Catholics MUST Be ProLife: Action! (3)

Catholics MUST Be ProLife: Action! (3)

This thread is dedicated to sharing news about pro-life issues.

Where possible, we suggest that bloggers make and respond to calls to action in defence of the unborn child – whether that entails emailing MPs or supporting various vigils etc.
Try not to simply post a link to news – publish an extract and/or make a suggestion about possible action, that will encourage readers to click your link.

Among all the crimes which can be committed against life, procured abortion has characteristics making it particularly serious and deplorable. The Second Vatican Council defines abortion, together with infanticide, as an “unspeakable crime”.54

But today, in many people’s consciences, the perception of its gravity has become progressively obscured. The acceptance of abortion in the popular mind, in behaviour and even in law itself, is a telling sign of an extremely dangerous crisis of the moral sense, which is becoming more and more incapable of distinguishing between good and evil, even when the fundamental right to life is at stake. Given such a grave situation, we need now more than ever to have the courage to look the truth in the eye and to call things by their proper name, without yielding to convenient compromises or to the temptation of self-deception. In this regard the reproach of the Prophet is extremely straightforward: “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness” (Is 5:20). Especially in the case of abortion there is a widespread use of ambiguous terminology, such as “interruption of pregnancy”, which tends to hide abortion’s true nature and to attenuate its seriousness in public opinion. Perhaps this linguistic phenomenon is itself a symptom of an uneasiness of conscience. But no word has the power to change the reality of things: procured abortion is the deliberate and direct killing, by whatever means it is carried out, of a human being in the initial phase of his or her existence, extending from conception to birth.

The moral gravity of procured abortion is apparent in all its truth if we recognize that we are dealing with murder… Pope John Paul II: Evangelium Vitae – on the Value and Inviolability, of Human Life #58  [Emphasis added]   Click here to read the entire encyclical

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  • wendywalker95 Reply

    Bpas – British Pregnancy Advisory Service
    itS2 fphsohntrsooreds ·
    This morning, BBC Radio 4 gave their prominent platform of Thought for the Day to a Catholic commentator who proceeded to state, unchallenged, that abortion laws in the UK “demean people with disability.”
    It is deeply problematic that BBCR4 continue to give an unchallenged platform for these proclamations. Would we accept the BBC providing the same platform for an individual to espouse their religious opposition to same-sex relationships, for example?
    The presentation of Thought of the Day suggests that individuals given this prestigious platform are representative of those with the same religious beliefs.
    This is simply not true. NatCen Social Research polling has found that the majority of Catholics in GB support a women’s right to choose.
    Abortion has been legal in certain circumstances since 1967. One in three women will have an abortion in their lifetime. We are a pro-choice country.
    You would not get this impression listening to the coverage, dominated by pieces problematizing abortion on BBCR4.
    Why is abortion coverage always an issue of morality, always a debate?
    In this country, abortion is an accepted part of women’s healthcare.
    Would we accept any other NHS-funded routine medical procedure being constantly framed in this way? No.
    Does anyone recall BBCR4 Thought for the Day featuring a religious individual espousing their views on the morality of same-sex relationships when, for example, PrEP started to be provided by the NHS?
    Since the govt granted temporary permission for early medical abortion care to be provided by telemedicine, we have created a world-leading reproductive healthcare framework.
    Yet this incredible revolution in women’s healthcare is constantly boxed-in as a moral debate.
    Thought for the Day is famed for tenuous links between current affairs and religious views, but using the amazing results from the Paralympics to condemn women who make heartbreaking decisions to end wanted pregnancies due to a diagnosis of a severe fetal anomaly is pretty low.
    We are sick of constantly having to challenge the way the most common gynecological procedures in the UK is being presented.
    Abortion is healthcare. This isn’t a matter for debate.
    Agree? Support our work, consider becoming a Friend of BPAS, link in bio.

    Dear All please note above the heinous BPAS upset over a Catholic commentator you might like to contact BBC Radio 4

    August 27, 2021 at 1:22 pm

    August 30, 2021 at 10:28 am
  • wendy walker Reply September 1, 2021 at 10:48 am
  • wendy walker Reply

    From: Caroline Farrow, CitizenGO
    Sent: 02 September 2021 11:01
    Subject: March for Life this weekend

    Dear wendy,

    The past eighteen months have been challenging. The pandemic has brought limitations in our ability to publicly protest against abortion and the other evils brought about by our culture of death.

    Most large outdoor events from March 2020 until now have been cancelled due to worries around COVID-19. This affected pro-life events that CitizenGO would typically attend.

    This Saturday that all changes.

    We at CitizenGO are ecstatic to have the opportunity to participate in the March for Life UK. And, we hope to see you there!

    This Saturday, September 4th, March for Life UK is a day-long event. Our team is ready to join thousands of pro-lifers from around the United Kingdom in being outspoken for the right to life.

    Abortion kills pre-born children, the most innocent among us, and any country that accepts abortion cannot truly claim to respect the right to life for all human beings.

    The doors open at 10:00 a.m. to The Emmanuel Centre where you will have the opportunity to meet a few members of the CitizenGO team. We will be in the expo asking pro-life attendees to sign our important petition: STOP DIY ABORTION.

    Before the march portion of the event starts, please make sure to stop by our expo booth. We are offering supporters a free pro-life t-shirt to wear during the march and rally to Parliament Square.

