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1 - Jun 2013 - Books: Order books from www.freedompublishing.com.au(Subscribers only - please login to view)
95 ISBN 978-1-58617-701-0 Redeeming Grief Anne Lastman Redeeming Grief distils the results of 17 years of counselling and study of abortion grief including listening to the personal stories of over 1500 women who took the decision to abort the lives of their children.
2 - Jun 2013 - Redefining marriage: what of the rights of children?, Denise Hunnell(Subscribers only - please login to view)
The current battle over the inclusion of same-sex couples in marriage is made possible by the cultural failure to defend marriage against contraception abortion divorce and cohabitation.
3 - Jun 2013 - News: The Church Around the World(Subscribers only - please login to view)
Published with the subtitle: Pope Francis on Faith Family and the Church in the 21st Century it offers insights into the Popes thoughts on a wide variety of issues from abortion and same-sex marriage to euthanasia and capitalism.
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95 ISBN 978-1-58617-701-0 Redeeming Grief Anne Lastman Redeeming Grief distils the results of 17 years of counselling and study of abortion grief including listening to the personal stories of over 1500 women who took the decision to abort the lives of their children.
5 - May 2013 - Letters: Hypocricy, Arnold Jago
Australia is much the same with emotive responses about violence against children while abortion is considered a right.
6 - May 2013 - Abortion: confused pain in a confused society, Anne Lastman
In a moment of reverie and as nearly always thinking about my work I began to muse about the pro-abortion protesters who are always to be found whenever there are pro-lifers praying or offering help to women so that they do not abort the child in their womb.
7 - Apr 2013 - Books: THE SEVEN BIG MYTHS ABOUT THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, by Christopher Kaczor, Father John Flynn LC
The causes for this opinion range from the Churchs opposition to abortion and contraception to the restriction of the priesthood to men.
8 - Apr 2013 - Books: REDEEMING GRIEF: Abortion and Its Pain (2nd and Revised ed.), by Anne R. Lastman, Fr Paul Crotty
Healing the wounds of post abortion trauma REDEEMING GRIEF: Abortion and Its Pain (Second and Revised Edition) by Anne R.
9 - Apr 2013 - Child sexual abuse: looking beyond the institutions, Anne Lastman
She is the founder of Victims of Abortion Trauma Counselling and Info Services (PO Box 6094 Vermont South 3133).
10 - Apr 2013 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic News Agency No Communion for pro-abortion politicians As the Irish parliament considered legalising some abortions Cardinal Raymond Burke head of the the Vaticans Apostolic Signatura said that local Catholic politicians who supported the procedure should be refused Holy Communion in the hope of inspiring their conversion.
11 - Mar 2013 - New African-American pro-life movement
org a website designed to reach the African-American community with the truth about abortion.
12 - Mar 2013 - Religious persecution occurs in democracies, Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigaṇ
The issues and reservations identified by the Conferences president Cardinal Dolan about the health care mandate dealing with artificial contraception abortion inducing drugs and sterilisation are very real and they pose grave threats to the vitality of Catholicism in the United States.
13 - Mar 2013 - The bitter harvest of induced abortion, Babette Francis
France China Mexico - the evidence keeps mounting - abortion not only kills babies it exacts a heavy toll on the physical and mental health of their mothers.
14 - Mar 2013 - News: The Church Around The World
More Americans want abortion restrictions Four decades after the Supreme Courts controversial decision in Roe v.
15 - Feb 2013 - Fighting Fund: 2012 Fighting Fund update
The silent holocaust of abortion takes the lives of about 100000 of the most vulnerable Australians every year and causes immense damage to Australian women.
16 - Dec 2012 - Reflection: Feast of the Holy Innocents: Rachel weeps for her children, Anne Lastman
Their covenant or sacred bond has been ruptured by the abortion and the woman wails for the child and the children lost just as Rachel wailed.
17 - Dec 2012 - Support: Fighting Fund
The silent holocaust of abortion takes the lives of about 100000 of the most vulnerable Australians every year and causes immense damage to Australian women.
18 - Dec 2012 - Letters: Courage of convictions, Robert Bom
His crime was to stand in front of a Brisbane abortion clinic with placards but not moving on when told by police to do so.
19 - Dec 2012 - Letters: Abortion silence, Thomas M. Kalotas
Most of us are not even aware of the magnitude of the problem since we read only secular publications where abortion is condoned as family planning and where big numbers are studiously avoided.
20 - Dec 2012 - Catholicism: The Year of Faith: time to revisit the Catechism of the Catholic Church Church, Audrey English
Key questions are answered: Is abortion sometimes justifiable?
21 - Dec 2012 - Pilgrimage: Crossroads: young people spread the message of life and love, Angela Schumann
we stop at local abortion clinics along the route to participate in prayerful peaceful protests and sidewalk counselling.
22 - Dec 2012 - Sectarianism: Dignitatis Humanae Institute: Christian values in public life, Babette Francis
In 2004 Italian politician Rocco Buttiglione was forced to withdraw his nomination as a candidate for the European Unions new Commissioner for Justice Freedom and Security because of his Catholic views on homosexuality and abortion.
23 - Dec 2012 - News: The Church Around the World
We also pray for an end to abortions tide of death in Australia.
24 - Nov 2012 - Reflection: Father forgive them ...: God's infinite mercy for the repentant, Anne Lastman
In a recent counselling session I sat and watched a new client a young woman speak about her abortion experience.
25 - Nov 2012 - Support: Fighting Fund
The silent holocaust of abortion takes the lives of about 100000 of the most vulnerable Australians every year and causes immense damage to Australian women.
26 - Nov 2012 - Books: THE GIFT OF THE ROSARY: How to Make and How and Why to Pray, by Brian Peachey, Barry Morgan
There are chapters on why we should always carry the rosary and a timely and urgent reminder of its role in the task of eventually ending the terrible toll of abortion described by Blessed John Paul II as the culture of death.
27 - Nov 2012 - Some good 'family' news from Russia, Babette Francis
5% marriages by 24% and abortions declined by 40.
28 - Nov 2012 - News: The Church Around the World
EWTN News Irish bishops oppose abortion reform The bishops of Ireland concluded their autumn general meeting in September having focused on the issue of change to the present law regarding abortion.
29 - Oct 2012 - Support: 2012 Fighting Fund Progress
The silent holocaust of abortion takes the lives of about 100000 of the most vulnerable Australians every year and causes immense damage to Australian women.
30 - Oct 2012 - The new evangelisation and the culture of life, Anne Lastman
Anne Lastman is the founder of Victims of Abortion Trauma Counselling and Info Services PO Box 6094 Vermont South Vic 3133 tel: 0408-175-033.
31 - Oct 2012 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic News Agency The Paralympics: a rebuke to legal abortion James Parker the coordinator of the 14th Summer Paralympic Games in London called on Christians and all who value human life to challenge leaders and politicians to change Great Britains discriminatory and outdated abortion laws.
32 - Sep 2012 - Letters: Media bias, Anne Lastman
As a grief counsellor and mostly postabortion grief counsellor I encounter daily the issue of sexual abuse in the lives of many of my clients.
33 - Sep 2012 - Time for women's "true genius" to reassert itself, Anne Lastman
Founder of Victims of Abortion Trauma Counselling and Info Services PO Box 6094 Vermont South 3133.
34 - Sep 2012 - Letters: Archbishop Chaput: how to meet the challenges to religious freedom, Archbishop Charles Chaput OFM
Catholic moral convictions about abortion contraception the purpose of sexuality and the nature of marriage are rooted not just in revelation but also in reason and natural law.
35 - Sep 2012 - Noted UK doctor slams BBC program's anti-Catholic bias, Robert Walley
The previous attempts to impose reproductive health (by means of abortion and contraception) was a coercion of women in sub-Saharan Africa and failed for many reasons cultural economic religious geographic but most of all because Africans favour children as they see them to be the best insurance on the future of their families villages clans and therefore countries.
36 - Sep 2012 - Film: 'For Greater Glory': an inspiring message for today's Christians, Babette Francis
Perhaps for some it resonated with echoes of the Spanish Civil War and for many recalled their own recent struggles against the previous socialist government which imposed homosexual marriage and abortion on demand.
37 - Sep 2012 - Editorial: 2012 Fighting Fund launched: support Christian values, Peter Westmore
The silent holocaust of abortion takes the lives of about 100000 of the most vulnerable Australians every year and causes immense damage to Australian women.
38 - Aug 2012 - Reflection: The Pietà: the love of our heavenly Mother, Anne Lastman
In the holding of her own Son in his death the heavenly mother holds cradled in her arms all who perish on the new cross of abortion and the mothers who could not hold on to their children.
39 - Aug 2012 - Letters: Caritas, Lance Eccles
Were they there to ensure that the Conference did not promote the agenda of the international pro-abortion movement?
40 - Aug 2012 - Marriage: Archbishop Hickey: the Eucharist and the Christian family, Archbishop Barry Hickey
They are to be fully instructed in contraception and abortion as ways of continuing to enjoy a full sexual life.
41 - Aug 2012 - Religious freedom: US Supreme Court upholds Obamacare, Babette Francis
all Americans who are on government subsidised healthcare plans (which would be almost all Americans) will be forced to pay for abortion through a hidden surcharge .
42 - Jul 2012 - Letters: US religious women, Richard Congram
Those deviations included avoiding or rejecting Church teachings on abortion euthanasia family life human sexuality and the ordination of women as well as public disagreement with positions adopted by the American bishops.
43 - Jul 2012 - News: The Church Around the World
The Gallup survey found that 51 percent of Americans believe abortion is morally wrong while 38 percent say it is morally acceptable.
44 - Jun 2012 - Books: ABOUT BIOETHICS: Philosophical and Theological Approaches, Angela Schumann
Within this chapter he is extremely compassionate towards women and men involved in abortion emphasising the cardinal virtues and their importance in society.
45 - Jun 2012 - American priest's work for the protection of life in Russia, Eva-Maria Kolman
Abortions leave a deep wound in the heart.
46 - Jun 2012 - Christendom: Hungary's new constitution a rebuke to secular Europe, Edward Pentin
It further stipulates that human life be protected from the moment of conception (abortion remains legal however in cases where the mothers health is threatened).
47 - Jun 2012 - Women Religious: Vatican takes action against dissenting US nuns, Babette Francis
Its hard-hitting report was published in April 2012 criticising the LCWR for its refusal to accept Catholic teaching on abortion human sexuality and womens ordination and for its association with NETWORK (a radical social justice lobby group founded in 1971).
48 - Jun 2012 - News: The Church Around the World
In the power of the resurrection the Church will survive the hatred of Hollywood the malice of the media and the mendacious wickedness of the abortion industry - as well as the calculated disdain of the President of the United States and his appointed bureaucrats.
49 - May 2012 - Letters: Infanticide, Richard Congram
Secular moral standards in Australia hit a new low recently when two ethicists argued in a professional journal that because the abortion of an unborn human at will is widely regarded as acceptable so too should be the killing of a newborn infant.
50 - May 2012 - Letters: Pro-life apathy, George Simpson
A Catholic may be too poor to offer financial help or too old and feeble to march or attend vigils outside abortion clinics but any Catholic can however participate in the most important work of all prayer.
51 - May 2012 - UK Catholic schools under fire for 'homophobia', Hilary White
TUC the largest umbrella organisation of trade unions in Britain has adopted promotion of both the abortion and homosexualist movements as part of its formal mandate.
52 - May 2012 - Obama imposes contraception document on UN, Babette Francis
This document says that to combat AIDS nations must legalise same-sex marriage abortion prostitution comprehensive sexuality education for children access to contraceptives and modern contraceptive methods.
53 - Apr 2012 - Pro-Life: Albury hosts well-attended Family Life International conference, Wanda Skowronska
Mons Reilly began peaceful prayer vigils outside abortion clinics in New York over twenty years ago saying that going to pray there is going to the modern day Golgotha adding that the current Western spiritual crisis requires a concerted spiritual response.
54 - Apr 2012 - Culture: US Churches unite against Obama over religious liberty, Babette Francis
Despite the Hosanna-Tabor decision Obama - egged on by anti-life agencies Planned Parenthood and the National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws (NARAL) - would not relent on the provision of contraception-sterilisation-abortifacients to all Church institution employees.
55 - Apr 2012 - News: The Church Around the World
The Jewish and Evangelical leaders joined Washingtons archbishop in opposing the administrations attempt to require religious ministries including schools hospitals charities and media outlets to subsidise contraception sterilisation and abortion-causing drugs in their health plans.
56 - Mar 2012 - Letters: Abortion silence, Frank Mobbs
In December last Eureka Street published an article Why I dont preach on abortion by Father Andrew Hamilton SJ.
57 - Mar 2012 - The global financial crisis and the West's fertility decline, Babette Francis
In January he phoned New Yorks then Cardinal-designate Timothy Dolan to tell him that all insurance plans run by Catholic institutions will have to pay for contraception sterilisation and some abortion drugs.
58 - Mar 2012 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic News Agency Scottish midwives refuse abortion cases Two Catholic midwives are testifying before Scotlands highest civil court that they are being forced to participate in abortions against both their consciences and the law.
59 - Feb 2012 - Letters: Human right?, Arnold Jago
So will Australias secular media now campaign to spread the word that abortion (killing the child before birth) is illegal - because the United Nations says so?
60 - Feb 2012 - Letters: Abortion laws, Terry and Rosemary McDonnell
As readers are likely aware Victoria has the most lethal abortion laws of any country in the Western world.
61 - Feb 2012 - Religious Freedom: Freedom of religion American style, Babette Francis
These demand the provision of abortion services and contraception in hospitals and health plans and the facilitating of homosexual adoptions.
62 - Dec 2011 - Letters: Atheism, Paul Fitzgerald
Apart from breaking her promise never to introduce a carbon tax she has more or less married the Greens and follows their policies on abortion and euthanasia.
63 - Nov 2011 - Letters: Immoral policies, Anthony English
also support abortion.
64 - Nov 2011 - News: The Church Around the World
Christians in the OSCE region are consistently attacked because of their position on abortion and euthanasia.
65 - Oct 2011 - Pro-life: Signs of hope from the United States, Babette Francis
) Although the pro-life movement in the US is constrained by their 1973 Supreme Court decision in Roe v Wade which legalised abortion right up to birth pro-lifers have worked not only to reverse the Supreme Court decision but also to incrementally whittle away the open season on the unborn which Roe v Wade allowed.
66 - Oct 2011 - News: The Church Around the World
The growth has been a joy to see and I think it shows that people want to respond to the crisis of abortion said the director Shawn Carney.
67 - Sep 2011 - Abortion grief: mother love, mercy love and God's compassion, Anne R. Lastman
But abortion grief is unique since it is a pain which has no name and cannot be openly spoken about; yet it is deep and very painful.
68 - Sep 2011 - Glimpses of a new dawn in Russia, Babette Francis
Legalised abortion has accounted for a significant part of that drop with some 1.
69 - Sep 2011 - News: The Church Around the World
World Youth Day and secularised Spain In August Benedict XVI visited a Spain that faces aggressive secularism and controversies concerning abortion sexual ethics and marriage.
70 - Sep 2011 - Pope appoints Archbishop Chaput to troubled Philadelphia, Michael Gilchrist
He sees Catholic politicians compromises on issues such as abortion and same-sex marriage as an outgrowth of a deeper secularisation affecting the whole Church.
71 - Sep 2011 - 2011 Fighting Fund launched, Peter Westmore
This is what lies behind the push for legalised abortion homosexual marriage and euthanasia and the effort to remove all vestiges of Christianity from public life.
72 - Aug 2011 - Books: PRODIGAL DAUGHTERS: Catholic women come home to the Church, ed. Donna Steichen, Michael Daniel
Others discovering they were pregnant underwent abortions and suffered what has now been described as post-abortion trauma syndrome.
73 - Aug 2011 - Letters: No oxygen, Fr M. Durham
One could readily add: And when you have an abortion she gets no oxygen.
74 - Aug 2011 - Defending the Catholic Church against ill-informed attacks, Fr John Flynn LC
The Church is often under attack for its stand on matters ranging from abortion to condoms and contraceptives.
