March for Life 2011

If anyone is attending this year's march, feel free to offer your reports here. Some other resources: this morning Michael Sean Winters posted from the Dems for Life booth pior to the march, and you can track reports on Twitter #marchforlife. Also worthwhile: this slideshow report on Jesuit prolife advocacy work in which Fr. Phil Hurley explains why prolife work is especially important to him. H/t: National Jesuit News.

Finally, here are two popular articles about the prolife movement published in America: "A Sexual Revolution" and "Cheering for Change."

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Tim Reidy

 

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7 years 8 months ago
The Jesuit slideshow is a bit disingenuous...

An article at Catholic World News (12/09) indicates that Fordham University has a pro-choice law student organization that provides escorts for Planned Parenthood.
The president of the Catholic, Jesuit University of San Francisco (USF), Rev. Stephen Privett, S.J., publicly defended the use of condoms to prevent the HIV/AIDS virus, according to an interview with Catholic San Francisco published (6/11/09).
At Boston College, the website at “Students for Sexual Health” provides links to a grid that compares Sexual Health Education among Jesuit Universities‎ at:Georgetown; Loyola University Chicago;University of San Francisco; Marquette University. They lobby for more “rights”
At Holy Cross: Bishop Robert J. McManus, head of the Diocese of Worcester, condemned the Jesuit liberal arts college for allowing groups that support contraception and abortion rights to meet on campus Oct. 24 for the Massachusetts Alliance on Teen Pregnancy’s annual statewide conference. He named Planned Parenthood and NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts as participants that promote practices that run counter to church teachings.”The College of the Holy Cross should recognize that any association with these groups can create the situation of offering scandal, understood in its proper theological sense, i.e., an attitude or behavior which leads another to do evil,” McManus wrote in a statement released Wednesday by the Diocese(10/12/07 Globe). Yes, they should. They should, but they do not.
Santa Clara University provides a website that states: “If You Choose to Have Sex.  Make Sure You Know the Various Methods of Contraception”.

The Jesuits simply have no credibility where the defense of life is concerned and sadly, lost this cedibility over forty years ago w/ the efforts of Fr/Congessman Drinan and all the pro-murder politicians who followed in his footsteps...
7 years 8 months ago
The preponderance of evidence suggests otherwise, Mr. Reidy...
7 years 8 months ago

How Abortion became Kennedy Dogma-(and  the Jesuits who helped them...and I might add, dogma for all so called Catholic politicians) go to :

online.wsj.com/.../SB123086375678148323.html
7 years 8 months ago
Jesuit university endows human rights chair in name of pro-abortion priest

Washington D.C., Oct 24, 2006 / 12:00 am (CNA).- Georgetown University Law Center has named a human rights chair for a controversial priest who has been actively supportive of abortion during and after his time as a U.S. Congressman.

Dean T. Alexander Aleinikoff announced the establishment of the Robert F. Drinan, SJ, Chair in Human Rights at a formal ceremony Oct. 23; Yale Law School Dean Harold Hongju Koh gave the keynote address.

"Few have accomplished as much as Fr. Drinan, and fewer still have done so much to make the world a better place," Aleinikoff reportedly said. "This new Chair honors Fr. Drinan's lifelong commitment to public service and will allow us to bring distinguished human rights scholars and advocates to Georgetown Law.”

Fr. Thomas Euteneuer, president of Human Life International, has called the naming of the new Chair “deeply disturbing” and “hypocritical.” The university has established a human rights chair “in the name of a heretical priest who has spent much of his lifetime advocating for the most heinous of human rights violations: abortion,” he said in a statement.
7 years 8 months ago
Militant pro-abortionist speaks to bioethics class at Catholic Loyola University
LifeSiteNews.com reported on October 16, 2006:
Dr. Judith Arcana is a proud member of the Chicago pre-Roe v. Wade underground abortion service known as ‘Jane’. She was invited and spoke to students of the bioethics class entitled ‘Ethics of Human Reproduction’ at Loyola University Chicago, a Jesuit institution, on October 5 of this year.  Arcana is a vehement supporter of abortion on demand and believes that the abortion movement will only gain ‘lost ground’ by admitting that abortion is the killing of a living child but that that is a choice for the mother. 
Arcana was invited by the Women’s Studies Department of Loyola, as part of their ‘Feminism and Faiths’ theme for this academic year, to recite some of her prose and poetry on the subjects of motherhood, adoption, miscarriage, abortion and pregnancy.  Bioethics teachers were offered the opportunity to have Arcana guest lecture their classes.

Irest my case. I will cease and desist, now.

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