Fr. Arriaga's exit marks the end of a 22 year career with PRODH. Since Arriaga rose to the leadership position of the organization in 2007, PRODH signed multiple pro-abortion "human rights" declarations, urging the decriminalization of abortion in Mexico.
James Latham Peters, 61, who worked as an anesthetist at the Melbourne abortion centre, was charged with 54 counts each of conduct endangering life, negligence causing serious injury and recklessness causing serious injury.
Caritas Internationalis continues to feel the heat from the Vatican for what many have identified as its shift away from its roots in authentic Catholic moral and social teaching, and towards a leftist political advocacy model.
Ireland, who became famous in the 1980s and 1990s through numerous appearances on the cover of Sports Illustrated’s annual swimsuit edition, has become an ardent promoter of the right to life in the last decade or so.