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Promoting ‘Choice’ Leads to Killing.

Falling on Deaf Ears:Last September, I commented upon the fact that the Belfast newspaper, The Irish News has lost its way in that, while it still offers the reader the comfort that it is pro nationalist and “catholic” in its outlook and news identification of “Pro fide et Patria”, it saw fit to accept advertising revenue from the Belfast Fertility Clinic under its caption: “We make Mums!”  This identification with the evil that is IVF is a clear renunciation with … Read More

Abortion: The Deceit of the Century

James M Bourke reflects on his new book and explains what motivated him to write a book about the obscenity of abortion. Reflections on the Abortion Issue in Ireland:My monograph, Reflections on the Abortion Issue in Ireland was launched in Limerick on 23rd November, 2019 at the Annual Conference of the Catholic Voice newspaper. It consists of 12 critical essays which tell the story of how abortion was legalised in Ireland. It is not a very edifying story. In fact, … Read More

Tafida: The Cult of Death and the Instinct of Compassion

Tafida Raqeeb, a child of just 5, has a grave illness that requires life-support. Her devoted parents, who love Tafida, rightly see it as their duty to give her the chance of a normal life if that is possible. They want to fly her from London to a children’s hospital in Genoa, where Italian doctors think they will be able to treat Tafida successfully. However, the Health Trust that administers St Bartholomew’s Hospital, one of the world’s foremost teaching hospitals, … Read More

Bernie Smyth – Precious – Life Northern Ireland

The current situation as regards abortion in Northern Ireland is very serious. On 18th July this year, the UK parliament voted to extend both abortion and ‘same-sex marriage’ legislation to Northern Ireland despite the fact that this a breach of the devolution settlement governing Northern Ireland. Once again we see countries who claim to support democracy, undermining democracy. We have seen this same totalitarian attitude down South where Leo Varadkar has consistently tried to place obstacles in the way of … Read More

World’s Most Extreme Abortion Laws proposed for Northern Ireland

Belfast priest voices strong opposition to socialist plan to bring abortion to Northern Ireland.DURING his homily last Sunday, a West Belfast priest voiced his vehement opposition to Labour MP Stella Creasy’s recent amendment to the Northern Ireland Bill. Fr. Paddy McCafferty Parish Priest of Corpus Christi Parish, Ballymurphy said her amendments would see “the most extreme abortion laws in the world” being introduced if devolution is not restored at Stormont by 21 October.  Fr. McCafferty added: “Preventing the killing our … Read More

Abortion supporters are the extremists.

It is the baby-butchers, not we who oppose them, who are extremistsOn May 25 this year, the anniversary of the Dismal Referendum in which the increasingly totalitarian population voted for baby-butchering, was marked by a Mass of reparation in the recently-restored parish church of the Sacred Heart in Limerick. During recent speculation about whether the arch-Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg might be chosen by the ruling Conservative Party in Britain as its new leader when the most incompetent Prime Minister in our … Read More

Abortion Regrets

We held a very successful conference in Limerick on Saturday 25th May, the first anniversary of the passage of Ireland’s ‘abortion’ referendum which allows the government to legislate for the termination of pregnancy without any restrictions. Due to the wording of the referendum, the Irish people no longer have a say in this matter as the government have freed themselves from the restrictions of our constitution. One of the key points that emerged for me from our conference last Saturday, … Read More

Calling Evil Good – Holles Street Hospital

Ireland’s National Maternity Hospital is in the news for all of the wrong reasons. The details that have emerged so far, say that a baby was aborted because a preliminary test showed up the possibility of Trisomy 18. The baby was aborted, and then subsequent test results showed no evidence of Trisomy 18. I was born in Holles Street Hospital. My youngest daughter was also born there because of a complicated pregnancy. My wife was in Holles Street for nine … Read More

Meet abortion survivor Claire Culwell at our Celebrating Human Life Conference – May 2019 – Savoy Hotel, Limerick

Saturday 25th May, 2019, is the first anniversary of the referendum which removed legal protection from innocent human beings in their mother’s wombs in Ireland. This will go down as one of the saddest days in Ireland’s long and troubled history. A day when the death sentence was passed on many of Ireland’s future children. The Lumen Fidei Institute will mark this first anniversary by hosting a conference ‘Celebrating Human Life’, in the Savoy Hotel in Limerick from 9.30am to … Read More

40 Days & 40 Nights for Life in Silverstream Priory

John Carlin writes about an important Pro Life prayer vigil which began on Ash Wednesday, 6th March 2019, and continues until Sunday 14th April 2019 – more Adorers are encouraged to sign up using the contact details at the end of this article. “Yes” side knew how to sell a lie.As we all know, abortion is a procedure that intentionally stops the heartbeat of one of our most vulnerable little brothers and sisters through an act of violence. People can … Read More

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