- Jan 25, 2020
Small acts of kindness, Campaign Life Coalition President Jim Hughes said, like visiting the sick in nursing homes, taking a shut-in to a ballgame, making a phone call or sending a card to a lonely elderly person, can help prevent euthanasia.
The loss of millions of lives to abortion is not the only casualty of Roe. Rather, the callous acceptance of — and, in some quarters, celebration of — the right to abortion has also planted the seeds for a broader disrespect for vulnerable human life.
Today’s West Coast version of the annual March for Life is called “OneLife LA,” and the event is expected to draw thousands of people to Exposition Park in Los Angeles for a bilingual festival with speakers including a Rwandan genocide survivor Immaculée Ilibagiza and actress Patricia Heaton.
The U.S. bishops’ nationwide “9 Days for Life” campaign will call the faithful to pray and reflect on the importance of life and the defense of the weakest among us. It is “a great way to put our faith into action,” said Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York.
Media coverage of the Jan. 21 Women’s March on Washington will frame it as an expression of a “women’s agenda,” but Professor Helen Alvare claims the reality is that some of the ideas it’s likely to express are good, some are vague, and some are just plain terrible.
Charlie Camosy urges Pope Francis in an open letter to focus urgency on the issue of abortion since Camosy believes that this pope has a unique opportunity to speak and be listened to by many people who might otherwise tune out the Church on this issue.