Posts Tagged ‘infertility’

Aussie bishops object to commercial surrogacy Comments 0

Friday, February 26th, 2016

Australia’s Catholic bishops have strongly objected to any suggestion of a commercial surrogacy industry. In a submission to an Australian parliamentary sub-committee’s inquiry, the bishops said it would be “intolerable” to argue “harm minimisation” as justification for commercial surrogacy. “Children are not commodities and should not be bought,” said Bishop Peter Comensoli, the bishops’ delegate Read more

Pope asks married couples to raise kids not pets Comments 0

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Pope Francis has warned married couples not give in to a culture of wellbeing and substitute owning dogs and cats for having children. To make this a deliberate choice can make for a bitter and lonely old age, the Pontiff warned at a Mass at his residence at the Vatican on June 2. Several couples Read more

Making IVF babies Comments 0

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Rachel and Stuart Maloney’s small townhouse at Pottsville on the northern NSW coast is a happy home. Wedding pictures hang on the walls and colourful toys are scattered through the living room where toddler Nate plays chasey with his dad. This joyful scene of family life has not come easy. In 2007, Stuart and Rachel Read more