George Weigel

To Sanctify the World: The Vital Legacy of Vatican II

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Tag: Pro-Life

When Docs Play Deities

With the God of the Bible having largely disappeared from public consciousness in Great Britain, the closest thing to a replacement deity is the British National Health Service. Created after

“Matthew 25 Catholics”?

Barring a startling lurch to starboard in the Empire State, Kathy Hochul, who as lieutenant governor succeeded the unlamented Andrew Cuomo on his political demise, will be chosen governor of

Elizabeth Warren, Woke Totalitarian

The subject line on the email was, shall we say, striking: “Crone swoops with talons toward younger women with babies.” The predatory beldame in question was Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.)

Catholic “Beliefs” and the Abortion Debate

Do Catholics “believe that human life begins at conception”—a formulation that’s become ubiquitous in recent weeks? Well, yes, in precisely the same sense that Catholics “believe” that the Earth is

Thoughts on a Pro-Life Picket Line

One of Dr. LeRoy Carhart’s “Clinics for Abortion & Reproductive Excellence”—named to yield the Orwellian acronym CARE—is located about a mile away from my parish in Bethesda, Maryland. Earlier this

The Toxic Waste of Roe v. Wade

Great Britain’s parliamentary democracy has no constitutional text, but rather a “constitution” composed of centuries of legal traditions and precedents. So when British courts make grave mistakes, those mistakes can

Dan Lipinski, Myth-Buster

For the past several years, my friend Representative Dan Lipinski (D-IL) and I have pondered the state of the Republic and Dan’s parlous political situation over omelets at Silver Diner

Biden, Bernardin, and Today

Given the seriousness with which the post-Watergate Washington Post takes itself, it seems unlikely that its editors strive for hilarity in devising headlines. Whatever their intention, though, they managed the not-inconsiderable feat

Truth-Telling and Big Abortion

For over a half-century, what styles itself the “pro-choice” movement has thrived because of its extraordinary ability to mask what it’s really about—the willful taking of innocent human lives in

The Ever-Present Totalitarian Temptation

First circulated underground in communist Czechoslovakia in October 1978, Václav Havel’s brilliant dissection of totalitarianism, “The Power of the Powerless,” retains its salience four decades later. It should be required