Matt C. Abbott
'Love for Littletons'; Author says economy has violated tenets of Catholicism
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By Matt C. Abbott
October 8, 2011

A pro-life stalwart needs our prayers: Jim Littleton.

For a number of years, the husband and father of 14 spent his Saturday mornings sidewalk counseling in front of the horrid Family Planning Associates abortion facility near downtown Chicago. During that time he counseled many abortion-bound women, and, according to veteran pro-life activist Tim Murphy, "Many children are alive today because of his efforts." In fact, Jim is featured in the Pro-Life Action League video No Greater Joy, along with a baby and mother he helped save from abortion. He's also participated in numerous prayer vigils and demonstrations.

Jim, 51, is suffering from Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. His friends and neighbors are holding a benefit for his family. Visit www.loveforlittletons.com for more information.



Catholic author and journalist Michael H. Brown has an interesting take on our current economic crisis; click here to read it.

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Matt C. Abbott

Matt C. Abbott is a Catholic commentator with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication, media and theatre from Northeastern Illinois University. He also has an Associate in Applied Science degree in business management from Triton College. Abbott has been interviewed on MSNBC, Bill Martinez Live, WOSU Radio in Ohio, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's 2019 "Unsolved" podcast about the unsolved murder of Father Alfred Kunz, WLS-TV (ABC) in Chicago, WMTV (NBC) and WISC-TV (CBS) in Madison, Wis., and has been quoted in The New York Times, the Chicago Tribune and other media outlets. He is mentioned in the 2020 Report on the Holy See's Institutional Knowledge and Decision-Making Related to Former Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick (1930 to 2017), which can be found on the Vatican's website. He can be reached at mattcabbott@gmail.com.

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