Western Australia has become the latest state to expand its abortion laws, following the passing of the Acts Amendment (Abortion) Bill 1998 on 20 September.
Speaking in a statement published 20 June, Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB said that life is simply too precious to be destroyed in this way.
In a gloomy and isolated Russian convent, Sister Yulia (Maria Vera Ratti), known among the other nuns for her love of beauty, becomes spontaneously pregnant while praying in front of a statue of the Blessed Virgin. She is bearing twin boys: One is the next Messiah, the other the Antichrist.
In a media statement released this week, Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe highlighted that the government’s intention to introduce legislation to make access to abortion easier, while reportedly based on a consultation process which indicated broad public support for such a move, will be distressing for many people.
Here is a collection of notable quotes from Pope Benedict XVI from homilies, documents, messages and speeches from 2005 to 2013, the years he served as pope. They are grouped according to subject.
Lifemark is meaningful, faith-based film that reclaims the beauty of adoption and is full of laughter, tears, drama and adrenaline.
The 98-page draft, which includes a 31-page appendix of historical state abortion laws, is an opinion in Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization – a case about Mississippi’s ban on abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy with the potential to also overturn Roe.