Geron Is Shutting Down Its Stem Cell Clinical Trial

The company conducting the world’s first clinical trial of a therapy using human embryonic stem cells said on Monday that it was halting that trial and leaving the stem cell business entirely. The company, Geron, said that its move did not reflect a lack of promise for the controversial field. Rather, it said, with money scarce, it…

Mob of shouting pro-abortion activists blocks passage of Texas 20-week abortion ban at last minute

AUSTIN, Texas, June 26, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Amidst a mob of shouting pro-abortion advocates, a Texas bill to ban abortion after 20 weeks failed to pass despite securing the needed votes because the voting concluded two minutes after the session’s midnight deadline. Democratic Sen. Wendy Davis successfully filibustered the bill Tuesday for eleven hours. After…

Youth Pilgrimage One Of Us : Santiago de Compostela

The European Citizens, the European Institutions, and the National Authorities among the member States, are currently observing the “ONE OF US” European Citizens Initiative.  As part of the campaign of One of Us, the organizers have arranged a pilgrimage along the Camino de Santiago. Crossroadswalk One of Us is an special event that will start…

Austrian Bishops Express Support For "One of Us" Campaign

One of the three main topics at the Austrian Bishops’ Conference meeting held this week in Mariazell was the European Citizens’ Initiative “One of Us”. The European Bishops´ Conference welcomed the European Citizens´ Initiative “One of Us” for the protection of the human embryo and is pleased to see how many parishes, Catholic organizations and…