Month: February 2012

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“Post-Birth Abortion”: Ethicists Argue for the Right to Kill Newborns

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It’s hard to believe that this is real, but it apparently is.  A pair of ethicists, Alberto Giubilini and Francesca Minerva, are arguing that infanticide should be legal for any reason.  And their paper on the subject has been accepted and published by the prominent Journal of Medical Ethics.  The entire piece is available on the […]

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Are the Immaculate Conception and Assumption Post-Reformation Innovations?

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Diego Velazquez, Immaculate Conception (1618) An Anglican reader with a love for Mary described her concerns about the doctrines of the Immaculate Conception and the Assumption: I appreciate that Mariology grounds our understanding of Christ’s human nature, and that without her assent the incarnation could not have happened. We should call her blessed.  Out of obedience […]

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