Archive for Maureen Ferguson

CNA: Giving Thanks for the Church

By Maureen Ferguson It’s a great time to be Catholic. I mean that sincerely… in the sense of Dickens’ opening lines in A Tale of Two Cities. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times… it was the season of light, it…

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RealClearReligion: Pope Francis, Please Prosecute

By Maureen Ferguson Fyodor Dostoyevsky observes in his novel The House of the Dead, “Man is a creature that can get accustomed to anything.” As the bishops of the Catholic Church convene in Baltimore this week to address the abuse crisis, Dostoyevsky’s reflection on human nature…

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TCA Statements on Title X Planned Parenthood Defunding

May 18, 2018 “Americans don’t want their hard-earned tax dollars paying for abortions, a fact polling consistently confirms. In redirecting Title X funding to nonviolent women’s health centers, the government ensures that the needs of low income women will continue to be served without lining…

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RealClearPolitics: When the State Stands Between Parents and Child

By Maureen Malloy Ferguson The core question at the heart of the wrenching case of gravely ill British toddler Alfie Evans is “Who decides?”  Alfie’s parents’ wishes for his care have been overruled by the hospital and the British courts, and a very ugly public…

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The Hill: Conscience protections for health-care providers should be standard.

By Maureen Ferguson There is a growing cognitive dissonance in the pro-choice crowd. They preach choice, but practice coercion. In the name of choice, the abortion lobby and their allies in Congress are insisting that medical professionals be compelled to perform abortions. Consider the case…

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Washington Examiner: The Senate can end the cruelty of 12,000 yearly late-term abortions

By Maureen Ferguson The esteemed Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, D-N.Y., once called a type of late-term abortion “too close to infanticide” and voted to ban it, along with 13 fellow Democrats who reached a similar conclusion. On Monday, the Senate will again vote on a late-term…

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Something both sides of the abortion debate can agree on

By Maureen Malloy Ferguson Finally, there is something reasonable pro-choice and pro-life folks should be able to agree upon. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle took a break from the tax reform debate to focus on conscience protections for healthcare workers. Nurses from different…

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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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Can Catholics Be For “Choice”?

Senior Policy Advisor Maureen Ferguson joins EWTN to discuss a pro-abortion ad campaign.   Watch the clip here. 

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Congress, Pass the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

By Maureen Ferguson   When Ed Sheeran’s concert tour made a swing through Washington recently, one of his saddest yet sweetest songs wasn’t on the set list. Sheeran’s fans know “Small Bump” as a precious ballad that captures the heartache of a parent losing a child before…

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