Archive for February 2015

Professor Charles E. Rice, RIP

Professor Charles Rice–pro-life champion and long-time professor of law at Notre Dame Law School died last night. Here is a link to a book review of one of Charlie’s s most recent books. Eternal rest grant unto him,  O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the […]

tributes to Dr. Willke

Here are a couple of other tributes to Dr. Jack Willke. “Jack Willke, Witneess for Life,” by Chuck Donovan in First Things. “Father of the pro-life movement Jack Willke died on Friday,” on

Dr. Jack Willke, RIP

Dr. John C. “Jack” Willke, father of the pro-life movement and long-time UFL member, died on February 20th. While this is a sad day for the right-to-life movement, let us be extremely grateful for his enduring pro-life work. His obituary notice can be found here. An article about his achievements for the pro-life movement can be found […]

Wait and Think About It

Utah reportedly has the longest abortion waiting period in the country.  In 2012 the Utah legislature extended the mandatory waiting period before abortion from 24 hours to 72 hours.  The executive director of Planned Parenthood in Utah called it “the most onerous law in the land.” The sponsor of the Bill, Rep. Steve Eliason, rejected […]

Young v. UPS Roundtable

The United States Supreme Court will soon be ruling on the question of when employers must accommodate the needs of pregnant employees under the federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act. The Prolife Center at the University of St. Thomas joined with 22 other prolife organizations and Judicial Education Project in filing an amicus brief urging a broad […]

Colosi writes homily hints

UFL member and moral theologian Peter Colosi has been asked by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Office for the New Evangelization to write “Homily Ideas” once a month from November, 2014 thru August 2015 in Preparation for the World Meeting of Families. The most recent “Homily Ideas” are posted each month on the official World Meeting of […]