A young seminarian with incurable brain cancer is praying that 29 year-old Brittany Maynard, who is suffering the same plight and publicly announced plans to take her life with prescription drugs on November 1, is asking her to choose to fight instead so that her life and witness can be an example and inspiration to others.
A 38 year-old Bulgarian man has become the first person to walk again after being paralyzed from the waist down, thanks to a new procedure using nerve-supporting cells from the inside of his nose.
With both candidates for governor of the state of Rhode Island in favor of abortion “rights”, Bishop Thomas Tobin of the Diocese of Providence is suggesting that voters write-in the name of Mother Teresa in protest to send a signal that voters want to see pro-life candidates on the ballot in November.
Dr. Thomas Hilgers and his wife, Sue, founders of the Pope Paul Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction – which has brought hope and healing to countless women and couples struggling with infertility – will be in attendance on Sunday when Pope Francis beatifies Pope Paul VI.
A devout Catholic couple from Pennsylvania chose a unique way to celebrate the short life of their baby boy, Shane, who lived just four hours after being born with a rare fatal birth defect. Knowing he wouldn’t live long, they created a “bucket list” of all the places he would have enjoyed and visited each one while he was still in utero.
The University of California in San Francisco is launching the first-ever online abortion course mean to educate students on the various types of abortion in order to help them to “take steps in their communities to increase access to safe abortion and decrease stigma about abortion.”
A 29 year-old newlywed who is dying of terminal brain cancer has decided to move to Oregon where she can end her life on her own terms and has vowed to devote the rest of her days on earth to fighting for the right of all Americans to access assisted suicide.
Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
A white lesbian couple is suing a sperm bank for giving them the “wrong” sperm which resulted in a mixed race baby daughter whom they love – BUT – she wasn’t what they ordered.