Archive for Dr. Grazie Pozo Christie

Rejecting ‘the perfect gift’

By Grazie Pozo Christie The rate at which Christmas is being leached of spiritual meaning and replaced with frenzied online shopping isn’t increasing fast enough for some. In Washington D.C., the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) rejected a Metrobus advertisement from the Archdiocese of Washington that encouraged people…

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US News and World Report: Respect Crisis Pregnancy Centers

By Grazie Pozo Christie and Andrea Picciotti-Bayer The Supreme Court announced last week that it will consider whether the state of California can force pro-life, faith-inspired crisis pregnancy centers to promote abortion. Rather than supporting and promoting these “neighbor-helping-neighbor” efforts, pro-choice activists would like crisis pregnancy centers…

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Bashing prayer proves how little secular elites understand faith

By Dr. Grazie Pozo Christie and Maureen Malloy Ferguson In response to the “thoughts and prayers” for the recently bereaved in the tragic church shooting in Texas, there has been a firestorm of scorn from some politicians and celebrities mocking the faithful. Ridiculing people who…

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Unwelcomed at the Women’s Convention

By Grazie Pozo Christie Promoted as a call to action for all women, this weekend’s Women’s Convention has a narrow, exclusionary platform which turns what should be a “big tent” into a tiny umbrella, separating women into camps and pitting them against each other. Instead…

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Crisis pregnancy centers help parents choose life, hope and joy

By Grazie Christie One of the most effective initiatives of today’s pro-life movement is the crisis pregnancy center. There are more than 3,000 of these facilities across the country, staffed mostly by female volunteers who want to provide effective help to women who otherwise might…

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Commonsense Protections

By Grazie Pozo Christie The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which is before the United States House of Representatives this week, would finally align federal law with the sentiments of the American public. The law represents a change in focus regarding the life of a…

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Congress can — and should — repeal DC’s assisted suicide law

By Dr.Grazie Pozo Christie   The District of Columbia recently became the seventh “suicide” jurisdiction in the country when the D.C. council passed the Death with Dignity Act in February. No one has yet to kill themselves under the law using a massive, prescribed dose of sedatives,…

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Mother Teresa: An intercessor for the persecuted charitable works of the Church

By Dr. Grazie Pozo Christie The canonization of Mother Teresa a year ago by Pope Francis was a momentous occasion for Catholics. Every newly-made saint’s brand of holiness teaches us vivid things about love and God which are distinctive and unique.  The small, spare woman in the…

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Mother Teresa fought poverty as an evil — and lived it as a virtue

On Sunday, Pope Francis will canonize Mother Teresa, who will be known as St. Teresa of Calcutta. It would probably be impossible to come up with a modern man or woman who better fits the world’s understanding of saintliness. Her spare, wiry figure, her white…

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Stepping, Not Stuck

By Grazie Pozo Christie   Most movies offer viewers an escape from humdrum reality and entrance into a world of adventure or romantic glamour. “Step,” a documentary playing in theaters now, is a movie about escape – that of African American girls from the chaos and difficulty…

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