- Jul 14, 2020
After a London borough passed an ordinance earlier this month establishing a buffer zone around a local abortion clinic, Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth said he was concerned by the unjust measure.
As a London borough considers adopting a buffer zone around its abortion clinic to keep pro-life activists at a distance, one such group says the measure would discriminate against women who are helped through prayer and support vigils.
Cardinal Charles Bo of Myanmar said the Rohingya are a stateless people spurned in his country because of “propaganda” and “hate speech” among the Buddhist majority, and they’re also often victims of human trafficking.
The Santa Marta Group was born in London in 2014, and brings together “top cops” from around the world with Catholic activists, especially nuns, leading the anti-human trafficking charge.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols, whose diocese covers the Parsons Green Underground station where a terrorist bombing took place, praised the emergency services who tended to the victims as well as the residents and workers in the area who offered them safety and comfort. No one was killed, but several people were injured.
The parents of terminally ill baby Charlie Gard have decided to end their legal battle to save their baby’s life. Their decision came after an American neurologist told them that it was too late to try an experimental treatment in the United States. The child’s plight drew attention from both Pope Francis and President Donald Trump.