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Pope Francis Addresses “Yes to Life!” Conference
The Vatican’s Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life held an international conference “Yes to Life! Taking Care of the Precious Gift of Life in its Frailty” on the defense of nascent human life in extremely frail conditions to share models of care for families whose unborn child receives a life-limiting diagnosis and who are often pressured to abort the child. ...MORE

U.S. Maligned at UN over Concern for Unborn in Conflict Zones
During debate on a U.N. Security Council resolution on sexual violence in conflict— S/RES/2467 —sponsored by Germany, the U.S. held to its Protecting Life in Global Assistance Policy and insisted that the term "sexual and reproductive health" be eliminated from the text owing to its interpretation by many in the U.N. system to include access to abortion. ...MORE

South Korea: Court, with UN Prodding, Seeks Legalized Abortion
The Constitution Court in South Korea ruled that the 1953 ban on abortion, except in cases of rape, incest or risk to health, must be changed by the National Assembly by December 2020 to partially allow access to abortion in the first trimester in a challenge brought by female doctor prosecuted for performing 70 illegal abortions over a four-year time period. ...MORE

March 21, World Down Syndrome Day
March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), a date that symbolizes the uniqueness of the triplication (trisomy) of the 21st chromosome which causes Down syndrome, and is a day to raise awareness, celebrate individuals around the world who have Down syndrome, and honor their inherent value and contributions to society. ...MORE

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