National Campaign in Favour of Palliative Care and Against Euthanasia
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3 October 2014 “Life-Giving Love”: In view of the adoption of the Law Concerning End-of-Life Care by the National Assembly of Québec (5 June 2014) and considering
the on-going efforts of pro-euthanasia
Prayer for the Protection of Human Life
Heavenly Father, Lord and Maker of all that is good, fill our hearts with joy before the wonders of your creation. Open our eyes to the presence of your beloved Son Jesus in all those we encounterand especially in the weakest and most vulnerable among us. Where we see life threatened at its beginning or at its end, or by poverty and deprivation,inspire us with love and mercy, so that,
COLF’s 2014 Message to Families: Families, Christ calls us to sow joy and hope!
What is the world's most important job? An international survey of a very wide range of people from all over the world found a surprising answer: raising a child! The vast majority of respondents stated that nothing was more important for the future of humanity than forming adults capable of giving their lives to build a more humane world. As you might have guessed, this survey never occurred!
First among rights: Freedom of conscience and religion - COLF contribution to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario consultation
COLF calls Christians to be Audacious Witnesses
Bill 52 ADOPTED – EUTHANASIA IS LEGALIZED IN QUÉBEC COLF calls Christians to be Audacious Witnesses By a vote of 94 to 22, the members of Québec’s National Assembly have adopted the death-dealing Bill 52, somewhat ironically called an “Act respecting end-of-life”. June 5, 2014, will now go down as one of the saddest days in the history of “La belle province”. Masked as “medical aid in
Families, Let Us Share The Joy of Knowing Christ! —Message on the occasion of the National Week for Life and the Family (May 11-18, 2014)
Once again, we are privileged to have an opportunity to think more deeply about the inestimable value of human life and the role that the family plays in upholding and communicating that value. As our Holy Father recently observed: “The family is the place where we learn to love . . . the motor [that drives] the world and history.” It is in the family that we first experience the love that
A Pan-Canadian Palliative and End-of-life Care Strategy? Yes. As soon as possible!
A Pan-Canadian Palliative and End-of-life Care Strategy? Yes. As soon as possible! In October of 2010, the Catholic Organization for Life and Family (COLF) joined its voice to those of the chorus - of individuals and organizations - appearing before the Parliamentary Committee on Palliative and Compassionate Care to advocate the development of a national palliative care system. Three-and-a-half
Abortion: The Big Lie
On the occasion of the National March for Life, the Catholic Organization for Life and Family (COLF) invites us to reflect on the fact that for decades, abortion “rights” proponents have fed Canadians the lie that access to abortion is good for women. It is said that a lie, repeated loudly and with sufficient frequency, will come to be believed. So many Canadians have believed the abortion lie
As Family Choose Life: Choose Jesus Christ
Synod on the Family (2014)
Address of His Holiness Pope Francis For the Conclusion of the Third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, Synod Hall, 18 October 2014 Message of the III Extraordinary General Assembly of Bishops, 18 October 2014 Interview with Archbishop Paul-André Durocher, President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops and a member of the Commission tasked with
The World Meeting of Families 2015 – YOU are invited!
For the first time since its creation, the WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES will take place near you, in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) from 22 to 27 September 2015. It will have as its theme: “Love is Our Mission: the Family fully alive”. Every three years since 1997, Catholic families from around the globe have been invited to this gathering. Several great cities have had the privilege of welcoming