Pope, patriarchs and prelates are crying out for intervention. Where are the presidents and prime ministers?
If the Catholic Church is so out of touch and irrelevant, why the concerted efforts at the UN to drive out the Vatican’s influence?
What’s about to happen?
That requires a qualifier, depending on what constitutes the UN, and which group there is being cited.
Sometimes, it seems like we’re dwelling in Wonderland. But some of us who are aware are doing a lot of wondering. Especially about headlines and stories that are too bizarre to make up, but too extreme to be true. Except…they are.
The myth of overpopulation has been widely debunked for a while now. So did activists who based their global ‘reproductive health’ efforts shift attention to real human needs? No. They changed the language and spun it.
The U.S. is being judged by the United Nations Human Rights Council for our record and performance on human rights protections. According to what? The guidelines spelled out in the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Or so they say. It’s not really as pristine a cause as that. It’s providing a forum for tyrants to blast the U.S.
Many thousands of women, organizations and NGOs descended on New York for the recent global checkup with the annual ’Commission on the Status of Women’, with the Beijing conference as sort of a benchmark. It was heavy on the agenda of spreading access to abortion under the mantle of ‘reproductive rights’, but there was a large pro-life contingent there to stake claims that authentic dignity for women comes from true universal human rights….for all human beings.
This happened during the Enlightenment. Nations and states and societies with short memories, or the gullibility to succumb to revisionist history, are letting it happen again. Even where people are not losing their faith, they’re losing their rights to freely express their religiously informed voices.
C-Fam reports the goings-on in some of the United Nations’ committees. They’re covering issues that deserve more widespread attention.
In a report on the protection of human rights? In the context of counter-terrorism? What’s this
The Obama administration’s UN ambassador gave a rundown of the sweeping changes they have made to advance abortion rights and access globally.
For all the ink spilled today on those notorious speeches on the
floor of the United Nations General Assembly, I haven’t seen anything
focus on what President Barack Obama referred to as the UN founding
charter, its mission, and that of the United States….the universal
human rights of all people everywhere.