Victory for pro-family forces at UN
Catholic World News - May 04, 2012
Despite intense efforts by pro-abortion and other organizations, the Holy See and a coalition of other states--including Russia and many African and Asian nations--were able to prevent “sexual orientation” from being included in a UN document on adolescence.
Pro-family forces were also able to prevent the inclusion of language that would have referred to a “right” to comprehensive sex education for children as young as ten. While the document does include a reference to “comprehensive sexuality education,” it also refers to “the rights, duties and responsibilities of parents” to provide “appropriate direction and guidance on sexual and reproductive matters.”
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our February expenses ($34,050 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!