Did you exist before your mother was pregnant?

Is it possible for someone to exist before their mother was even pregnant? Sounds like I’m are talking about IVF, but I’m are actually talking about normal, natural pregnancy. If your local contraceptive promoter is correct, then you existed before…

A Pro-life view of ‘Tolerance’

"Tolerance is the virtue of a man without convictions.” G. K. Chesterton (1874-1936) Something about ‘tolerance’ has always made me uncomfortable. I’ve long been aware that the loudest preachers of tolerance are the ones who are the most intolerant of…

NuvaRing – dying for contraception

Last year the ministry of health has approved a 'new' contraceptive device. Although it's new to New Zealand, but has been around in the United States and Europe for more than 10 years, so we already know a lot about…

Happy Families, Healthy Economies: Our experience of the 7th World Congress of Families

by Ian and Clare McClean, Family Life International NZ - Wellington We were privileged to recently attend the 7th World Congress of Families held in Sydney’s unique Eveleigh Locomotive Workshops at Redfern. Around 800 people from all around the world…

Never say never, and other thoughts on having more kids

The following is Jennifer Fulwiler's honest take on being open to another child when the doctors are saying that the risk of another pregnancy is too high. Ever faithful to Catholic teaching on marriage and family, this post is well…

Proposed Adoption Legislation Discriminates Against Traditional Families

It has become extremely difficult for married couples, husbands and wives, to adopt a child in New Zealand. Those approaching adoption services to seek information on how they can become adoptive parents in this country are actually steered towards “lifetime…