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My Happy Abortion: One Woman’s Guilt-Free Story

As a young twenty-something, I welcomed two very wanted, well-loved babies into the world.  Once things began to deteriorate between their father and I, I knew without a doubt that any future pregnancy we faced would be terminated. In October 2010, I had an abortion.

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Rep. Steve King: All Life Is Sacred…Except for The Woman’s Life That Is

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) discusses why he confronts elementary, middle and high school students with the question: Where do you stand on the issue of abortion?

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(UPDATED) Life-Saving Hospital May No Longer Consider Itself Catholic

Bishop Thomas Olmstead offically revokes St. Joseph’s Hospital of its status as a Catholic hospital because it dared to save the life of a young mother of four – with an emergency abortion.

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Catholic Bishop Castigates and Threatens Hospital that Saved Woman’s Life

In November 2009, a young mother of four was given a life saving, emergency abortion from doctors at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. Bishop Thomas Olmstead of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix called it “immoral” and is now threatening the hospital president in an effort to make sure they never save a pregnant woman’s life again.

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The C-Word In Sex-Ed

A Catholic high school in Seattle censors a student-written article on religion, sex-ed and Catholicism.

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Diocese of Phoenix Maligns Nun, Errs on Canon Law

The Archdiocese misrepresents church law to defend the excommunication of a nun who helped save a woman’s life by helping her access an abortion. Catholics for Choice calls out the inaccuracies with some clarification of canon law.

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Progressive Catholics Are Finally Being Heard

As the recession gets worse, more Catholics are shifting their political opinions, or becoming more open to compromise and dialogue about that and other issues.

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The New Inquisition

The implication that political power lies in the Catholic hierarchy rather than in Catholics will only alienate the faithful.

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Soul-Numbing Politics: Playing the Progressive Catholic Card

Progressive Catholic electoral activity is yet another example of the dangers of mixing politics and faith.

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Roundup: Common Sense on Contraception, Sex Ed, Women, Catholicism, and Palin’s Liberal Fundraising Boon

Editorials around the country call for common sense on both contraception and sex ed; policies for women are explored; advocacy groups enjoy Palin fundraising bounce; Joe Biden’s Catholicism and the inconsistent Bishops.

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