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Melani Manel Perera
Catholic Bishops of Sri Lanka against pro-abortion law
The government proposes abortion "only" for unwanted pregnancies. The Bishops' Conference "categorically" and "firmly" opposes any attempt to "legalize murder, in all its forms."
Filipino Catholics pray rosary to stop abortion
The bishops' conference invites the faithful to join Rosary for Life, an association which promotes "respect for life from the womb to the tomb". One member said: "Today, human life has become cheap."
15/02/2011 SOUTH KOREA
Seoul, Church launches “New Life Project"
Drawn up during the last National Congress for life, the project aims to operate on a social level against the high number of miscarriages and low birth rates that plagues South Korea.
29/07/2010 SOUTH KOREA
Seoul, the Church celebrates the first National Congress for Life
Two days of discussions and interventions, coordinated by the Committee for Life and the Committee for Bioethics of the Korean Bishops' Conference, to transform the "culture of death" to a "culture of life".
Filipino bishops to back pro-life candidates in upcoming elections
A “Covenant for Life” is signed. It calls on candidates in the May 14 elections to give priority to life and family and offers them support.
23/04/2008 SRI LANKA
The Church demonstrates and prays for the protection of the shrine of Madhu
A moment of prayer and a peaceful march were held in Colombo yesterday, to ask the Tamil rebels to leave the area of the Marian shrine, and the army to stop its military operations. A new message from the bishops' conference: the statue of Our Lady of Madhu must be returned to the shrine as soon as possible.
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