Posts Tagged ‘Pro-Life’

Abortion pill reversal service expands

Monday, August 9th, 2021

Many women take the abortion pill and then change their minds, says Russian physician Alexey Fokin. He and his team will help any woman seeking help. Many are asking. “We help all women including Muslims, atheists, and others,” he says. “I know that human life begins from conception and I believe that new life is Read more

Narrow squeak – last minute extreme abortion law amendments withdrawn

Monday, July 12th, 2021

Catholic Bishops of England and Wales are relieved two extreme abortion bills were withdrawn the day they were to be put to the vote in parliament. The bills were included in the UK Government’s flagship Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill. If passed in a vote on Monday this week, the proposed New Clause 55 Read more

The abortion fight has never been about just Roe v. Wade

Monday, May 24th, 2021
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This week, the US Supreme Court agreed to hear a case that could result in the overruling of Roe v. Wade. The case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, involves a Mississippi law that bans abortion starting at the 15th week of pregnancy. Significantly, the statute draws the line before fetal viability—the point at which Read more

Companioning life

Thursday, October 15th, 2020

Let’s think about this. Being anti-abortion and being pro-life are in effect, not the same thing. The first is negative and confrontational, while the second is positive and pro-active. Which is likely to work? I’m not dismissing the way we feel about the first. Abortion is always a tragedy. There may be some women for Read more

Let nature take its course says Tony Abbott

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
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The economic cost of lockdowns means families should be allowed to let elderly relatives with COVID die by letting nature take its course. The comments come from staunch Catholic and former Australian Liberal Party Prime Minister, Tony Abbott. Abbott claims COVID is costing as much as A$200,000 (~NZ $220,000) to give an elderly person an Read more

Life should never be used as a political weapon

Monday, August 31st, 2020

As US presidential elections heat up and life issues are expected to figure prominently in the campaign, the Vatican’s top official in the area has cautioned against turning the pro-life cause into an ideological weapon, saying making the protection of life a political football risks doing “great harm.” “Life is a great gift that comes Read more

There’s more to pro-life than just opposing abortion

Monday, August 17th, 2020

This column isn’t primarily about President Trump, and it isn’t primarily about the Rev. John Stowe, bishop of the Roman Catholic diocese of Lexington. It’s about what it means to be truly “pro-life.” Is pro-life only about opposing abortion? Or is it about supporting all human life? I’ve pondered that forever. What prompted me to Read more

Catholic bishop challenges Trump’s pro-life claims

Monday, August 10th, 2020

President Donald Trump’s pro-life claims have been analysed and found wanting. An American church leader, Bishop John Stowe of Kentucky challenged Trump’s pro-life claims in a recent webinar. He told his audience that rather than being pro-life, Trump was actually anti-life. “For this president to call himself pro-life, and for anybody to back him because Read more

Foster parenting: ‘You don’t realise the impression you’ve left’

Thursday, May 28th, 2020

Marlborough families of all shapes and sizes are encouraged to sign up as foster parents for children in unsafe homes. Blenheim mum Aimee North was 23 when she and her husband opened their home to foster children. In the seven years since they had taken in many children through the Open Home Foundation, ranging from Read more

Catholic deselected as UK election candidate

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