Were there to be no support in the whole history of ethical and moral thought, were there no acknowledged confirmation from medical science, were the history of legal opinion to the contrary, we would still have to conclude on the basis of God's Holy Word that the unborn child is a person in the sight of God. He is protected by the sanctity of life graciously given to each individual by the Creator, Who alone places His image upon man and grants them any right to life which they have.
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Here are the stories making headlines on CatholicAdvocate.com this week:
As the White House prepares to host the Blair House Health Care Summit on February 25, 2010, the leadership of Catholic Advocate has one simple question: "Who will stand up when the cameras are on and oppose abortion funding?", asks Catholic Advocate President Deal Hudson. Read the full release in the Catholic Advocate Press Room
President Obama campaigned on working with both sides of the aisle to achieve "progress" for America. He played into Americans' growing frustration at Washington grid-lock, making promises he has not kept. Many members of the minority party have consistently been denied access to the one-sided, one-political party work on health care legislation while it has been fumbled by the President's own party...Read More and click here to see the White House Health Care Summit Guest List
During a recent Washington, D.C. reception hosted by Catholic Advocate, President Deal Hudson discusses the mission of the organization and our obligation as Catholics to be involved in the public square. The event entitled "Is it time for a Catholic Tea Party? The importance of Catholic participation in government" was attended by Catholic laity from around the country...Watch the video
On February 2, 2010 Catholic Advocate reported to our community about the latest research into grant recipients of the USCCB Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) program. The issue we, along with others, are raising is simple. Money donated by an "official" entity of the Church should not be used to work against the teachings of the Church. When will the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) stop diverting attention from the issue and begin to answer the questions at hand?...Read More