The problems and needed massive reform of the U.S. bishops' social justice arm are astonishingly similar to those of the Canadian bishops' Development and Peace organization that we have been reporting. The new coalition, begun by advocacy organizations HLI, ALL and BVM, appears to have done an outstanding job of launching this initiative, summarizing the problems and proposing excellent solutions. Bravo for them. Check out the various pages on their website.
Please read my Special Report Commentary today. Part 2 will come tomorrow. Although only a few groups are named in the report as examples, the arguments apply to most pro-life organizations in the world who all need far more support from pro-life minded citizens and organizations in their nations. There has already been some very positive response to Part 1.
LifeSiteNews went out on a limb long ago to begin reporting on Gardasil and its aggressive promotion by giant pharmaceutical company Merck. We got a lot of flack over those early reports. Today's report on PRI's expose of Dr. Harper's comments on Gardasil have added much to the credibility of LSN's numerous stories on the product and its promotion. Please be sure you also read this story.