The Congressman for New Jersey’s 4th District in the U.S., Chris Smith, has called on the Liberian lawmakers to fight to remove the abortion section in the Public Health Bill, noting that those behind the bill have the backing of “a powerful global agenda.”
The U.S.-based pro-life Catholic group says it has trained thousands of African seminarians in its anti-abortion programs over the last few decades.
“Neither at the beginning nor at the end. It is not played with!” Pope Francis said on a flight from Marseille to Rome on Sept. 23.
Members of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Liberia (CABICOL) are cautioning Catholic legislatures in the West African nation against silence and “inaction” to the attempts to legalize in the country.
Pope Francis spoke out strongly against abortion and gender ideology Friday, citing both as examples of “ideological colonization” during a speech in Budapest.
The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), an organization established “to ensure people are free to make choices about their sexuality and well-being” is pouring a lot of money into African countries to support pro-abortion programs on the continent, Catholic activist foundation, CitizenGo Africa, has said.
The U.S. Department of State says it is “deeply troubled” by recent allegations of a forced abortion program on more than 10,000 Nigerian women and has communicated its concerns to the Nigerian government, The Christian Post reported Dec. 15.
According to a report published by Reuters today, a massive forced abortion program has been carried out by the Nigerian military on at least 10,000 women since 2013. In addition to exposing the Nigerian government’s forced abortion campaign, Reuters’ findings further evidence the use of rape as a weapon of war carried out by Islamist insurgents on Nigerian civilians.
A United Nations resolution defining abortion as a human right and advancing gender ideology was adopted this month with overwhelming support from Western countries but was opposed by a group of mainly African nations.
The pope made the comment about the Catholic U.S. president in an interview broadcast July 12.
Pope Francis praised a pro-life event in Rome and offered comments defending the dignity of life on Sunday.
The pope offered a reflection on "Our Lady of Tears."
Officials of CitizenGo Africa, the African branch of the International Catholic entity of social activists, have expressed their “disbelief” at the alleged inclusion of abortion, contraceptives and the sexualization of children as part of “solutions to climate change” proposed for the 2022 United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66).
Catholic Bishops in Benin are calling on the people of God in the West African nation to uphold sanctity of human life “in all circumstances”.
Pope Francis said that recognizing one’s own frailty allows for the possibility to discover that true strength comes from placing all one’s hope in the Lord.
“Is it right to hire a hitman to solve a problem? That’s what abortion is,” the pope said.
The war against sexual immorality, abortion, and other youth challenges has a spiritual dimension, a Kenyan Pro-Life advocate has said, noting that powerful multinational companies that promote the vices “are desperate” to lead young people astray.
In the face of political discord and self-interest, we have an obligation to promote unity, peace, and the common good in society and in the Catholic Church, Pope Francis said Sunday.
A female Vatican official told the United Nations Thursday that resources that could be invested in basic healthcare, nutrition, and sanitation for impoverished women are instead allotted to reproductive health and “so-called new rights.”
Pope Francis told the United Nations Friday that denying the existence of human life in the womb through abortion does not solve problems.