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.
Posted by Fr Ray Blake