22 January 2011 marks the 38th Anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in the US, known as Roe v Wade- making abortion legal in the US.
"The embryo in the maternal womb" is not "a pile of organic material," but a "new living being, dynamic and wonderfully ordered, a new and unique individual of the human species... so it was for Jesus in Mary's womb, so was for each of us in our mother's womb." With these words, Pope Benedict XVI, during a worldwide vigil for unborn life, stressed the duty to preserve "nascent life," which is, he said, "most fragile, most threatened by adults, by selfishness and the willful darkening of consciences."
Benedict XVI has called for a worldwide prayer vigil for the unborn on Saturday November 27. The Pope wants all Catholics in the world to pray together at the same time, for all human life.
This video, produced by a pro-life group in Victoria, explores the shocking truth behind the hidden abortion laws that were passed in Victoria, Australia. This documentary reveals that Victorian abortion laws are the most extreme in the world!
Benedict XVI says that political projects that advocate the legalization of abortion or euthanasia are a betrayal to democracy.
A man from Vietnam is on an incredible solo mission to cut the country's abortion rate, one of the highest in the world. Tong Phuoc Phuc has opened his home as a refuge for abandoned babies and looks after more than 50. He has pledged to care for unwanted children rather than see women terminate their pregnancies.
Warning - Here is a story you might not have the stomach to listen to!
Do you believe LIFE matters? If you do, then get yourself to the 2nd VIVA LA VIDA! Pro-Life Youth Conference, Griffith College Dublin, November 5th to 7th 2010. Don't miss it!
The Massacre of the Innocents is an episode of infanticide by the King of Judea, Herod the Great, that appears in the Gospel of Matthew 2:16-18. The author, traditionally Matthew the Evangelist, reports that Herod ordered the execution of all young male children in the village of Bethlehem, so as to avoid the loss of his throne to a newborn King of the Jews whose birth had been announced to him by the Magi. The incident is described to fulfill prophecies of the Old Testament.
Norma Leah McCorvey (née Nelson; September 22, 1947), better known by the legal pseudonym "Jane Roe", was the plaintiff in the landmark American lawsuit Roe v. Wade in 1973. The U.S. Supreme Court overturned individual states' laws against abortion by ruling them unconstitutional. Later, McCorvey's opinions on abortion changed, and she is now active in pro-life causes.
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