75 - Aug 2011 - Events: In defence of the authentic meaning of marriage - Canberra, 16 August 2011, Babette Francis
The Coalition is opposed and we hope that none of their MPs will be seduced by the chimera of amendments as some were during the debate on Victorias Abortion Law Reform Bill 2008.
76 - Aug 2011 - News: The Church Around the World
Despite these setbacks however he said that Catholic ministries have the duty to faithfully embody Catholic beliefs on marriage the family social justice sexuality abortion and other important issues.
77 - Aug 2011 - The Carbon (dioxide) Tax: a religious perspective, Peter Finlayson
Moreover the UNs Green-motivated international agencies such as the UN Womens and radical feminist groups with their anti-life (abortion euthanasia same-sex marriage and the like) policies are already disrupting traditional family life.
78 - Jul 2011 - Pro-Life: Hungary's new pro-life 'Easter' Constitution, Babette Francis
The logical consequence of Article 2 is that abortion and other crimes against life would at some point be declared illegal and criminalised after this Constitution enters into force on 1 January 2012.
79 - Jun 2011 - Letters: Greens' agenda, Peter Finlayson
abortion euthanasia same-sex marriage) already impacting especially on Western society.
80 - Jun 2011 - Moral values and the march of science, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput
I believe that abortion is the foundational human rights issue of our lifetime.
81 - Jun 2011 - Archbishop Hickey: tribute to an outstanding Church leader, Brian Peachey
In regard to abortion in 1995 he called for the setting up of an independent Catholic organisation to provide counselling and give material assistance to pregnant women in need and appointed Fr Paul Carey SSC as its Chaplain.
82 - Jun 2011 - Redefining gender: an assault on human dignity, Babette Francis
It sounds wholesome but like many UN conferences whatever the theme the debates are bedevilled with debates about reproductive rights (code words for abortion on demand) and population control.
83 - May 2011 - University Life: Australian Catholic Students' Conference 2011 a success, Br Barry Coldrey
ACSA and its state affiliates have a vigorous presence in opposing aspects of the secular culture such as the legalisation of euthanasia and abortion.
84 - May 2011 - Culture: The decline of the Christian West, Cardinal Raymond Burke
One also thinks of other most grievous moral failures of our time: the plague of procured abortion the wholesale murder of the unborn in the womb justified as the exercise of the so-called right of the mother to choose whether to bring to term the baby she has conceived.
85 - Apr 2011 - Books: TOWARDS A THEOLOGY OF THE ENVIRONMENT, by Paul Haffner, Barry Coldrey
Available from Freedom Publishing) While each dedicated practising Catholic would have to answer for him/herself this reviewer has the impression that traditional practising Catholics view the environmental movement and so-called creation theology as of questionable orthodoxy at best a distraction from the more important moral issues arising from the secular agenda like abortion euthanasia and gay marriage.
86 - Apr 2011 - Books: THE LOSER LETTERS, by Mary Eberstadt, Terri Kelleher
abortion and euthanasia; the absence of women children and families from the writings and concerns of atheists; the lack of numbers of converts to atheism; and the slippery slope i.
87 - Apr 2011 - Letters: Conscience?, Thomas & Patricia Watkin
It seems this twintruth solution can also be applied to contraception abortion same sex love etc.
88 - Apr 2011 - Catholic Church's pivotal role in South Korea's pro-life revival, Babette Francis
Abortions and destruction of human embryos are grave crimes that destroy life.
89 - Apr 2011 - News: The Church Around the World
EWTN News Opposition to abortion gay marriage in Peru A recent poll has shown that over two-thirds of Peruvians are against abortion same-sex marriage and the legalisation of drugs.
90 - Mar 2011 - Reflection: Mary's rosary: picture book of faith, hope and love, Bishop Robert Finn
Candidates who would stand with us valiantly against abortion or assisted suicide are labelled extreme and fanatical.
91 - Mar 2011 - Letters: Gender selection, John Royal
Like abortion same sex marriage etc this issue will be divisive with the potential to cause malice which no peace-seeking person wants.
92 - Feb 2011 - Books: Order books from www.freedompublishing.com.au
The Cardinal answers questions from Peter Seewald on clerical celibacy women priests abortion contraception divorce and many others.
93 - Feb 2011 - Marriage: US bishops signal a tougher stance in the culture wars, Michael Gilchrist
While both bishops downplayed the obvious significance of their elections for the public profile of US Catholicism Archbishop Dolan said he planned to continue the work of his predecessor as president Cardinal Francis George of Chicago citing the Cardinals strong stance during the 2010 health-care debate in opposition to federal funding for abortion.
94 - Feb 2011 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic World News Brazilian bishops defend unborn Four dioceses in the Brazilian state of So Paolo have announced a joint effort to prevent the legalisation of abortion.
95 - Feb 2011 - Editorial: Challenges ahead for the Church in 2011, Michael Gilchrist
At the cutting edge is the relentless push for gay marriage euthanasia abortion and the denial of religious freedom.
96 - Dec 2010 - Poetry: Euthanasia, the insidious escalator, Bruce Dawe
Lets face it such a brave new world belongs to the morally deft Or wilfully blind who cannot understand That such a killing culture has its own momentum Where already abortion kills each year its hundred thousand plus and Its really just a matter of rationalizing the per centum .
97 - Dec 2010 - Homily: Christus Rex Pilgrimage: Building God's Kingdom on earth, Bishop Peter J. Elliott
Abortion up to birth is now legal.
98 - Dec 2010 - Call to Holiness: Facing life issues in love and truth, Babette Francis
The importance of truth can be highlighted in regard to four life issues: embryo experimentation the value of ultrasound in preventing abortions the increased risk of breast cancer caused by abortion and statistics on maternal mortality.
99 - Dec 2010 - News: The Church Around the World
The Archbishop denounced the UN for its anti-human and anti-Christian positions and for undermining natural law with its officials promoting contraception abortion and other supposed womens rights founded upon gender ideology.
100 - Dec 2010 - Euthanasia: Australia's Christian churches unite in opposition, MIchael Gilchrist
Among these were abortion and euthanasia.
101 - Nov 2010 - Letters: Elephants in the room, Frank Bellet
One is the fully grown raging elephant responsible for the loss of life of a multitude of innocent and defenceless babies in abortion clinics as a result of decisions made following the election of certain political parties.
102 - Nov 2010 - Letters: Abortion, Moya and Leo Morrissey
It would seem a great shame if the article on the injustice of abortion (August AD2000) by a year 12 Queensland student was to be ignored.
103 - Nov 2010 - Gendercide: how abortion targets baby girls, Peter Kavanagh
Having been deeply involved in the abortion debate in the Victorian Parliament of two years ago it is clear to me that the majority of those who support abortion in the West have little interest in gendercide through sex selection abortion.
104 - Nov 2010 - News: The Church Around the World
For weeks feminist organisations such as Las Libres confused the public by claiming that six women in Guanajuato who were in prison for killing their babies were in fact in prison for abortion.
105 - Oct 2010 - Books: THE PATH TO ROME: Modern Journeys to the Catholic Church, Bishop David Robarts
The last by Linda Poindexter wife of a high profile military assistant to President Reagan is the most substantial providing us with considered responses to decisive Catholic teaching concerning the role of women the nature of priesthood abortion and gender issues.
106 - Oct 2010 - Celebrating National Marriage Day 2010, David Walsh
However he noted there were other avenues where marriage has been weakened as with abortion laws that ignore claims of the husband/father .
107 - Oct 2010 - News: The Church Around the World
In this context Archbishop Chaput pointed out the legality of abortion can be understood as an indicator of secular societys deepest contradictions.
108 - Oct 2010 - Culture of Death: Euthanasia: latest frontier for legalised death in Australia, Babette Francis
We have heard that mantra before in the context of sexual activity and it got us epidemics of abortion sexually transmitted diseases and AIDS.
109 - Sep 2010 - Natural Family Planning: Kyrgyzstan leads the way, Paula Flynn
However we have insisted and the organisers of Family Harmony have readily agreed that only natural family planning is to be taught and that there is to be absolutely no link with contraception or abortion.
110 - Sep 2010 - Cinema: The Waiting City - An Australian film of religious significance, M.A. Casey
One of the issues she has to confront is her infertility caused perhaps by the abortion she had when Ben was crippled by depression.
111 - Sep 2010 - Academia: Challenging times for Catholic universities, Babette Francis
An egregious example of this was when President Obama the most pro-abortion president in US history was invited to give the graduation address at Notre Dame University Indiana.
112 - Sep 2010 - Britain prepares for Benedict XVI's visit, Joanna Bogle
Fiasco after fiasco dogged the project from the beginning chief being the discovery of a Foreign Office memorandum urging that the Holy Father be invited to open an abortion clinic and officiate at a same-sex Civil Union.
113 - Aug 2010 - Letters: Definitions by design, J. Loring
The word moderate consistently applied to those who support abortion and the culture of death.
114 - Aug 2010 - Letters: Obama Health Bill, Sr Rose Mary Kinne OP
The American religious sisters who supported the Obama Health Bill did so only after long negotiations by the pro-life Senators ensured that no federal funds would be used to procure abortions or to fund plans that cover abortion.
115 - Aug 2010 - Letters: Safe abortion?, Maureen Federico
Both the ABC and the commercial TV stations carried an item of news (9 April) regarding hygiene malpractice at a Croydon (Victoria) late term abortion clinic wherein at least 12 women had been infected with Hepatitis C Virus.
116 - Aug 2010 - Justice: A Queensland Year 12 student: the injustice of abortion
When was the last time we heard the media refer to the atrocities of abortion?
117 - Aug 2010 - Liberalism: Christian churches and the 'religious left', Babette Francis
Neither Labor nor Democrats in those halcyon days were the parties of abortion and Same-Sex Civil Unions.
118 - Jul 2010 - Two views: Vatican II, infallibility and the Church today, James Bogle and John Young
I gave these examples: the inerrancy of Scripture the obligation to belong to the Catholic Church the evil of abortion the obligation of the State to allow religious liberty.
119 - Jul 2010 - Trends: The Church in 50 years: John Allen's predictions, Frank Mobbs
It is conservative on morals intolerant of any weakening of the family and of homosexuality and abortion.
120 - Jul 2010 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic News Agency US survey shows pro-life majority A Gallup poll of Americans views on abortion again reports that slightly more Americans self-identify as pro-life instead of pro-choice.
121 - Jul 2010 - Editorial: Religious education: the challenge of secularism, Michael Gilchrist
Where once there was a settled consensus on these today to publicly oppose abortion or gay marriage is to invite strident abuse or ridicule.
122 - Jun 2010 - Books: SURVIVALS AND NEW ARRIVALS: Old and New Enemies of the Catholic Church, Belloc, Terri M. Kelleher
The clearest instances of this relate to the laws governing abortion and eu-thanasia.
123 - Jun 2010 - Letters: Wake-up call, Fr Bernard McGrath
If there were no traditional moral laws imposed on society there would be no protection from the harm done by lying cheating fraud stealing rape murder abortion euthanasia suicide pornography etc.
124 - Jun 2010 - American survey of young Catholics confirms Benedict's agenda, Carl Anderson
But whats truly worrisome is that only around 60% think abortion and euthanasia are morally wrong and 61% believe its all right for Catholics to practise more than one religion.
125 - Jun 2010 - Christians and political action: euthanasia, Babette Francis
It is usually Greens who move euthanasia or abortion bills - Greens love trees but hate people.
126 - Jun 2010 - News: The Church Around the World
Paix Liturgique Newsletter Irish poll: large majority support abortion ban The results of a survey of the Republic of Ireland released in April showed that 70 percent of those questioned support the present constitutional protection for the unborn including the prohibition of abortion.
127 - May 2010 - Obama Health Bill: how liberal nuns undermined US bishops' opposition, Babette Francis
This public split between US Catholic bishops who had consistently opposed the Bill and liberal nuns over government funding for abortion in the Bill under- mined the hierarchys influence on the debate and gave so-called pro-life Democrats the political cover they needed to vote for the Bill.
128 - May 2010 - Culture: The vocation of Christians in public life, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput
One could cite abortion; immigration; our obligations to the poor the elderly and the disabled; questions of war and peace; our national confusion about sexual identity and human nature and the attacks on marriage and family life that flow from this confusion; the growing disconnection of our science and technology from real moral reflection; the erosion of freedom of conscience in our national health-care debates; the content and quality of the schools that form our children.
129 - May 2010 - Culture Wars: Christians uniting to take a stand: the Manhattan Declaration, Bishop Julian Porteous
Various lobby groups with particular ideological commitments constantly try to expand access to abortion allow embryo-destructive research and decriminalise assisted suicide and euthanasia.
130 - May 2010 - News: The Church Around the World
In societies with a noble tradition of defending the rights of all their members one would expect this fundamental right of children to be given priority over any supposed right of adults to impose on them alternative models of family life and certainly over any supposed right to abortion.
131 - Apr 2010 - Books: CREED OR CHAOS: Why Christians Must Choose Either Dogma or Disaster, Sayers, Terri Kelleher
And the recent passage of the iniquitous Abortion Law Reform Bill in Victoria is chilling proof that we are here and now right in the midst of that very flight from reason.
132 - Apr 2010 - Letters: Why not adoption?, Tom King
Here the political media and church attention served as a welcome diversion from the government-subsidised abortion growth industry.
133 - Apr 2010 - Foundations of Faith: How do Catholics relate to non-Christians?, Fr Dudley Perera OMI
In the decades since Vatican II many people of diverse faiths have come together in order to address common problems confronting humanity at large: war human trafficking unjust detention paedophilia abortion the natural environment poverty etc.
134 - Apr 2010 - Religious freedom: UK Catholic schools forced to teach homosexuality in the classrooms, Babette Francis
com reported in February that Britains Labour Government has clarified that an amendment to the Children Schools and Families Bill which says faith schools may teach the mandatory Personal Social and Health Education (PSHE) program in a way that reflects the schools religious character does not in fact give the schools freedom to oppose abortion contraception and homosexual activity on moral grounds.
135 - Mar 2010 - Letters: Evil laws, Ken Bayliss
We start 2010 with Archbishop Hart still courageously resisting draconian abortion laws in Victoria.
136 - Mar 2010 - News: The Church Around the World
It found that 56 percent of Americans consider abortion to be morally wrong.
137 - Mar 2010 - Secularism: Benedict to UK bishops: resist secularist threat, Michael Gilchrist
The British situation reflects what has been occurring worldwide as strategically placed secularists use their pivotal positions in the UN the European Union and in various Western nations including the US and Australia to marginalise religious inputs to public policy on contentious moral issues such as abortion on demand and same-sex marriage.
138 - Feb 2010 - Letters: Green religion, Deric Davidson
Strong was a prime mover of Earth Charter which pushes for abortion euthanasia and population control and is endorsed by most environ-mental groups.
139 - Dec 2009 - Letters: New religion, Peter Donald
Global governance population control (including abortion promotion) redistribution of wealth usually to the detriment of the poor and those in underdeveloped countries are all part of the green agenda.
140 - Dec 2009 - Victoria: Abortion evil: pro-life forces need to be united, John Morrissey
Last year on 10 October the Victorian Parliament passed the most permissive abortion legislation in the Western world.
141 - Dec 2009 - News: The Church Around the World
Zenit News Service Archbishop Chaput targets health legislation Writing in his 2 November column Archbishop Charles Chaput of Denver warned that all US health care reform proposals as currently worded would fund abortions and thus merit vocal opposition.
142 - Nov 2009 - A Christian response to post-abortion trauma, Julie Cook
Julie Cook is the National Director of Abortion Grief Australia Inc (AGA) a national non-profit organisation and Australias leading authority on abortion trauma.
143 - Nov 2009 - News: The Church Around the World
Clearly he was speaking about abortion and perhaps specifically the coverage of abortion in President Obamas health-care reform plan.
144 - Oct 2009 - FOUNDATIONS OF FAITH: Cutting edge moral issues for the third millennium, Br Barry Coldrey
Issues such as divorce abortion birth control IVF or embryonic stem cell research are decided on a case by case basis depending on what one feels to be appropriate in a given situation.
