Archive for the ‘ARCH’ Category

Here’s a good article abortion-can-kick-start-vicious-cycle-of-repeat-pregnancies-abortions-uk-ex featuring a friend of the Initiatives’, Margaret Cuthill of ARCH (Abortion Recovery Care and Helpline) following up last weeks’ news of abortion statistics and news of some womens’ repeat abortions.  She links the repeat abortions to the trauma following the initial abortion and not just contraception failure.


Sometimes in the midst of fighting for life it is useful to have reassurance and words of wisdom to keep us focussed and inspired and Pope Benedict does this beautifully in his address recently to the Pontifical Academy for Life which can be accessed at pope-benedicts-address-to-the-pontifical-academy-for-life-assembly-on-infer and is well worth a read. Indeed it is a duty of the moral […]

Katie Spicers’ pain is quite clear throughout her article “I’m Childless at 42 and Haunted by the baby I aborted at 18”.  We read of the circumstances that led her to abort her 9week old unborn baby and her life since.  Im-childless-42-haunted-baby-I-aborted-18.html She writes movingly.  From a prolife point of view one hopes that the article will […]

The Letter


John Smeaton, the Director of SPUC publicised on his blog, a film by a young student film maker,  Caitlin McInnis this week who has made a film out a letter written by a woman had an abortion 10years previously.  It is amazing to hear the powerful words expressed by the writer who hasn’t written it […]

Silent No More


It is always a powerful witness to hear women who have had an abortion tell their story.  We can understand and show compassion to the different pressures that lead a woman to let her unborn child be killed which is against nature.  We need to always remember this when talking to anyone about abortion so […]

A Rachel’s Vineyard weekend retreat for spiritual and emotional healing after abortion will be held in Smithstone House, Kilwinning, on Fri. 27th – Sun. 29th May.  This confidential, supportive retreat is powerful for anyone who has been affected by their own or someone else’s abortion experience. For more information, please call Marene on 07505 904 656 or email […]

Congratulations to the wonderful staff at British Victims of Abortion on their relaunch as Abortion Recovery Care and Helpline (ARCH). We will be praying for them as they embark on this new stage of their vital work. Please note that their web address has been updated in the links bar.