Archive for January 2015

Conference: Healing of Human Enhancement?

“The Center for Cultural and Pastoral Research is pleased to announce a symposium on “Healing or Human Enhancement? The Future of Medicine” at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family at The Catholic University of America on April 17-18, 2015…. “This symposium will discuss the profound questions surrounding the new […]

Reflections on Roe v. Wade and the March for Life

Even though the New York Times and other media outlets routinely ignore the March for Life, the annual March on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade is one of the most significant phenomena in recent American history. In its 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade, the United States Supreme Court thought it settled the abortion […]

March for Life coverage

See the links below. I still find it hard to believe how the March is downplayed in places such as the New York Times. I looked through the Times this morning and found a half a sentence referring to the March. That phrase mentioned that there were “thousands” of people in attendance. http://www.lifenews.com/2015/01/22/hundreds-of-thousands-of-pro-lifers-march-for-life-mourn-57-million-abortions/ https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/the-largest-human-rights-march-in-the-world-hundreds-of-thousands-join-marc?utm_source=LifeSiteNews.com+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=9d6ad53147-LifeSiteNews_com_US_Headlines_06_19_2013&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0caba610ac-9d6ad53147-397678689 Richard […]

Cardinal O’Connor Conference speaker update

Here are some more details about the speakers at the Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life this Saturday at Georgetown. Seán Cardinal O’Malley, Archbishop of Boston Panel: “The End of Intelligent Debate” Mona Charen, syndicated columnist and political analyst Richard M. Doerflinger, Associate Director of the Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities for the United States Conference of […]

“Fall” 2014 ProVita Online Newsletter!

Okay, so it is a little late, but the current issue of ProVita is now available for download from the UFL web page. It features a nice essay by Fr. John Conley, SJ on the role of the discipline of philosophy in pro-life academic work.

The theology of the body and reverence for life

UFL member Janet E. Smith has written an article for Our Sunday Visitor that highlights the connection between the theology of the body, sexuality and marriage, and reverence for new life. Our bodies, which are a gift from God, reveal that we are to be committed lovers who treasure new life God loves love; he […]