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…

Research: Unborn Babies Recognize, Process Speech at 29 Weeks

Fascinating new research shows that unborn children can recognize and process varying forms of speech at 29 weeks, even before speech centers appear. The processing is advanced enough, for example, to allow them to differentiate between male and female voices. Keith Barrington, a neonatologist and clinical researcher and chief of service at Sainte Justine University…

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…

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A Discussion: The Status of the Embryo

A Discussion about the “The Status of the Embryo. What does the Brüstle judgment mean for the future of reserach and biotechnology?” in Europe has taken place in Bruxelles the 19th of june at the European Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Avenue de l’Yser/ Ijzerlaan 11. The conference, organized by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and European Dignity Watch,…