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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Speakers for O’Connor Conference

The speakers list is now posted for the 2015 Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life on January 24 at Georgetown University, in conjunction with the March for Life. The conference is co-sponsored by UFL. The keynote speaker will be Cardinal Sean O’Malley, of Boston. Among the other speakers will be: Panel: “The End of Intelligent Debate” […]

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Annual Cardinal O’Connor Conference for Life

The annual Cardinal O’Connor Conference for Life in Washington D.C. will be held on Saturday, January 24, just after the March for Life.   The conference features great speakers and break-out sessions. The Mass will be celebrated by Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, President of the USCCB and Archbishop of Louisville. For more information, see the conference […]

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Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture on Youtube

The Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture has a Youtube page. On it they have videos from many previous conferences and events. featuring topics related to life issues, such as “Justice,” “The Body and Human Identity.” They also have some videos organized by category, such as “Bioethics, Human Dignity, and the Human Person,” and […]

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International Abortion Conference — PEI

The University of Prince Edward Island is hosting a major international abortion promotion conference, Abortion: the Unfinished Revolution, August 7-8. The program gives an idea of what pro-abortion academics are working on these days.

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Brain Death pro and con

Not all members of UFL agree on every aspect of the pro-life cause. This was evident at one of the sessions during the UFL Life and Learning Conference in June. There were two presentations, one against brain death as a criterion for allowing the removal of organs for transplant and the other for. The first talk, […]

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Erika Bachiochi on sexual asymmetry and reproductive justice

The second plenary session on Saturday, June 7, of the UFL Conference was a talk by Erika Bachiochi called, “Women, men, Sexual Asymmetry and Authentic Reproductive Justice.” In it she discusses the natural asymmetry between men and women when it comes to the consequences of sexual activity: because of the possibility of pregnancy women have […]

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Peace Psychology considers Abortion

There were many great break-out session talks at the Life and Learning Conference earlier this month. I was unable to attend them all, but in the next few posts I will give a description of some of them that I did hear. Because of the multidisciplinary nature of UFL, one can hear talks from a […]