“Safe areas” have yet to be established outside abortion facilities

Application processes to implement “safe areas” are still under development according to the Ministry of Health.  As such, not one exclusion zone has been established around New Zealand abortion facilities since the passing of the law in March. According to…

The joy of the Lord’s Resurrection in conquering the culture of death

The Lord is risen and that alone is reason enough to rejoice.  We must be careful, however, that our journey through this valley of tears does not dampen our joy in the Lord’s resurrection.  Rather, we should face the challenges…

Candlelight Vigil marks half-way point of 40 Days for Life

by Michael Loretz Despite the wet weather, more than 150 people gathered on the street outside Auckland’s AMAC abortion facility to pray and bear witness on Sunday evening (28th February). "Be my Light”, a special vigil hour for the unborn,…

The dignity of the human person, abortion… and us

The ongoing scandal in the United States over Planned Parenthood selling aborted baby organs has caused many to sit up and take notice to the tragedy of abortion.  Five US States have defunded Planned Parenthood in the wake of this…

Father Shenan Boquet: Building a culture of life

Father Shenan Boquet, President of Human Life International, recently addressed participants of the Auckland Eucharistic Convention on Building a Culture of Life. In his presentation, Father Boquet speaks of the need to transform the culture.  Drawing on Scripture, he explains…