    It’s simple:

    Meet our a few members of our team at the expo.
    Sign our important petition: STOP DIY ABORTION.
    We will hook you up with a free t-shirt
    March and then rally at Parliament Square.
    We can’t wait to see you there.

    Caroline Farrow and the entire CitizenGO Team

    P.S. For a full itinerary of the day Click here

    CitizenGO is a community of active citizens that works to ensure that human life, the family and our freedoms are respected worldwide. CitizenGO members live in every nation of the world. Our team is spread across 16 countries on 5 continents and operates in 12 languages. Learn about CitizenGO here or follow us on Facebook or Twitter.
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    September 2, 2021 at 11:26 am
  • wendy walker Reply September 2, 2021 at 11:45 am
  • wendy walker Reply…………a very good read re the lost baby RIP ..mostly abortion speak [i e products of conception etc ]tragic

    September 2, 2021 at 2:00 pm
  • wendy walker Reply…….Please watch this appalling video of pro life people getting attacked and dont faint at The SGTS reply his behaviour is extremely questionable indeed please share widely

    September 3, 2021 at 7:24 pm

    September 3, 2021 at 7:42 pm
  • editor Reply

    A heated debate on the abortion ban in Texas, USA – shocking comments from the pro-abortionist. For pro-life, Andrea Williams of Christian Concern is very impressive.

    September 3, 2021 at 10:23 pm
  • wendy walker Reply….Also please go to March For Life to watch other videos amazing viewing and uplifting Speakers and do please if you wish send MFL an e-mail of support

    September 4, 2021 at 5:14 pm
  • wendy walker Reply…please share widely and also read comments at bottom of this article

    September 5, 2021 at 10:03 am
  • wendy walker Reply…this brilliant resource will be a golden friend when facing pro abortion arguments of how safe called contraception is tragically a young woman of 20 who has been so called contracepting since the age of 11 often unbeknown to her Parents with hormonal Human pesticides will be a toxic hormonal dustbin tragic

    September 5, 2021 at 1:18 pm
  • wendy walker Reply

    Wendy Walker
    Indeed which brings me on to this the subject of so called contraception tragically so many people ARE NOT aware of the dangers of it .
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    Wendy Walker…….this marvellous tool will be golden friend when answering pro abortion statements on the safety and wonders of so called contraception ……..The support for DIY Abortions proves pro abortionists and medics do not care about wimmins health ……they do not inform them most so called contraception is in fact abortifacient ..and imagine a huge swathe of very young Girls are given these hormonal Human pesticides often without Parental knowledge who by the time they are 20 could be timebombs of hormonal toxic cocktails …… one askes the question WHY …are pre Teens needing so called contraception ? ….child abuse ?I have met hundreds people who never knew they had abortifacients inside their wombs they had been assured they were not abortifacient at insertion when they requested it to be taken out some Drs refused so PLEASE do read up on these vile Human Pesticides that abort a very young little Human Years ago a wonderful Mum of 10 Mrs Victoria Gillick went to Court regarding giving children The Pill …..her talks were absolutely enthralling and shocking and she got many many standing ovations she also pointed out the absolute DANGER of this huge amount of synthetic Hormones getting into our WATER TABLES ….of course she was chided but thiry odd years along the line she has been proved 100% right ….male fertility has plummeted ……..and Fishes have been greatly affected and show signs of being both sexes ……Funny not a peep from the environmentalists though about this ………Thank you
    This Romanian Abortionist Converted into a Pro-Life Leader! | Human Life International
    This Romanian Abortionist Converted into a Pro-Life Leader! | Human Life International
    This Romanian Abortionist Converted into a Pro-Life Leader! | Human Life International


    September 5, 2021 at 1:44 pm
  • wendy walker Reply

    Please Pray this information touches hearts and minds thank you

    September 5, 2021 at 1:44 pm
  • wendy walker Reply September 6, 2021 at 10:45 am
  • wendy walker Reply

    Thank you to everyone who made it along to the March For Life on Saturday. It was an amazing day with thousands of people taking to the streets in London to stand up for the unborn and women facing unplanned pregnancies.

    It was great to meet so many of you at our stall, during the rally and in Parliament Square after. You can see more of the day in the photos that we have published here – this includes photos from the march and our photo wall at LifeFest.

    We have also published an article on our news service with further reporting from the day.


    Today, MPs and Peers have returned to Parliament and to a very busy remainder of the year.

    Baroness Meacher’s assisted suicide Bill received a First Reading in the House of Lords on 26 May and will be proceeding onto a Second Reading shortly.

    It is critical that the Government does not give in to the assisted suicide lobby and rejects any moves to introduce assisted suicide to the UK.

    As part of its work to ensure that the Government does not support assisted suicide and that, as a society, we continue to improve end-of-life care, the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Dying Well is hosting a parliamentary event tomorrow evening.

    At the event, MPs, MSPs, MSs and Peers will hear directly from international medical professionals on their concerns about assisted suicide and euthanasia, based on their experiences in jurisdictions where they have been legalised.


    It is vital that as many parliamentarians as possible attend the event on Tuesday to ensure they are aware of the negative impact that assisted suicide and euthanasia has had overseas.

    We have launched a tool on our website today which makes it easy for you to send an email to your local politician asking them to attend the event. Please click the button below to contact your MP now. It only takes 30 seconds.

    Click here to email your MP now
    Many thanks,

    Catherine Robinson

    September 7, 2021 at 11:14 am

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