Saturday, February 25, 2012

Heroic News: “Ethicists give thumbs-up to infanticide” plus 8 more


Ethicists give thumbs-up to infanticide


Posted: 25 Feb 2012 06:56 AM PST

If abortion, why not infanticide? This leading question is often treated as a canard by supporters of abortion. However, it is seriously argued by two Italian utilitarians and published online in the prestigious Journal of Medical Ethics this week.

Latin America teeters on brink of abortion abyss


Posted: 25 Feb 2012 06:51 AM PST

Although Latin America has been the target of international pro-abortion and anti-family organizations for decades, its Catholic roots have generally held the region fast in its commitment to the culture of life.

Vatican workshop focuses on ethical infertility treatments


Posted: 25 Feb 2012 06:49 AM PST

The Pontifical Academy for Life is hosting a one-day workshop on treating infertility in an ethical way.

Catholic women rally against HHS mandate


Posted: 25 Feb 2012 06:48 AM PST

Despite claims that only male clergy and politicians oppose the Obama administration's contraception mandate, Catholic women across the nation are objecting strongly to the federal rule.

Taylor Swift brightens cancer-stricken teen's day


Posted: 25 Feb 2012 06:44 AM PST

Country-pop star Taylor Swift said Friday she won't be able to accept a prom invitation from Kevin McGuire, a New Jersey teen undergoing treatment for leukemia, but offered to take him to an awards show instead

Kathryn Lopez: Abortion jests mask more serious agenda

Posted: 25 Feb 2012 06:42 AM PST

There’s no doubt that Planned Parenthood and its supporters had a brilliant strategy: Get as many people as possible to repeat the word “transvaginal” in news and commentary stories, and accomplish two things: Defeat legislation at hand and make your opposition look like a freak show.

Pope warns against 'arrogant' IVF


Posted: 25 Feb 2012 06:32 AM PST

The Pope has called on infertile couples to shun artificial procreation, saying such methods are a form of arrogance. Benedict XVI was speaking at the end of a three-day Vatican conference on diagnosing and treating infertility.

Teen hoops star shot baskets during coma


Posted: 24 Feb 2012 01:41 PM PST

Maggie Meier would cradle the beach ball in her hands and, with perfect form, shoot it through her the arms of her sister, who had formed a makeshift hoop. Swish. The only thing out of the ordinary? Maggie Meier was in a coma.

In the third world, unwanted baby girls 'disappear;' It's called gendercide


Posted: 24 Feb 2012 12:38 PM PST

Each and every one of them. Chucked on the garbage heap of life; either abandoned outside an orphanage or left to die. Casualties of China's one-child policy, those little girls, adopted by Americans who had left conception too late, are the lucky ones.