Remembering our little ones who have died not yet born

People gathered throughout New Zealand on Friday night for Masses of Remembrance and a Vigil for Life. Held in Auckland, Wellington and Dunedin, the Masses were poignant reminders of the tragic loss of life and pain people experience because of…

Calling embryos “reproductive material” is degrading

The deadline for frozen embryos and reproductive tissue (gametes) which have been stored for ten years is fast coming up. The embryos and gametes must be destroyed within six months of November 22nd unless special permission to extend the storage…

National Council of Women choose not to protect women and children by passing abortion remit

Over the weekend the National Council of Women (NCW) passed a remit which called for the government to review New Zealand's abortion laws ensuring that a "woman's right to choose" was protected. An umbrella organisation, the NCW has a variety…

A true pastoral response: teaching the truth in love without fear

At a recent press conference for the Synod on the Family it was announced that one presenter, who was not to be named, had proposed that "language such as 'living in sin', 'intrinsically disordered', or 'contraceptive mentality' are not necessarily…

Another study showing abortion and breast cancer link

Yet another study has been released from India which shows that there is a very strong link between abortion and breast cancer. In an article written by Steven Mosher from the Population Research Institute, the results from 12 studies undertaken…