Posts Tagged ‘Gospel of Life’

We need a new pro-life movement built on social justice

Monday, May 28th, 2018
social justice

On the first day of class, each of us seated in the medium-sized lecture hall shared why we had decided to pursue a master’s in public health and what we intended to do with the degree. Most students talked about wanting to work for clinics in underserved communities or for humanitarian programs abroad. However, one Read more

Making a difference: remembering The Gospel of Life

Friday, July 10th, 2015
Ukraine Government

While Pope Francis’ new encyclical Laudato Si’ is enjoying wide publicity, few people are aware this year marks the 20th anniversary of another powerfully prophetic social justice and peace encyclical: Evangelium Vitae (“The Gospel of Life”). Trying to awaken the conscience of the world to reject the “culture of death” which creates “structures of sin,” Read more

Evangelium Vitae — the Gospel of Life — twenty years on

Friday, March 27th, 2015

Last week, a young friend of mine attempted to defend the truth about marriage among a group of peers at a secular university. She presented a meaningful argument about families, social stability, and gender complementarity. None of her classmates refuted her arguments. Instead, they accused her of being a bigot and a homophobe, called her Read more