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Bioethics

The Problem of Sex

According to everything we believe to be true, sex should be at an all time high. Ever since the sexual revolution of the 70s, sex has slowly morphed from something that never got a lot of limelight into something that is normal for most people to talk about and discuss. Overall, society has become much […]

Jordan Mabe | November 30, 2018
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When Christmas Turns to Craziness

Mere hours after families consume roasted turkeys and cite blessings they are thankful for, hordes of determined shoppers burst through the doors of nearly every store in the United States for the unofficial beginning of the Christmas season. What happens to the thankful people gathered with their loved ones? Are those blessings forgotten in the […]

Sarah Jackson | November 27, 2018
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Why Relationships are Important

The battleground of culture isn’t university. It isn’t political debates or marches against any institution. The battleground of culture is in relationships. The more I think about it, the more I realize that people don’t change their minds overnight. Rarely do people change through debate or argumentation. We learn information from those we appreciate and […]

Jordan Mabe | November 20, 2018
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Abortion

Save the Child by Loving the Mother: Practical Ways to Help

What do the pro-life and pro-choice movements have in common? Both claim to protect human rights. Yet the pro-choice movement neglects to recognize the humanity and right to life of unborn children in favor of the mother’s autonomy to make a choice. The beauty of the pro-life perspective is that in its truest form, it […]

Abigail Long | July 9, 2018
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Abortion

Cradle of Love – Remembering Brave Moms on Mother’s Day

Mother’s day is celebrated across cultures in some way or the other. Though highly commercialized, our culture seems to be in need of this day as it might be the only occasion for some moms to hear from their children. While families and organizations have their own way of celebrating this day, we do it […]

Carmel Nisha Pius Franco | May 18, 2018
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Abortion

Adoption: The Least Expensive Option

One of the many reasons women will chose to have an abortion is because they believe that they have no other option. However, there is always a choice. If, for whatever reason, the woman is unable to care for her child, the loving choice is to put the baby up for adoption. This allows another […]

Sarah Kepins | March 4, 2017
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Demography

Should Women Migrant Workers Leave their Families in Order to Work?

On February 17th, I attended a UN Women conference which addressed women’s human rights in the global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration. I focus on migration and immigration, in my current studies, so I was understandably interested in the event. Migrations is an urgent issue affecting the globe, and it occurs for many […]

Ruth Rosa | March 3, 2017
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Catholic Teaching

Sick literature

Today, I had the disgusting experience of reading a small tale, that was contained in a book assigned as homework for high school students —I will not mention the author’s name nor the title of the story, as I don’t want to give free advertising—. This text described in a detailed manner the fictitious story […]

J. Francisco Macías | February 20, 2017
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Catholic Teaching

Finding Your Own Happiness or the Sin of Pride?

Six years ago in Toronto, Canada, a forty six year old man formally known as Paul Wolscht, decided to leave his wife of twenty three years and seven children to become a six year old little girl and live with a new family. Paul, now Stefonkee Wolscht, is living with a new family and has […]

Sarah Kepins | December 28, 2016
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Abortion

Abortion: Kills Not Only the Child But the Mother as Well

Abortion is harmful not only to the unborn child but it is harmful to the mother as well. Many women have died from botched abortions. Recently, in Musashino, Japan a young woman lost her life due to a botched abortion. The 23-year old woman had just recently married and was admitted to Mizuguchi Hospital on […]

Sarah Kepins | December 11, 2016
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