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Mother of baby who lived for two minutes: “she was absolutely perfect in every way”

From the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children: 5 February 2019 Erin O’Hara with baby Freya. Abortion “was never an option for us, not even for a second.” A mother whose baby was diagnosed with a life-limiting condition in the … Continue reading

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Good news as BMA votes to remain opposed to assisted suicide

From John Smeaton’s blog: The Independent reports that the British Medical Association (BMA) annual representative meeting has rejected a motion to move the BMA’s policy from one of opposition to assisted suicide to one of neutrality. The Independent reports some positive contributions to the … Continue reading

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URGENT: please vote NO in on-line euthanasia poll

From John Smeatons blog: The British Medical Association (BMA) is due to debate ‘assisted dying’ (assisted suicide and euthanasia) next week. Currently the BMA has a policy against legalising assisted suicide. The pro-euthanasia lobby want to change this to a … Continue reading

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Rite of blessing for the unborn child approved by Catholic bishops of England and Wales

From John Smeaton’s blog I am told that the Rite of Blessing of a Child in the Womb is approved for use by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales. I understand that Blessing forms part of the (US) … Continue reading

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Phyllis Bowman, campaigner who led struggle against abortion and euthanasia, dies aged 85

From: The Catholic Herald.  Phyllis Bowman, right, with Ann Widdecombe The veteran British pro-life campaigner Phyllis Bowman has died aged 85. Bowman, who was described today as a “leading light of the global pro-life movement”, died peacefully this morning in … Continue reading

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Ambassadors walk out of UN meeting over new sexual rights agenda

SPUC reports from Geneva A large group of ambassadors walked out of a United Nations (UN) meeting yesterday in Geneva in protest at a concerted attempt to create new sexual rights. SPUC, as a UN-recognised non-governmental organisation (NGO), was present at … Continue reading

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Powerful weapons in the fight against abortion

Invitation to support the 100 Masses for life campaign Pat Sammon, a SPUC activist, is promoting a “100 Masses for life” campaign. She writes: “Dear friend in Christ, Please would you consider having one Holy Mass offered during Lent (Feb 22nd-April 7th) … Continue reading

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Holy See tells UN: yes to parents’ rights, no to condoms for any reason

From John Smeaton’s blog: On Tuesday the Holy See (the universal government of the Catholic Church) made an excellent statement to a committee of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. Among other things, the statement said that a proposed resolution … Continue reading

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Opposition to latest London abortion clinic is growing

Opposition to latest London abortion clinic is growing Here is a joint press release from SPUC, 40 Days for Life London, the Christian Peoples Alliance and the Islamic Medical Association UK: Opposition to latest London abortion clinic growing Residents, Christians … Continue reading

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John Smeaton – Government tightening of abortion rules dangerously misleading.

 The news that the British Government is considering tightening the rules on the availability of abortion, is, on the face of it, welcome news. However John Smeaton (SPUC) argues that all the glistens is certainly not gold. A storyin the … Continue reading

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John Smeaton, Director of SPUC, addresses Pope Benedict

For many decades, John Smeaton, the director of the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children, has worked tirelessly to defend the rights of the unborn. No sooner had he graduated from Oxford, than he established a branch of SPUC in … Continue reading

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