Posts Tagged ‘disability’

We have had a prayer request, and permission to share this information and photo publically: Please could you pray for 12-week old Baby Gabriel who has been diagnosed with severe spina bifida, and is currently paralysed from the waist down. This is a picture of the precious gift of life, Gabriel. We boldly approach God’s throne, […]


This year is the 50th anniversary of the passing of the 1967 Abortion Act in the UK. Sr Roseann is answering 50 questions about abortion, to mark the 50th anniversary. Question 25: “What are the statistics related to abortion where the baby may be handicapped or have a disability?”    


An MS patient in Inverness has deferred his plans to end his life at an assisted suicide clinic in Switzerland, after another MS patient contacted him and encouraged him to seek more support. This contact and support has given him a new optimism about life. A video about this story can be viewed on the BBC website: […]


This year is the 50th anniversary of the passing of the 1967 Abortion Act in the UK. Sr Roseann is answering 50 questions about abortion, to mark the 50th anniversary. Question 9: But what if the baby is going to be disabled or have a short life expectancy?


With all the recent press regarding the new test for mother’s who may be carrying a child with Down’s Syndrome let’s remind ourselves of what’s important.  This video says it all and I love it!


The Herald interviews a few voices behind the Don’t Stop a Beating Heart Campaign. Our very own Sr Roseann is amongst those interviewed, as well as John Deighan, CEO of SPUC Scotland and Margaret Cuthill, Coordinator of ARCH in Scotland. ‘Under no circumstances is abortion okay – even in cases of rape.’ – Inside Scotland’s […]


*taken from SPUC Scotland**   By Rachel McKenzie Posted December 18, 2015 Andrew Waters loved to dance, and swim.  He took part in drama groups.  He was loved by his family and friends.   At 51, Andrew, like many people with Down Syndrome, and without it, he had the onset of early dementia.  So he […]


*taken from spucscotland.org*   THE DIFFERENCE BEING BORN MAKES Thirty weeks I’d been around And still no-one really wanted me Just for myself, as I was. Not my dad; He’d just said “Get rid of it” When my mother told him, “It’s me or it.” She hesitated, And he walked out. Out of her life […]


A truly sad decision for unborn children occurred last week.  Here is SPUC’s take on the situation and what the future might hold for abortion legislation.   BELFAST 30 November 2015: The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC), the UK’s leading pro-life organisation, says that the ruling by the High Court that Northern […]


When women are given a prenatal diagnosis of disability it can be huge shock and alot of support and advice is needed as well as information.  This story http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3272622/Pregnant-mom-reveals-devastation-finding-unborn-baby-syndrome-says-love-child-no-matter-what.html  gives us the very real reaction mothers can have, in this case finding out the diagnosis is Downs Syndrome.  Fear of the unknown is the first reaction […]