I have been lucky enough in the last fortnight to take part in two splendid but very different events. The first was the World Congress of Families VI which met in the warm sunlight of Madrid, the second Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee in the cold rain of an English June. Both have been wonderfully uplifting in connected ways because they represent enduring truths in an age which too often dismisses them.

Louise Kirk

UK Co-ordinator

Alive to the World

PDF _Two Family Celebrations

4 May 2012

The World Congress of Families first Caribbean event – “Stabilizing Our Future: The Caribbean Conference on Life and Family V

 HOLLYWOOD, CA – Dr. Ted Baehr, founder and publisher of Movieguide®, will be the keynote speaker May 10 at the 4th installment of the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series event at Pepperdine University from Malibu, California at its Graduate Campus in West Los Angeles. 

 Dr. Baehr will bring his research findings from more than 40 years of detailed study of culture and the entertainment industry. Unique to Movieguide® is Dr. Baehr’s goal of redeeming the values of the media while educating moviegoers on Media Wisdom to apply biblical principles of discernment. Dr. Baehr analyzes the moral content, theology, and worldviews presented in the hundreds of stories created each year by the entertainment community. [+]

Christian Concern.- Published: March 12th, 2012

Celebrity singer Will Young has suggested that clergy should be put in jail for speaking out too strongly against same-sex marriage.

In a discussion on legalising same-sex marriage on BBC’s ‘Question Time’ last week, the gay singer expressed his conviction that criticism of the Government’s plans was ‘homophobic’.

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The ‘MegaMosqueNoThanks’ campaign has been re-launched to oppose attempts by the extreme Islamic sect, Tablighi Jama’at, to build a 9,500 capacity Mosque near the Olympic site in East London under the banner of a ‘cultural centre’.

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Steven Mosher, one of the world’s foremost experts on China and the population question, was recently in Spain for a brief lecture tour of Catholic universities.  One of the featured speakers at the upcoming WCF Madrid 2012, he agreed to answer questions about his upcoming presentation for HazteOir.

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The mobile euthanasia units launched in the Netherlands Thursday may not much resemble Dr. Kevorkian’s death van, but they stirred up nearly as much controversy.

The program allows teams of doctors and nurses to visit very sick patients whose primary care physicians have refused end their lives, the Guardian reported. The Netherlands was the first country to legalize euthanasia in 2002.

By Don Feder.- 02/21/2012

         Obama’s mandate requiring Catholic institutions to provide contraceptives and abortion-inducing drugs to employees, through their insurers, has been widely condemned as an assault on religious freedom.

         What’s overlooked is the connection between the contraceptive diktat and population control spurred by the president’s anti-global-warming crusade. Obama is a radical environmentalist who has embraced the dogma of man-made global warming. While climate-change alarmists rail at energy companies and consumerism, their real target is people – especially those who are having children.

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www.thecommentator.com .- By Benjamin Harris-Quinney on 17 February 2012

Ken Livingstone was quite right: On homosexuality and the progressive agenda the Conservative leadership is schizophrenic

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February 13, 2012 by Grégor Puppinck, Ph.D |

The ECLJ calls for referral to the Grand Chamber of the case Sindicatul Pastorul cel bun v. Romania.

On January 31st 2012, the third section of the European Court of Human Rights issued a judgment in the case ofSindicatul Păstorul cel bun c. Roumanie (no. 2330/09) whereby it determined that the refusal to register a trade union established within the Orthodox Church was contrary to freedom of association guaranteed by Article 11 of the European Convention of Human Rights.

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