Bioethics

Anonymous childbirth: an unknown alternative

Recently in Italy, there have been two cases of neonatal abandonment. Two mothers in Trieste and Settimo Torinese have abandoned their babies in the street, resulting in the inevitable death of both babies. These tragic stories raise some questions: is there any alternative to these tragic scenarios? Is abortion the only alternative for unexpected pregnancies […]

Caterina Milo | June 22, 2017

Uncategorized

When does Eternal life Begin? 

“Eternity is not an unending succession of days in the calendar, but something more like the supreme moment of satisfaction, in which totality embraces us and we embrace totality. It would be like plunging into the ocean of infinite love, a moment in which time—the before and after—no longer exists. We can only attempt to […]

Marioxy Contreras | June 20, 2017

Gay Pride March

Asamblea de la OEA: Perdiendo de vista lo fundamental

En estos días, en la ciudad de Cancún, México, se está celebrando la 47 asamblea general de la Organización de Estados Americanos (OEA). Dicha organización regional, según su carta fundamental, tiene diversos propósitos fundamentales, entre ellos, (i) Afianzar la paz y la seguridad del Continente; (ii) Promover y consolidar la democracia representativa dentro del respeto al […]

J. Francisco Macías | June 20, 2017

Marriage and the Family

Dystopian Society Becoming Reality in Canada?

With Bill 89 being passed last week in Canada, it seems that a dystopian society more fitting for a science fiction novel is becoming a reality in Ontario, Canada.   What is Bill 89? The full name of the Bill is the Supporting Children, Youth and Families Act.[1] According to the Canada Association for Reformed […]

Kiersten Lynch | June 8, 2017

Catholic Teaching

El peligro de la ética universal para el cristianismo

La ética universal es un tema de grave importancia para la sociedad actual. En efecto, el contexto en que nos encontramos nos presenta “la necesidad de fundar la moralidad de los actos humanos en los dictados de su propia naturaleza, en aquellas leyes que preceden su existencia y que a la vez la dignifican” (1). […]

J. Francisco Macías | June 7, 2017

Abortion

Private Foundations and the Expanded Mexico City Policy

On January 23, 2017, President Trump reinstated the Mexico City Policy (MCP), a Reagan-era set of guidelines intended to restrict United States funding for abortion. The Policy withholds US funding, delivered in large part through USAID and the Department of Health and Human Services, from non-US groups that advocate for abortion as a method of […]

Anthony Tokarz | June 6, 2017

Abortion

Students Promote Down Syndrome Awareness at University

Students at Seton Hall University held an event at the end of April to raise awareness about pregnancy terminations as a result of the possibility of the baby being born with Down Syndrome. In response to an article posted on Independent Journal Review, members of Seton Hall’s Pirates for Life Club sought to spread awareness […]

Kiersten Lynch | June 2, 2017

Marriage and the Family

Amor por Contrato.

En 2009 se estrenó la película “The Joneses” (Amor por contrato), en donde la trama principal es que lo que parece una familia perfecta que recién llega a su nueva casa a vivir; lo que la comunidad ignora es que los Jones son en realidad un equipo profesional de ventas que utiliza la imagen de […]

Isis Perez Márquez | May 31, 2017

Bioethics

Hablemos de Bioética

Desde hace tiempo me he interesado en la bioética, y he visto cómo el concepto ha ido expandiéndose en distintos ambientes académicos y profesionales. Sin embargo, la bioética también se ha impregnado de corrientes relativistas e utilitaristas que no siempre defienden la dignidad humana. Y tú, ¿sabes que es la bioética? La bioética, les respondo, […]

Luis Guillermo Flores | May 31, 2017

Uncategorized

Oscar Nominated Film Shows Untold Side of Adoption Stories

  Adoption is beautiful. There is nothing that reminds us of our humanity and reliance on one one another quite like a family inviting a child in need into their home and loving him or her as their own child. While we often hear the stories of the endearing families that adoption creates, we cannot […]

Natasha Tax | May 26, 2017

Demography

“Migration is not a choice, but a necessity”

On May 22, 2017, The Holy See hosted an event titled “Ensuring the Right of all to remain in dignity, peace and security in their countries of origin.” This highlighted a very important topic: migration. The Holy See, with other presenters, kept repeating, “Migration is not a choice, but a necessity.” Today, we live in […]

Ruth Rosa | May 25, 2017

Abortion

UK March for Life: an experience of Grace

“Life from conception. No exception!” This was the slogan of  the UK March For Life on May 20th in Birmingham.  A joyful celebration of life that I had the pleasure to attend.   It was a Saturday morning like no other. My first march for life in the UK was a unique experience of grace […]

Caterina Milo | May 22, 2017

Abortion

Recent Study Suggests Embryo Has “Adult-Like” Nervous System

A scientific study has revealed details of the early human embryo in images, suggesting that within the first trimester a baby has an “adult-like” nervous system.   Scientists accomplished this research through a series of methods that create 3D images of human embryos and fetal organs. The results are images of amazing detail that reveal […]

Kiersten Lynch | May 19, 2017