Randy Engel column
Randy Engel, one of the nation's top investigative reporters, began her journalistic career shortly after her graduation from the University of New York at Cortland, in 1961. A specialist in Vietnamese history and folklore, in 1963, she became the editor of The Vietnam Journal, the official publication of the Vietnam Refugee and Information Services, a national relief program in South Vietnam for war refugees and orphans based in Dayton, Ohio. She recorded for the Voice of America and Radio Saigon. In 1970, she received the Distinguished Service Medal for "exceptional and meritorious service to Vietnam."

In addition to her writings and relief work on behalf of the VRIS, in the mid-1960s, Randy Engel developed an intense interest in pro-life issues including population control, abortion and eugenics, putting her on the ground floor of the emerging Pro-Life Movement. In 1972, she founded the U.S. Coalition for Life in Pittsburgh, Pa., an international pro-life research and investigative agency, and began editing the USCL's official publication, the Pro-Life Reporter. Her four-year study on the eugenic policies and programs of the March of Dimes titled "Who Will Defend Michael?" quickly put the USCL on the map as the finest pro-life research agency in the U.S.

Her investigative findings documenting the rise of the federal government's anti-life programs at home and abroad served as the basis for her testimony before Congressional hearings in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. Randy Engel's groundbreaking investigative findings related to US/AID abortion and sterilization programs in Latin and South America, Asia and Africa were instrumental in bringing about major pro-life changes in the Agency for International Development's foreign assistance programs.

Many of her original research publications for the USCL including "A March of Dimes Primer — the A-Z of Eugenic Abortion," and "The Pathfinder Fund — A Study of US/AID Anti-Life Funding" have become pro-life classics and continue to enjoy wide circulation.

In 1995, the veteran pro-life researcher exposed the long-standing eugenic abortion record of Dr. Henry Foster, President Bill Clinton's nominee for U.S. Surgeon General, resulting in the Senate's failure to approve the nomination.

Sex Education — The Final Plague, Randy Engel's first full-length book on the sexual conditioning of Catholic school children was published by Human Life International (Baltimore, MD) in 1989 and later by Tan Publishers (Rockville, IL). Her second book, The McHugh Chronicles — Who Betrayed the Pro-Life Movement? was published in 1997, while she continued to gather researching material and conduct interviews for The Rite of Sodomy.

Over the last forty years, Randy Engel's articles, have appeared in numerous Catholic publications including Liguorian Magazine, Our Sunday Visitor, The Wanderer, Catholic Family News and the Homiletic and Pastoral Review. She has received numerous awards for excellence in investigative journalism including the prestigious Linacre Quarterly Award for Distinguished Writing by the Catholic Medical Association.

Meticulous documentation and references and easy readability are the hallmarks of Randy Engel's investigative writings, and The Rite of SodomyHomosexuality and the Roman Catholic Church is no exception to the rule. The 1,318-page text contains over 3000 endnotes, a bibliography of over 350 books, is fully indexed and reads like a top-flight mystery thriller — except that it is not fiction — it is true.


Michael Fund researcher opens door to Down syndrome fetal therapies
Randy Engel
March 9, 2014

Introduction It is my honor and privilege, as the co-founder and Executive Director of the Michael Fund to announce a major breakthrough in prenatal . . .


Randy Engel interview with Mr. Charles Parlato, the producer of Nicaea -- The Movie
Randy Engel
February 6, 2014

Introduction In my first Renew America column of August 8, 2013, on the epic film masterpiece Nicaea currently in production, I highlighted the basic themes . . .


Vatican hires world's leading pro-homosexual corporations as advisors
Randy Engel
January 1, 2014

Introduction In their efforts to bring "transparency" and "efficiency" and "financial reform" to the Government of the Vatican City State (the "Governatorato . . .


Cardinal Daniel DiNardo: for the record
Randy Engel
November 17, 2013

Introduction On November 12, 2013, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of the Diocese of Galveston-Houston was elected on the third ballot of the assembled American . . .


