Thursday, October 20, 2011

Garvan Byrne and redemptive suffering

The inspirational story of Garvan Byrne, a must-see video interview with a dying 11-year-old boy.

A setback for embryonic stem cell research

By Michael Cook |

A landmark decision by the European Court of Justice this week marks a step forward in legal recognition of the special dignity of the human embryo. It settled a long-simmering legal battle by ruling that research involving the destruction of embryos cannot be patented. Full story

“I’m sorry I did not wait”

Carolyn Moynihan |

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Pressure and lack of self control lead teens in developing countries to regret sex, a new study shows.

Next week a British television channel begins the second series of a show called “The Joy of Teen Sex”. The programme promises “A bold, informative look at the love lives and sex lives of teenagers that tells it like it really is, and is definitely not just for teens.” Not just for teens? Is a show with such a misleading title useful for teens at all? Full article

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

40 Days for Life Honolulu - Midpoint Rally

What a glorious Sunday afternoon! People of all ages...and from different churches joined in celebrating life at the midpoint rally this past Sunday, with song. The following are some photos taken. There is still time to participate. 40 Days for Life will end on November 6th. If you would like to sign up click here.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Elderly patients condemned to early death by secret use of do not resuscitate orders

Elderly patients are being condemned to an early death by hospitals making secret use of "do not resuscitate" orders, an investigation has found. Read more