145 - Sep 2009 - Letters: Ultrasound, Anne Lastman
For example ultrasound is being used to gender select children so my suspicion is that ultrasound will contribute to an escalation of abortion rather than a lessening.
146 - Sep 2009 - Letters: Abortion evil, Diana E. Fox
One of the greatest evils of our time is abortion.
147 - Sep 2009 - News: The Church Around the World
Martin Luther Kings niece attacks abortion The niece of Dr Martin Luther King Jr took a stand on 27 July with other African American pro-life leaders in Washington to demand that abortion be barred from any health care legislation.
148 - Aug 2009 - Human rights: Small victories for pro-lifers at the UN, Babette Francis
At the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) meeting in Geneva in June a report by Yakin Erturk UNHRCs special rapporteur on violence against women linked bans on abortion with violence against women.
149 - Aug 2009 - Caritas in Veritate: Benedict XVI's social encyclical: public life needs Christian principles, Michael Gilchrist
To the tragic and widespread scourge of abortion we may well have to add in the future - indeed it is already surreptitiously present - the systematic eugenic programming of births.
150 - Jul 2009 - Life Marriage Family: The secular culture's flawed view of sexuality, Bernard Toutounji
We see the classical examples of this throughout history in slavery Nazism and abortion but each one of us must be alert for it in our own lives especially in regards to sexuality.
151 - Jul 2009 - News: The Church Around the World
Nebraskan legislators are now considering joining the many states which require that a woman considering an abortion be provided with an ultrasound of her baby.
152 - Jun 2009 - Books: ISLAND OF THE WORLD, by Michael O'Brien, Luke McCormack
Other topics covered include political correctness abortion democracy war- funding media bias treatment of the disabled and Christian unity.
153 - Jun 2009 - Letters: Persecution in China, J. Loring
Meanwhile it seems the patriotic Church clergy do not condemn conduct protests against risking torture and imprisonment for opposing the holocaust of Chinas one-child policy compulsory abortion sterilisation of women etc which the US-based Population Research Institute confirms is slated to continue until 2050 so wheres the equivalence?
154 - Jun 2009 - Events - July: Australian Catholic Students Association: continuing spiritual impact, Br Barry Coldrey
ACSA and its state affiliates have had a vigorous presence in opposing the gradual decriminalisation of abortion in state and territory jurisdictions.
155 - Jun 2009 - Interview: American Catholics and abortion: the Church at the crossroads, Mariangela Sullivan
That raft was launched here at Notre Dame when Governor Mario Cuomo of New York popularised the most baffling position in the abortion debate: being privately pro-life but publicly unopposed to abortion.
156 - Jun 2009 - News: The Church Around the World
David DiFranco the groups spokesman said We knew many donors and alums were unhappy with the decision to honour a pro- abortion president but we never expected this large a response.
157 - May 2009 - Letters: Fundamentals, J. Loring
If we then replace the italicised words rape and mans by abortion and womans respectively we come up with the position ostensibly held by the prime minister the leader of the opposition and in fact any number of politicians academics and others both Catholic and non- Catholic.
158 - May 2009 - Inter-faith dialogue: Jewish leader defends Pope over Bishop Williamson controversy, AD2000 Report
The most important issue he said is the work the Church is doing to save babies from abortion and to save childrens and young peoples minds helping them to know right and wrong on the life and family issues.
159 - May 2009 - News: The Church Around the World
Reproductive rights top US foreign policy agenda Speaking at the Planned Parenthood Federation of Americas national conference in Houston on 27 March Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced that promoting reproductive rights - including abortion - would be at the top of the Obama Presidencys international agenda.
160 - May 2009 - Dissent: Rebel South Brisbane priest: new cafeteria church launched, Michael Gilchrist
Weird non-approved Eucharistic Prayers have been a regular feature along with the congregation reciting the words of Consecration lay people serving as homilists (including recently a pro-abortion feminist) and assorted New Age readings to name but a few flagrant abuses.
161 - Apr 2009 - Books: RENDER UNTO CAESAR:Living Our Catholic Beliefs in Political Life, Charles Chaput, Tim Cannon
Although praise for the Churchs opposition to abortion and euthanasia is all but non-existent in the mainstream media today the Archbishop shows that it is the Churchs tradition of defence of human life and human rights which has remained steadfast while societys viewpoint lacks consistency.
162 - Apr 2009 - Letters: Bush fires, Maureen Federico
I have decided to pen a few lines in response to Barney Zwartzs An Understanding God (The Age 12 February) regarding his personal outrage which was neither balanced nor effectual in challenging a Pentecostal Minister Danny Nalliah regarding the latters comments on the recent devastating bushfires as a form of divine retribution for the rcently passed Abortion Law Reform Bill.
163 - Apr 2009 - Anti-life platform: Archbishop Chaput: President Obama and the challenge for US Catholics, Archbishop Charles Chaput
Three weeks before last Novembers election I wrote the following words: I believe that Senator Obama whatever his other talents is the most committed abortion-rights presidential candidate of either major party since the Roe v.
164 - Apr 2009 - Red Mass Homily: Catholics as 'bearers of light' in a secular culture, Bishop Peter J. Elliott
Here in Victoria shamefully callous and crude abortion legislation is now in place without at this stage any assurance of freedom of conscience for the medical profession.
165 - Apr 2009 - News: The Church Around the World
The statement recalls the ominous message already sent during Obamas political career and campaign including his 100% approval rating from Planned Parenthood; his opposition to every limitation on abortion; his support for the Freedom of Choice Act; and shockingly his opposition as a senator to any protections for infants born alive after failed abortion procedures.
166 - Apr 2009 - Editorial: Confronting the long march of secularism, Michael Gilchrist
The Australian Governments approval on 10 March of funding for overseas foreign aid programs that include the provision of abortions will appal all who respect human life and want development programs to improve pre-natal and post-natal care for mothers.
167 - Mar 2009 - The family and the culture of death: a challenge for Christians, Fr Dennis Byrnes
The passing late last year of the Abortion Law Reform Bill in the Victorian State Parliament reminded me of Pope John Paul IIs belief that a new cultural climate has been developing in our society one that justifies certain crimes against life in the name of individual freedom.
168 - Mar 2009 - The recession and Catholic social teaching, Mark and Louise Zwick
We oppose abortion.
169 - Mar 2009 - Obituary: Fr Richard Neuhaus (1936-2009): bringing the Gospel to public life, Fr Raymond J. De Souza
He broke definitively with his former colleagues on the Left over the question of abortion.
170 - Mar 2009 - News: The Church Around the World
Obamas pro-abortion order: Vatican responds The first sign of Vatican disappointment with the Obama administration came on 24 January 2009 when Holy See officials reacted to the Presidents executive order reversing President Bushs Mexico City policy thus making federal money available to promote abortion internationally.
171 - Feb 2009 - Foundations of Faith: Protestant Reformation: origins and beliefs, Frank Mobbs
Today with the focus on ecumenism and the challenge of aggressive secularism relations have improved with extensive cooperation in areas of common concern - marriage family abortion euthanasia - although fundamental doctrinal differences remain.
172 - Feb 2009 - Melbourne's 'timely' new pregnancy assistance centre
Its free and confidential services are available to any woman seeking support in her pregnancy and include free pregnancy testing experienced and caring support alternatives to abortion and referrals to appropriate community resources.
173 - Feb 2009 - Christian-Muslim dialogue: glimmerings of hope, Babette Francis
At the UN Endeavour Forum co-operates with Muslims who are in general opposed to abortion and homosexual rights.
174 - Feb 2009 - Culture of death: US bishops confront Barack Obama's sweeping abortion agenda, Paul Kengor
As the bishops forcefully noted FOCA would eliminate countless reasonable restrictions on abortion enacted by bipartisan legislatures - Democrats and Republicans working together - over the past 35 years including parental-consent laws and protection for babies who accidentally survive an abortion.
175 - Feb 2009 - News: The Church Around the World
He denounced the governments moves to liberalise abortion law and said that legal recognition of same-sex unions goes against nature family and a healthy society.
176 - Dec 2008 - Letters: Pro-Life, Chris Hilder
I referred to a sermon on the anti-abortion message.
177 - Dec 2008 - News: The Church Around the World
Key findings indicate that large numbers of students at Catholic colleges and universities are in clear conflict with the Catholic Church: Nearly 1 in 5 knew another student who had or paid for an abortion.
178 - Nov 2008 - Foundations of Faith: God's gift of sex: building a civilisation of life and love, Catherine Sheehan
As a society we are also facing increasing problems with broken families and marriages sexually transmitted diseases widespread abortion infertility low birth rates the proliferation of pornography and the sexual abuse of children.
179 - Nov 2008 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic News Agency Former US abortionist urges vote for life Pro-life activists in South Dakota have launched a television ad featuring Dr Bernard Nathanson one of the founding members of NARAL (a national pro-abortion organisation) who calls on South Dakotans to vote to ban the use of abortion as birth control.
180 - Nov 2008 - Victorian abortion law threatens Catholic hospitals, AD2000 Report
The passage of legislation which legalises abortion in Victoria is a major threat to the future of the Catholic hospital system in Victoria.
181 - Oct 2008 - In the Public Square: US presidential campaign: Catholic bishops speak out on the evil of abortion, Archbishop Charles Chaput and Bishop James Conley
In the context of the US presidential campaign the Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi who is a Democrat and a Catholic expressed views on Meet the Press on 23 August regarding Catholic teaching on human life and abortion that were clearly incorrect.
182 - Oct 2008 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic News Agency Pro-abortion Catholics and Communion The recently appointed Prefect of the Apostolic Signature Archbishop Raymond Burke said in August that pro-abortion Catholics especially politicians who publicly defend abortion should not receive Communion and that ministers of Communion should be responsibly charitable in denying it to them if they ask for it until they have reformed their lives.
183 - Sep 2008 - Books: THE WISDOM OF NAZARETH: Stories of Catholic Family Life, Siobhan Reeves
Spouses struggle with stubbornness unforgiveness frustration pride self-pity impatience and physical trials such as abortion separation miscarriages adoption accidents financial difficulties handicapped children the demands of NFP illness sterilisation and poor living conditions.
184 - Sep 2008 - Books: Saving Those Damned Catholics, by Judie Brown, Catherine Sheehan
Abortions and acts of euthanasia occur in some American Catholic hospitals with contraceptives frequently prescribed to female patients.
185 - Sep 2008 - Letters: Abortion grief, Anne Lastman
As a response to Jo Wainer referred to in Babette Francis article A False Concept of Moral Equivalence (July 2008 AD2000) as making insinuations about the influence of Irish Catholicism and religious belief on the abortion debate (page 6) I would like to make mention that Japan is a non-Christian country and yet it recognises and provides for in utero losses including abortion with Mizuko Kuyo a memorial service of remembrance.
186 - Sep 2008 - Letters: Moral equivalence (letter), Leo McManus
My perception after listening to the ABCs current affairs broadcasts including Radio Nationals Religion Report is that those people who support abortion or favour homosexuality are moderates while those who take the opposite position are extremists.
187 - Sep 2008 - Letters: Invaluable work of Anne Lastman (letter), Errol Duke
I wish to thoroughly endorse the letter from Fr Raymond Wells (July AD2000) in his glowing report of the remarkable efforts of Victims of Abortion Councillor Anne Lastman and encourage Catholics worth their salt to obtain a copy of her book Redeeming Grief at the earliest opportunity.
188 - Sep 2008 - The physical and mental scars of abortion, Charles Francis
Abortion is the defining moral issue of our era.
189 - Sep 2008 - News: The Church Around the World
Wade Supreme Court decision that legalised abortion in the United States has appeared in her first-ever television commercial to lament her role in the case.
190 - Sep 2008 - WYD08: Faith: alive and well! - A pilgrim's progress, Catherine Sheehan
At the Love and Life Site at Notre Dame University in Broadway Monsignor Riley from the US spoke movingly on abortion.
191 - Aug 2008 - Reflection: World Youth Day: bringing a message of hope to the secular culture, Fr Dennis Byrnes
Meanwhile many of our political leaders offer the wrong kinds of messages to the young through their anti-life stances on issues like abortion euthanasia or human embryo experimentation; and the world of entertainment often leaves a lot to be desired in its warped presentations of immoral life- styles.
192 - Aug 2008 - Letters: Human rights, Maureen Federico
It is planned as the legal recognition of third trimester abortion which is a very cruel and revolting procedure as the baby cannot legally be born alive.
193 - Aug 2008 - Letters: Body and soul, Elsie Cunningham
Soon the pro-abortion lobby will introduce and vote for a bill in the Victorian State Parliament for the legalisation (or as they say the decriminalisation) of abortion.
194 - Aug 2008 - Interview: Denise Mountenay on post-abortive women: from silence to lawsuits, Luke McCormack
It was inevitable that some women who had secretly suffered after an abortion would become leaders of an energetic and powerful pro-life campaign.
195 - Aug 2008 - Priesthood: St Louis: another US vocations success story, AD2000 Report
In St Louis Missouri Archbishop Raymond Burke has already established himself since his appointment there in 2004 as a forthright fearless leader particularly in warning pro-abortion Catholic politicians against receiving Communion.
196 - Aug 2008 - News: The Church Around the World
Putting the policy into practice has also led to forced abortions and sterilisations.
197 - Jul 2008 - Letters: Culture of life, Fr Bernard McGrath
These same people view personal sex as a recreation and would separate baby-making from love-making by means of contraception abortion and sterilisation.
198 - Jul 2008 - Selective tolerance: Queensland University Student Union censures Catholic student group, Allison Atkins
The University of Queensland Student Union (UQU) has sanctioned the Catholic student club the Newman Society following its operating three information stalls centred on supporting pregnant women and promoting post-abortion healing retreats.
199 - Jul 2008 - Abortion: A false concept of moral equivalence, Babette Francis
The same game of moral equivalence is played in Australia in the abortion debate at Federal and Victorian level with the three pregnancy options of giving birth adoption and abortion treated as morally equivalent choices.
200 - Jun 2008 - Letters: Abortion and Martin Luther King, Brian Harris
On the internet recently Doctor King a distant relative of the great man was asked about how she thought Martin Luther King would have regarded abortion.
201 - Jun 2008 - Letters: Adoptions, Tom King
Regarding the recent 2020 gathering of great minds in Canberra perhaps I missed the questions asked about Australias falling birth rate decline in adoptions and continuing government subsidy of abortion within or outside the law.
202 - Jun 2008 - Human Rights: China: Olympic rings - or shackles?, Babette Francis
Formerly a Stanford University scholarship student in China Mosher had observed first-hand its policy of compulsory abortion after one child and lobbied strenuously but unsuccessfully against China being awarded the Games.
203 - Jun 2008 - News: The Church Around the World
Victorian Bishops Pastoral Letter on abortion A Pastoral Letter signed by the bishops of Victoria titled Making Abortion Legal?
204 - May 2008 - Magisterium: When is it infallible?, John Young
Among other statements Vatican II speaks definitively about the inerrancy of Scripture about the obligation to belong to the Catholic Church about the evil of abortion about the obligation of the State to allow religious liberty.
205 - May 2008 - News: The Church Around the World
Thus for example among Catholics who attend Mass weekly 60 percent say that abortion should be illegal in all circumstances; among those who do not go to Mass regularly the figure is 29 percent.
206 - May 2008 - Editorial: Re-evangelising young unchurched Catholics, Michael Gilchrist
divorce and remarriage abortion gay sex pre-marital relations or human embryo experimentation.
207 - Apr 2008 - Books: THE ENEMY WITHIN: Radical Feminism in the Christian Churches, Catherine Sheehan
Some of the stories related are horrifying as they describe feminist liturgies paganism witches covens pro-abortion rhetoric and lesbianism all occurring within Christian communities.
208 - Apr 2008 - Books: REDEEMING GRIEF: Abortion and Its Pain, by Anne Lastman, Charles Francis
Australias abortion holocaust: Anne Lastmans deep and insightful analysis REDEEMING GRIEF: Abortion and Its Pain by Anne R.
209 - Apr 2008 - Legal Year homily: Truth and the law: legal should also mean moral, Bishop Peter Elliott
Law now depends on the dictates of the State or is determined by the more forceful opinions of individuals or factions or law making may be driven by ideology such as the push for a so- called right to abortion.
