Posts Tagged ‘Prolife’

NZ pro-life rosary crusade planned for December 8 Comments 0

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

At 3 pm on December 8th, the feast of the Immaculate Conception, all around New Zealand, people in parishes and other holy places take part in the NZ Pro-Life Rosary Crusade. They will be praying will be to defend life, from conception to natural death. On the same day parishes, groups, families and people of Read more

Eight women who have had abortions call for caution on law changes Comments 0

Monday, November 5th, 2018
abortions

Eight women who have had abortions have asked the prime minister to be cautious about any changes made to the abortion law. They have written Jacinda Ardern an open letter, published on Sunday as a full-page advertisement in the Sunday Star-Times, the Herald on Sunday and in the Dominion Post on Monday. Spokesperson Barbara Hill said that it was time Read more

Prolife supporters deliver 13,285 pairs of booties to Parliament Comments 0

Thursday, July 26th, 2018
prolife

Both sides of the abortion debate demonstrated on Parliament’s front lawn on Wednesday. The Voice for Life prolife group laid out 13,285 pairs of baby booties on the lawn to represent the number of foetuses aborted in 2017. There was tension and some scuffles when a prochoice demonstrator started picking up handfuls of booties and Read more

National Party leader would be “loath” to take abortion out of the Crimes Act. Comments 0

Monday, May 28th, 2018
abortion

National Party leader Simon Bridges says he would be “loath” to take abortion out of the Crimes Act. On Monday, Jack Tame on TVNZ and Susie Ferguson on Morning report challenged his position. Bridges said his position on abortions was that they should be “rare, safe, legal” – with an emphasis on rare. He said Read more

The case of Alfie Evans: what does Catholic tradition say? Comments 0

Monday, April 30th, 2018
alfie

Emotions are high; a child is being removed from medical interventions that have been keeping him alive; doctors and staff, the entire U.K. judicial system, are being condemned by pundits and excoriated by social media. The case has roiled the United Kingdom and the public is taking sides in the streets and across the internet. Read more

600-plus March for Life in Wellington Comments 0

Monday, December 11th, 2017
march for life

Pink and blue balloons filled Lambton Quay on Saturday when the National March for Life took place in Wellington. The family-friendly event aimed to: Celebrate life Remember the more than 500,000 pre-born babies who have been aborted since 1974 Increase public awareness of abortion, and its impact on women, families and society while highlighting the Read more

No abortion changes until ‘well into next year’ Comments 0

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Abortion will come back into contention as Labour leader Jacinda Ardern, has promised a reform of the abortion law. However, the policy does not appear in the Labour Party’s 100-day plan. Justice Minister Andrew Little says it would be “well into next year” before any changes.said the government remained committed to modernising the law. Continue Read more

Move to ban prolife club judged unconstitutional Comments 0

Monday, October 9th, 2017

A provisional decision to disaffiliate ProLife Auckland from the Auckland University Students’ Association (AUSA) will not proceed after legal advice found the move to be unconstitutional and void. In August, an online referendum was held that contained a double question: “Should AUSA disaffiliate the ProLife Club and ban any clubs with similar ideology from affiliating in the Read more

40 Days for Life – Prayers and vigils to end abortion and offer hope Comments 0

Thursday, March 30th, 2017
40 days for life

40 Days For Life is an internationally co-ordinated and locally run Lenten programme of prayer and fasting, community outreach and peaceful vigil. It is an effort to bring about an end to abortion and offer hope to abortion vulnerable. The vigil is coordinated by Family Life International (F.L.I), a Catholic pro-life and pro-family organisation that provides Read more

River has more rights than the unborn say Family First Comments 0

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Te Awa Tupua (Whanganui River Claims Settlement) Bill, which passed its third reading in Parliament last week, establishes a new legal framework for the river. Family First has taken the occasion as an opportunity to highlight the fact that the unborn child has no legal rights. They say the new law gives the Whanganui river Read more