The Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS still lingers here and there on social media, and because of its success in raising funds for ALS, many people convicted about other causes and needs hope for the same viral sensation for their challenges.
Ninety per cent of poverty could be solved through the affirmation of marriage between a man and woman, a contentious conference in Melbourne has heard."
The film is an adaptation of Lois Lowry's 1993 dystopian novel, which is near the top of many pro-life reading lists. My wife and I have re-read our tattered paperback that sits within arm's reach on our bookshelf, and each reading unpacks new thoughts.
"You made your point about the ubiquity of Down syndrome abortion in order to defend a terrible assertion. You suggested on Twitter, Dr. Dawkins, a moral imperative to abort children conceived with Down Syndrome. You said that if a woman had the choice to abort such a child, and she failed to so, she would have acted immorally. I’m troubled by that, and, very honestly, I’m confused."
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"The Church does not shame people about sex. It actually holds sex as sacred. It values the God-given function of the sexual act, to create life. And in doing so, it celebrates the other functions of sex, to give pleasure and bring two people closer together. The Church holds that, by separating sex from its main purpose of creating life, we change it and devalue it."
"We are home. We are all fed and have all slept. Miss Courtney is no longer seizing. That can change at any moment but for now, we have even gotten a few smiles. God is so very good."
"I could have entitled this blog post “The Day My 7-Year-Old Discovered Porn on His iPod” but it might look like I’m trying to one-up that other Mom. Which I’m not. Because, trust me, this is one Mom competition I’d rather lose."
"I remember that is one of the worst side effects of infertility. Not just the crazy hormone swings or the monthly disappointment or the gut-twisting ache when yet another friend calls with yet another excited pregnancy announcement."
Cruz posted on his Facebook page Tuesday that he and his wife personally support the John Paul II Medical Research Institute, which conducts research into a cure for the disease "without using embryonic stem cells" and that "respects human life."
Just after you have a baby people ask all sorts of interesting questions. Questions about pooping and labor and the details of breastfeeding. By and large, however, one of the most common questions I field is, “So, are you guys going to have more kids?”
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