210 - Apr 2008 - News: The Church Around the World
Members of the Children Schools and Families Committee plan to call senior bishops to give evidence in an inquiry into the approach schools are adopting towards a range of issues - including abortion sex education and PSHE (personal and social health education) classes.
211 - Mar 2008 - Books: GOD AND CAESAR: Religion, Politics, and Society, by Cardinal George Pell, Catherine Sheehan
Need for truth The problem of depopulation is of course linked to abortion and what John Paul II termed the culture of death.
212 - Mar 2008 - Letters: Abortion laws, Robert Prinzen-Wood
There are some Catholics who believe that the present laws on abortion must be upheld because law is law.
213 - Mar 2008 - News: The Church Around the World
Law he said now depends on the dictates of the State or is determined by the more forceful opinions of individuals or factions or law making may be driven by ideology such as the push for a so-called right to abortion.
214 - Feb 2008 - Books: WHEN MIGHT BECOMES HUMAN RIGHT:Essays on Democracy and the Crisis of Rationality, Tim Cannon
Gay marriage legalised abortion euthanasia unbridled consumerism free-market sexuality and other such agenda are constantly being pushed.
215 - Dec 2007 - Schools: The state of Catholic education: teacher and student experiences, Br Barry Coldrey
The touchy moral issues - such as the Catholic Churchs teaching on abortion the gay sex lifestyle cloning embryos - were absent from discussion.
216 - Dec 2007 - News: The Church Around the World
The organisations participating in the scheduled event the bishop said promote positions on artificial contraception and abortion that are contrary to the moral teachings of the Catholic Church.
217 - Nov 2007 - Books: ONE MAN, ONE WOMAN by Dale O'Leary, Bill Muehlenberg
It is a good designation and refers to a number of malicious fellow travellers: the sexual liberationists the radical feminists the pro-abortion crowd the population control movement and the homosexual lobby.
218 - Nov 2007 - News: The Church Around The World
Catholic World News Melbourne schools asked to drop Amnesty International Amnesty Internationals abortion reversal is causing a reaction that is larger than the group may have believed possible.
219 - Nov 2007 - Democracy: Religious leaders must have freedom to speak, Cardinal George Pell
In the press conference on 5 June after reading the joint statement of the New South Wales Bishops I faced repeated questions about the consequences for Catholic politicians who did not follow the natural law teaching of the Church on these matters after being reminded in a written question that on 9 May Pope Benedict XVI had spoken about abortion in these terms: It simply states in Canon Law that the killing of an innocent child is incompatible with going to Communion where one receives the Body of Christ.
220 - Oct 2007 - Reflection: Archbishop Hickey on the Christian concept of marriage, Archbishop Barry Hickey
The worst part of contraception is that it creates an anti-baby mentality and predisposes both married and unmarried people to abortion.
221 - Oct 2007 - Letters: Nonsense, Frank Bellet
While agreeing that the killing of the children was a horrific act she added with a straight face If she didnt want the children why didnt she have an abortion?
222 - Sep 2007 - Letters: Lapsed Catholics, Robert Garratt
In Australia we are continually assailed by opinion polls that tell us that a substantial percentage of Catholics believe that it is not wrong to practise contraception extra-marital sex is not wrong abortion is a womans choice or it is all right to be an active homosexual.
223 - Sep 2007 - 'Thought that has been thought out', John Haldane
Anyone who claims to be shocked by the Catholic view that intentional abortion is objectively a case of murderous killing is either ignorant of the Churchs long-held view or else feigning surprise in an effort to cast that judgement as beyond belief.
224 - Sep 2007 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic News Agency Amnesty International reaffirms abortion stance Amnesty International has remained defiant about its new pro-abortion stance despite receiving international criticism for their decision to abandon their long standing neutrality regarding abortion and embrace it fully as a human right.
225 - Aug 2007 - Letters: 'Staunch' Catholics?, Frank Bellet
Then there was Teddys vote in the Senate in favour of a partial birth abortion bill (up to nine months).
226 - Aug 2007 - Errol P. Duke
It was good to learn that Benedict XVI supported the stance of the Mexican bishops who called on those Catholic politicians voting to support legalised abortion to stay away from Communion.
227 - Aug 2007 - Society: Defending faith and reason in public life, Eamonn Keane
As such its moral nature overlaps with the question of the morality of procured abortion insofar as the question of the moral status of the human embryo is central.
228 - Aug 2007 - World Congress of Families: grass roots ecumenism at work, Babette Francis
She cited Rocco Butiglione of Italy who was to become EU minister for justice freedom and security but was rejected for opposing abortion and calling homosexual behaviour sinful.
229 - Aug 2007 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic World News Catholic Church critical of Amnesty International In an interview with the National Catholic Register Cardinal Renato Martino the president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace said that the Holy See is ceasing donations to Amnesty International as a result of the groups public advocacy for abortion.
230 - Jul 2007 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic politicians abortion stance condemned Bishop Thomas Tobin of Providence Rhode Island recently gave reasons for turning down an invitation from Rudy Giuliani to attend a fundraising dinner for his presidential campaign.
231 - Jun 2007 - News: The Church Around the World
The letter is a good illustration of the leftist version of tolerance - it strictly prohibits criticising abortion birth control and homosexual claims in the realm of family law.
232 - May 2007 - Letters: Ecumenical councils, Peter D. Howard
This fact is evident from the letters in the same issue which refer to the devastation of the effects of contraception and abortion and the failure to teach against these abominations in many dioceses.
233 - May 2007 - Vocations: New religious communities flourishing in the United States, Fr James Lloyd
It deals with young women who reject abortion in favour of life and with any kind of attack on the sacredness of human life.
234 - May 2007 - News: The Church Around the World
Maguire is a former priest who has long been an active proponent of legal abortion and supporter of Catholics for a Free Choice.
235 - Apr 2007 - Letters: Contraception, Tim Coyle
In Queensland the Churchs practice of never mentioning contraception or abortion has led to an almost universal sterilisation rate.
236 - Apr 2007 - 'Equal opportunity' legislation threatens Christian teachings, Babette Francis
But although we pointed out there could be long-term implications for marriage and abortion laws we received little support from church leaders.
237 - Apr 2007 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic News Agency Portuguese voters back legal abortion In a nationwide referendum on 11 February Portuguese voters gave their support to a proposal loosening restrictions on abortion.
238 - Mar 2007 - Letters: Leadership needed, Anne Lastman
We will continue to have abortion in holocaust proportions marriage breakdown at an alarming rate de facto relationships replacing marriage a drug culture unabated abandonment of children and a street culture until we take seriously the words of Humanae Vitae Donum Vitae Evangelium Vitae Casti Conubii and Veritatis Splendor.
239 - Mar 2007 - Letters: Abortion counselling, Frank Bellet
In the debate over abortion counselling you would think the Catholic Church is the only body opposed to abortion.
240 - Mar 2007 - Catholic religion courses and the challenge of relativism, Audrey English
Its impact is seen in the statistics for Generation Y in relation for instance to church attendance or to attitudes about moral issues such as abortion cohabitation outside marriage etc.
241 - Mar 2007 - Leadership: The scandal of Australia's anti-life Catholic politicians, Marcel White
Having stood up at the end of the RU486 debate to clarify his support for the abortion pill he was then sent to Rome on behalf of the Government to deliver a message to Benedict XVI.
242 - Mar 2007 - Sandhurst: Goddess worship at Victorian education conference?, Michael Gilchrist
More deserving of attention is the widespread moral pollution - abortion cloning gay marriage - on which the Church has much to say and about which most Catholics including teachers and parents are ignorant or misinformed.
243 - Mar 2007 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic World News Most Americans want restrictions on abortion A new CBS News poll has found that a majority of Americans want to prohibit abortions in all or most cases or want greater restrictions.
244 - Feb 2007 - The Church and the environment: address the moral pollution first, Wanda Skowronska
These issues are central to the new global ethic promulgated by the Earth Charter - a master plan whose final solution involves the blurring of all religious boundaries and implementing a green agenda with population control and universal access to abortion at its core.
245 - Feb 2007 - Priesthood: Orthodox priests in a divided Church, Fr John Trigilio
Paradoxically the same bullies are too timid to refuse Communion to politicians who openly support abortion.
246 - Dec 2006 - Letters: Vatican guidelines on Holy Communion for politicians, Vincent Bemowski
In June 2004 Cardinal Ratzinger (now Benedict XVI) sent a memorandum to Cardinal McCarrick that offered guidelines to bishops for discussing the Communion/abortion issue at their meeting near Denver.
247 - Dec 2006 - News: The Church Around the World
Vatican Information Service US Guidelines on reception of Communion A new document drafted by the US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is likely to raise the issue once again about whether pro- abortion politicians as well as those in favour of abortion may receive Communion.
248 - Nov 2006 - Television: EWTN: now affordable and accessible in Australia, Moira Kirkwood
Here is a potential to bring the scourges of our culture under control - abortion euthanasia pornography moral relativism same sex unions and a political correctness that excludes any reference to God - to name a few.
249 - Nov 2006 - News: The Church Around the World
lsquo;When people claim theyre Catholic but do nothing in the public square to advance the Christian understanding of each human persons dignity theyre deceiving themselves and other people - but theyre not fooling Godrsquo; the Archbishop said naming areas of concern to Catholics such as embryonic stem-cell research abortion assisted suicide marriage immigration poverty and the disabled.
250 - Oct 2006 - Books: ARMS OF LOVE by Carmen Marcoux, Jacinta Cummins
The novel is to be commended for approaching the hard issues of premarital sex that most Catholics would rather not discuss such as the risk of STDs and abortion but the mere two pages devoted to abortion seems inadequate when abortion can often traumatise people for decades.
251 - Oct 2006 - Letters: Abortion and health insurance discounts, Robert Bom
Women of child bearing age in Switzerland who are pro-life and refuse abortions now have access to discount health insurance policies.
252 - Oct 2006 - Benedict XVI interviewed by German journalists
Anyone who was listening carefully as we tried to do at Vatican Radio noticed how you never mentioned the words homosexual marriage you never spoke about abortion or about contraception.
253 - Oct 2006 - News: The Church Around The World
Catholic World News Survey: most women want abortion risks facts A new American survey has found that women want to be thoroughly informed of all possible risks associated with elective medical procedures not least with abortions.
254 - Sep 2006 - Conscience: AD2000 interviews Cardinal Pell, Cardinal George Pell
There are other Catholics who invoke conscience to claim that abortion is sometimes permissible that homosexual marriage and euthanasia are Christian options and that the divorced and remarried without an annulment can regularly receive Communion.
255 - Aug 2006 - Reflection: The importance of early baptism, John Young
John Paul IIs words to mothers who have had an abortion (Evangelium vitae n.
256 - Aug 2006 - Letters: Pregnancy Support, Robert Bom
Fresh from their victory in Federal Parliament to get the RU486 abortion pill introduced into Australia and not satisfied with up to 100000 abortions per year the feminists are now targeting pregnancy support.
257 - Aug 2006 - Teen STAR: Sex education for young adults: a pro-life approach, Jacinta Cummins
Dr Klaus believes that the prevailing public perception is that abortion is not murder but merely the removal of a blob of tissues or cells.
258 - Aug 2006 - Priesthood: Promoting vocations in the Melbourne Archdiocese, Fr Anthony Denton
When the abortion rate for Catholics is the same as that of the general population then clearly we have failed to help people see any real correlation between faith and life.
259 - Aug 2006 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic News Agency Sexual morality: Catholic views the same as others Most American adults support free access to contraceptives favour sale of the morning after pill and believe that the distribution of contraceptives will decrease the incidence of abortion according to a new Wall Street Journal/Harris Interactive poll published in June.
260 - Jul 2006 - Letters: Degrees of Homosexuality, Vincent Bemowski
In the United States these warnings apply particularly to those in the entertainment field the media and the majority of politicians in the morally challenged Democratic Party who not only approve of all forms of homosexuality but also support the right to kill through abortion and euthanasia.
261 - Jul 2006 - Letters: Abortion and the Annunciation, Greg Dunne
It is most distressing that people in this country and indeed worldwide have become so apathetic about abortion.
262 - Jul 2006 - New Vatican document emphasises centrality of marriage and family, AD2000 Report
Church teachings Following this plenary assembly the Pontifical Council for the Family issued a new document titled Family and Human Procreation which sets out Church teachings on a range of key areas including abortion contraception homosexuality genetic manipulation and divorce.
263 - Jul 2006 - Evangelisation: Strong leadership: US bishop Robert Finn shows how, AD2000 Report
In response to questioning of his commitment to justice and peace he pointed out that abortion is the holocaust of the modern world.
264 - Jun 2006 - Letters: Priestly celibacy, Tim Coyle
I dont want to think about abortion but in any married life that temptation is there today.
265 - Jun 2006 - Letters: Victory?
Leading Australian Catholic abortion/pro-life counsellor Anne Lastman in her Australia-wide periodical has correctly castigated the champagne-toasting extremist feminist politicians celebrating their victory of sorts.
266 - Jun 2006 - Education: Why do CEOs use Groome's RE method?, AD2000 Report
Sr Fiedler a Loreto nun was one of the signatories to an advertisement placed in the New York Times in 1984 by Catholics For A Free Choice (CFFC) which claimed there was no binding Catholic teaching forbidding procured abortion.
267 - May 2006 - Letters: Bigotry, Maureen Federico
The recent political debate on the abortion drug RU486 along with the attacks on Tony Abbotts religious beliefs should be a wake-up call that anti-Catholic bigotry is alive and kicking in some political circles and the major media.
268 - May 2006 - Letters: Adoption - our experience, Bella and Leon Voesenek
Abortion has been talked about a lot especially lately with the drug RU486 but very seldom do we hear or read about adoption.
269 - May 2006 - Catholicism-lite's Church of convenience, Paul A. Wagner
Now I find from talking to many Sunday school teachers that they ignore the Catechism of the Catholic Church and teach almost exclusively about capital punishment abortion the environment and sex education.
270 - May 2006 - News: The Church Around the World
When you see Catholic politicians who favour abortion rights .
271 - Apr 2006 - Books: Swear To God: The Promise and Powers of the Sacraments, by Scott Hahn, Jacinta Cummins
Hahn believes not merely rejection of abortion but of contraception is a crucial element of the sacrament of matrimony and one which many Christians and Catholics ignore to the detriment of this most inspiring sacrament.
272 - Apr 2006 - Letters: Courageous example, Arnold Jago
Following the debate and voting on the abortion pill RU486 we might ponder the example of a great man from the recent past.
273 - Apr 2006 - Letters: RU486, Brian Harris
Also it needs to be pointed out that though the immoral RU486 abortion pill had the votes in the Federal Parliament it is not the disaster it appeared to be.
274 - Apr 2006 - Letters: Anti-life politicians, Robert Bom
With birth control such as contraception sterilisation and rampant abortion it is expected that by 2050 this global share will have dropped to about ten percent.
275 - Apr 2006 - Letters: Action needed, Kevin McBride
Catholics by and large now hold a wide range of views on abortion euthanasia IVF homosexuality divorce stem-cell research etc - all drifting or shaped in some way by their Catholic faith.
276 - Apr 2006 - The Domestic Church: The Christian Family Movement: re-evangelising through families, Leslie Sammut
It is not uncommon to find the virginity of Mary use of the sacrament of reconciliation and attendance at Sunday Mass rejected while cohabitation sex before marriage divorce abortion and so on are regarded as acceptable.
277 - Apr 2006 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic News Service Governor signs South Dakota abortion ban South Dakotas Governor Mike Rounds in March signed a bill banning nearly all abortions in the state.
278 - Apr 2006 - Conscience: Dissenters' appeal to Rome 'a real hoot' says Cardinal Pell, Michael Gilchrist
reiterated traditional teachings on matters such as contraception the family abortion and so on seemingly without listening to what an increasing number of women may have to say on these issues or taking into account recent developments in the understanding of human sexuality and fertility and the crisis of overpopulation.
279 - Mar 2006 - Letters: Vaccines and abortion, Judy Law
They have also succeeded in obtaining an ethical smallpox vaccine and are currently trying to bring an ethical alternative for the abortion-tainted rubella vaccine into the United States.
