What Does Sanctity Really Mean?

by Ed Harpring As Sanctity of Life Month and the commemoration of the notorious Roe v. Wade decision approaches, I wanted to highlight some of the remarks in a recent talk given by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput at the Pennsylvania Pro-life Federation Dinner in Harrisburg, Pa., on Sept. 29, 2016. The Archbishop’s inspirational talk is especially befitting … Continue reading What Does Sanctity Really Mean?

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There Is Hope For Healing After Abortion . . .

You may have thought you had no choice, as having a baby simply wasn't an option you could grasp. Immediately following the results of your decision, there may have even been a sense of relief. Problem solved. It's over. You can resume life as it was before you knew you were pregnant. However, you've found … Continue reading There Is Hope For Healing After Abortion . . .

Combating Elder Abuse

by Martine Bacci Siegel Elder abuse is a significant problem in the United States; over 500,000 cases of mistreatment against adults aged 60 or more are reported annually. During State Fiscal Year 2015, the Kentucky Department for Community Based Services received 30,037 calls for reports concerning adults 60 years and older. Those calls were screened and … Continue reading Combating Elder Abuse

What Does Dignity Really Mean?

by Deacon Stephen Bowling Before coming to work for the Archdiocese, I worked for a “long-term healthcare provider”, something more commonly known as a nursing home company. It was during my time there that I was regularly able to partake of many steaming hot mugs full of human dignity - opportunities to observe and interact … Continue reading What Does Dignity Really Mean?