Abbott, Matt C.
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Matt C. Abbott is a Catholic columnist with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication, Media and Theatre from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago, and an Associate in Applied Science degree in Business Management from Triton College in River Grove, Ill. He has worked in the right-to-life movement and is a published writer focused on Catholic and social issues. He can be reached at:


Currently showing only those Articles posted in: 2015

Priest-theologian: if worst-case scenario at synod occurs, Catholics must resist changes

If the worst-case scenario comes to pass in regard to the synod, what are we to think of magisterial teaching? Would we have to accept the changes as a form of doctrinal development as with Vatican II.

Date posted: 2015-10-18

Priest delivers stirring speech at Planned Parenthood site

The following is text of a speech delivered Oct. 3 by Father William J. Kuchinsky at the 40 Days for Life candlelight vigil at the Planned Parenthood construction site in Washington, D.C.

Date posted: 2015-10-18

Pope Francis, please pray for the gutsy David Daleiden!

David Daleiden, the pro-life investigative journalist under fire by the abortion industry and its sympathizers for exposing the murderous work of Planned Parenthood in a series of undercover videos, could sure use the spiritual support of Pope Francis.

Date posted: 2015-10-12

Planned Parenthood and the contraception lie

Ultimately, Planned Parenthood is in fact a morally bankrupt organization that deserves absolutely no financial support whatsoever - and, of course, it contributes nothing of value to society.

Date posted: 2015-09-06

Supporting Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia

Earlier this month, the religious education director at Waldron Mercy Academy, a Catholic school in the Philadelphia area, was fired for being in a so-called same-sex marriage.

Date posted: 2015-09-06

Planned Parenthood, Caitlyn Bruce Jenner, and abstract debate

There appears to be much outrage within the pro-life movement about the latest development pertaining to Planned Parenthood. As someone who worked in the pro-life movement in years past and strongly supports it at present, I share that outrage. Planned Parenthood is an evil organization. Period.

Date posted: 2015-08-13

The evil of Planned Parenthood and pro-LGBT persecutors of Christians

New undercover footage shows Planned Parenthood Federation of America's Senior Director of Medical Services, Dr. Deborah Nucatola, describing how Planned Parenthood sells the body parts of aborted unborn children and admitting she uses partial-birth abortions to supply intact body parts...

Date posted: 2015-08-11

Same-sex 'marriage': Martin vs. Pavone

There have been numerous statements and articles written about the very disappointing (but not surprising) gay "marriage" ruling handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court

Date posted: 2015-07-25

Bruce Jenner and the culture of insanity

Sadly, a large segment of our culture celebrates that which shouldn't be celebrated. Jenner needs compassion - he obviously has a significant mental affliction - but he certainly doesn't deserve an award for courage. There's nothing courageous about a man living as a woman.

Date posted: 2015-06-14

March 31, 2005

Ten years ago on March 31, Terri Schiavo died after 13 days of dehydration and starvation at a Florida hospice. Her murder remains a national tragedy.

Date posted: 2015-04-05

Battleground Indiana: Religious freedom vs. gay rights

Not surprisingly, the left is throwing an absolute hissy fit over Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signing into law the state's Religious Freedom Restoration Act. But for God-fearing and reasonable people, the law makes sense.

Date posted: 2015-04-05

Israel, America and the abortion holocaust

Many conservatives have been supportive of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and his March 3 speech at a joint meeting of Congress was indicative of that support.

Date posted: 2015-03-22

Should abortion be treated as suicide...or murder?

Over the years, there have indeed been several abortionists who decided to leave their murderous "profession" thanks in part to the efforts of dedicated pro-life activists.

Date posted: 2015-02-05

Dr. King: 'the dream has wings'

People perish for lack of knowledge. Babies, mothers, and entire communities are perishing from the scourge of abortion. And yet people do not know the truth about abortion. It is the killing of innocent babies, and it inflicts misery upon the lives of vulnerable women.

Date posted: 2015-01-25

Mario Cuomo's Catholic funeral

Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo received a Catholic funeral despite his support of legalized abortion during his political career.

Date posted: 2015-01-25

The tragedy of Joshua/Leelah Alcorn's suicide

It's unfortunate, but not surprising, that Alcorn's suicide is being portrayed in the mainstream and social media as "a flashpoint for transgender progress."

Date posted: 2015-01-11