280 - Mar 2006 - Archbishop Hickey: how to address the crisis of faith, Archbishop Barry Hickey
Gospel guidance It must be acknowledged that the implementation of these human values without the guidance of the Gospel can lead to totally unacceptable consequences like the right to abortion the conditional rights of unborn children (especially those diagnosed with a disability) the acceptance of a variety of actively sexual lifestyles outside and within marriage and the unqualified right to choose.
281 - Mar 2006 - News: The Church Around the World
He said that such trends manifested themselves in the progressive ethical impoverishment of civil laws and political agendas resulting in the legalisation of abortion euthanasia and drug use as well as contempt for the indissolubility of marriage and the traditional family.
282 - Feb 2006 - Letters: Cardinal von Galen (letter), Denise M. Cameron
Nor will I suspect any bishop who today takes on the Australian Government and calls for an end to todays silent holocaust of abortion.
283 - Feb 2006 - The Church of England: beyond satire?, Rev Peter Mullen
Bishops and other leading churchmen urged their congregations to give support to the proposed new Parliamentary Bills to liberalise abortion divorce and homosexuality.
284 - Feb 2006 - Priestly vocations: the key role of bishops, John Mallon
They never knew a time when abortion was not legal and they never knew another Pope besides John Paul II.
285 - Feb 2006 - Catechesis: Latest research on Catholic school leavers, Michael Gilchrist
More alarming still was the fact that they could not state why the Church took such a strong stance on abortion contraception euthanasia in vitro fertilisation and homosexuality.
286 - Feb 2006 - News: The Church Around the World
During a speech on Catholics and public life in the US Archbishop Gomez noted that today 70 per cent of politicians who claim to be Catholic in Congress and the Senate support abortion and that figure reaches almost 90 per cent in traditional Catholic states such as Massachusetts or New York.
287 - Dec 2005 - Books: Good News About Sex And Marriage, by Christopher West, Kerrie Allen
This leading to death may seem exaggerated but when we consider the evil consequences of lust - abortion fatherless families sexually transmitted diseases not to mention the pain of hurt souls objectification of persons and misogyny through rape - we soon realise that lust can and will only lead to spiritual or physical death.
288 - Dec 2005 - Books: The Cube and the Cathedral, by George Weigel, John Ballantyne
The unchecked abortion rate exacerbates the continents demographic suicide.
289 - Dec 2005 - Episcopacy: Archbishop Chaput of Denver: America's plain-speaking Pope's man, Peter J. Boyer
Abortion issue Archbishop Chaput has had dealings with Cardinal Ratzinger over the years most notably in regard to a matter that greatly complicated John Kerrys campaign for President: the question of a Catholic politicians duty to his faith and to his constituency on the issue of abortion.
290 - Nov 2005 - National Press Club: Cardinal George Pell on the dictatorship of relativism, Cardinal George Pell
Differences about important issues such as war slavery abortion euthanasia are different claims to moral truth not merely competing preferences.
291 - Oct 2005 - Letters: Contraception, Anne Lastman
In my work (post abortion/ sexual abuse grief counselling) I hear sad stories which leave me trembling.
292 - Oct 2005 - Society: The latest marriage statistics: implications, Zenit News Agency
And an abortion in Sweden after the 18th week of pregnancy is allowed only after review and approval by the National Board of Health.
293 - Oct 2005 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic World News US Supreme Court judge critical of Courts role Moral issues not addressed in the Constitution such as abortion gay rights and the death penalty should be debated and settled by Congress or state legislatures not by the courts said US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
294 - Sep 2005 - Letters: Ethical medicine?, Dr A.W. Hartwig
However most medicos - even professors of gynaecology who carry out late term abortions - still claim to practise ethical medicine.
295 - Sep 2005 - Canadian Bishops' cave-in to 'renegade Catholicism' under fire
Catholic Church rules specify that anyone who plays a role in an abortion commits a dire sin - and Trudeau it can be argued played a pivotal role in countless abortions.
296 - Aug 2005 - Letters: Abortion breast cancer link (letter), Dr Tim Coyle
To their credit they included exogenous hormones such as the contraceptive pill but left out the abortion breast cancer (abc) link.
297 - Aug 2005 - Campus Life: Cardinal Pell's program for a Catholic culture at Sydney's universities, Stephen Lawrence
The Life Week debates have also been features with Bishop Anthony Fisher outpointing Dr Nitchke on the topic of Euthanasia in 2003 and Melinda Tankard Riest exposing some of the anomalies in the abortion issue in her 2004 debate with Eva Cox.
298 - Aug 2005 - What the Church can teach the secular world, Archbishp Barry Hickey
One of the consequences of this deception of ourselves and our children is that Australian teenagers have among the highest rates of abortion and sexually transmitted diseases in the Western world.
299 - Jul 2005 - Society: Catholics must play an active role in public life, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput OFM Cap
Are we angry enough about what is wrong with the world - the killing of millions of unborn children through abortion; the neglect of the poor and the elderly; the mistreatment of immigrants in our midst; the abuse of science in embryonic stem cell research?
300 - Jul 2005 - News: The Church Around the World
Benedict then noted the manner in which the fabric of African life was being threatened by divorce abortion prostitution human trafficking and a contraceptive mentality.
301 - Jul 2005 - Editorial: Can Catholic "salt" flavour the secular culture?, Michael Gilchrist
Meanwhile recent history in Australia has shown that the decent majority are open to well-reasoned arguments on issues such as marriage euthanasia and abortion.
302 - Jun 2005 - Letters: New Pope, Deidre Lyra
Then there was speculation about his successor with dissenters hopes for changes in Church teachings on life issues sexuality women clergy homosexuality contraception or abortion granted prominence.
303 - Jun 2005 - Papal awards for WA Catholic politicians, Hugh Ryan
The awards were made to the Hon Phillip Pendal formerly Independent MLA for South Perth and Mr Bill McNee formerly Liberal MLA for Moore in recognition of their fidelity to Catholic principles and values in the world of politics and particularly their commitment to the Gospel of Life during long debates in Parliament and the community on life issues such as abortion the destruction of living human embryos for medical research medical care of the dying and related issues.
304 - Jun 2005 - News: The Church Around the World
The decision to honour one of Congresss most outspoken and strident advocates of abortion rights was just the latest episode in a long history of secularisation at Marymount Manhattan College said Patrick Reilly President of the Cardinal Newman Society.
305 - Jun 2005 - He was my Pope, too: a Lutheran's appreciation of John Paul II, Uwe Siemon-Netto
What more fitting insight than John Paul IIs definition of our culture as a culture of death - an insight that is now clearly sinking in to wit the declining abortion rates in the United States?
306 - May 2005 - Letters: Pro-life play: The Call of Guadalupe, Andrew Rabel
It may be of interest to readers of AD2000 (and for the moment those living in Victoria) that a musical play whose purpose is to bring about an awareness of the evil of abortion is about to have its premiere.
307 - May 2005 - Catholic beliefs and practices: the challenge ahead for Australia, Michael Gilchrist
The three belief items dealt with views about the virgin birth the Eucharist and the nature of God while the morality items concerned abortion and pre-marital sex.
308 - May 2005 - News: The Church Around the World
The bishop had enraged government leaders with his stinging criticism of proposals to allow abortion in Argentine where the practice is presently illegal.
309 - May 2005 - 'Santo Subito': the impact of John Paul II, Peter Westmore
He reaffirmed the Churchs traditional teachings on the indissolubility of marriage and on sex within marriage; he opposed abortion euthanasia and human embryo experimentation reconciled Catholicism with democracy repudiated Marxist-influenced liberation theology and met the intellectual challenge of the Enlightenment by arguing that faith and reason were fully compatible.
310 - Apr 2005 - Letters: Pregnancy Assistance, Brian A. Peachey
Your report Sydney Archdiocese program offers alternative to abortion (February AD2000) states that the program is new to Australia and only the third in the world to provide support to pregnant women who are contemplating abortion.
311 - Apr 2005 - Adore 05: Sydney's successful Eucharistic Youth Congress, Nicole Osmak
He delivered powerful forthright talks on topics such as The Real Presence of Jesus in the Holy Eucharist and the influence of the Devil on society - reminding us that we are living in a culture of death through euthanasia abortion contraception prostitution and murder.
312 - Apr 2005 - News: The Church Around the World
AGI Abortion bill narrowly defeated in Poland In a close vote last February Polands parliament deferred debate on legislation that would have made abortion there legal.
313 - Mar 2005 - Letters: Abortion (letter), Fr Austin Kenny CP
I am prompted to write this letter because the pro-abortion lobby is saying that a woman has the right over her own body including her unborn child.
314 - Mar 2005 - Dissent: Notes from a theology unit at Australian Catholic University
The lecturer has lots of reservations regarding church counselling pregnant women considering abortion.
315 - Mar 2005 - Moral divisions among the Christian Churches threaten ecumenism, Archbishop Barry Hickey
Yet it is invoked to decide not just choices about dress or where to live but matters of life and death like abortion or euthanasia.
316 - Mar 2005 - Cinema: Hollywood's Kinsey whitewash, Bill Muehlenberg
And today we see the result of this social and sexual revolution: broken families marriage disintegration a tsunami of pornography including child pornography an epidemic of promiscuity and sexually transmitted diseases high abortion rates a crisis in teenage pregnancies an explosion of rape and sexual assault and a culture that believes that hedonism is the highest good and self-control and restraint the greatest evil.
317 - Mar 2005 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic World News Reducing the number of abortions in Australia An Australian association aiming to combat abortion by changing attitudes through advertising campaigns is appealing for funding to continue its life-saving work.
318 - Feb 2005 - Letters: Abortion (letter), Frank Bellet
Being tried for killing an unborn child is one of those knicker-knot news items putting the pro-abortion lobby in a dither.
319 - Feb 2005 - News: The Church Around the World
CNA Sydney Archdiocese program offers alternatives to abortion Cardinal George Pell has announced a program new to Australia and only the third of its kind in the world to provide support to pregnant women who are contemplating abortion.
320 - Dec 2004 - Letters: Abortion (letter), Maryse Usher
Anne Lastman is not exaggerating when she describes 50 million abortions a year worldwide as the annihilation of nations predicted by Our Lady at Fatima (October AD2000).
321 - Dec 2004 - Letters: Election result (letter), Maureen Federico
With or without Mark Latham from whom a straight answer on policy was never given the party is in tatters along with the Greens who polled badly considering the defections from both Labor and the now almost defunct Democrats whose former leader Stott-Despoya once stood outside an abortion mill in SA to be photographed.
322 - Dec 2004 - News: The Church Around the World
In an interview with the Denver Post the Archbishop said religion and religious issues were at the forefront throughout the year including the release of Mel Gibsons film The Passion of the Christ abortion and same-sex marriage.
323 - Dec 2004 - US and Australian election results: the cultural revolution challenged, Michael Gilchrist
The contrast is even greater in the US between the more pro-life Republicans and pro-abortion Democrats.
324 - Nov 2004 - Letters: Abortion issue (letter), Greg Byrne
The article The Church and the Greens raises extremely serious issues because what it means is that we Catholics (including some bishops) must bear a degree of responsibility for Australias high abortion rate.
325 - Nov 2004 - Deer Park: Transforming our secular culture: the role of women, Marcia Riordan
Our culture has lost respect for women men and children: it sets men against women in the wars of the sexes and women against children through abortion - a certain sign that as a society we are failing women.
326 - Nov 2004 - Ad limina: The Pope calls for strong leadership from New Zealand's Bishops, Michael Gilchrist
New Zealand he said was experiencing the tragic consequences of the eclipse of the sense of God: the drift away from the Church; the undermining of family life; the facilitation of abortion and prostitution; a misguided vision of life which seeks pleasure and success rather than goodness and wisdom.
327 - Oct 2004 - Reflection: Our Lady, Fatima and the 'annihilation of nations', Anne Lastman
Anne Lastman is a Post Abortion Grief Counsellor and founder of Victims of Abortion PO Box 6094 Vermont South 3133 Victoria Australia tel 0408 175 033.
328 - Oct 2004 - University: International Movement of Catholic Students Australia, Aaron Russell
It was heart-warming to note that Catholic students across the nation are interested in the same issues of abortion ethics questions of gender love and responsibility as well as conventional and student politics.
329 - Oct 2004 - Society: US bishops call on Catholic institutions to oppose culture of death, Patrick Reilly
The incidence of American Catholic colleges and universities hosting abortion-rights advocates has grown so much that the US Bishops Conference recently asked Church-related institutions to refrain from honouring those who act in defiance of Church teachings.
330 - Oct 2004 - News: The Church around the World
Citing papal and Vatican documents Voters Guide identifies five issues it calls non-negotiable: abortion euthanasia fetal stem cell research human cloning and homosexual marriage.
331 - Sep 2004 - Letters: Moral relativism, Tim Coyle
Worse still many chemists are providing abortion services by leasing associated medical centre premises to abortion-referring GPs.
332 - Sep 2004 - Letters: Freedom to be Born pro-life march, George F. Simpson
Former US President Ronald Reagan once said All those in favour of abortion have already been born.
333 - Sep 2004 - Books: Exposing 'The Da Vinci Code' fraud, James Hitchcock
In an often unrecognised way the passion that drives debates about The Da Vinci Code has more to do with abortion and homosexuality than it does with the origins of Christianity.
334 - Sep 2004 - News: The Church Around the World
Fr Ardis has become a central figure in the Communion controversy since pro-abortion Catholic politicians mostly Democrats have been targeted by some Catholic bishops.
335 - Aug 2004 - Letters: Relearning needed, Anne Lastman
Abortion on demand would still be on the cards and on the statutes.
336 - Aug 2004 - Letters: Abortion, Anne Boyce
I would be willing to help support the telecasting of My Foetus to help in some way to overcome the horror of abortion as suggested by Tom King of Queensland (July AD2000).
337 - Aug 2004 - The Catholic Church and the Greens: why?, Tony Kearney
It was further noted that in the past year our Church leaders have issued 30 media releases including six on asylum seekers but none on abortion.
338 - Aug 2004 - The morning after pill, Bishop Anthony Fisher
Add to this its potential to cause early abortions and there is little wonder many in the community are worried.
339 - Aug 2004 - Bioethics: Embryo stem-cell research: time for a moral benchmark, Christopher Pyne MP
Moral benchmark It may be that abortion is now ensconced as a womans right beyond any kind of appeal in the name of the child.
340 - Aug 2004 - Catholic politicians and informed conscience, Bishop Michael Sheridan
Bishop Michael Sheridan of Colorado Springs responded last June in his diocesan paper The Herald to critics of his earlier strong stance in a pastoral letter regarding pro-abortion Catholic politicians and voters not receiving Holy Communion.
341 - Aug 2004 - News: The Church Around the World
He cited first policies in which the fundamental right to life is limited or used as a tool as in the cause of abortion.
342 - Jul 2004 - Letters: Courageous lead (letter), Tom King
The courageous lead provided by Tony Abbott in placing on the public media agenda the shameful subsidising of wholesale abortion that falls outside the parameters of medical and legal constraints has floundered because the Christian Churches are manifestly incompetent and disinclined to act as advocates for the slaughtered innocents.
343 - Jul 2004 - Eucharistic Adoration: heart of evangelisation, Fr Sebastian Camilleri OFM
Questions on abortion artificial birth control homosexuality promiscuity sexual abuse social injustice family breakdown etc and the Churchs teaching on them are aired almost daily in print and electronic media.
344 - Jul 2004 - News: The Church Around the World
The Irish Catholic Pressures to legalise abortion in Kenya Strong response from Catholic Archbishop of Nairobi The Catholic Archbishop of Nairobi Raphael Ndingi Mwanaa Nzeki has been angered by fresh calls to legalise abortion in Kenya in May.
345 - Jul 2004 - Editorial: Separation of Church and State?, Michael Gilchrist
But the episode underlines the double standard currently operating: governments and media can tell the churches what to do or not to do; but Christians and church leaders who speak out on moral questions (such as abortion or euthanasia) are subject to fierce attack.
