Life & Family~Life and Bioethics



What are Catholics Who Struggle with Infertility to Do?
While every married couple promises to be open to the gift of a child, this new life is a gift, not an entitlement

Saving One Life cannot Justify Destroying Another
The Holy Father received a group of 250 participants in an international conference entitled "Adult Stem Cells: Science and the Future of Man and Culture", promoted by the Pontifical Council for Culture in collaboration with the U.S. Stem for Life Foundation

Treatment and Healing of Sexual and Pornographic Addictions
In this article, Dr. Cline describes strategies that he has found useful in treating sexual addicts, particularly those addicted to pornography

Contraceptives Kill People, Harm the Environment, and Bankrupt the Economy
The mainstreaming of contraception may be one of the most calamitous events of the past century

New Cartoon From PRI as Population Reaches 7 Billion


Persona Humana
Declaration on certain questions concerning sexual ethics

The Harmful Effects of Pornography
The available evidence from testimony, research, social science studies, and interviews with sexual offenders indicates that the production and consumption of pornography causes grave harm to society and individuals

After Abortion...
There is healing for you!

Social Justice and the Theology of the Body
John Paul II identifies various facets of this “communion of persons.” One essential factor is the authentic gift of self, defined as an interior and exterior donation of oneself to another

In Vitro Fertilization - Why Not?
The answers lies in even deeper reasons for this moral teaching which reach down into the very core of what it means to be husband and wife

Is it Immoral to Prolong Suffering?
It’s common, in the euthanasia debate, to hear someone make the poplular claim: “it is immoral to prolong a sick person’s suffering and agony”

The "Contraceptive Mentality"
Like most severe ideologies, it is a sterile way of thinking that disregards evidence conflicting with one's belief system, thus leading to erroneous conclusions and destructive behavior

Pressured to Die: Euthanasia Push Continues
Far from protecting the dignity of those who are seriously ill and suffering, a euthanasia law would undermine dignity by undermining our sense of individual worth, no matter our suffering and disability

Death in Springtime
Reflections on natural death.

Mental Illness and the Light of Christ
Amy proclaims that if she is going to be mentally ill then she is going to be the best mentally ill patient ever!

Shocking Abortion Rates in NYC
The terrible New York numbers reveal corruption, stupidity, and failure at a variety of levels.

"The Pope Does Not Reform or Change the Church's Teaching"
Father Federico Lombardi addresses the controversy on the Pope's answers to two questions about the battle against AIDS and the use of condoms.

The History of Birth Control
The 1931 Lambeth Conference and its effects on birth control are examined.

Graceful Dying
Yvonne Dickow's last act of selfless love will forever remain with her family and friends.

In Vitro Fertilization
In Vitro Fertilization and the Catholic Church's position. Is it the path of life or the path of death?

Abortion Research Proves Women Harmed
The latest abortion research proves that women are harmed. That´s bad news for the abortion lobby, but welcome data for all who want to advise vulnerable women, and the general public, about abortion´s many risks.

Why Teens Should Care About Abortion
It happens all around you. In your town, in your neighborhood and in your school.

New 3-D Ultrasound: Changing Views of the Unborn
New technology that will give parents a 3-dimensional look at their unborn child may help discourage abortion.

Divine Mercy in My Soul
Theresa Bonopartis describes how her abortion affected her life. And how after many years, she came to realize Christ´s loving mercy.

Abortion & the Mother´s Life
When is abortion OK? Never. The subtle yet important reasoning behind this answer is clarified here.

I Am A Survivor Of Abortion - I Can Remain Silent No More
In third grade, Audrey learned a devastating secret. Her mother had aborted her twin brother.

Crisis Pregnancy Led Woman To Deeper Faith
Jennifer Pipp was a college junior when she was raped and discovered that she was pregnant. But today Pipp tells her story which began in despair, as a story of redemption.

Ten Great Reasons To Have Another Child
In a world that often denigrates the large family, here are 10 great reasons to cherish children and have more!

Human Personhood
Whether the fetus is a human person is a crucial question because how we answer it ultimately affects the future of our civilization. Find out how this question goes way beyond being merely a matter of a woman´s control over her own body.

The Theology of the Body
Father Richard Hogan, of NFPOutreach.org, examines the Holy Father's audiences addressing the Theology of the Body.


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