- Jul 12, 2020
The idea of a “baby shower” figuratively, not literally, appears in the Gospels.
“Honoring our mothers, both living and dead, both natural and spiritual, reminds us of life’s amazing inner focus on family,” writes Father Jeffrey Kirby.
U.S. bishops tell stories about their moms ahead of Mother’s Day.
One immediate result of Pope Francis’s trip to Chile may be a prison reform allowing female inmates to remain united with their children.
For Mother’s Day Crux decided to go talk to the moms in the Vatican, both biological and spiritual, about their experiences, challenges, role models and the gift of motherhood. All the women have in common the fact they occupy positions of influence in the Catholic Church.
An honest assessment of the situation of women most likely to have an abortion today easily reveals that there’s more to it than simply pro-life vs. pro-choice. For example, data from scholars on both sides of the political sphere assert that children born in single-parent homes are more like to suffer physically, emotionally, educationally, and economically than their peers born to their married mom and dad.