Award to pro-abortion politician a matter of protocol, Vatican says

Spokesman: “Cannot be by any way considered an endorsement to the pro-abortion and birth control politics advocated by Mrs. Ploumen”

The conferral of the Vatican’s Order of St. Gregory the Great to Dutch politician and pro-abortion activist Liliane Ploumen was part of an ordinary diplomatic exchange of honorific titles, and does not mean that the Vatican supports Ploumen’s abortion campaigns, a Vatican spokesperson explained Jan. 15.   Responding to requests of clarification, Paloma Garcia-Ovejero, deputy … [Read more...]

What will Brown do?

‘A gradual widening of categories’ of patients to be killed

The following comes from a Jan. 28 posting on Physician-assisted suicide has returned to California’s political agenda. After years off the table, the issue gained new life in the wake of Brittany Maynard’s high-profile decision to end her life. Maynard, 29, an assisted-suicide activist living in Oregon, advertised her impending death as a dignified … [Read more...]