Baby girl born at 24 weeks
This beautiful quote from Jeremiah 1:5 shows that God loved us even before He formed us in our mother’s womb. We also know from Scripture that human life is distinct from all other forms of life on earth because in Genesis it is written: Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, in our likeness…”
So, given the unique nature of human life, it is deeply troubling that there were an estimated 56 million induced abortions worldwide each year between 2010 and 2014, and it’s thought that one in four pregnancies around the world now ends in abortion.
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The symposium was the result of many meetings between a French “legitimist” Catholic and a Japanese priest who is back in his native country heading up the first traditional Catholic mission there since St. Francis Xavier’s in 1549.
Cardinal Bagnasco, head of Italian Bishop's Cconference, speaks to Pope Francis
The dust is well-settled on June’s “Gay Pride” festivities held up and down the Italian peninsula. The pamphlets and confetti, condom packets and night club brochures have been swept up and the rainbow and hammer-and-sickle flags mostly put away, so we can take a look around at the general lie of the land, see which bishops said what about it in the end.
When I took photos of the Rome Pride demonstration in 2009, no one had ever even heard of anyone suggesting any response against it from the Church, either episcopal or lay. But last month a few tiny little events, barely grudgingly endorsed by a few bishops – and banned by others – went forward.