New Zealand’s Fertility Rate hurtles towards a catastrophic low

In November, Statistics New Zealand revealed the number of births for the year ended September 2020. There were 57,753 live births in that time period. However, the decreasing Total Fertility Rate is troubling. This rate is an average indicator of…

When does contraception become abortifacient?

“All hormonal contraceptives have an abortifacient potential”[i]. This article examines the week in which life is conceived but is not yet a technical pregnancy” when contraceptives have abortifacient potential but still go under the banner of “contraceptive”. A contraceptive prevents…

Eight Reasons to Consider Having One More Child

"Behold, children are a gift from the Lord; the fruit of the womb is a reward." Psalm 126 (127) Many years ago, Fr Paul Marx, OSB, founder of Human Life International (and Family Life International NZ) wrote a booklet entitled "Eight…