Last article of section "Life Issues"
The organisers of the largest petition in European history which called for an end to European funding of research that destroys human embryos have taken their case to the General Court of the European Union after the European Commission vetoed the initiative in May. On July 25th, members of the Citizen’s Initiat...read more
Articles from section "Life Issues"
People should not be treated as pawns on the chessboard of humanity, said Pope Francis last year in a message published August 5 on the theme of refugees. Unfortunately this is what so often …read more
Cardinal Sean O'Malley has welcomed a Supreme Court decision that declared unconstitutional a state law barring pro-life advocates from public sidewalks near abortion facilities. In a …read more
The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down a 2007 Massachusetts law that created an expansive "buffer zone" around the state’s abortion clinics. The law restricted access to abortion clinics for …read more
An English bishop has warned that a bill to legalise assisted suicide may inadvertently lead to the deaths of large numbers of vulnerable people, Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsburysays that …read more
An international awareness campaign called "Help African Albinos" was launched today, with participation from Pope Francis. The Holy Father recorded his voice last November 30, reading …read more