with this infanticide argument as a way of dealing with his own experience of abortion. Seeing as he is almost 70, it’s...

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Evangelium Vitae #13
Mar19

Evangelium Vitae #13

Evangelium Vitae #13 in order to facilitate the spread of abortion, enormous amounts of money have been invested and continue to be invested in the production of pharmaceutical products which make it possible to kill the foetus without recourse to medical assistance. On this point, scientific research itself seems to be almost exclusively preoccupied with developing products which are ever more simple and effective in suppressing life...

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20th Anniversary of Evangelium Vitae.
Mar11

20th Anniversary of Evangelium Vitae.

20th Anniversary of Evangelium Vitae.   March 25th marks the 20th anniversary of the release of Saint John Paul II’s encyclical Evangelium Vitae, and I’m honoured to be part of  a project to celebrate the occasion: The Evangelium Vitae Novena. Fr. Vincent E Bertrand Jcl has kindly written this preface to the novena:   Dear friends in LIFE, It is an honor to join you in celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the...

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The Womb Diary
Jul03

The Womb Diary

        The Womb Diary is a recently-released  children’s picture book by Australian media personality, David Maegraith.I was fascinated by this book and its potential for pro-life education, so I contacted David who kindly agreed to do an interview for my site. Thanks, David, for lighting up the darkness! Your book is a fantastic teaching tool for educating young children about life in the womb; the children...

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The Cardinal Virtues: Fortitude
May10

The Cardinal Virtues: Fortitude

    The Cardinal Virtues: Fortitude Or: The Determination to Become Happy   In our lives many situations arise in which it becomes difficult to do the right thing, even when we know what it is. There may be all sorts of reasons for why it is disagreeable to act according to what we know is best. In order to stay strong, to do what is good, we need the third cardinal virtue, known alternately as fortitude, courage, or...

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