Were there to be no support in the whole history of ethical and moral thought, were there no acknowledged confirmation from medical science, were the history of legal opinion to the contrary, we would still have to conclude on the basis of God's Holy Word that the unborn child is a person in the sight of God. He is protected by the sanctity of life graciously given to each individual by the Creator, Who alone places His image upon man and grants them any right to life which they have.
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Hilary White and John Jalsevac report from Rome that the media storm over events related to Benedict's abdication is increasing. Reporters can't keep up to incredible developments now appearing to reveal that a powerful homosexual subculture within the Church and the Vatican itself may have contributed to the timing of Benedict's decision to abdicate.
The President of the Pontifical Academy for Life, Bishop Ignacio Carrasco de Paula, has backed the decision of the German Bishops conference to permit use of the morning after pill in Catholic hospitals for rape victims.
A Machiavellian, blockbuster story has been published in Italy's La Repubblica, alleging that among the reasons for Pope Benedict’s shocking decision to resign was the existence of an entrenched “gay network” in the Vatican.
Major Vatican controversy over action by the Secretariat of State and Lima's Cardinal Cipriani against Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, whose theology department opposes Catholic teaching on homosexuality and abortion.