By Jack Quirk On June 7, 1965, Sandra Race, the daughter of an Atlanta sanitation worker, married one Joel Lee Bensing. He was a part-time construction worker she had known for about a week. She was 17-years-old at the time. Eleven months after the marriage, Sandra gave birth to Joel Lee, Jr., her first child.
By Matthew Tyson and Rebecca Bratten Weiss In a recent Facebook post, Priests for Life member Fr. Stephen Imbaratto took the New Pro-Life Movement to task, and in doing so, admitted to something (and not for the first time) that is actually one of the main reasons we founded the NPLM in the first place:
By H. Lillian Vogl Dear Pastor, This must have been a difficult year for you, as I presume you felt deep moral ambivalence about boosting Donald Trump these past few months, subtly or not-so-subtly. You were well aware of his three marriages and his unapologetic playboy lifestyle. I’m pretty sure you were aware that he
By Tara Simons As we creep closer to the finish line of this election season, exhausted and a bit the worse for wear, we are reminded by our Holy Father, Pope Francis, of the Catholic Church’s instructions for how to exercise our voting rights as Christian citizens: “Study the proposals well, pray, and choose in
By John Cavanaugh-O’Keefe I share Fr. Lankeit’s conviction that abortion is the primary issue facing the nation in our time. About 1.2 million children die from surgical abortion annually in the USA, and their moms are deceived and exploited, and Hillary Clinton supports this violence. However, abortion is not on the ballot. Trump is. He
By Elizabeth Broadbent On October 19th, the state of Georgia executed 63 year old Gregory Paul Lawler for the October 1997 murder of police Officer John Sowa. A white man who killed another white man, Lawler also critically wounded another police officer, Patricia Cocciolone, who attended the execution in a wheelchair. He is the seventh inmate put to death in Georgia this
by Rebecca Bratten Weiss Elsewhere, I wrote about how our economic and social system depends on abortion. To quote Germaine Greer: “What women “won” was the “right” to undergo invasive procedures in order to terminate unwanted pregnancies — unwanted not just by them but by their parents, their sexual partners, the governments who would not support mothers, the