Our Boosters are matching gifts up to $45,000. We have $32,417 to go. Your gift today will count twice!
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

The Insights eNewsletter

The Battle Grows Tougher

First appeared on 01/21/2014. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.

Tomorrow is set aside in the United States as a Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children. This falls on the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision which legalized abortion, a horror obviously not limited to America.

It is also the day of our annual March for Life in Washington, DC. As such it prompts some reflections. Phil Lawler offers a humorous comment on pro-life news coverage in The media's annual bout of blindness.

More seriously, I argue that the battle for life has been a relatively comfortable exercise compared with what might be coming in the wake of gay marriage. See Lessons of the Pro-Life Blackout: From Pressure to Persecution.

Yesterday Phil commented on Pope Benedict's effort to laicize abusive priests as his pontificate drew to a close. See 400 priests defrocked for abuse? There's more to the story.... [more content for subscribers]

There's much more! Sign up to receive Insights!

Fall 2014 Campaign
Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Contentious Spirits, Beware! 17 hours ago
And here's another very old story: the secular media don't understand Catholic affairs October 29
How not to be persuasive October 29
Francis the Man, Francis the Pope October 28
Clarifying what it might mean for a pope to wish to change Catholic doctrine October 28

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Key synod report calls for 'gradualism' in Church response to irregular family situations CWN - October 13
As synod concludes, bishops issue message, approve document; Pope weighs in CWN - October 20
Synod of Bishops opens with Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica CWN - October 6