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Politics & SocietyShort Take
Sam Sawyer, S.J.
To convince our fellow citizens to protect the lives of the unborn we need to recognize why many of them do not trust or easily understand our good motives.
FaithFaith in Focus
Simcha Fisher
All my life, I’ve been waiting for Roe v. Wade to be overturned. Now it looks like it’s going to happen, and it does not feel great.
Deirdre McQuade, former director of planning and information for the Secretariat for Pro-Life Activities of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, in an undated photo.
Politics & SocietyNews
Catholic News Service
Longtime pro-life advocate Deirdre McQuade died April 21 after a bout with metastatic breast cancer. She was 53.
Politics & SocietyPodcasts
The Gloria Purvis Podcast
Do vulnerable women, especially poor women of color, have the same choices available to them when determining their future and that of their unborn children?
Pope Francis greets a child during an audience with people who have autism at the Vatican on Nov. 22, 2014. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Matthew P. Schneider, L.C.
A new study suggests that M.R.I. brain scans on fetuses are able to predict diagnoses of autism. Both disability rights and pro-life activists should be concerned about the implications.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced last December that California will be “a sanctuary for people seeking abortions.” (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file photo)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Ken Johnson-Mondragón
It is galling that the word “sanctuary” is being claimed by states promising greater access to abortion. But we can create true sanctuaries for both vulnerable women and the human beings in their wombs.