Covington Catholic Teens Sue Politicians & Media Personalities

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

Just days after a judge threw out a lawsuit filed by Nicholas Sandman, the teen whose reputation was compromised at the 2019 March for Life after he was falsely accused of bigotry and hatred against a Native American activist, the teen and seven other students at Covington Catholic High School have filed a defamation lawsuit against politicians and media personalities who refused to apologize after the teens were exonerated.

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New Bill Cuts Funding for Embryonic Stem Cell Research

Members of the U.S. Senate have introduced legislation aimed at stopping federally-funded research at the National Institutes of Health that use embryonic stem cells.

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Former Planned Parenthood Prez Pens Brutally Honest Op-Ed

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

In a hard-hitting opinion piece that appeared in The New York Times, former Planned Parenthood president and chief executive, Leana Wen, MD, made it clear that the reason she was fired from her position was because she was trying to make abortion about health care, not politics. Unfortunately, her colleagues disagreed.

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Why Mary in My Apostolate?

I understand that as a loyal Catholic I should honor the Blessed Virgin. Perhaps I should pray to her more frequently. I firmly believe that I ought to give her a more prominent place in my piety. I realize that with her help it would be easier for me to resist certain temptation. If I were more intimate with her, undoubtedly I should also be more intimate with Christ. I am ready to follow the directives of Pius X more faithfully and to seek the Son at the side of the Mother.

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Supreme Court to Take Up Critical Gender Identity Cases

The next Supreme Court term could prove to be one of the most pivotal terms since the 2015 decision that legalized same-sex marriage as it takes on three cases that will determine whether or not the word “sex” in the Civil Rights Act of 1964 can be stretched to include a persons “gender identity.”

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NFP Saved My Health—Naturally!

by Brooke Paris Foley

When only seventeen, I experienced my period every other week. My greatly concerned mother took me to see her gynecologist who promptly prescribed the birth control pill. This, the doctor did, though she performed no tests to discover why the frequent menses.

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How the American Library Association Is Trying to “Queer” Our Schools

The world’s largest library association gathered more than 21,000 members in this year’s annual conference which offered more than 100 workshops on subjects such as how to expand Drag Queen Story Hours at libraries, establish “Queer-Inclusive Elementary School Library Programming” in public schools, and handle resistance to their liberal agenda.

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NFP Week: Learning How to Love, Naturally!

The U.S. bishops have officially kicked off NFP week which is dedicated to educating the public and celebrating the good news about natural family planning. The theme for the week is “Love, Naturally.”

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