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Arts & CultureFilm
John Dougherty
It would be an exaggeration to call “Juno” pro-life, but it is encouraging to see a popular film diverge from the familiar culture war battle lines.
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
“Human life is not a problem, it is a gift,” said Pope Francis at a meeting on Italy's longtime decline in births and population growth on May 10. “The problem is not how many of us there are in the world, but what kind of world we are building.”
Politics & SocietyShort Take
J.D. Long García
Directly ending human life—at any stage—tears the metaphysical tapestry of existence.
Briana, a 1-year-old migrant girl from Peru, is carried by her father, Jordan, as they search for an entry point into the United States past a razor wire-laden fence along the bank of the Rio Grande in El Paso, Texas, March 26, 2024. (OSV News photo/Adrees Latif, Reuters)
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
The declaration from the Vatican goes beyond the focus on single issues and throws a spotlight on the much broader field of violations of human dignity.
FaithShort Take
J.D. Long García
Shouldn’t we all be going to Mass on the day that marks when God took on human flesh?
FaithShort Take
Charles C. Camosy
If you identify as pro-choice, resist the label pro-abortion and sincerely want to reduce the number of unwanted and coerced abortions, the opportunities to do so are abundant and bipartisan.