Evangelium Vitae #2

  Evangelium Vitae 2: The Incomparable Worth of the Human Person. 2. Man is called to a fullness of life which far exceeds the dimensions of this earthly existence, because it consists in sharing the very life of God. The loftiness of this supernatural vocation reveals the greatness and the inestimable value of human life in its temporal phase. Life in time, in fact, is the fundamental condition, the initial stage and an integral part...

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Humanae Vitae and NFP: my testimony

Humanae Vitae and NFP: This article first appeared on Catholic Insight and is reproduced with permission of the author. In a recent interview with an Italian newspaper, Pope Francis was reported to express praise for Humanae Vitae, Pope Paul VI’s encyclical on the regulation of birth in keeping with natural and Divine law. Pope Francis reportedly said that Pope Paul VI was “prophetic” and and that “had the courage to place himself...

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Are Post-Abortive Pro-Lifers Hypocrites?

  This article first appeared on the blog, “400 Words for Women” and is reprinted by permission of the author, Beatrice Fedor.   I am one of many people who have gone from pro-choice to pro-life. When a local newspaper published my letter against the federal funding of abortion, commenters called me a hypocrite for “using my right to choose and then trying to deny it to other women”. I understand that changing...

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