Archive for: August, 2017

Pope urges respect for the life and dignity of migrants, refugees

With millions of people fleeing violence, persecution and poverty around the globe, individual nations must expand options that make it possible for migrants and refugees to cross their borders safely and legally, Pope Francis said. “The principle of the centrality of the human person, firmly stated by my beloved predecessor, Benedict XVI, obliges us to…Read More

Eugenics, Compassion, and the Church

In recent headlines we were treated with a tweet by CBS promoting a news story in which Iceland was celebrated for being ‘on pace to virtually eliminate Down syndrome [sic] through abortion’. The news story quickly set off a firestorm of responses including one from noted pro-life actress Patricia Heaton in which she opined, “Iceland isn’t actually eliminating…Read More