An open letter to Pope Francis
Randy Engel
November 10, 2013

On a Papal Commission of Inquiry into Homosexuality, Pederasty and La Lobby Gay in The Catholic . . .


Catholic Castle -- a monthly online magazine for the Catholic family
Randy Engel
October 8, 2013

Randy Engel: I'd like to thank you David, and your wife Rosemary and daughter Helen for the opportunity to discuss your very exciting literary breakthrough in . . .


NICAEA -- an inspiration epic movie in the making
Randy Engel
August 8, 2013

Artist Giulio Romano's (1499-1546) breathtaking rendering of the Battle of Milvian Introduction Following in the tradition of Mel Gibson's ground . . .


Catholic Relief Services -- another anti-life laundry for the death peddlers
Randy Engel
July 23, 2013

Strike One It's time the American Bishops applied the "three strikes and you're out" rule to Catholic Relief Services (CRS), the United States Conference of . . .


Randy Engel interview with Dr. Marthe Gautier, discoverer of trisomy 21
Randy Engel
March 6, 2013

RE : Dr. Gautier, before we begin this interview, I want to thank you for recommending to me the remarkable book by Professor Peter Harper of Cardiff University . . .


"Liar, liar, pants on fire"
Randy Engel
February 28, 2013

On Monday, February 25, 2013, at St. Patrick's Seminary in Menlo Park, Calif., Cardinal William Levada gave a media conference at which he defended the presence . . .


"Pittsburgh Catholic Magazine runs favorable story on Andy Warhol AKA 'Angel of Death'"
Randy Engel
July 19, 2012

Introduction In a recent Family Life special publication of Pittsburgh Catholic Magazine, distributed by the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Bishop David A Zubik . . .


Sisters in rebellion - non serviam (Part III)
Randy Engel
April 26, 2012

I have seen the bands of ecclesiastical predators expel lesbians and gay Christians from our churches, relegate women to second-class citizenship, and support . . .


Sisters in rebellion - non serviam (Part II)
Randy Engel
April 23, 2012

"Regulars, as well men, as women, shall order and regulate their lives in accordance with the requirements of the rule which they have professed; and above all . . .


Sisters in rebellion - non serviam (Part I)
Randy Engel
April 22, 2012

In a papal audience of November 17, 2008, Pope Benedict XVI, acting upon the initiative of Franc Cardinal Rodé, C.M., Prefect of the Congregation for Institutes . . .


"The Sirico Brief" makes news again - controversial priest to address Catholic men's conference (Part II)
Randy Engel
April 13, 2012

Sirico's Conversion to Libertarianism The year 1977 was a pivotal one in Robert Sirico's life. As he tells it, an unnamed friend introduced him to the world . . .


"The Sirico Brief" makes news again - controversial priest to address Catholic men's conference
Randy Engel
April 12, 2012

Introduction On April 14, 2012, the Catholic Men's Fellowship (CMF) of Pittsburgh is holdings its 7th annual gathering of Catholic men at Duquesne . . .


Book review: Finis Vitae -- Is "Brain Death" True Death?
Randy Engel
January 27, 2012

"Why Does A Corpse Need Anesthesia? — A Hundred and One Questions and Answers on the Fiction of 'Brain Death' . . .


Book review: Finis Vitae -- Is "Brain Death" True Death?
Randy Engel
January 17, 2012

"Why Does A Corpse Need Anesthesia? — A Hundred and One Questions and Answers on the Fiction of 'Brain Death' . . .


Book review: Setting the Table
Randy Engel
December 17, 2011

This review appeared in Catholic Family News in November 201 . . .


Clerical sex abuse crimes -- how should traditionalists respond?
Randy Engel
December 4, 2011

Introduction The first in-depth book I ever read on the sexual abuse of young boys by Catholic clergy and religious was Unholy Orders — Tragedy at . . .


