Tags: Pro-Life

Referendum will lead to abortion on demand, says Pro Life Campaign

The Pro Life Campaign has said that the Government’s decision on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution is “as bad as anyone could have envisaged: the removal of legal protection from unborn babies and providing for abortion on demand”. On Monday, the Government announced plans to hold a referendum in late May asking citizens whether…

Nothing brave in embracing media abortion consensus – Creighton

Former Minister Lucinda Creighton has warned that pro-choice campaigners are trying to frame the debate around abortion to exclude talk about the unborn child who loses his or her life as a result of a termination. She also dismissed media claims that politicians who support abortion are ‘brave’ and criticised TDs and Senators who sacrifice…

Ousted UCD president urges pro-life students to ‘stay strong’

Katie Ascough has urged students with pro-life views to “stay strong” and “to follow the courage of their convictions” after receiving an award for her actions as UCD students’ union president. Ms Ascough, who was impeached for ordering the reprint of a magazine that contained illegal abortion information, said that although it may be difficult…

Love Saves Lives… a holistic pro-life reflection for all who march for life

A cloud of darkness seems to be hovering over the land of the free and home of the brave, 
writes Fr Thomas Rosica CSB   The last presidential election campaign in the United States was a divisive, bitter, toxic, embarrassing and polarising experience for many in the US and for people around the world, leaving…

A true pro-life movement is not just anti-abortion

“In a remarkable move,” tweeted Chicago-based campus minister 
@richraho, “+Anthony Taylor boycotts local March for Life because keynote speaker, the State’s AG, is pro-death penalty.” A link to an article from arkansas-catholic.org detailed how Little Rock’s Bishop encouraged Catholics to join him in one of two pro-life Masses he would celebrate on Sunday January 21,…

Oireachtas advice – the medical realities of abortion

Medical Matters   The government has set forth its intention to have a referendum on the Eight Amendment to the Constitution later this year. As it currently stands, the Protection of Life in Pregnancy Act (2013) allows for the termination of pregnancy in cases where there is a real and substantial risk of loss of…

Beware of Orwellian doublespeak as referendum campaign kicks off

As I predicted in this newspaper some time ago, Fine Gael is increasingly trying to frame the debate around legalising abortion in all circumstances up to 12-weeks as a moderate position. The reality, of course, is that there is nothing moderate about the state-sanctioned killing of children – whatever the Taoiseach’s spin doctors try to…

Priest rejects attempt to turn Brexit letter into abortion push

A prominent Belfast-based priest has rejected attempts to turn an open letter he signed on the issue of Brexit into a push for abortion in the North. Passionist Fr Gary Donegan was one of 200 leading figures in the broader nationalist community who signed the letter to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar expressing “frustration and growing concern…