Sunday, July 29, 2012

Heroic News: “Open to life, even in the face of death” plus 6 more


Open to life, even in the face of death

Posted: 29 Jul 2012 07:10 AM PDT

Rees Howell entered the world after a storybook pregnancy and birth. But by the time he was nine months old, he had contracted pneumonia twice, a rarity for a child who was breast-fed. Further testing revealed why. Rees was found to have cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease caused by two recessive genes passed on to him from his parents.

Vietnam Considers Same-Sex 'Marriage'

Posted: 29 Jul 2012 07:09 AM PDT

Vietnam seems an unlikely champion of 'gay-rights' issues. It is routinely lambasted by the international community over its dismal human rights record, often locking up political dissidents who call for democracy or religious freedom. Up until just a few years ago, homosexuality was labeled as a social evil.

A family grieves their fallen pro-life hero

Posted: 29 Jul 2012 07:05 AM PDT

All of the Summer 2012 Crossroads pro-life walks across America, Canada & Spain have decided to finish walking in honor of their friend and fellow walker, Andrew Moore, who passed away last week in an accident while walking near Indianapolis.

Catholic group seeks second injunction against contraception mandate

Posted: 29 Jul 2012 07:04 AM PDT

Lawyers representing a Catholic businessmen’s group are seeking a separate injunction against the HHS mandate in federal court on Wednesday, days before the controversial rule takes effect Aug. 1.

Forget Mr. Right: single women bypassing romance to buy babies

Posted: 29 Jul 2012 05:39 AM PDT

Monash IVF alone has treated 418 single women since 2010, with the number of IVF cycles up from 323 in 2010 to 469 in 2011, and the clinic has already performed 353 cycles so far this year.

Target hawking gay 'wedding' registry

Posted: 28 Jul 2012 08:58 PM PDT

Just weeks after it announced it was selling greeting cards nationwide to celebrate same-sex unions, Target stores is now inviting gay and lesbian couples to set up 'wedding' registries in their stores.

Childless Irish flock for embryo adoption

Posted: 28 Jul 2012 08:10 AM PDT

Some 22 babies have been born to Irish couples who took part in an embryo adoption program at a Barcelona clinic. Couples from all over the world have been traveling to the renowned Spanish clinic to adopt an embryo donated by other couples.