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abortion
July 15, 2021
Madrid, Spain, Jul 14, 2021 / 05:30 am. A body representing Spain’s medical colleges said on Monday that a government minister’s threat to conscientious objection on abortion is “unacceptable, illegal, and unjust.” The General Council of Official Medical Colleges (CGCOM) was responding to proposed changes to the country’s abortion law announced by Spain’s Equality Minister Irene
June 30, 2021
Bishop Robert Barron asked Catholic Democrats if they would support laws protecting a baby who survived an abortion. They said no. How can you work with them? If Democratic legislators want true dialogue, they must move toward common ground by protecting a child that has already survived the traumatic attempt on its life.
June 19, 2021
The American bishops have agreed to write a statement on whether pro-choice Catholic politicians may receive Communion. It's needed, though it will be toothless. But that's not the real issue, anymore. The problem is many of them now oppose the Church living by her principles, when those principles contradict Democratic party policy.
June 15, 2021
Texas high schooler Paxton Smith gave a surprise valedictorian’s address at her high school’s graduation reacting to the state’s attempt to restrict abortion. She said she needed access to abortion to accomplish her goals. Without it, she was “terrified.” Jacqueline Abernathy, once an ambitious high school star herself, explains why she’s so wrong.   “I
May 05, 2021
Pro-life advocates are gearing up to challenge attempts by the British Parliament to impose drastic changes on Northern Ireland’s abortion policies. The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children has announced a legal action against the UK government’s grant of wide-ranging powers to Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis to implement “fully-funded abortion service” in Northern
April 29, 2021
US President Joe Biden addressed a joint session of Congress on Wednesday evening, urging national unity while also proposing an ambitious - and inevitably contentious - legislative agenda.
April 17, 2021
To the claim that liberal democracy can't save the unborn, some argue that the alternative to liberal democracy is worse. Those defenders of liberalism ignore the teaching of St John Paul II on the duty of governments and encourages moral relativism.
April 10, 2021
A growing number of Catholics reject something they think is liberal society, because it doesn't enforce the Catholic moral vision. They don't see that we have good reason to value liberalism, which protects Catholics as much as anyone else.