346 - Jun 2004 - Letters: US Survey (letter), Errol P. Duke
Abortion (where there is no danger to the mothers health): Catholics 30 percent; General 39 percent.
347 - Jun 2004 - Society: Why Chesterton is needed now more than ever, Dale Ahlquist
He predicted that the acceptance of birth control would lead to the acceptance of abortion and then infanticide.
348 - Jun 2004 - News: The Church Around the World
No Communion for pro-abortion politicians US Bishops set up task force to examine issue Politicians who support abortion must not go to Communion and priests must deny them the sacrament said Cardinal Francis Arinze Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments.
349 - Jun 2004 - Abortion: 'Pro-choice' issue emerges in US presidential campaign, Michael Gilchrist
Bernard Kenny who is New Jerseys State Senate Majority Leader resigned from the Catholic Church in May over his support for abortion rights and embryonic stem cell research and the Churchs refusal to offer Holy Communion to politicians who have supported these positions publicly.
350 - May 2004 - Books: Marriage and Family in the Biblical World, edited by Ken Campbell, Bill Muehlenberg
Family life and marriage patterns are expertly covered in detail as are all the related questions: divorce sexual ethics adoption parenting abortion celibacy children homosexuality and gender roles.
351 - May 2004 - Education: The religious character of Catholic schools: how can it be enhanced?, Br Paul Macrossan CFC
This finding is easily seen to be related to other findings: only about three percent of graduates of Catholic schools practise some important demands of their faith like regular Mass attendance and many of their teachers too graduates in the faculty of education at Australian Catholic University find that they cannot subscribe to essential teachings of the Churchs Magisterium such as the authority of the Pope to pronounce on questions of morality or faith or the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist or the unlawfulness of abortion or divorce or the invalidity of gay marriages etc.
352 - May 2004 - Church in UK welcomes abortion documentary, Anthony Cappello
The Catholic Church in England and Wales has said that a 30-minute TV documentary that was to show footage of an abortion could prove a powerful anti-abortion message highlighting the full horror.
353 - Apr 2004 - Reflection: Right is right, even if nobody does it (G.K. Chesterton), Fr F.E. Burns
These questions - abortion homosexuality artificial birth control euthanasia etc and the Churchs teaching on them are aired almost daily in print and the electronic media.
354 - Apr 2004 - Letters: Taking a stand in the culture war, Robert and Carmel Garrett
Today television stations continue to promote violence and violence is what we are getting on our streets and in our cities murders and muggings with the worst type of violence occurring in our abortion clinics where 100000 unborn Australian children are disposed of each year.
355 - Apr 2004 - Letters: Life under threat, Brian Harris
Infanticide occurs in some hospitals (though not all) before and after birth with many down syndrome babies killed by abortion along with others with cleft palate or other disabilities.
356 - Apr 2004 - National Church Life Survey: church-going declines further, Michael Gilchrist
On the question of abortion only 36 percent of Mass attending Catholics agreed that Abortion should never be permitted while 10 percent thought Abortion should be more generally available.
357 - Mar 2004 - Books: THE HEADLONG TRAFFIC : Poems and Prose 1997 to 2002, by Bruce Dawe, Michael Gilchrist
Australia Year Zero is a devastating critique of todays abortion/euthanasia culture while Temple Incident connects the New Testament account of Jesus driving out the money-changers with todays market manipulators.
358 - Mar 2004 - Events: Albury-Melbourne Life Walk (letter), George Simpson
This years fundraiser is a major source of the income necessary to carry on Right to Lifes work in the fields of pregnancy counselling community education on life issues and the lobbying of politicians on abortion euthanasia and embryo research.
359 - Mar 2004 - USA: Pro-abortion politicians put on notice, AD2000
Newly installed Archbishop Raymond Burke of St Louis Missouri continues to make the news with his public insistence that pro-abortion Catholic politicians should not receive the Eucharist.
360 - Mar 2004 - Ad limina 2004: The 'Statement of Conclusions' five years on, Michael Gilchrist
As for the wider Catholic community with the inroads of secularism hedonism and materialism it is questionable whether its attitudes towards divorce abortion gay rights and other moral issues differ significantly from those of the general Australian population.
361 - Mar 2004 - News: The Church Around the World, AD2000
In his message John Paul II urged public officials to ensure that the media do not undermine the health of family life arguing that today family life is often represented in an inappropriate fashion with presentations that depict sexual behaviour outside marriage in a neutral or even favourable light while positive support is at times given to divorce contraception abortion and homosexuality.
362 - Feb 2004 - Books: Anti-Catholicism in America: The Last Acceptable Prejudice, by Mark S. Massa SJ, Michael Daniel
The conduct of some Democrat politicians who in recent years have supported pro-abortion stances has put paid to this myth.
363 - Feb 2004 - Human life: precious from conception, Fr Angelo Serra SJ
This inhuman situation was recalled in the encyclical Evangelium Vitae of John Paul II: Some try to justify abortion by claiming that the product of conception at least until a certain number of days cannot yet be considered a personal human life.
364 - Dec 2003 - Letters: Voice of the Faithful, St Michael's Group
More recently the Newsletter has been focusing on employment professional leadership training for women gender equity Womens Rights (including support for the ratification of CEDAW which promotes reproductive health a euphemism for abortion rights) social justice (including Native Title) and environmental issues such as promotion of the International Year of Fresh Water and of course inclusive language.
365 - Dec 2003 - News: The Church Around the World
On 13 October a special BBC Panorama program titled Sex and the Holy City charged that Church teachings on contraception and abortion bring about widespread poverty and death.
366 - Dec 2003 - John Paul II's 25th anniversary: the impact of his teachings, Cardinal George Pell
Less controversial but just as politically incorrect was Evangelium Vitae (1995) which vigorously reaffirmed the value and inviolability of every human life solemnly condemned abortion and euthanasia and declared the death penalty permissible only when it would not otherwise be possible for society to defend itself effectively ruling it out as an option in Western nations.
367 - Nov 2003 - News: The Church Around the World, AD2000
Vatican Information Service US women who regret abortions speak out Campaign to raise awareness of harm abortion causes women After 30 years of Americas abortion debate the voices of women who have experienced abortions devastating effects are being heard more loudly and in greater numbers.
368 - Oct 2003 - Letters: New bishops (letter), Anne Lastman
I began post abortion grief counselling about seven to eight years ago and for a time worked from home.
369 - Oct 2003 - Saints: The Beatification of Mother Teresa of Calcutta
Catholic teachings Her heroic life was also lived in complete conformity to the teachings of the Catholic faith and she gave a marvellous example of this fidelity on issues like contraception and abortion.
370 - Oct 2003 - News: The Church Around the World, AD2000
Catholic World News US Doe and Roe abortion decisions Former plaintiffs appeal for their reversal The two women who were plaintiffs in the Roe and Doe decisions of 1973 in which the US Supreme Court effectively struck down all state laws restricting abortion have now joined in asking the courts to reverse their decisions.
371 - Oct 2003 - After 25 years: the impact of John Paul II's pontificate, Michael Gilchrist
For its acquiescence to contraception abortion and even euthanasia John Paul II continues to accuse the West of fostering a culture of death.
372 - Sep 2003 - Letters: Freedom to be born (letter), George F. Simpson
The general opinion is that nobody cares about abortion.
373 - Sep 2003 - News: The Church Around the World, AD2000
A panel run by Fr Brendan Lee and Anne Lastman covered the topic Ministering to those Hurt by Abortion.
374 - Aug 2003 - Catalyst for Renewal Address: The legacy of Vatican II, Archbishop George Pell
Examples from my own limited experience of such doctrines include the denial of the divinity of Christ claims that abortion and euthanasia can be legitimate and that homosexual activity and pre-marital sexual activity generally should also get a tick.
375 - Aug 2003 - Bioethics: End-of-life decisions: the moral issues at stake, David Perrin
This erroneous decision of the court was foretold by a world leader in Catholic ethics Professor John Finnis when in 1989 he said There is a risk that the courts will get hold of this issue (withdrawal of food and water) like they got hold of abortion and produce a wildly permissive judgement that would in effect allow at least voluntary euthanasia.
376 - Aug 2003 - Documents: Ecclesia in Europa - Pope challenges Christians to re-evangelise Europe, Michael Gilchrist
In addition the Church has to confront the growing acceptance of such evils as abortion forms of intervention on human embryos and euthanasia.
377 - Jul 2003 - Books: The Prenatal Person: Ethics from Conception to Birth, Dr Ted Watt
Abortion Fr Ford has no doubt that a human individual is present at the fetal stage of development and accordingly he rejects induced abortion as unethical.
378 - Jul 2003 - Letters: Success in WA (letter), Deidre Lyra
Judging from the unprecedented numbers of people at several venues with often standing room only it certainly was a real eye-opener for many who braved these conditions to hear the truths on contraception pre-marital and extra-marital sex abortion prostitution homosexuality and lesbianism.
379 - Jul 2003 - News: The Church Around the World, AD2000
It is opposed by an anti-life mentality as is seen in contraception abortion infanticide and euthanasia.
380 - Jun 2003 - Reflection: Church scandals: focus on the message, not just the messengers, Fr Kevin Brannelly
And what of the many who resort to artificial contraception and even abortion?
381 - Jun 2003 - Letters: Abortion (letter), Betty Griffin
Some years ago American Jesuit Father John Powell said while speaking of abortion: Is anyone there?
382 - May 2003 - Books: Life-Giving Love: Embracing God's beautiful design for marriage, Kimberley Hahn, Leanne and Michael Casanova
Available from AD Books) Scott Hahn in his foreword to his wife Kimberlys book Life-Giving Love writes that it offers a fresh but deeply-rooted perspective on the true meaning of marital love and its implications for a number of significant issues: NFP contraception infertility abortion sterilisation and miscarriage.
383 - May 2003 - Letters: Healing of the family tree (letter), Anne Lastman
As a post-abortion grief counsellor I wish to take issue with Fr Peter Josephs article on healing of the family tree in the February issue of AD2000.
384 - Apr 2003 - Books: A Long Way From Rome, edited by Chris McGillion, John Barich
Most contributors seem to have a phobia about Humanae Vitae the Statement of Conclusions and clergy sex abuse but not about the scourges of abortion (100000 a year) or divorce (almost one million children out of touch with their fathers) sexually transmitted diseases AIDS a sex crazy media and the pornography industry.
385 - Apr 2003 - Books: The First Grace, by Russell Hittinger, Peter Westmore
He applies this to a range of contemporary issues in American law including the US Supreme Courts decision in Planned Parenthood v Casey dealing with whether states can make abortion a criminal offence and Washington v Glucksberg (1997) which dealt with physician-assisted suicide.
386 - Apr 2003 - Letters: Priorities (letter), Jeanette Joseph
We now have laws allowing abortion on demand the murder of the unborn the use of human embryos for research and genetically modified babies.
387 - Apr 2003 - News: The Church Around the World
In his discussion of the dangers posed by modern society the Pope again mentioned a familiar list of problems: divorce abortion and the decline of family life.
388 - Mar 2003 - Books: The Latest from AD Books
00) Three Approaches to Abortion Peter Kreeft The latest book by the best-selling US Catholic writer.
389 - Mar 2003 - Vatican tells politicians: Don't hide your light, Michael Casanova
slavery or abortion the Catholic commitment becomes more evident and laden with responsibility (par 4).
390 - Mar 2003 - News: The Church Around the World, AD2000
Bishop of Sacramentos directive Pro-abortion California Governor told not to receive Communion The Bishop of Californias capital city has announced that the States pro-abortion Catholic Governor should renounce his pro-abortion views before presenting himself for Communion again.
391 - Feb 2003 - Books: How To Win The Culture War, by Peter Kreeft, Bill Muehlenberg
This includes the whole array of battle fronts: pornography homosexuality easy divorce and abortion.
392 - Feb 2003 - Perth Rosary Tape authors' successful US visit, Colleen McGuiness-Howard
She asked for prayers to give her strength to continue her fight against the current spiritual warfare attacking Ireland and Europe in relation to abortion human cloning stem cell research euthanasia and all allied issues sacred to the Catholic Faith.
393 - Dec 2002 - Books: Bio-Engagement: Making a Christian Difference through Bioethics Today, Bill Muehlenberg
Policy debates These authorities deal with such topics as: fetal tissue research in vitro fertilisation stem cell research health care issues abortion euthanasia sex education and many others.
394 - Dec 2002 - Letters: Women's Commission (2) (letter), Dr Myles M. Kehoe
It is difficult to understand why with few exceptions those bishops who have so much concern for the perceived persecution of a few Catholic women appear to be so silent on the fate of embryos and have so little to say publicly on abortion contraception euthanasia embryo research and the pressing moral issues threatening to destroy our nation.
395 - Dec 2002 - Books: Biography of Archbishop Pell launched in Melbourne: author interviewed
I think the Church has vitally important points to make on many important social issues that confront us all - the ageing population and the reluctance of younger people to have children; Australias astounding rate of taxpayer-subsidised abortion at about 100000 a year.
396 - Dec 2002 - Education: Most teachers reject Church teaching: ACU professor, Michael Gilchrist
That survey found most student teachers did not accept Church teaching on such areas as abortion contraception the Eucharist and womens ordination and on these there were no significant differences between first year and final year students.
397 - Dec 2002 - News: The Church Around the World, AD2000
Catholic World News Archbishop Chaputs election statement Responsibilities of Catholic voters made clear In an unusually clear and forthright statement of Catholic political responsibilities during the US Congressional elections Denvers Archbishop Charles Chaput urged Colorado voters to judge political candidates by their stand on legislation regarding abortion.
398 - Nov 2002 - Father Fessio: real US crisis is 'spiritual abuse', Karl Maurer
Meanwhile: More and more Roman Catholics are becoming indistinguishable from other Americans with growing support for abortion divorce euthanasia and other societal ills.
399 - Oct 2002 - Letters: Archbishop Pell (letter), Eamonn & Patricia Keane
It presents pleasure and prosperity as the touchstone of the life worth living and it asserts that contraception procured abortion and homosexual acts are not intrinsically evil.
400 - Oct 2002 - Power without responsibility: the vendetta against Dr Pell, Peter Westmore
Mr OGorman who made clear he completely disagreed with positions which Archbishop Pell had taken on issues such as homosexuality embryo research and abortion said It used to be the law in Australia before we became just absolutely hysterical and unbalanced about the procedures in relation to investigating child sex accusations that a person wouldnt be named unless a person was actually charged.
401 - Sep 2002 - Books: Open Embrace: A Protestant Couple Rethinks Contraception, Bill Muehlenberg
For this reason Christians of all persuasions should reject many forms of contraception just as they reject (or should reject) abortion.
402 - Sep 2002 - Letters: Abortion (letter), Bob Denahy
In her excellent review of Abortion and Martyrdom Tracey Rowland quotes two contributors as stating the Church would need to define the precise point of the infusion of the spiritual soul.
403 - Sep 2002 - News: The Church Around the World, AD2000
The legislation according to the President ensures that every infant born alive - including an infant who survives an abortion procedure - is considered a person under federal law.
404 - Aug 2002 - Books: Abortion And Martyrdom, edited by Aidan Nichols, Tracey Rowland
ABORTION AND MARTYRDOM edited by Aidan Nichols (Gracewing 2002 $34.
405 - Jul 2002 - Letters: Abortion (letter), George F. Simpson
In her excellent article on post-abortion trauma (June AD 2000) Anne Lastman shows how suffering can lead to repentance.
406 - Jun 2002 - Reflection: A reason for mercy: healing post-abortion trauma, Anne R. Lastman
The healing of post-abortion trauma can come only when we understand that the pain which follows an abortion is the pain experienced when mother love is violated.
407 - Jun 2002 - Books: 'Right And Reason: Ethics in theory and practice', by Fr Austin Fagothey SJ, Michael Casanova
Why is abortion always wrong?
408 - Jun 2002 - How John Paul II's 'new springtime' came to an American parish, Elizabeth A. Wittman
Controversially taboo subjects such as contraception and abortion divorce and remarriage the fundamental disorder of alternative life styles and the distorted sex education offered in the local public schools were dealt with clearly at Sunday Mass in accordance with Church teaching.
