Archive for the ‘The Pope’ Category

    * from Pope Francis recent visit to South Korea where he visited a home for people with disabilities* God has blessed you with life, and with differing talents and gifts. Through these you are able to serve him and society in various ways. While some people’s contributions seem great and others’ more modest, […]

By all accounts Pope Francis’ visit to South Korea last week went well with lots of positive publicity surrounding what he did there.  However it is extremely disappointing to realise just how little main media reporting of the Pope’s visit to the cemetery for aborted babies there was. As our post reported last week, the […]

With the announcement yesterday that Pope Francis will visit and pray at a cemetery in South Korea for aborted babies, he has brought the world’s attention to the mass destruction of unborn children through legalised abortion. Cemetery in Kkottongnae, South Korea. Credit: Andy Prima   It is not only what Pope Francis says that has […]

The witness  that 40 Days for Life make is astounding and we know that the campaigns are making a difference because of the numbers of women changing their mind and choosing life.  Also, the pro-abortion organisations, namely the BPAS in this country are annoyed and angry with the vigils which demonstrates the effect the vigils have […]

It is fantastic to hear and read that Pope Francis continues to keep the horror of abortion in the public domain making sure that we can never forget that we are taking the life of an unborn child during anabortion.  It is so important that the leader of the Church that stands against abortion,  continues […]

“Perhaps you will tell me; to go to Mass on Sundays; to fast and abstain during Holy Week-do these things but the first duty of a Christian is to listen to the Word of God, to listen to Jesus, because He speaks to us and He saves us with His word and with His word […]

Bear Witness


“[B]ear witness to and disseminate this ‘culture of life’ … remind all, through actions and words, that in all its phases and at any age, life is always sacred and always of quality. And not as a matter of faith, but of reason and science!” -Pope Francis to Catholic doctors.

Pope Francis has  2014 kicked off talking about the important aspects of the what is wrong with the world starting with abortion.  It is so important to keep the issue of abortion in the media spotlight which is what Pope Francis does each time he talks about it, because society would have every thing to do […]

    Pope Francis “I invite all Christians, everywhere, at this very moment, to a renewed personal encounter with Jesus Christ, or at least an openness to letting him encounter them; I ask all of you to do this unfailingly each day. No one should think that this invitation is not meant for him or […]

Yesterday the Vatican released the Apostlic Exhortation “Evangelii Gaudium (The Joy of the Gospel)” written by Pope Francis which John Smeaton of SPUC has drawn our attention to.    213. Among the vulnerable for whom the Church wishes to care with particular love and concern are unborn children, the most defenceless and innocent among us. Nowadays […]