12 Quotes about Life, Marriage and Family from Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI left a great legacy of theological understanding.  He had profound insight into the dangers of the dictatorship of relativism that plagues our age.  Central to his message was the dignity of the human person who is made…

Abortion and pre abortion visits

When the topic of liberalising abortion comes up, as it has recently, invariably there is talk about “increasing access” and reducing the number of visits required before a woman can have an abortion. New Zealand law stipulates that the woman…

St John Paul II, Pope of the family

This last weekend was historic. It has been described as the day of 4 Popes. Pope Francis canonised two of his predecessors, Pope John XXIII and John Paul II, while Pope emeritus Benedict XVI was present.For us in the pro-life…

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…

Why are they not telling women the information they want about abortion and breast cancer?

I had a few 'pro-choice' activists visit me in the office this week. They were obviously wanting to know a bit about what we are doing, and were polite enough to visit in person. This differs greatly from my experience…