The unborn child as a casualty of Catholic ecumenicalism -- a reflection on Assisi III (Part II)
Randy Engel
November 15, 2011

Introduction In Part I of this series, I explored the grave conflicts and scandals that have arisen in the post-Conciliar Church as a result of Catholic . . .


The unborn child as a casualty of Catholic ecumenicalism -- a reflection on Assisi III (Part I)
Randy Engel
November 8, 2011

The Rabbi Brickner Scandal — 2005 On September 2, 2005, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Office of Media Relations issued a . . .


Catholic Family News interview with Marielena Stuart
Randy Engel
September 29, 2011

This interview appeared in Catholic Family News (http://www.cfnews.org/cfn.htm) in September 2011 Interview with Marielena Stuart [Editor's note: On . . .


Homosexuals in high places -- 'gay' Irish senator David Norris and 'the Greek thing,' Part II
Randy Engel
September 19, 2011

The Fatal Magill Interview In May 2011, shortly after "gay" Senator David Norris' announcement that he was going to seek a nomination to run for the . . .


Homosexuals in high political office -- the saga of Irish senator David Norris (Part I)
Randy Engel
September 4, 2011

Introduction For most Americans, the name of the Irish politician David Norris probably won't ring a bell. For one thing, Norris holds office in the . . .


Jackson Lab project defeated in Florida, Part III
Randy Engel
May 24, 2011

On July 27, 2010, the Commissioners of Collier County, Florida, met in public session to discuss and take action on the Jackson Lab controversy. The taxpayers . . .


Jackson Lab project defeated in Florida, Part II
Randy Engel
May 13, 2011

The answer to the $64,000 question asked in Part I of this series on the Jackson Laboratory's controversial plans to build a large genetic research facility in . . .


Jackson Lab project defeated in Florida -- a major victory over the U.S. eugenic establishment
Randy Engel
May 9, 2011

"The recent coalescence of the Right to Life movement into a national force of significant proportions, I believe, has been a surprise to all of us. To some, . . .


How Catholic "gay ministries" serve the homosexual collective
Randy Engel
April 26, 2011

Introduction The recent controversy over a Mexican "gay Catholic ministry" called the San Elredo Comunidad or the Lesbian and Gay Community of San Elredo, an . . .


Book review: Crossing the Threshold of Confusion
Randy Engel
April 14, 2011

This review appeared in Catholic Family News in April 2011 Crossing the Threshold of Confusion By Andrew J. McCauley Reviewed by Randy Engel To . . .


The A-Z of eugenic killing, Part II
Randy Engel
April 11, 2011

(See Part 1) O is for Orwellian Newspeak For an explanation of what is meant in MOD genetic circles by the phrase "therapeutic research," we quote Dr. . . .


The A-Z of eugenic killing
Randy Engel
April 9, 2011

A is for Alpha -The Beginning On July 22, 1958, the National Foundation of Infantile Paralysis/March of Dimes (NF/MOD) announced it was turning its sights on . . .


New lies for old -- The USCCB and New Ways Ministry
Randy Engel
April 1, 2011

Introduction In his classic work New Lies For Old — The Communist Strategy of Deception and Disinformation, ex-KGB Soviet defector Anatoliy Golitsyn . . .


Book review: Paul VI Beatified?
Randy Engel
March 27, 2011

This review appeared in Catholic Family News in March 2011 Paul VI Beatified? By Father Luigi Villa Th. D. Reviewed by Randy Engel Introduction  . . .


CFN interview with Randy Engel on "homosexuality and the New World Order"
Randy Engel
March 24, 2011

This interview first appeared in Catholic Family News, Aug. 2009, http://www.cfnews.org/cfn.htm Introduction — Have you ever wondered how the . . .


Don't give your heart away -- know the facts about vital organ transplantation
Randy Engel
March 21, 2011

This article first appeared in the January 2011 issue of Catholic Family News, http://www.cfnews.org/cfn.htm An admission of ignorance Many Renew America . . .


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