Posts Tagged ‘Pro-Life’

Catholic deselected as UK election candidate Comments 0

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

The Liberal Democrat (Lib Dem) Party, UK, deselected Robert Flello, a practising Catholic as an election candidate. Just 36 hours beforehand Flello was announced as the Lib Dem candidate for the Stoke-on-Trent South constituency. The Party concluded his values diverged for theirs. The British media report that Flello’s views on abortion and same-sex marriage are Read more

Teacher fired for social media posts sues Catholic school Comments 0

Monday, July 15th, 2019

A Catholic school teacher whose social media posts espoused views contrary to those of the Church is suing the school, where she had worked for 16 years, for firing her. Elizabeth Cox is seeking financial compensation as well as reinstatement as a teacher at the school. The school has 30 days to respond to the Read more

We will help any pregnant woman, says cardinal Comments 0

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Any pregnant woman – regardless of her faith, marriage or immigration status – can ask Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York for help. He emphasised his willingness to help after New York State’s Reproductive Health Act 2019 legalised abortions for any reason up to birth. The public outcry after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed Read more

Hundreds “March for Life” in Wellington Comments 0

Monday, December 10th, 2018
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A number of pro-life organisations joined forces in a March for life in Wellington on Saturday. The march comes after a Labour-led Government’s proposal to remove abortion from the Crimes Act, as well as a Law Commission report into the topic earlier this year. It’s the second year the March for Life has been held Read more

The coming battle to overturn Roe v Wade Comments 0

Thursday, July 5th, 2018
roe v wade

This has been a heady week for the pro-life movement. First, the Supreme Court handed down a favorable decision in NIFLA v. Becerra, agreeing that pro-life crisis-pregnancy centers shouldn’t have to post information about abortion. Then, Justice Anthony Kennedy, the Court’s long-time conservative swing vote, announced his retirement. This has opened the way to what Read more

You can’t be pro-life and against immigrant children Comments 0

Monday, July 2nd, 2018
Pro life

What does pro-life, pro-family really mean? The idea behind that phrase has long been an important organizing principle for pro-life groups like Focus on the Family and the Family Research Council. For many who work for these organizations — or who vote for candidates endorsed by them — being “pro-life, pro-family” is not a euphemism Read more

Irish vote shows need for new pro-life strategy Comments 0

Thursday, June 7th, 2018
Thomas Reece curia reform

The overwhelming vote in Ireland in favor of allowing access to abortion shows that the pro-life movement needs a new strategy. Trying to preserve anti-abortion laws or trying to reverse the legalization of abortion is simply not working. In almost every country where abortion has been on the ballot, abortion has won. Rarely have pro-choice Read more

We need a new pro-life movement built on social justice Comments 0

Monday, May 28th, 2018
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On the first day of class, each of us seated in the medium-sized lecture hall shared why we had decided to pursue a master’s in public health and what we intended to do with the degree. Most students talked about wanting to work for clinics in underserved communities or for humanitarian programs abroad. However, one Read more

Abortion is both a health and a justice issue Bishops say Comments 0

Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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The New Zealand Catholic Bishops’ Conference  (NZCBC) and its centre of bioethics, The Nathaniel Centre say that abortion is both a health and a justice issue and it should continue to be treated by the law as such. Their concern is that that making abortion purely a health issue would limit or remove the rights of the unborn Read more

Godmothers for Life Comments 0

Monday, March 19th, 2018

Godmothers for Life is a not-for-profit organis from Uraguay. It has been serving mothers in crisis pregnancies for more than 17 years. Offering talks, one-on-one conversations, and job training, the “godmothers” help vulnerable mothers face their pregnancies with dignity and hope, and not to see abortion as the only way out of their situation. Read Read more