Future of the pro-life movement

Future of the pro-life movement

The future of the pro-life movement is discussed, following the recent rallies held in Washington and throughout the U.S.

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Beth Cioffoletti
4 years 11 months ago
I sure wish that we could add Capital Punishment to these Pro-Life agendas. For me, that is what is missing. Not just recognizing personhood of the unborn, but the very sacredness of every person. Including the unborn and those condemned to death (state-sponsored murder) in the same pro-life effort is what makes it non-political for me because it is grounded in a universal truth that does not exclude anyone.
Robert Klahn
4 years 11 months ago
The future of the pro-life movement is the same as it's past, failure. The movement will continue to fail until it fully accepts, and preaches, the Catholic Social Justice teachings. They can be simply referenced by rereading Matthew 25:31 on. Until the pro-life movement accepts responsibility for moving the poor out of poverty, and making it reasonable for a pregnant woman to care for her child, it will have no real credibility at all. This is the world we live in, where the door to financial security and success is as much the door to the abortion clinic as to the classroom. Until we fix that we have no real chance of convincing much of anybody. Beth Cioffoletti is right, we have to add the death penalty to the pro-life agenda, which is already is in the Catholic social justice teaching. Check the website for the conference of Catholic bishops. http://www.usccb.org
john andrechak
4 years 11 months ago
the best argument against the Pro-Life Movement is the Pro-Life Movement; where was it when we invaded Iraq? I gag thinking of Catholics associating with the likes of Perry, Santorum, Ryan, etal
Luis Gutierrez
4 years 11 months ago

The future of the pro-life movement is compromised by the continued refusal to even consider the ordination of women to the ministerial priesthood. Current doctrinal rationalizations notwithstanding, Canon 1024 is rooted in patriarchal ideology and is an artificial contraceptive of female priestly vocations. In fact, since the Eucharist is the source of ecclesial life, and since we know that the Lord does call women to priestly ministry, as is already happening in other churches, enforcing the exclusively male priesthood might be regarded as a form of "vocational abortion."

Ciara Davis
4 years 4 months ago
I admire all the people behind Pro-Life Movement. As a healthcare professional, I took an oath that I will and forever be promoting life. Life is a gift from God. We should be thankful to Him for all the blessings that we can see, hear, touch and feel here on earth because of the life He has given us.


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