The UFL Annual Conference “Life and Learning XXIII” will be held at the University of San Francisco May 31-June 1. More information, registration and hotel information are available on the UFL web page. There is still time to submit a proposal for a paper to be presented at the Conference. Papers should focus on the […]
There was an article in the July-August Celebrate Life Magazine by Barbara Curtiss about Jerome LeJeune, genetic researcher, former UFL Advisory Board member and candidate for canonization in the Catholic Church, whom we highlighted in the July 2012 issue of ProVita. LeJeune was an indefatigable promoter of the culture of life. After discovering the gene anomaly […]
Here is a link to a LifeNews story on the very strong opposition to Connecticut’s assisted suicide bill. The article notes the effective testimony of my colleague Professor Stephen Mikochik (who is a visiting professor at Ave Maria School of Law). http://www.lifenews.com/2013/03/21/connecticut-residents-stand-strong-against-bill-for-assisted-suicide/ Richard M.
In the next ProVita Newsletter, which is scheduled to come out in April, I would like to include a list of blogs that members contribute to. This can be either a personal blog or an institutional one. If you have a blog or know of a ufl member who contributes to one, e-mail me with […]
Here is a link to a distressing story about recent developments at Notre Dame. The Notre Dame Fund to Protect Human Life has been responsible for some encouraging initiatives, including the Vita Institute. Now, the University administration has decided to back out of an agreement that it entered into several years ago that permitted the Fund […]
Here is a link to a federal district opinion invalidating Idaho’s Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. http://howappealing.law.com/McCormackVsHearn-DIdaho-030613.pdf Here is a link to a National Right to Life News story on the decision. http://www.nationalrighttolifenews.org/news/2013/03/judge-overturns-idahos-pain-capable-unborn-child-protection-act-opening-the-door-to-an-eventual-hearing-before-the-supreme-court/ Richard M.
Bl. Pope John Paul II did a great deal both philosophically and theologically to bolster the culture of life both before and during his pontificate. Many of you may use his thought in your teaching and research. The Humanitas Christian Anthropology and Culture Review of the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile has published a free downloadable Vademecum of […]
I am beginning work on the April ProVita UFL Newsletter. Please forward to me any items you would like to have included. Here are the categories: UFL News Members in the News Member’s publications and presentations Calls for papers and other opportunities Resources on the web Important scholarship (both pro-life and otherwise). Other news and […]