I HAVE been following closely The Catholic Leader’s comprehensive coverage of the parliamentary debate on the RU486 drug and Have Your Say letters on this subject.
The consequence of abortion over the last half century has been catastrophic for white Christian countries.
Italy has one of the lowest birth rates in the world.
The baby boomer generation grew up in one of the wealthiest eras ever known (over all socio-economic groups) in the world.
The birth rate dropped dramatically during this time and continues to.
The contraceptive pill disempowered men, putting procreation into the hands of women, giving them the power when and where they would become pregnant.
If the pregnancy is unwanted, it is a woman’s choice.
I am aware in our sex-saturated secular society, driven by the powerful mass media where nothing is sacred, sex to many males is simply a sport and recreation and the use and abuse of women astronomically high.
We are living in a world where there is very little true love. The sense of vocation and the sacrificial has been lost.
The facts and figures on world population today from a program on the BBC recently concerning the UN, leads me to believe Christianity is in crisis.
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