The glory of the cross is not overcome by darkness

As we enter into this Easter season, all appears to be lost.  The culture of death has woven its ugly tentacles into the very fabric of society, threatening to completely strangle all that remains of respect for human life. The…

Remembering Saint John Paul II the defender of life and family

“A society will be judged on the basis of how it treats its weakest members; and among the most vulnerable are surely the unborn and the dying.” Address to the New Ambassador of New Zealand to the Holy See May…

Powerful pro-life, pro-family maiden speech by National MP

Newly installed National MP, Paulo Garcia, gave a courageous and powerful pro-life, pro-family maiden speech in parliament at the end of May. His bold proclamation of truth has inspired and encouraged many throughout the world. WELLINGTON, New Zealand, June 3,…

God’s merciful love an invitation to live in communion with him: Cardinal Burke

Cardinal Burke

Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke recently reflected in a homily on God's unconditional, faithful and enduring love for each of us, evident in the piercing of Jesus' most sacred heart. The homily was given at the Opening Mass of Family Life…

Respect for human life an absolute and basic principle

"A great prayer for life is urgently needed, a prayer which will rise up throughout the world."  Saint Pope John Paul II called for this prayer in his great encyclical letter "Evangelium Vitae". The fulfilment of this request happens in…

Celebrating the Annunciation and 20 Years of Evangelium Vitae

Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord.  May it be done to me according to your word." Luke 1:38 These words of great trust in God, and self-giving, were those of Mary as the Angel Gabriel came to her, and…