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How ‘Vasectomy Zoning’ Makes Childless Cities

January 31, 2019

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Municipalities shouldn’t block or raise the cost of things young parents need, like day-care centers and two-bedroom houses or apartments. Jan 28, 2019 At the end of last year, the Philadelphia City Planning Commission weighed a proposed zoning change that would effectively ban new day-care centers—along with tire stores and car repair shops—in a large […]

Masculine Qualities for Fathers Raising Daughters

January 31, 2019

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Alan Migliorato https://catholicexchange.com/masculine-qualities-for-fathers-of-daughters The word “man” is used very loosely in our modern vocabulary. Someone can be considered a man because he is the strongest, drinks the most beer, sleeps with the most women, has the broadest shoulders, is tallest in a crowd, has the deepest voice or the fastest car, makes the most money, […]

Faith and Life A Catechetical Series for Grades One through Eight

January 31, 2019

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https://cuf.org/resources/faith-and-life-series/ The Faith and Life religion series has been hailed as a breakthrough in the field of religious education. It is a comprehensive Catholic program that combines beautiful classical and original artwork with a solid doctrinal and scriptural presentation in an easy-to-read and stimulating format that is being praised by teachers, students and parents everywhere. The […]

Rebuilding broken hearts: A Syrian sister’s prayer for her country

January 31, 2019

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By Courtney Grogan https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/rebuilding-broken-hearts-a-syrian-sisters-prayer-for-her-country-45392 Aleppo, Syria, Jan 31, 2019 / 03:36 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As the people of Syria work to rebuild the cities, hospitals, homes, and schools that were destroyed through years of conflict, they also face a more difficult task, according to one Syrian Catholic sister: repairing broken hearts. “It is easy to […]

The incredible story of a midwife who delivered 3,000 babies in Auschwitz

January 31, 2019

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Stanislawa Leszczyńska put her own life at risk to help women safely deliver their children. https://aleteia.org/2019/01/31/the-incredible-story-of-a-midwife-who-delivered-3000-babies-in-auschwitz/ The image we most closely associate with Auschwitz is one of death. With over a million men, women, and children killed in the largest concentration camp in war-torn Poland, this is hardly surprising. But other stories have emerged from the […]

The Lazy and Hateful Gray Lady Targets Christian Schools

January 31, 2019

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Anthony Esolen The other day Dan Levin, a reporter for The New York Times, went trawling online for stories from “survivors” of Christian schools. Word got out, people were appalled, and Levin ended up publishing a miserable and meaningless little piece, in which a couple of tributes from grateful students—see, even in the Sahara you can […]

Problems Modern Gynecology Creates, Then Ignores

January 31, 2019

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by HLI Staff https://www.hli.org/2017/03/problems-modern-gynecology-creates-ignores/ Posted on March 10, 2017 As tensions increase between the pro-choice and pro-life movements, it’s important to remember our objective. We must keep in mind not only that we are seeking life but also that we are following God’s law. There are four main issues in gynecology which directly contradicts God’s […]

“Identical” Twins Are Clones Formed Naturally And Artificially By A-Sexual Human Reproduction

January 31, 2019

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Dianne N. Irving January 13, 2019 Reproduced with Permission http://www.lifeissues.net/writers/irv/irv_243identicaltwins.html I. Introduction: Given the on-going confusion about the differences between sexual and a-sexual human reproduction, as well as whether “identical” (monozygotic) twins are clones or not, perhaps the following brief explanation and documentation can help. Although there is only one form of human sexual reproduction […]

Comprehensive Sex Education Undermines Students’ Moral Development

January 31, 2019

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Tapio Puolimatka December 19, 2018 Reproduced with Permission Public Discourse http://www.lifeissues.net/writers/puo/puo_01sexeducation.html Does comprehensive sex education make children vulnerable to sexual exploitation? The systematic sexual exploitation of 1400 children in Rotherham between the years 1997 and 2013, as well as widespread child abuse in other English towns, has led to an independent inquiry and several serious […]

Protecting Sex From Liberalism

January 31, 2019

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Public Dicourse Anthony McCarthy January 6, 2019 Reproduced with Permission http://www.lifeissues.net/writers/mccar/mccar_03protectingsexfromliberalism.html Typically, as human beings, we begin in our mother’s body. We begin when our bodies begin – be they male or female. We are shaped by the genes we inherit from our parents, and, typically, our parents nurture and educate us too. As members […]