Could Roe v. Wade be overturned? Hundreds of members of Congress sign amicus brief ahead of key SCOTUS case

January 9th, 2020 by Vox Cervi 1

By Gregg Re | Fox News Abortion to take center stage at Supreme Court as 2020 election approaches Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano previews the Louisiana abortion law case being heard by the high court. Several hundred members of Congress filed “amicus,” or supporting, briefs in a closely watched upcoming Supreme Court case that could decide the future of abortion access. The brief from 207 mostly GOPers included signatures from Sens. Mitt Romney, John …Read More

China imposes harsh new rules governing religious groups in 2020

January 9th, 2020 by Vox Cervi 1

By Leah MarieAnn Klett, Christian Post Reporter A cross is seen behind a poster with the logo of Communist Party of China near a Catholic church on the outskirts of Taiyuan, North China’s Shanxi province, December 24, 2016. | REUTERS/Jason Lee China announced it will soon implement harsh new measures requiring all religious personnel to support and implement total submission to the Chinese Communist Party, sparking concern among Chinese Christians. Asia News reports that the …Read More

42.4M babies killed by abortion in 2019; here’s what’s ahead for US abortion laws in 2020

January 9th, 2020 by Vox Cervi 1

By Brandon Showalter, CP Reporter In 2019, around 42.4 million pregnancies ended in abortion worldwide. According to Worldometers, which tabulates global statistics on abortion procedures based on the most current available figures from the World Health Organization, 40 to 50 million abortions are performed annually worldwide. The website notes that in the United States, approximately half of pregnancies are “unintended” with four in 10 ending in an abortion, amounting to over 3,000 abortions being performed …Read More

Europe: Anti-Christian Attacks Reach All-Time High in 2019

January 9th, 2020 by Vox Cervi 1

by Soeren Kern January 1, 2020 at 5:00 am The issue of anti-Christian vandalism was rarely reported by the European media until February 2019, when vandals attacked nine churches within the space of two weeks. The issue made headlines again in April 2019, when a suspicious fire gutted the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Since then, however, the European media are once again shrouding facts in silence. “Seeking to destroy or damage Christian buildings …Read More

Northern Ireland bishops say ‘unjust’ abortion law requires ‘conscientious objection’

December 18th, 2019 by Vox Cervi 1

Pro-life supporters stand with signs outside the High Court in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Jan. 30, 2019. (Credit: Brian Lawless/Reuters via CNS.) LEICESTER, United Kingdom – No one is obliged to cooperate with Northern Ireland’s new abortion legislation, according to the Catholic bishops of the province. In July, the pro-life protections in Northern Ireland were removed in a series of amendments to the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Act, that had the primary function of dealing with …Read More

Europe needs a “climate change on religious freedom,” says EU Special Envoy

December 18th, 2019 by Vox Cervi 1

Jan Figel during a speech – credit: Jan Figel According to the latest report of the Observatory on Intolerance and discrimination Against Christians in Europe, there have been in the last year about 500 cases of anti-Christian discrimination on European soil. Christianity is the most persecuted religion in the world. In Europe, the persecution might be subtle or take place in the form of attacks on  sites of worship. The situation in the world is …Read More

Thousands of Christians murdered in Nigeria

December 17th, 2019 by Vox Cervi 1

(File Photo). More than 1,000 Christians have been murdered by Islamic extremists in Nigeria in the last year. Fulani tribesmen have been carrying out attacks on Christians for several years. The Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust (HART) estimates more than 6,000 have been killed since 2015. Baroness Caroline Cox, founder of HART, said the nomadic Fulani herdsmen “seek to replace diversity and difference with an Islamist ideology which is imposed with violence on those who refuse …Read More

Children’s transgender clinic hit by 35 resignations in three years as psychologists warn of gender dysphoria ‘over-diagnoses’

December 17th, 2019 by Vox Cervi 1

A transgender clinic has been hit by 35 resignations in three years, as psychologists warn of “overdiagnoses” of gender dysphoria among children. The whistleblowers said too many children were being put on puberty-blocking drugs when they should not have been given the diagnosis. Former staff said they were unable to properly assess patients over fears they will be branded “transphobic”. The concerns were raised by six psychologists who have resigned from London’s children’s gender-identity service …Read More

Exclusive photos: Witness the breathtaking Mass of the Americas in Washington, DC

December 4th, 2019 by Vox Cervi 1

The first-ever performance of the new musical setting adapted for Mass in the Extraordinary Form. Click here to launch the slideshow As the sun cast its first rays on the Capitol dome, thousands of faithful descended on the unofficial parish church of the United States’ capital, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, just outside the gates of the corridors of power, to raise their hearts to Christ in a prayer for …Read More

Amazing Image of Unborn Baby at 18 Weeks is Called the Photograph of the Century

December 2nd, 2019 by Vox Cervi 1

INTERNATIONAL MICAIAH BILGER   NOV 18, 2019   |   3:54PM    WASHINGTON, DC The image of an 18-week unborn baby from Life magazine’s stunning 1965 photo-spread is being hailed as the photograph of the century. The description comes as a surprise from The Guardian, a left-wing British publication that supports abortion on demand. Its article celebrating the photograph tried to make excuses for abortion even as the images openly displayed the inherent humanity of …Read More