UK Bishops Warn Catholics to Vote Against Abortion Agenda

Dec 1, 2019 by

by Jules Gomes, Church Militant: Britain’s Labour and Liberal Democrats want to legalize abortion up to birth. Catholic bishops of England and Wales are warning Catholics not to vote for politicians who are pushing for abortion in Britain’s forthcoming general election. “Catholics should back only candidates who uphold rights of unborn children,” the bishops said in a statement issued Friday after their November 2019 plenary meeting in Leeds, England. Stressing the...

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A sign of the times. The remarkable quiet that follows Labour’s commitment to decriminalise abortion up until birth

Dec 1, 2019 by

by Paul Goodman, Conservative Home: A sign of the times. The remarkable quiet that follows Labour’s commitment to decriminalise abortion up until birth by Paul Goodman, Conservative Home The Labour Party was clearly disturbed by the Catholic Herald‘s recent account of its election abortion policy.  It wants to stress that “abortion procedures and those performing them must be properly regulated” and that there would be  “wide public consultation on the detail of new laws and regulations”. And...

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Response to open letter on abortion

Nov 29, 2019 by

from the Church of England Media Centre: Further to the letter ‘Abortion Pledges,’ (Times – 28/11/19) we are grateful to the signatories for raising concerns in connection with this important and emotive subject. The Church of England’s stated position combines principled opposition with a recognition that there can be strictly limited conditions under which abortion may be morally preferable to any available alternative. This is based on our view that the foetus is a human...

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Decriminalising Abortion: an Open Letter to the Bishops of the Church of England

Nov 27, 2019 by

by Archbishop Cranmer: Dear Bishops, Both the Labour Party and the Liberal Democrats have, in their manifestos, proposed the “decriminalisation” of abortion. This would remove all sanctions in criminal law for those who perform abortions outside the limits set by the Abortion Act 1967. These changes would amount to a declaration that a foetus is no longer a human being, worthy of the same statutory and common law protections against deliberate harm and termination of life. In light of the...

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Abortion: Statement by the Council of Bishops of The Society

Nov 27, 2019 by

Conscious that the issue of abortion is under renewed discussion, we reaffirm our adherence to the Church of England’s longstanding commitments on this issue.   We pledge ourselves to oppose any legislation involving further liberalization of the law in respect of abortion that may be introduced by any future UK government.   We invite all Christians preparing to cast their vote in the forthcoming General Election to reflect on all issues which touch on the dignity and well-being of...

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Landmark Daleiden case heads to federal court of appeals

Nov 27, 2019 by

by Charles LiMandri, LifeSite: As lead trial counsel for the defense, many people have asked me what happened to bring about the recent jury verdict in favor of Planned Parenthood against David Daleiden and his co-defendants. Despite over three decades of trial experience, I can tell you that I have never seen anything like this mockery of a trial in San Francisco. Given the liberal venue purposely chosen by Planned Parenthood, we knew from the outset that it would be an uphill battle. It soon...

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