Posts Tagged ‘human life’

The clamour and the silence

Thursday, September 1st, 2022

We can truly feel for women who find themselves in a terrible predicament for which abortion can seem to be the only way out.  That situation is not what I am addressing in this short article. We can also sympathise with good and decent people who have become victims of a culture that is not Read more

Life begins at conception

Monday, July 4th, 2022
Life begins at conception

It’s universally accepted that life begins at conception. To quote the American College of Pediatricians: “At fertilisation, the human being emerges as a whole, genetically distinct, individuated zygotic living human organism, a member of the species Homo sapiens, needing only the proper environment in order to grow and develop. The difference between the individual in Read more

Right to work is needed for peace, says Pope

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

In a wide-ranging message for the World Day of Peace on January 1, Pope Benedict XVI says peace is threatened by a much broader set of causes than war, terrorism and international crime. Peace involves the human person as a whole, the Pope says, so true peacemakers defend human life at every stage of its Read more