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Post-Abortion Healing

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The following images and suggested post text are part of the 2016-17 Respect Life Program. Additionally, the social media toolkit from the 2015-16 Respect Life Program is also available to use .

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2016-17 Respect Life Program Theme:
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Bridges of Mercy for Post-Abortion Healing

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  Real-life examples* illustrate how an abortion might later affect
  someone's life. How can we be bridges of God's mercy for people
  suffering after abortion? Suggestions are directed to groups of
  people from all walks of life. (*Names changed for privacy.)





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Shareable Images: Bridges of Mercy for Post-Abortion Healing (www.usccb.org/respectlife)

   Shareable Images: Bridges of Mercy for Post-Abortion Healing (www.usccb.org/respectlife)   Shareable Images: Bridges of Mercy for Post-Abortion Healing (www.usccb.org/respectlife)

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Suggested Posts:

  1. God longs to grant each one of us his healing mercy. We need not fear! Read more: www.goo.gl/MpC7RG

    Dios desea dar a cada uno su misericordia. ¡No tenemos por qué temer! Lee más en: www.goo.gl/tRqZhx


  2. Pray for all suffering from post-abortion pain & learn how to be an instrument of mercy: www.goo.gl/MpC7RG

    Reza por los afligidos tras un aborto y sé un instrumento de misericordia para ellos: www.goo.gl/tRqZhx


  3. Many want to help women & men heal from past abortions but don't know how. Find out: www.goo.gl/MpC7RG

    Para ayudar a mujeres y hombres afligidos por abortos pasados y no sabes cómo, ve a: www.goo.gl/tRqZhx

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Caring for Loved Ones at Life's End

Caring for Loved Ones at Life's End
 
   
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When loved ones approach life's end, we may not know how to 
support them. Ten suggestions anchored in unconditional respect for human life help readers know how to provide authentically compassionate care.





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Suggested Posts:

  1. Care for loved ones during their last days is an enormously important act of mercy: www.goo.gl/fvSEYp

    Cuidar a un ser queridos al final es un acto de misericordia muy importante: www.goo.gl/8Y5XBR


  2. In addition to medical care, loved ones' suffering can be alleviated by your empathy: www.goo.gl/fvSEYp

    El sufrimiento de los seres queridos puede aliviarse con tu empatía y los médicos: www.goo.gl/8Y5XBR


  3. Learn how to compassionately care for a loved one nearing life's end: www.goo.gl/fvSEYp #MovedbyMercy

    Aprende a ser compasivo con un ser querido al final de su vida: www.goo.gl/8Y5XBR #movidosporlamisericordia

 

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Every Suicide is Tragic

Every Suicide is Tragic
 
   
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This article explores tragic consequences of embracing a false distinction between requests for death by those with a mental illness and by those with a terminal illness.






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Every Suicide is Tragic - www.usccb.org/respectlife   Every Suicide is Tragic - www.usccb.org/respectlife

    English / en español                 English / en español


Suggested Posts:

  1. Legalizing doctor-assisted suicide wrongly communicates that some lives aren't worth living: www.goo.gl/KEXpR9

    Legalizar el suicidio asistido comunica que algunas vidas no merecen vivir: www.goo.gl/8Y5XBR

  2. Suicide is never a solution to suffering. We must accompany, not abandon, the vulnerable: www.goo.gl/KEXpR9

    El suicidio nunca resuelve el sufrimiento. Acompañemos y no abandonemos al suicida: www.goo.gl/8Y5XBR

  3. Suicide, at any stage of life & for any reason, is always a tragedy: http://www.goo.gl/8Y5XBR   #MovedbyMercy

    El suicidio en cualquier etapa y por cualquier motivo es una tragedia: http://www.goo.gl/8Y5XBR  #MovedbyMercy


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Seven Considerations While Navigating Infertility

Seven Considerations While Navigating Infertility
 
   
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Primarily directed to couples struggling with infertility, this article seeks to provide compassionate guidance that is both practical and informative. Other readers may also find it helpful in better understanding this issue.





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Suggested Posts:

  1. For those struggling to become parents, Seven Considerations While Navigating Infertility: www.goo.gl/qUXiGg

    Para padres que no pueden gestar, Siete consideraciones al enfrentar la infertilidad:
    www.goo.gl/tWePGy


  2. Parenthood doesn’t always happen easily after “I do.” Reach out with mercy and compassion: www.goo.gl/qUXiGg

    Ser padres no siempre ocurre después del "Sí". Da tu mano con misericordia y compasión: www.goo.gl/tWePGy


  3. May couples navigating infertility know the merciful love of Christ: www.goo.gl/qUXiGg #MovedbyMercy

    Que las parejas con infertilidad conozcan la misericordia de Cristo: www.goo.gl/tWePGy #Movidosporlamisericordia



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Serene Attentiveness to God's Creation

Serene Attentiveness to God's Creation
 
   
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Drawing from Pope Francis's encyclical Laudato si', this article explores how healthy relationships with God, one another, and the rest of creation are key to a culture in which we value human life and care for God's creation at every level.





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Suggested Posts:

  1. We are each responsible for caring for the world God has entrusted to us: www.goo.gl/xdm378

    Somos responsables de cuidar el mundo que Dios nos ha confiado:
    www. goo.gl/ggKsai


  2. Our efforts to care for creation must always respect human life. More: www.goo.gl/xdm378 #MovedbyMercy

    Nuestro cuidado de la creación debe respetar la vida humana. Más: www.goo.gl/ggKsai #movidosporlamisericordia


  3. In Laudato si' Pope Francis reminds us, "Everything is connected." More info: www.goo.gl/xdm378

    En Laudato si’ el Papa Francisco nos dice: “todo está conectado”. Más en: www.goo.gl/ggKsai






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Accompanying Expectant Mothers Considering Adoption

Accompanying Expectant Mothers Considering Adoption
 
   
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Drawing from the personal experience of a mother who placed her child for adoption, this article gives nine pointers for offering ongoing support to other expectant mothers considering adoption.






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Suggested Posts:

  1. Find out how you can be an agent of mercy to an unexpected mother: www.goo.gl/srj6L3 #MovedbyMercy

    Descubre cómo puedes ser un modelo de misericordia para una madre gestante: www.goo.gl/32HLKg #movidosporlamisericordia


  2. How can we share God's love with expectant mothers considering adoption? Find out! www.goo.gl/srj6L3

    Aprende a compartir el amor divino con madres gestantes que dan en adopción: www.goo.gl/32HLKg


  3. Tips for supporting a woman considering placing her child for adoption: www.goo.gl/srj6L3 #MovedbyMercy

    Consejos para apoyar a una mujer que desea dar a su hijo en adopción: www.goo.gl/32HLKg #movidosporlamisericordia





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