Posts Tagged ‘Population Control’

Botanist and environmentalist says Pope supports population control Comments 1

Monday, March 6th, 2017

Botanist and environmentalist Peter Raven says Pope Francis and his three most recent predecessors “have always argued that you should not have more children than you can bring up properly.” Raven said the pontiffs all realised, as he does, that “We need at some point to have a limited number of people,”. Raven was speaking Read more

Scientist faults Pope on population control and climate Comments 0

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

A scientist famous for demographic doom-saying has criticised Pope Francis for not admitting population control is needed to tackle climate change. Paul Ehrlich said Pope Francis is simply wrong in trying to fight climate change without also addressing the strain on global resources from population rise. “That’s raving nonsense,” the scientist said. Ehrlich wrote on Read more

Population control not needed Comments 0

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Contrary to the fear mongering of the population alarmists, the world isn’t heading for a demographic catastrophe. The latest data on world population from the U.N. Population Division reveals a number of trends that seem to indicate otherwise. The following is PRI’s brief overview of some of the findings from the recently released 2015 Revision Read more

PNG Bishops write open letter to political Leaders Comments 0

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

The Catholic Bishops of Papua New Guinea have published a wide ranging open letter addressed to the political leaders of the country. In the open letter they recognise the value of the good relationship the Catholic Church has with Government in Papua New Guinea. They say it is one of mutual respect and express the Read more

Island nations talk population control Comments 0

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Population control was under discussion in two places in the Pacific region last week Papua New Guinea’s Minister for Health and HIV, Jamie Maxtone-Graham, has called for proper plans and strategies for population control to cater for the increasing population in the country. Quoting reports from a demographic health survey carried out in 2006, Maxtone-Graham Read more