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The Shady World of Surrogacy Exposed in Italy

Vienna, January 30, 2015


This report is contributed by Robert Clarke of Alliance Defending Freedom.

Recently, the European Court of Human Rights issued a judgment in Paradiso and Campanelli v. Italy, which reveals a lot about the shady world of surrogacy. The court ruled that Italy was able to deny registering a child to an Italian couple because the child was born by a surrogate mother in Russia and had no biological genetic link to the couple. 

http://www.zenit.org/en/articles/the-shady-world-of-surrogacy-exposed-in-italy?utm_campaign=dailyhtml&utm_medium=email&utm_source=dispatch


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Natural Family Planning and God’s Plan for Your Marriage

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10:30 Mass at St. Joseph Church


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Pope’s Morning Homily: Marriage Should Reflect Christ’s Fruitful Love for His Church

Vatican City, June 02, 2014

Pope Francis celebrated Mass this morning with a group of married couples at various stages in their life’s journey in attendance.

Reflecting on the readings of the day, the focus of the Holy Father’s homily were on the faithfulness, perseverance, and fruitfulness of Christ’s love for His bride, the Church – three characteristics that are also at the heart of Christian marriage. …

http://www.zenit.org/en/articles/pope-s-morning-homily-marriage-should-reflect-christ-s-fruitful-love-for-his-church?utm_campaign=dailyhtml&utm_medium=email&utm_source=dispatch