Posts Tagged ‘Abortion’

Liam Neeson slammed for being in Irish pro-abortion film Comments 0

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
attends the Maison Mais Non launch party as Micheal Neeson launches fashion gallery in Soho on June 2, 2015 in London, England.

Actor Liam Neeson has been slammed for his part in an “anti-Catholic” campaign by Amnesty International calling for abortion decriminalisation in Ireland. The campaign features a short film made by “Father Ted” creator Graham Lineham and his wife. The film called ‘Chains’ criticises the Eighth Amendment to Ireland’s constitution, which makes it almost impossible for a woman to Read more

Hardline abortionists try to desecrate Catholic cathedral Comments 0

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

A mob of abortion supporters tried to desecrate a Catholic cathedral in Argentina last week. Feminists approached the cathedral in Mar del Plata screaming “the Church is a piece of trash, you’re a dictatorship”. Stones and bottles were thrown at Catholics praying the Rosary in front of the cathedral. The activists, who were among tens Read more

Anti-abortion activist deported from Australia Comments 0

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

American anti-abortion activist Troy Newman lost a legal bid to stay in Australia after arriving on Thursday without a visa. His visa had been cancelled before he left the United States by Australia’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection. Mr Newman, who is president of Operation Rescue in the US, had planned a 10-day speaking Read more

Family Planning says abortion system broken Comments 0

Friday, September 25th, 2015
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Family Planning chief executive Jackie Edmond said the abortion law as it stands is outdated and needs fixing. She said abortions were part of a broken system as they currently fell under justice rather than the Ministry of Health. Edmonds said this when making a submission last Thursday to the Justice and Electoral select committee’s Read more

NZ abortion laws encourage deceit Comments 1

Friday, September 11th, 2015

Mention abortion and a lot of people metaphorically block their ears and start humming loudly. At the very sight of the word in this column, some readers will probably turn the page and move on. But this is an issue that refuses to go away. It was re-ignited last week when Hillary Kieft of Stratford Read more

All priests can absolve sin of abortion in Holy Year Comments 1

Friday, September 4th, 2015

Pope Francis has announced that all priests will have the discretion to absolve the sin of abortion confessed by women during the upcoming Year of Mercy. This power is normally reserved to bishops, who frequently themselves grant priests permission to forgive the sin. Procurement of an abortion incurs an automatic excommunication under Church law. The Read more

Pro-life feminism — the ultimate social justice campaign Comments 0

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Fiorella Nash is a novelist as well as an advocate for pro-life causes. Her novels, written under the name Fiorella De Maria, include Poor Banished Children, Do No Harm, and her latest, We’ll Never Tell Them. She was interviewed for Catholic World Report by email: CWR: In addition to being a novelist, you are also quite active Read more

Each abortion is a death Comments 0

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

In November 2013, the campaign group Abortion Rights announced their first-ever student conference. It was, they explained, in response to ‘many student unions reporting increased anti-choice activity on campuses’. Societies such as Oxford Students for Life, which I’ve been part of for the last couple of years, don’t tend to think of themselves as ‘anti-choice’, Read more

Aborted baby body parts for sale Comments 4

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015
Tony Magliano

How low can society go? When one considers the many ways countless human beings are treated like cheap disposable products – from children exploited by pornographers, to young sweatshop workers exploited by wealthy corporations – it’s hard to imagine how much worse it can get for the poor and vulnerable. But dismembering and vacuuming babies Read more

11-year-old Paraguayan rape victim has baby, sparks debate Comments 0

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

An 11-year-old rape victim in Paraguay gave birth to a baby girl on August 13, stoking debate about abortion law in that country. The former partner of the 11-year-old’s mother is accused of the rape. The baby weighed 3.3 kilos and was born by caesarean section. Post-operative recovery is going well. Paraguayan law permits abortion Read more