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In its abortion advocacy, ACLU pretends to challenge Catholic Church

  Young women and girls who have illegally crossed the border, in many cases trafficked and abused, may soon find themselves without the tender and familiar help of the Catholic Church. The ACLU is suing the federal government, irate at the fact that Catholic charities…

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Pope Francis, a pope for the Southern Hemisphere and the poor

This weekend I met a Spanish missionary who has for the last three years been working in Bolivia, primarily with homeless orphan children and teenagers. We had a fascinating discussion about Pope Francis and his upcoming visit to the United States which helped to clarify…

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Pass sex-trafficking bill

Sen. Bill Nelson has come out strong against a sex-trafficking bill that would create a fund for victims with monies collected in fees from the traffickers. He has voted to filibuster this popular bill, because it includes a standard Hyde Amendment, banning federal funding of…

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Kelvin Cochran’s Liberty, and Ours

Having firmly come out in favor of Charlie Hebdo‘s right to poke fun, sometimes quite maliciously, at the world’s major religions, it seems editors of the New York Times won’t extend the right of Americans to hold certain religious views and stay gainfully employed. Kelvin Cochran, the…

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Abortion is about a child, not a choice

One of my favorite things I do at work is fetal ultrasound. I’m a practicing radiologist, and the miracle of peeking into that intimate space and then looking up to catch the awe in the parents’ faces never seems to get old. But a couple…

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In this year’s March for Life, let’s talk about prenatal diagnosis

I happen to be Hispanic and a practicing radiologist, so although I wanted to speak about Hispanics and their place in the abortion debate at the March for Life in Washington, DC, I’m going to talk about prenatal diagnosis. This year’s March for Life theme…

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Hoping (against hope) for the end of oppression

Here in Miami, there’s a Wall of Martyrs in our son’s Jesuit high school, lined with pictures of handsome young men who died in a failed but heroic attempt to save democracy in their little country. It was a flawed democracy, it’s true, but certain…

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In U.S. visit, Pope Francis looks to protect our fragile social environment

It’s official! El Papa Francisco will be visiting the United States for the very first time in October 2015. He will be attending the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, which will be a huge rally in support of the family, an institution that has…

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This month’s Synod on the Family was perfect storm

It was a perfect storm. Confusion, tension, and even a sense of crisis during the Synod on the Family on this side of the Atlantic, and I can tell you the atmosphere on the ground in Rome was even more fraught. Milling around outside the…

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Sex and the Synod: Focusing on the beauty of marriage and its value

The synod meeting in Rome, convened by Pope Francis on October 5, seeks ways to meet the pastoral needs of marriages and families.One objective of the summit, which runs for two weeks, is to find ways to better communicate the meaning of marriage, and its…

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