Avoidable Pain

Abortion hurts women. No secret there. But now come three new studies showing so conclusively that abortion has long-term adverse effects — not only physical, but mental and spiritual as well — that even some pro-abortion women are conceding the point. In one study, 42% of women who had abortions experienced major depression at some time in the previous four years — almost double the rate of other women. The ones who had abortions also experienced twice the anxiety disorders, double the alcohol abuse, triple illegal drug dependency and a higher risk of suicide.

Source: The Epoch Times, Jan. 15

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims during his Angelus address August 30, 2020.

Pope Francis: The Path to Holiness Requires Spiritual Combat

Reflecting on Sunday’s Gospel, the pope said that “living a Christian life is not made up of dreams or beautiful aspirations, but of concrete commitments, in order to open ourselves ever more to God's will and to love for our brothers and sisters.”