Archive for September, 2012

“By abortion, the mother does not learn to love, but kills even her own child to solve her problems. And, by abortion, that father is told that he does not have to take any responsibility at all for the child he has brought into the world. The father is likely to put other women into […]

Precious Life


When a woman has an abortion she is trying to make her situation better and sees the baby as the problem.  But the baby is never the problem and having an abortion will not make her life a problem free zone, in fact the abortion will make it all worse!  Here at the Initiative we […]

It’s not often that we hear such out spoken, defiant statements in the media  from a Bishop on the topic of abortion.  It opens them up to abuse and vitriolic criticism which makes the real meaning of their message hard to hear.  But speak up they must for if the Catholic Church does not stand up and […]

**taken from Catholic Online** St. Vincent was born of poor parents in the village of Pouy in Gascony, France, about 1580. He enjoyed his first schooling under the Franciscan Fathers at Acqs. Such had been his progress in four years that a gentleman chose him as subpreceptor to his children, and he was thus enabled […]

Saving Downs


We can’t go any further down this track. We must draw a line here, now.  Take a stand in human solidarity with every mother and with every child before as well as after birth. Today we commit to the human rights defence of every child with Down syndrome, every child with Spina Bifida, every child […]

Dear Pastors, I wanted to take a few minutes out of my extremely busy schedule to personally thank you for your valued support and continued cooperation.  I can’t emphasize enough the importance of your silence by way of non-action throughout the years and how that small gesture alone lead to increased productivity in our apportioned […]

“I didn’t know how I was going to do it. But I just knew that I couldn’t abort. I had to do my best, and I was determined to do whatever it took.” This spirited quote comes from the internationally successful Justin Biebers’ mum, Pattie Mallette who has been giving interviews recently to promote her autobiography, […]

  For centuries, Korea was closed to all outside influences, and all contact with foreigners was forbidden. No missionaries went there. Nevertheless, a number of laymen sought to find out all that they could about the outside world, through the annual embassy to Peking. Some books about Christianity fell into their hands, and they were […]

Another chance to hear the great Janet Smith on her fantastic talk about contraception.  Can we help spread this message to our friends and family??