NewsWed Jan 10, 2007 - 12:15 pm EST
2006 Words of Warning from Pope and Vatican
By John-Henry Westen
VATICAN, January 10, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The following is a LifeSiteNews.com summary of stories from last year relating to Pope Benedict XVI and the Vatican. The three most significant/interesting articles on the Pope and the Vatican are listed first followed by a listing of the others.
THE TOP THREE ON THE POPE
Pope: Catholic Church’s "Principal Focus" in Public Arena is Life and Family
Pope Benedict XVI Calls Abortion "Today’s Gravest Injustice"
Pope: Quest for Justice and Peace Without Respect for Life is "Substitute for Religion"
TOP THREE ON THE VATICAN
Vatican Cardinal: "We are realizing the worst prophecies of aging and demographic implosion"
Vatican Cardinal Fears Church Will be Brought before International Court for Defense of Life and Family
Vatican Secretary of State: Dissident Catholics More Worrying than Atheists
OTHER SIGNIFICANT STORIES
Pope Speaks Out Against IVF Stressing Natural Procreation
Pope: "Democracy Without Values Easily Turns Into Open Or Thinly Disguised Totalitarianism"
Abortion is a Crime that Must be Punished Says Vatican
Vatican to UN: Fight Against Death Penalty Needs to be Matched by Fight Against Abortion and Euthanasia
Vatican to Catholic Homeschoolers: "I truly admire parents, who take on this great commitment"
Vatican Refuses to Sign UN Disabilities Rights Treaty over Pro-Abortion Language
Pope Condemns "Hedonism" as Inspiration for Abortion
Pope: "Canada is Today Suffering from the Pervasive Effects of Secularism"
Pope Discusses "the Plague of Abortion and Demographic Crisis" in Baltic States
Pope: A Society with Legal Abortion Cannot Fight Crime Effectively
Pope: God’s Love Doesn’t Distinguish Embryo, Toddler, Teen and Elderly
Pope Says Low Birth Rate Due Mainly to Lack of Love