Monday, July 24, 2006

Amnesty - Abortion



As part of its review of its attitude towards women's rights amnesty International seem likely to become pro-abortion - oppressing the rights of the unborn. It is shame considering Amnesty was started by a good Catholic. With the help of Bishop Evans (say a prayer for him he is very seriously ill) I started the Woking Group

An open letter by Bishop Michael Evans of East Anglia, England - a 30-year member of Amnesty - said it would be ``very difficult for Catholics and many others'' to continue supporting Amnesty if the proposal is passed. In Canada, Bishop Frederick Henry of Calgary called the proposal ``a gross betrayal'' of Amnesty's mission and policies, which including opposition to the death penalty.

Read more
http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,,-5971377,00.html

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