409 - Jun 2002 - Following our baptismal calling takes courage - Chrism Mass homily, Bishop Geoffrey Jarrett
Today we face a new hostility to Christianity still somewhat veiled in our country still just under the surface which goes beyond a simple resentment of our moral teachings on say abortion euthanasia and sexual immorality and efforts to stop them intruding into public policy.
410 - May 2002 - Letters: Decline of the faith (letter), Brian Carter
It said that even though the Vatican thunders about abortion same-sex marriage assisted suicide illicit sex consumerism smutty sex education defective theology and more yet in most parishes there is little effort made to rectify the situation.
411 - Apr 2002 - Books: The Clash Of Orthodoxies: Law, Religion and Morality in Crisis, David R. Oakley
It conveys a widespread understanding among liberal elites that religious conservatives are not motivated by reason at least not in their opinions about social issues like abortion euthanasia and gay rights which from time to time are the subject of public debate.
412 - Apr 2002 - 'Victims of Abortion' founder appeals to Catholic priests, Anne Lastman
ANNE LASTMAN is the founder of Victims of Abortion which for almost five years has been providing trauma counselling and information services for those suffering the after-effects of having had an abortion.
413 - Apr 2002 - Adelaide Thomas More Centre address: The key elements of Catholic Action today, Archbishop Philip Wilson
Dr Toni Turnbull on Abortion: an Update while Anna Krohn gave a series of lectures on The Theology of the Body.
414 - Feb 2002 - New Titles from AD Books
Peter Kreeft imagines the dialogue that might ensue with three worthy opponents - a doctor a philosopher and a psychologist - about the arguments surrounding abortion.
415 - Feb 2002 - Books: 'Meaninglessness' and today's Western culture, Archbishop George Pell
The rate of youth suicide especially among our young men drug abuse the abortion epidemic the reluctance to have babies are all examples of pessimism consequences of the attempt to reject God along with His moral demands (demands not of our making) and to eliminate the guilt which accompanies all humans together with the dread of suffering and death.
416 - Feb 2002 - Into the Deep Forum: young Catholics meet Australian bishops, Helen Ransom
We need clarity we need depth and we need leadership from the bishops and then we will follow he said adding that young people need to be given clear direction on issues such as contraception abortion homosexuality and chastity.
417 - Feb 2002 - News: The Church Around the World
Zenit News Service Abortion of unwanted twins Newspaper poll shows strong opposition A news item in the Herald Sun (28 November) reported that a Melbourne woman had aborted one of her unborn twins conceived using IVF because she feared she could not cope with both children.
418 - Nov 2001 - Winter school: Evangelising in a "post-pagan" culture, Fr Anthony Mastroeni
Then there is the ever-present ever-growing holocaust of abortion and now infanticide and the beginning of euthanasia.
419 - Nov 2001 - News: The Church Around the World
That constitution has given rise to liberalisation on other social issues such as abortion.
420 - Oct 2001 - Letters: Church leadership (letter), Mary Daly
It is often said that the Coalition Government is pro-family but there seem to be just as many abortions done under a Liberal Government as under a Labor one.
421 - Oct 2001 - Can US bishops enforce Papal teaching on Catholic universities?, Zenit News Service
Elsewhere others calling themselves Catholic theologians have argued in favor of abortion and same-sex marriage.
422 - Oct 2001 - Events: Gerry Matatics Visit / Catholic Homeschooling Conference, Parramatta, AD2000
His topics will include Purgatory and Suffering The Bible Contraception and Abortion The Mass: Heaven on Earth Did Jesus really know He was God?
423 - Oct 2001 - News: The Church Around the World
Zenit News Service US Bishops anti-abortion advertising campaign Have We Gone Too Far?
424 - Sep 2001 - Letters: Mind of the Church (letter), Mrs Carol V. Phillips
Look at contraception abortion euthanasia suicide pornography Communism Nazism etc.
425 - Sep 2001 - Why today's secular culture is anti-Catholic, James Hitchcock
The rhetoric of abortion for example centres on the word choice.
426 - Sep 2001 - Successful Thomas More Centre Winter School in Brisbane, Sidney Rofe
If we are worried about abortion we have to be far more worried about this.
427 - Sep 2001 - News: The Church Around the World
Zenit News Service Colombias bishops act on abortion Catholic abortion procurers may be excomminicated The Catholic Church in Colombia has warned doctors medical practitioners and judges who participate in procuring abortions that they may face excommunication.
428 - Aug 2001 - Letters: Choosing life (letter), Mark Whybrow
In 1990 Cardinal John OConnor Archbishop of New York made a similar pledge to women facing the abortion option.
429 - Aug 2001 - Denver Archdiocese: the future of Catholicism, David Scott
Archbishop Chaputs supporters do not deny that he has been staunch in his defence of Church teachings on abortion and homosexuality.
430 - Aug 2001 - After 14 years: why does AD2000 continue?, Michael Gilchrist
This libertarian or secular humanist philosophy was used in the language of rights: I have a right to do as I please on issues like abortion euthanasia drugs divorce and remarriage and various forms of sexual expression.
431 - Jul 2001 - News: The Church Around the World
Denver Archbishop acts on pro-abortion speaker Calls for policies that respect sanctity of human life Archbishop Charles Chaput of Denver last May ordered that an archdiocesan agency revoke its invitation to US Representative Diana DeGette to speak at an awards dinner because of her pro-abortion views.
432 - Jun 2001 - Letters: Annunciation (letter), Andrew Scholl
In this era when contraception abortion and euthanasia are so readily accepted in our society it would be salutary I believe to re-emphasise the Feast of the Annunciation by perhaps changing the name to the Feast of the Incarnation.
433 - Jun 2001 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic World News Ugandan Cardinal calls for rejection of abortion pill Cardinal Emmanuel Wamala of Kampala has called on Christians to reject the abortifacient morning- after pill being introduced by the Ugandan Government.
434 - May 2001 - Letters: Elizabeth Anscombe (letter), Edward Clarke
Not only was she an intellectual defender of Catholic morality but was also to be found praying outside abortion clinics with some of her children risking arrest and harassment from our over-zealous police force.
435 - Apr 2001 - Reflection: Giving witness to the Gospel of Life, Rebecca van Rensburg
The widespread acceptance of contraception and abortion can be seen as one of the most evident signs of the ways in which society has devalued the gift of our sexuality and the life-giving love to which we are called.
436 - Apr 2001 - Books: 'The Atonement Child' by Francine Rivers, Mary-Jane Donnellan
Faced with such a dilemma in her life she has to decide whether to keep the child within her or have an abortion.
437 - Apr 2001 - Books: 'Contraception: The Hidden Truth' by Christine de Stoop, Katie Forster
Contraception abortion and euthanasia are now all accepted in various parts of the world.
438 - Apr 2001 - Rights of unborn are inalienable, Archbishop Barry J. Hickey
The acceptance of abortion in our Australian society the ease in which it is obtainable and the dulling of consciences which makes it common is for me a surprising and unexpected development which indicates that something has gone profoundly wrong.
439 - Apr 2001 - Thomas More Centre Summer School 2001: "Building a Culture of Life", Michael Daniel
It took place at the University of Melbourne with its overall theme Building a Culture of Life which took its impetus from John Paul IIs call for Catholics and others of goodwill to resist the culture of death - as manifested in euthanasia and abortion on demand.
440 - Apr 2001 - News: The Church Around the World
Nigerian Catholic womens anti-abortion petition Legalisation planned under revised constitution A Catholic womens group in Nigeria has officially registered its opposition to the proposed legalisation of abortion as part of the review of the African countrys constitution.
441 - Mar 2001 - The surprise Cardinal: Fr Avery Dulles SJ, Zenit News Service
He has been a voice communicating the thought of the Church in a country where many Catholics including priests have questioned the Pontiffs position on topics like abortion birth control priestly celibacy and the ordination of women among others.
442 - Mar 2001 - What we must teach our children: Archbishop Chaput, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput
Choices such as abortion and assisted suicide for example cannot provide true freedom and are therefore meaningless.
443 - Mar 2001 - Elizabeth Anscombe, R.I.P., Robert P. George
From the beginning of the controversy over abortion Elizabeth Anscombe recognised that the practice constituted the unjust killing of innocent human beings.
444 - Mar 2001 - News: The Church Around the World
Bush to block the public funding of US abortions abroad has drawn praise from the Italian edition of LOsservatore Romano the semiofficial Vatican newspaper which said that the measure was a clear censure of the eight-year Democratic administration led by Bill Clinton.
445 - Feb 2001 - Books: 'The Essence Of Feminism' by Kirsten Birkett, Catherine Sheehan
Many feminists argue that abortion is a fundamental right yet as Birkett observes A rather peculiar right it is that allows women of one age to extinguish the life of women of another age.
446 - Feb 2001 - Letters: Recipe for decline (letter), K. Logan
In both cases the issue is the same - the great evil of abortion.
447 - Dec 2000 - Letters: Remembrance services (letter), Richard Grant
I strongly endorse Ron Edmonds suggestion that the Catholic Church introduce liturgical funeral and remembrance services for children lost through miscarriage abortion or stillbirth (October AD2000).
448 - Dec 2000 - G.K. Chesterton: fresh and accessible today, Dale Ahlquist
And he correctly predicted that birth control would lead us to abortion and infanticide.
449 - Dec 2000 - News: The Church Around the World
Canadian bishops support feminist march Pro-abortion pro-lesbian groups involved Sunday 15 October was the first of the final three days of the controversial World March of Women 2000 a feminist propaganda measure that has split the Catholic Church in Canada.
450 - Dec 2000 - ACU - when will the 'Statement of Conclusions' be implemented?, Michael Gilchrist
The findings indicated a large proportion of graduating student teachers were out of line with Church teachings on the Real Presence the Trinity the priesthood abortion contraception and Sunday Mass obligation.
451 - Nov 2000 - Fr Francis Harman RIP: bioethicist of distinction, Dr Joseph Santamaria
At the same time there were strong pressures being exerted within the medical profession to depart from the Geneva Convention on the question of abortion.
452 - Nov 2000 - News: The Church Around the World
The theme for the observance - Children the springtime of the family and for society - was a direct response to what organisers saw as a wintry attitude toward human life as evidenced particularly by abortion contraception and fetal experimentation.
453 - Oct 2000 - How orthodox are Australian Catholic University's professorial staff?, Eamonn Keane
Earlier this year AD2000 reported on the results of a survey conducted by Professor Denis McLaughlin into the beliefs values and practices of student teachers at the Australian Catholic University (ACU) which revealed that a large proportion of the students did not accept the Churchs teaching on abortion contraception the male-only ministerial priesthood and the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist.
454 - Sep 2000 - News: The Church Around the World
Vatican Information Service Population decline in Europe Impact of high rates of abortion In a recent report the Federal Statistics Office of Germany predicts a drastic drop in that countrys population over the next 50 years.
455 - Aug 2000 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic World News Supreme Court upholds partial-birth abortion US Catholic bishops attack decision Several US bishops expressed their disappointment and rejection of the Supreme Courts decision in June to strike down the State of Nebraskas ban on partial-birth abortion.
456 - Aug 2000 - Editorial: Contemporary society's death wish, Peter Westmore
At first sight the recent decision of the US Supreme Court to overturn laws in some 30 US states banning partial birth abortion seems incomprehensible.
457 - Jul 2000 - Family Mission Novena: Australian response to Jubilee 2000
Abortion has become the personal right of every woman.
458 - Jul 2000 - News: The Church Around the World
They warn that in the language of international organisations reproductive health always includes abortion through surgical or chemical means and attempts against the liberty and rights of families and individual persons.
459 - Jun 2000 - How Catholics can help rebuild Christian culture, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput
Therefore any attempt to redefine family or to disconnect the family from the social regulation of pornography abortion homosexual behavior and similar issues will inevitably hurt civil society.
460 - Jun 2000 - One of the great bishops of modern times, Michael Gilchrist
At a time when American Catholics were increasingly inclined to pick and choose on matters of faith and morals Cardinal OConnor stood solidly with Church teaching on birth control abortion and homosexuality.
461 - May 2000 - Letters: Reply to Fr Frank Brennan (letter), Richard Egan
Fr Frank Brennan (April AD2000) holds that in Catholic teaching abortion is not the moral equivalent of murder and that in a pluralist democracy it is wrong to have a law prohibiting all abortions.
462 - May 2000 - What are the foundations of a good Catholic education?, Dr. John J. Haldane
Ironically since it wears the mantle of virtue this ideology of entitlement undermines the notion of an objective moral order for it treats subjective preferences as the determinants This twisted logic of entitlement can be seen operating daily in discussions of abortion adoption care of the elderly euthanasia genetic therapy human reproduction sexual orientation and practice and so on through the familiar list.
463 - May 2000 - News: The Church Around the World
Zenit News Agency Active pro-life NZ bishop Offers money to mothers to bear child rather than have an abortion Bishop Patrick Dunn of Auckland announced in April that his diocese will offer any kind of help necessary for women who choose to bear their child rather than have an abortion.
464 - May 2000 - Australian Catholic University student survey, Michael Gilchrist
- Professor Denis McLaughlin A survey of the beliefs values and practices of Catholic student teachers carried out by Professor Denis McLaughlin of Australian Catholic University (ACU) has found that most of them do not accept Church teaching on abortion contraception transubstantiation and women priests.
465 - Apr 2000 - Impressive gathering of young people attend TMC Summer School, Michael Daniel
Dr Hayden Ramsays talk was entitled Character Conversion and Moral Transformation whilst Melinda Tankard Reist research assistant for Senator Harradine spoke about post-abortion grief.
466 - Apr 2000 - Should the Church apologise?, Fr Colin Barker
Add to this feminism womens rights to Ordination and abortion we are given a very distorted view of the influence of Christianity in our lives.
467 - Feb 2000 - Letters: Abortion (letter), Patrick V. Healy
Fr Frank Brennans reply (November AD2000) to Phillip Robinson on the matter of abortion (quoting Evangelium Vitae) clearly illustrates the predilection of the modern legal mind to grasp at the peripheral and ignore the whole.
468 - Feb 2000 - Letters: Conflicting views (letter), Joseph Said
Fr Frank Brennan appears to have some conflicting views on abortion.
469 - Feb 2000 - Tom Monaghan: the tycoon who sold his assets to serve the Church, Patrick Ward
So much so that they aroused the wrath of Americas pro-abortion lobby who ran a campaign against Dominos.
470 - Feb 2000 - News: The Church Around the World
Church News German bishops in Rome Pope expresses his concerns During a 20 November meeting with a group of German bishops Pope John Paul II promised to use clear and direct language on a number of topics including Church involvement in abortion counselling the role of women in the Church the distinction between laity and clergy and the all-male priesthood.
471 - Dec 1999 - 'Woman and Man' document poses challenges, Frank Mobbs
Further expressions of heresy lie in requests that the Church declare abortion to be morally acceptable and that adulterers (i.
472 - Dec 1999 - Catholic Church Life Survey's shock findings, AD2000 Report
On the question of abortion only 36 percent of Catholics surveyed agreed that Abortion should never be permitted compared with 56 percent of Assemblies of God members and 52 percent of Pentecostals.
473 - Nov 1999 - Religious Education: 'Gospel of life' in Melbourne's new RE curriculum, Msgr Peter J. Elliott
From that basis it will be possible to go on and explore the great ethical issues of abortion euthanasia genetic engineering artificial procreation etc in secondary schools.
474 - Nov 1999 - News: The Church Around the World
The movie Dogma features Alanis Morrisette as God Chris Rock as a wisecracking 13th apostle Damon and Affleck as fallen angels trying to get back into heaven on a technicality and Linda Fiorentino as a descendant of Jesus who works at an abortion clinic.
475 - Oct 1999 - The UN's war on population confronts religious principles, Stephen Hitchings
At the forefront is the UNFPA (Population Fund) which has spent over $4 billion on anti-population activities including promotion of contraception and abortion.
476 - Oct 1999 - Catholic objections to the 'morning-after' pill, Maria Luisa Di Pietro
Beaulieu who as the inventor of RU 486 otherwise known as the abortion pill surely cannot be accused of religiously-motivated opinions: Interruption of pregnancy after fertilisation can be regarded in the same way as abortion.
