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Website Review: Life Issues

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This is an outstanding web site set up by Fr. Jerry Novotny, OMI, a missionary in Japan. The purpose of the site is to promote a “Culture of Life” in which human freedom will find its authentic meaning by joining forces with truth, life and love. Among its many excellent resources, the site features a number of libraries of resources on life issues, each of which includes documents, commentary, homilies, papers, and links.

Unfortunately the site is blemished by the presence of three hundred articles written by Fr. Ronald Rolheiser.

Review Ratings what do these ratings mean?

First Evaluated: 10/12/2000; Last Updated: 06/14/2012

  1. Fidelity: Caution
  2. Resources: Excellent
  3. Useability: Excellent


  • Excellent libraries of resources  Resources  Example(s)
  • Free Lifeissues Newsletter  Resources 
  • Message Board  Resources 
  • Related Church documents  Resources 
  • Latest news  Resources 
  • Pro-life links  Resources 
  • A few related homilies  Resources 
  • Search engine and index of artices  Useability 
  • Library of the writings of Dr. Dianne N. Irving  Resources 
  • Library of the writings of Fr. Anthony Zimmerman  Resources 


  • Fidelity: The site carries the articles of Fr. Ronald Rolheiser. Example(s)
  • Fidelity: Links to, World Council of Churches, other non-Catholic sites


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Website Established: 09/17/00
Akebono-cho 1-15-9
Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture 780-8072
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