Tag: Abortion

Vigil is chance to pray for healing from abortion

Vigil is chance to pray for healing from abortion

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | January 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

For women and men seeking crisis pregnancy assistance, it’s often not their first crisis — some have already had abortion experiences. A counselor at Pregnancy Choices in Apple Valley, Pete Herold, knows something of what they’re going through because he and a former girlfriend had an abortion in the 1980s.

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Thinking clearly about consciousness and abortion

Thinking clearly about consciousness and abortion

| Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk | November 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Imagine a deadly scenario like this: a successful businessman is rendered unconscious by medical professionals to help him heal after a serious car accident, using powerful pharmaceutical agents to cause a medically-induced coma. A few days later, a business competitor, wanting him dead, enters the hospital and kills the comatose patient.

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Opposing intrinsic evil a Catholic voter’s first priority

Opposing intrinsic evil a Catholic voter’s first priority

| Mike Stechschulte | October 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

If there’s a single theme coming from the U.S. bishops in regard to this year’s election, it’s this: Catholicism isn’t political, but politics sure can touch on Catholicism.

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‘Person of mercy’

‘Person of mercy’

| September 26, 2012 | 1 Comment

Woman finds healing from abortion, offers hope to those facing unplanned pregnancies

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The embryo that grew up

The embryo that grew up

| Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk | July 10, 2012 | 1 Comment

Those who seek to justify abortion often try to minimize or deny the humanity of the embryo. In a recent online forum, for example, one participant wrote: “I became a human being at the point that my senses functioned as those of a human being. Before that I was just a mass of cells.” Another followed up: “A pile of cells in a woman’s uterus is not a human being. It lives off of and is part of that woman’s body.”

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Reader looks toward birthday celebration without pall of abortion

Reader looks toward birthday celebration without pall of abortion

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

I was born on the 22nd of January, 1962. For the past 50 years I have spent that day surrounded by family and friends, celebrating with parties and presents, balloons and cake.

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Pro-life speaker sees hope in battle to end abortion

Pro-life speaker sees hope in battle to end abortion

| January 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Josh Brahm is a pro-life speaker who will be presenting a talk entitled “Making Abortion Unthinkable” at Nativity of Our Lord in St. Paul

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St. Paul parish sponsors pro-life speaker

St. Paul parish sponsors pro-life speaker

| December 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Josh Brahm, director of education and public relations for Right to Life of Central California, will present “Making Abortion Unthinkable.”

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Was Jesus’ ministry religious? Not according to federal agency

Was Jesus’ ministry religious? Not according to federal agency

| September 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Many church-sponsored services wouldn’t qualify for exemption under the HHS mandate that health insurance plans cover artificial birth control

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Carry the Cross

Carry the Cross

| April 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Dan Huschke, a member of St. Hubert in Chanhassen, walks in front of the Planned Parenthood building on Ford Parkway in St. Paul April 22 (Good Friday) carrying a wooden cross during the annual Carry the Cross of Abortion prayer vigil.

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No bishop is a single-issue teacher

No bishop is a single-issue teacher

| November 4, 2010

For reasons I will make clear at the end of this article, I thought it might be helpful to review the schedule I kept this past weekend.

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