Last article of "Life Watch"
Claims of politicians not withstanding, the point at which human life begins is settled science. At the moment of fertilization, when the sperm and ovum join, a totally new and unique human being is formed. This single-celled zygote has the full complement of human DNA and immediately begins the self-directed proce...read more
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The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops designated the last full week of July as national Natural Family Planning Awareness Week, with a focus on introducing people to the concept of …read more
Peering into the womb and glimpsing the developing new life within is an exhilarating experience made possible through ultrasound technology. Yet the marvels of ultrasound are meant for more …read more
One of the traditional names given to the Blessed Virgin Mary is "Our Lady of Sorrows," a title under which the faithful reflect on the sorrowful events of her life, specifically the …read more