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Pope Francis Laments Aborted Babies, ‘Who Never See the Light of Day’

Pope Francis pushed for a “culture of life” Friday, noting that among the most fragile people on earth are the many rejected children “who never see the light of day.”

Irish Times Declares President Trump ‘an Unwanted Guest’ in Ireland

The Irish Times has published an official editorial declaring U.S. President Donald Trump ‘an unwanted guest’ prior to Mr. Trump’s upcoming visit to Ireland on June 5.

Pope Francis: Church Must Learn to Abandon Old ‘Traditions’

It is a mistake for the Church to try to hold onto old traditions or to have clear answers for everything, Pope Francis said Thursday.

NPR: ‘A Baby Is Not a Baby Until It Is Born’

Taxpayer-funded National Public Radio has republished its style guide in the wake of recent abortion legislation, urging its staff to stick to language that does not accidentally humanize the unborn child.

Facebook Apologizes for Banning Pro-Life Ad in Ireland

Facebook has lifted a ban on a pro-life ad campaign in Ireland that featured an image of a human fetus, saying it had been mistaken in judging the image to be “graphic or violent.”

NY Times: ‘Pregnancy Kills. Abortion Saves Lives’

The New York Times has launched a full-court press on behalf of the abortion industry with an op-ed titled: “Pregnancy Kills. Abortion Saves Lives.”

Joe Biden Promises Taxpayer Funding for Abortion if Elected

Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden has withdrawn his support for the Hyde amendment, which prohibits federal funding of abortion, saying he would abolish the amendment if elected president.

Vatican Protests Euthanasia of Disabled Man Vincent Lambert as ‘Grave Violation’

The Vatican has issued a rare statement protesting attempts to euthanize Vincent Lambert, a 42-year-old Frenchman left disabled by a road accident in 2008.

French Court Orders Food, Hydration Restored to Disabled Man

A Paris appeals court Monday ordered the resumption of basic care for Vincent Lambert, a 42-year-old quadriplegic whose nutrition and hydration had been discontinued.

Elba Island Fights Fake Weather News by Reimbursing Tourists When It Rains

Elba Island has launched an ambitious program to combat inaccurate weather forecasts by reimbursing tourists’ hotel fees if it rains for more than two hours on any given day.