477 - Sep 1999 - Education: Teaching the right values: a challenge for Catholic schools, Greg Craven
support for abortion is an impossible position for a Catholic.
478 - Sep 1999 - Religious Life: The crisis of women religious not confined to the United States, Sr Kathleen Dalton
The names of Sisters are prominent in organisations which challenge the Church on issues such as abortion rights womens ordination and internal authority structures of the Church.
479 - Sep 1999 - News: The Church Around the World
Chicagos Cardinal speaks out on moral issues Abortion and contraception linked Cardinal Francis George Archbishop of Chicago said he was surprised at the reaction of local media after his participation in a peaceful prayer service before an abortion clinic held a few weeks ago.
480 - Sep 1999 - Heroin injecting room in Catholic health centre?, Dr Joseph Santamaria
The act of the Catholic hospital however is to co-operate in an immediate material way in an intrinsically evil act similar in kind to providing abortion facilities for an abortionist in the hope that they may deter a woman from having the abortion or of having further abortions in the future.
481 - Aug 1999 - Order of Australia for pregnancy counselling centre's founder, AD2000 Report
Looking for You deals with issues such as teenage dating teenage pregnancy relationships identity etc and has a strong yet subtle message encouraging teenagers to delay becoming involved sexually because of the risks of pregnancy abortion sexually transmitted diseases and emotional hurt.
482 - Aug 1999 - Cardinal Basil Hume (1923-1999), Archbishop of Westminster, R.I.P., Christopher Quinn
Secular post-modern Britain in which abortion and divorce are but casual matters listened to Basil Hume.
483 - Aug 1999 - 'Morning after' pill: the London 'Tablet' debate, AD2000 Report
The loss of an embryo here clearly refers to abortion.
484 - Jul 1999 - Ecumenism: New ARCIC document on Papal authority, Peter Westmore
On the other side the Anglican Church has acted independently of and contrary to the teachings of other Apostolic churches particularly the Catholic and Orthodox on the appointment of women priests and bishops as well as on questions such as abortion artificial contraception and IVF technology.
485 - Jun 1999 - News: The Church Around the World
Zenit News Arlingtons new bishop leads by example A participant in pro-life demonstrations Bishop Paul Loverde recently appointed to the US Diocese of Arlington Virginia following the untimely death of Bishop Keating joined with Catholics in an invocation for life against the culture of death on Holy Saturday at several abortion facilities in northern Virginia.
486 - May 1999 - News: The Church Around the World
It has helped to shape a society of widespread divorce and encouraged such resentment against new life in the womb as to create blindness to the injustice of abortion .
487 - Apr 1999 - 1999 Thomas More Summer School: another resounding success
For instance doing something about abortion euthanasia bringing a Christian influence to trade unions being involved with Catholic doctors Catholic lawyers or your local football team.
488 - Apr 1999 - Bishop Heaps' book: a mistaken view of the Catholic Church, Stuart Rowland
489 - Apr 1999 - How an American diocese promotes individual confession
There could be someone who has had an abortion or has a question about his or her moral life or about confession itself - Why do we go to confession?
490 - Apr 1999 - News: The Church Around the World
EWTN Vatican Update Pro-abortion Catholic group at UN conference Problem of male dominance attacked A US-based pro-abortion group claiming to represent grassroots Catholics was given a prominent role at a UN population conference last February according to the Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute (CAFHRI).
491 - Mar 1999 - Reflection: Being a disciple of Christ: no soft option, Archbishop George Pell
The figures were very interesting: 57% of these youngsters felt fox-hunting should be illegal; 16% thought smoking in public should be illegal and 15% thought abortion should be illegal.
492 - Mar 1999 - John Paul II's successful fourth visit to Mexico, AD2000 Report
the unborn defenceless victims of abortion .
493 - Feb 1999 - 'Absolute Truth': another media 'job' on the Catholic Church, Michael Gilchrist
The Polish Churchs refusal to give a respected gynaecologist who had publicly supported abortion and subsequently died in a car accident a Church funeral was evidence that the Church under John Paul II was using its power against the people in the name of absolute truth and failing to compromise even when it is out of step with the world around it.
494 - Feb 1999 - News: The Church Around the World
US Bishops strong stance against abortion Pro-choice politicians cannot call themselves Catholics No public official especially if he calls himself a serious and faithful Catholic can responsibly defend or actively support direct attacks against innocent human life.
495 - Dec 1998 - John Paul II's new encyclical 'Faith and Reason' analysed, Hayden Ramsay
Without this philosophical ground-clearing by his predecessors John Pauls earlier encyclicals on capitalism political action abortion etc could not have made the impression that they did for all are underpinned by sound philosophy.
496 - Sep 1998 - Archbishop Pell: 'Humanae Vitae' teachings 'are not an optional extra', Michael Gilchrist
The Pope said Dr Pell foresaw that popular pressure and government authority might be brought to force people into contraception sterilisation and even abortion: this is very publicly the case in some countries such as China but even in our own country couples tell me they are constantly urged by friends family and work circumstances to keep their family size small.
497 - Apr 1998 - Obituary: Archbishop Pell's tribute to B.A. Santamaria, Archbishop George Pell
It is increasingly hard work to convince our youngsters of the evils of abortion and euthanasia let alone contraception.
498 - Apr 1998 - AD2000's tenth anniversary: an appraisal, Peter Westmore
Christianity as a revealed religion including the divinity of Christ and the Trinity has been thrown open to question while it was increasingly hard work to convince our youngsters of the evils of abortion and euthanasia let alone contraception.
499 - Dec 1997 - Cardinal John O'Connor: what Catholics believe, Cardinal John O'Connor
For example the sacredness and worth of every human person from the instant of conception to the moment of death with abortion and euthanasia (or physician assisted suicide) both abhorrent because every human person is fashioned in the image of that same Christ the Son of the living God and is therefore sacred and inviolable.
500 - Dec 1997 - Cardinal O'Connor of New York in Australia as the Pope's representative, Michael Gilchrist
When asked about unfinished business he is likely to leave behind after his eventual retirement the Cardinal cited the problem of abortion: We still have an emergency at home.
501 - Jul 1997 - Reflection: Catholic youth: facing the challenges to faith (Pastoral Letter), Archbishop George Pell
Increasing family breakdown homelessness and abortion; youth suicide growing environmental damage and easy access to soft and hard drugs are also grim realities for many.
502 - May 1997 - Education: Catholic schools problems can be solved, Tom Kendell
But in the face of a number of issues that threaten the primacy of the Christian family among them abortion pornography homosexuality drugs and alcohol and addictive gambling the role of the Catholic school and the purpose and effectiveness with which it is conducted are of crucial importance for the future of Christianity in this country.
503 - Feb 1997 - Euthanasia and the religion of self, Audrey English
In order to make the culture of death appear positive a whole language has been developed - a language in which traditional terms are used with different meanings in a way akin to Orwells Newspeak - as with the pro-abortion lobbys talk of choice.
504 - Feb 1997 - 'Catholic Church Life Survey': 250,000 parishioners polled, Michael Gilchrist
A number of other topics such as homosexuality premarital sex abortion the authenticity of the Bible inclusive language etc may likewise have raised a few eyebrows or caused some misunderstanding especially among younger parishioners viz that the alternatives represent equally valid options of Catholic belief and practice.
505 - Oct 1996 - How the new Catechism can impact on the secular culture, Archbishop Barry J. Hickey
We see the religious viewpoint currently rejected in the issue of euthanasia as we have seen it in the past in the issue of abortion.
506 - Mar 1996 - New Vatican document vindicates concerns about classroom sex education
information about abortion and contraception and acceptance of promiscuity through safe-sex lessons are to be avoided.
507 - Feb 1996 - An agnostic medical student on euthanasia: 'Why taking a life is unacceptable', Matthew Bailey
We went through this 25 years ago with the abortion debate.
508 - Dec 1995 - Beijing UN Conference on Women - How Holy See took on the feminist agenda, Rita Joseph
Word traps The whole Beijing document was mined with nasty little word traps designed to introduce specious new rights such as abortion rights and sexual orientation rights via back doors.
509 - Nov 1995 - Evangelium Vitae - Catholicism, the media and the 'culture of death', Bishop George Pell
) the environment the interpretation of literature the writing of history and centrally the meaning of sex with all the consequent differences over abortion contraception and pornography.
510 - Jul 1995 - Understanding the terms of the euthanasia debate, Peter Coghlan
It contains clear statements of the Churchs teaching against abortion and euthanasia.
511 - Apr 1995 - How a Catholic scientist stood up for her principles, Marcia Riordan
(Since then the pro-abortion Clinton and his wife Hilary have reversed this).
512 - Aug 1994 - How dissent operates in the Church, Bishop George Pell
He rejected the authority of the Pope and his bishops attacked the new Catechism disputed the age-old Church positions on homosexuality premarital sex contraception masturbation and abortion argued for women priests and claimed that women are invisible their experience not named honoured or listened to.
513 - Apr 1994 - Making sense of 'Veritatis Splendor', Bishop Kevin Manning
homicide genocide abortion slavery prostitution.
514 - Feb 1994 - New studies raise question: How 'Catholic' are Catholic schools?, Michael Gilchrist
shack up (up from 58% in 1982); 58% said abortion was alright if pregnancy was the result of rape (41% in 1982); 19% accepted the Churchs teaching on birth control (27% in 1982); 20% thought sexual intercourse outside of marriage was morally wrong (28% in 1972) (p.
515 - Feb 1994 - The state of Catholicism after 'Veritatis Splendor', B.A. Santamaria
Fr Charles Curran an extremely able dissenter points out that this principle applies not merely to contraception but to pre-marital sex abortion homosexuality divorce etc.
516 - Nov 1993 - Thomas More Centre Lecture: Janet Smith champions Church's moral teaching, Dr Janet Smith
This inclines them to abortion - not my fault we got pregnant.
517 - Nov 1993 - In the aftermath of 'Veritatis Splendor', B.A. Santamaria
Remnant Abortion was once a dividing line.
518 - Sep 1993 - Archbishop Hickey's Pastoral Letter - 'Humanae Vitae' 25th anniversary, Archbishop Barry J. Hickey
The separation of sexual intercourse from its procreative outcome has led to the separation of sex from marriage itself opening the way to promiscuity infidelity broken marriages and the spread of sexually-transmitted diseases even to abortion.
519 - Jul 1993 - U.S. Bishop solves vocations crisis, Michael Gilchrist
And with three strongly-worded pastoral documents - one on abortion another on the Eucharist and the most recent on catechetics - he has made clear his total identity with the Papacy.
520 - Feb 1993 - Marriage destabilised by contraception, Archbishop Barry J. Hickey
The worst part of contraception is that it can create an anti-baby mentality predisposing both married and unmarried people to contemplate abortion.
521 - Oct 1992 - Why is Archbishop Weakland invited to Australia?, AD2000 Report
Associated with this push have been Weaklands highly controversial policies and views on abortion homosexuality AIDS education sex education clerical pedophilia and feminism.
522 - Jun 1992 - Did 'the Enlightenment' K.O. Christianity?, David Quinn
We should not be at all surprised to find a high divorce rate countless neglected or homeless children a low birth rate and a high abortion rate in such a society.
523 - Jun 1992 - Monika Hellwig visits Australia, Michael Gilchrist
Georgetown for example allowed its Law School to provide a financial subsidy for an on-campus Lesbian and Gay Association in 1988 while in 1991 a pro-abortion student group Georgetown University Choice was declared eligible for campus benefits.
524 - Mar 1992 - Sin: Shakespeare got it right, Susan Moore
They do private penance for abortion.
525 - Feb 1992 - The Pope's agenda - overcoming the obstacles, Michael Gilchrist
I refer among other aspects to the incidence of divorce and abortion and to the documented fall in religious practice.
526 - Jun 1991 - Richard John Neuhaus interviewed, Mary Arnold
Yet some of the American bishops disagree openly with papal teachings or they act in ways which confuse the laity as happened recently when the Bishop of Sacramento caused controversy by honouring the pro-abortion Governor inside his cathedral.
527 - Feb 1991 - How religion fares in the U.S.A. - Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches, Michael Gilchrist
In the New York Archdiocese the high-profile pro-Vatican Cardinal John OConnor is firm in expressing his Churchs teachings against abortion and homosexuality yet if we are to believe public opinion polls three-quarters of New Yorks Catholics say that they pay little or no attention to what Cardinal OConnor says in conducting their own lives.
528 - Dec 1990 - Books: Australian bishops tell Catholic teachers what to teach, Msgr John P. Kelly
Scattered among its pages one will find statements albeit in just a few words at times affirming that sacred Tradition is a vehicle for revelation; that interpretation of the Scriptures (and Tradition) must be subject to its authentic interpretation by the Magisterium; that the Pope is infallible; the truth of Jesus resurrection; that the risen Jesus offers Himself to the Father today (particularly) through the Sacrament of the Eucharist also called the Mass; that Eucharistic (school or class) liturgies are not purely affective experiences; genuflection as adoration and reverence; the meaning of Transubstantiation; the obligation to attend Sunday and Holy Day Mass; that first Confession precedes first Communion; the necessity after grave sin of sacramental Absolution before receiving Communion; the distinction between venial and grave (or mortal) sin; the reality of Original Sin; the Ten Commandments; that abortion is wrong that artificial contraception is inconsistent with a Christian understanding of human sexuality; that homosexual actions are not Christian love; the existence of judgement Heaven Hell Purgatory angels and devils.
529 - Jun 1990 - Books: 'Iota Unum: A Study of Changes in the Catholic Church in the Twentieth Century', Fr John Parsons
There are separate chapters on the sacraments in general and each sacrament in particular on natural theology scepticism the liturgy the priesthood the religious orders Catholic lay movements asceticism Catholic education Church and State the death penalty work and technology the Church and women abortion catechetics and a variety of other topics bringing the book to forty two chapters in all.
530 - Mar 1990 - New Zealand: tensions between Rome and the Bishops, John Kennedy OBE
The bishops have a splendid record on abortion but where contraception is concerned they and as a consequence the priesthood have sadly lagged over the years.
531 - Feb 1990 - 'Holland of the Pacific'?: Catholicism in New Zealand, John Kennedy OBE
There are unfortunately real grounds for questioning the commitment of sections of the Church to such fundamental issues as the doctrine of the Real Presence the nature of the priesthood the Petrine Primacy the official teaching of the Church on matters of sexual morality ranging from contraception to abortion to homosexuality and lastly but of extreme importance the matter of the permanence of marriage.
532 - Dec 1989 - Can Catholic integrity be recovered?, Colin Jory
For such people changing Catholic teaching on contraception women priests divorce abortion or any other matter poses no more of a problem of integrity than changing zoning laws by lobbying Parliament.
533 - Nov 1989 - Thomas More and today's crisis in faith and morals, John Finnis
This faith is not itself abandoned when one freely and consciously makes a seriously immoral choice such as adultery or abortion or contraception: but it is rendered ineffectual - dead is Trents term (after James 2:20) - because by an immoral choice of that sort one turns ones back on the divine friendship whose existence and availability ones faith acknowledges.
534 - Sep 1989 - Christianity: new threats in the aftermath of the fall of Communism, Paul Johnson
Equally significant was and is the legalisation of abortion on demand and on an enormous scale.
535 - Oct 1988 - A Catholic university for Australia: surely not modelled on Notre Dame?, Michael Gilchrist
Of those who did respond to a questionnaire one priest on the wrongness of abortion and homosexuality answered: These are hopeless questions; there is no way of knowing.
536 - Jul 1988 - Growth of a 'new church': the Dutch experiment, Michael Gilchrist
By the 1960s the Dutch mass media Catholic included would be exposing members of the Church to alternative lifestyles including demands for acceptance of contraception euthanasia homosexuality and abortion on demand.
537 - Jul 1988 - 'Humanae Vitae' twenty years after, B.A. Santamaria
Abortion was legalised.
538 - Apr 1988 - A kingdom divided in itself, B.A. Santamaria
It is more or less permissive on sexual morality disposed not to argue too hard about things like abortion and euthanasia committed to the idea of women priests opposed to clerical celibacy and more interested in political activism than in piety.