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#9941 How to Argue for Pro-Life – Stephanie Gray Connors

This week, we are hearing from some of the best and brightest women in the world on issues ranging from life, to work, to roles in the Church and everything in between.
Questions Covered:

06:25 – How do we respond to people who say, why is abortion bad if the baby goes straight to heaven anyway? 
11:45 – My friend says that Planned Parenthood provides women with other health benefits that make it a valuable institution. How can I respond to her? 
14:38 – I am a sidewalk counselor. We have a few signs, and one says that the pill is a contributor to breast cancer. A lady told us, shame on you, you’re spreading misinformation and doing those women a disservice. How can I respond to this? 
18:43 – Is pulling the plug on someone assisting in their suicide? SEND 20 Answers END OF LIFE 
29:48 – What is the definition of being pro-life? It seems like a very narrow view of supporting them to birth, but not beyond. 
41:25 – My friend says it is better to have legal abortion than back-alley abortions. How would you respond to this? 
45:10 – How do you keep your cool when people are being very inconsistent or rude in an argument? 
50:45 – What are some good pro-life books and resources for me to learn how to argue for pro-life? 

Resources Mentioned:

Nucleusmedicalmedia.com
Start with What by Stephanie Gray Connors
Loveunleasheslife.com
Stephanie’s 45 min talk at Google
Live Action
Persuasive Pro-Life by Trent Horn

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#9940 Pro-Life in the Trenches – Sr. Maris Stella

This week, we are hearing from some of the best and brightest women in the world on issues ranging from life, to work, to roles in the Church and everything in between.
Questions Covered:

09:00 – How do we work with young men and women in chastity to prevent unwanted pregnancies? 
14:52 – The right of life shouldn’t wait for the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v Wade. 
19:42 – My dad is an abortion provider. I have been a Christian for a year and considering Catholicism. How can I stay true to Christ in a house that is so pro-abortion? How can I converse at the dinner table? 
31:00 – How do you refute abortion even in cases of rape and incest, which are very sensitive subjects? 
34:15 – Years ago, I heard that an abundance of contraception in the culture leads to a culture of abortion. Is this true? What can be done? 
36:15 – Have you dealt with anyone later in life who has experienced regret later in life about having no children because of sterilization? 
43:40 – How do you respond to new pro-choice arguments that justify abortion by saying that human life has different value at different stages of life? 
46:16 – How do you witness to others regarding your pro-life stance when you have a history that is not pro-life? 
52:00 – How do you speak with Catholic women who do use birth control? Are they living in sin? 
49:25 – Young men and women have been sold a bill of goods of not having any children. There is so much tragedy and regret that comes from it.  

Resources Mentioned:

Sistersoflife.org
Bella Natural Women’s Health

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#9939 Why Are Women So Unhappy? – Rose Sweet

This week, we are hearing from some of the best and brightest women in the world on issues ranging from life, to work, to roles in the Church and everything in between.
Questions Covered:

21:20 – I’m a guy who just came out of a relationship that ended, that was very serious. I struggled to make my girlfriend happy. What is the man’s responsibility for the happiness of our female partners? 
29:09 – My girlfriend suffers from anxiety and depression. She is getting professional help. She says she can’t see or hear God. How can I help her to see the beauty of life and God in it? 
40:30 – I am married, for over 40 years. My husband isn’t always the kindest to me. My dad was abusive and so I became a quiet person. I don’t want to be pushed around anymore. What can I do to assert myself? 
44:55 – I grew up without a dad and I am still broken. How can I heal? 
49:15 – I think we need contentment more than happiness. 

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#9938 Chastity for Every Vocation – Kim Zember

This week, we are hearing from some of the best and brightest women in the world on issues ranging from life, to work, to roles in the Church, and everything in between.
Questions Covered:

24:11 – Is it appropriate for me to invite my friend, who is living with her girlfriend, to my wedding? 
32:40 – How do you live with this? I am a married mother of two and I fell in love with my best friend, and I am trying to make my marriage work. 
37:10 – I am a Catholic and I disagree with your answer to the previous caller to allow that woman and her partner attend a Catholic wedding. 
45:30 – I have 5 children and my youngest daughter came out last year and got engaged to her partner. What can I do? Can I attend her wedding? 
49:00 – I am a practicing Catholic. I struggle with acknowledging and celebrating my friends who have married same-sex partners. I want to be supportive, but I know that it is wrong and not sacramental. Can I congratulate without condoning? 

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#9937 Women’s Empowerment – Mary Rice Hasson

This week, we are hearing from some of the best and brightest women in the world on issues ranging from life, to work, to roles in the Church.
Questions Covered:

20:22 – How can you say that no human has ever been born into the world without distinct genitalia? There are plenty of cases of people being born with ambiguous genitalia and I am horrified that you would say that. Not all people are men or women. 
34:40 – How are women able to best serve by using their receptivity? 
42:24 – Could you comment on chastity and empowerment? 
46:50 – I am a single mother. What do you feel the Catholic Church is doing to empower single women who are parents? 
50:05 – Down at the DNA level, isn’t that where we determine male and female? Can’t DNA tell us this? 

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