Category: News

Marxist Priest D’Escoto Gets UN Presidency Post

New York, Jun. 5, 2008 ( – A Maryknoll priest who was a leading figure in Nicaragua’s leftist government during the 1980s has been elected president of the UN general assembly. Miguel D’Escoto Brockmann, who was foreign minister of Nicaragua … Continue reading

Abortion Must Be the Number One Issue in Voting Note: The following is a statement from Priests for Life, a leading pro-life Catholic group that works to educate pro-life advocates on issues like abortion. Led by Father Frank Pavone, Priests for Life has been active in urging pro-life … Continue reading

Brazil’s Parliamentarians Reject Abortion Bill 33-0

Human Life International Newsletter With great joy we received the news at Vida Humana Internacional, HLI’s Hispanic Division in Miami, that a piece of legislation (bill 1135/91) which would have legalized abortion on demand throughout Brazil, did not make it … Continue reading

Another Tradition Altered in the Name of Ecumenism

Sydney, May. 29, 2008 ( – World Youth Day organizers in Sydney, Australia, have altered the traditional pattern for the Stations of the Cross in a bow to ecumenical and inter-religious sensibilities, the Sydney Morning Herald reports. Instead of the … Continue reading

Catholic Church Grows in Africa, Vocations Grow in Asia

Vatican, May. 27, 2008 ( – A new edition of the statistical yearbook of the Catholic Church shows the Catholic proportion of the world’s population holding steady at 17.3%. The new volume from the Vatican publishing house shows a substantial … Continue reading