Category Archives: Pro Life

Actions speak louder than words when it comes to abortion

Published by kind permission of the Editor, Catholic  Voice Ireland. by  Deacon Nick Donnelly   I come from a very pro-life Catholic family, which in part is due to my brothers and I being born very premature, and a brother … Continue reading

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Pour la vie de mon fils [For my son’s life], Vincent Lambert

As the U.K. prepares to debate The Assisted Murder Bill, and Belgium prepares to lower the age of consent (as well as allowing a beautiful 21 year old depressive to end her life) I beg anyone of you reading this … Continue reading

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Perspective

As ever, Ches gets it right, as does Fr Hunwicke. We must call out the actions of the swinish* terrorists in France for the cowardly, unmanly and wicked barbarities that they are. But I shan’t be calling myself “Charlie”: the … Continue reading

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This Insidious Bill

In response to Lord Falconer’s Assisted Dying bill which receives its Second Reading in the House of Lords on Friday 18 July, Laurence England has written a superbly argued and moving post “Protecting the Vulnerable”:   Until his dying day, Lord Falconer … Continue reading

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Bishop Mark Davies: Assisted Suicide Bill Will Put Lives of Many Vulnerable People at Risk

From zenit.0rg: Legislation Proposes Licensing Doctors to Supply Lethal Drugs to Those With Less Than Six Months to Live An English bishop has warned that a bill to legalise assisted suicide may inadvertently lead to the deaths of large numbers … Continue reading

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What’s Behind the UN Attack on the Church? | Crisis Magazine

Thanks to Crisis Magazine again for publishing the further insights of Dr Anne Hendershott (Professor of Psychology, Sociology and Social Work at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio) into the recent behaviour of a certain committee of the United Nations, which, it … Continue reading

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Damien Hirst’s latest work praised by pro-life workers

photo credit: Dawn Gibson From Independent Catholic News: Pro-life campaigners have welcomed a new work in the Qatari capital Doha, by the controversial artist Damien Hirst, entitled: ‘The Miraculous Journey’ , which depict the development of a human being from the fertilisation … Continue reading

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Every Unborn Child Has the Face of the Lord: Pope Francis addresses medical professionals.

Calls on Medical Professionals to ‘Spread the Gospel of Life’ By Junno Arocho Esteves  “Every unborn child, condemned unjustly to be aborted, has the face of the Lord.” Pope Francis stressed these words today during a meeting with hundreds of … Continue reading

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Pope Francis sends message of support to Catholics in Ireland, Scotland and England and Wales for the annual Day for Life.

16/07/2013 12:47 pm   Message values the weak and vulnerable as “masterpieces of God’s creation” In a special message to Catholics across Britain and Ireland for the annual Day for Life, Pope Francis has emphasised the need to care for … Continue reading

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Petition

James Preece over at Catholic and loving it recently put up a post asking Cafod to Stop Promoting Organisations that Support Abortion. He provides a link to a petition addressed to Cafod chairman, Bishop John Arnold, with the request that … Continue reading

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Doctors criticise bishops’ report into Liverpool Care Pathway

From: The Catholic Herald, http://www.catholicherald.co.uk/ By MADELEINE TEAHAN Baroness Neuberger is chair of an inquiry into the LCP (Photo: PA) Senior Catholic doctors have said that a bishops’ conference report about the Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP) “borders on the disingenuous” adding … Continue reading

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Irish Catholic bishops make strong response to abortion bill

From: http://spuc-director.blogspot.co.ukk The Catholic bishops of Ireland have just published a strong preliminary response to the Irish government’s abortion bill – see full text below. Pat Buckley, who represents SPUC in Ireland, commented on the bill on Wednesday (see “Irish … Continue reading

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The Irish Prime Minister tells the Catholic Church it is his ‘duty to legislate on abortion’.

Last week, Cardinal Brady spoke eloquently on the rights of the unborn child. As the Republic prepares to legislate on the so-called ‘Heads of the Protection of Life in Pregnancy ‘ Bill (which takes no account of the rights of … Continue reading

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Scottish Catholic midwives win appeal over conscientious right not to participate in abortions

BY DEACON NICK DONNELLY, Mary Doogan  and Concepta Wood, Scottish Catholic midwives, with the support of the Society for the Protection of the Unborn Child [SPUC], have won their appeal against a ruling by Judge Lady Smith that would have … Continue reading

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That Gosnell case!

From: http://www.lmschairman.org/ Twitter has been awash with the Gosnell case. In case you’ve been living under a stone, the facts are that Kermit Gosnell is an abortionist, working in Philadelphia in the USA, whose clinic clearly failed the most elementary standards … Continue reading

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