Teresa Collett, who is the president of UFL and the Director of the Prolife Center at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota, contributed an amicus brief that helped defeat a challenge to an Arizona law that made sex- and race-selective abortions illegal. Here are some details in a article from the University of St. Thomas, which also […]
This year’s Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life, cosponsored by UFL, will be held on Saturday, January 23, the day after the March for Life, at Georgetown University in the District of Columbia. The keynote speaker this year is Reggie Littlejohn, founder and President of Women’s Rights Without Frontiers. Other speakers and panelists will include: Kathleen […]
Francis Beckwith’s new book, Taking Rites Seriously: Law, Politics, and the Reasonableness of Faith will soon be released by Cambridge University Press. Taking Rites Seriously is about how religious beliefs and religious believers are assessed by judges and legal scholars and are sometimes mischaracterized and misunderstood by those who are critical of the influence of religion in […]
I am working on the next issue of ProVita Online. If you have any of the following items to contribute, e-mail me at [email protected]. Here are some of the things I’m looking for: Activities of members (publications, conferences, talks, committees, etc.) Scholarly opportunities, such as upcoming conferences, calls, for papers, seminars, talks, etc. Online resources for pro […]
UFL board member Lynn Wardle has written an article for CNSNews.com called “Disintegration of Sexual and Marital Morality Is Having a Detrimental Impact on Society.” Wardle highlights the detrimental effect Roe v. Wade has had on U.S. culture. He also discusses the possibility that the U.S. can reverse the trend.
Here is a neat interview about philosophy in America magazine with UFL board member Fr. Joe Koterski, SJ. “Catholic Philosophy Today: 11 Questions for Joseph Koterski, S.J.“
Michael Foley and UFL member Frank Beckwith appeared on KCEN television to discuss the significance of the pope’s visit to the United States. Click here to access the video. There are several videos of the interview.
UFL member Fr. John Conley, S.J. recently wrote a piece for America magazine called, “An Elusive Integral Ecology.” Conley discusses the approach to the environment that influenced Pope Francis in writing his encyclical, Laudato Si, addressing the relationship between the economy and ecology and the non-economic components of the ecology that focuses on human relations.
I am beginning work on the summer edition of the online ProVita Newsletter of University Faculty for Life. Please send contributions in the following categories to the following e-mail address: [email protected]. The more contributions we get, the better the newsletter! UFL news (including chapter news). The scholarly activities of UFL member. Useful web sites or other […]
The University Faculty for Life Scholarly Achievement Award in Creative Writing, Literary Criticism, or Research has encouraged students since 2004 to submit their best work for the cause of life. This year’s entries continue to challenge contest judges with high quality submissions. The eight essays received in the Creative Writing and Research categories total 33,180 […]