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January 10, 2020
January 10, 2020
A radical feminist group has taken credit for an ongoing series of attacks on pro-life advocates in Germany, including the vandalism of two churches and the burning of a pro-life journalist’s car. On December 27, an evangelical church in the town of Tübingen was spray-painted and a minibus was set on fire in front of the church. Authorities
January 10, 2020
Carla Lockhart, a Member of Parliament for a Northern Irish constituency, has called for the British law dealing with abortion provision in the region to be repealed so that the local government can legislate on the topic. “I want today to make the point to this House, on behalf of the many thousands of people
January 10, 2020
The French bishops’ permanent council has approved a recommendation to remove gender references for parents on baptismal certificates. Bishop Joseph de Metz-Noblat of Langres, president of the French bishops’ Council for Canonical Questions, said the changes were made to bring baptismal practices into line with new gender-equality laws. In a letter to bishops dated December
January 10, 2020
Spanish church leaders voiced concern for their country’s future after the government pledged to legalize euthanasia, secularize education and strip the church of “improper assets.” “Spain faces a critical situation, a true emergency for our future,” Cardinal Antonio Cañizares Llovera of Valencia told Catholics in a pastoral letter. He asked that special prayers and Masses
January 10, 2020
Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.), one of the last remaining pro-life Democrats in Congress, has questioned the commitment of some pro-life groups to bipartisanship in the movement to end abortion. “I’ve gotten some support from pro-life groups, but honestly, not as much as I’d like to see,” Lipinski told CNA in an interview on Thursday. “I
January 10, 2020
Planned Parenthood released their annual report on Monday. The company performed 345,672 abortion procedures in the 2018-2019 fiscal year— nearly half of all abortions in the United States. They’re not sorry, but the annual report reveals an organization that’s scrambling to defend abortion. Even as their heart-stopping work continues in clinics across the country, the
January 10, 2020
A leading French architect has called for the roof of Notre-Dame Cathedral to be rebuilt in wood rather than metal or concrete. Germany’s AfD party has criticised Cardinal Marx for donating €50,000 (£42,000, $55,000) to a migrant sea rescue charity. The election of Venezuela’s new National Assembly president is “invalid”, an archbishop has said. A
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