A Christmas Reflection

Using a Cudgel to Kill People

By Judie Brown Headlines tell us every day that abortions, contraception, and even euthanasia are somehow related to the plague, commonly known as the coronavirus. During this time of crisis, the culture of death is hammering home its message in ways designed to persuade the fearful and the anxious that more abortions and acts of […]

Pelosi Is Bishops’ Achilles Heel

By Judie Brown Achilles’ heel: “a vulnerable point” Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s most vulnerable point is her inability to recognize truth—the truth that does not change. This is why we describe her as one of the most infamous pro-abortion Catholic-in-name-only leaders in our nation. Her offenses to the dignity of the innocent human […]

Comparing Apples and Oranges

By Judie Brown The phrase “comparing apples and oranges” means comparing two dissimilar entities. This applies well when comparing the innate dignity of each innocent human being from creation to death with the prevailing idea among some that bowing to polling data rather than adhering to legitimate truth is acceptable. Actual facts lead us to […]

Living in a ‘Contraceptive Desert’

By Judie Brown According to the media, a “contraceptive desert” is a place where women at or below the poverty level live in “counties in which there is not reasonable access to a health center offering the full range of contraceptive methods.” The source for this information is Power to Decide, a campaign to prevent […]

A Coronavirus Vaccine Containing Aborted Baby Cells? Yes.

By Judie Brown A dear friend recently reacted to Bishop Joseph Strickland’s statement that he “will refuse” a potential vaccine for the coronavirus if it is made using tissue from “aborted children.” Our friend wrote that he wonders what our national response would be if we were forced by law to receive such a vaccine. […]

Christ Died for You

Today we reflect on Christ’s love and sacrifice for us with this prayer by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger. Lord Jesus Christ, at the hour of your death the sun was darkened. Ever anew you are being nailed to the Cross. At this present hour of history we are living in God’s darkness. Through your great sufferings […]