UN Policies

Epidemic? Says WHO?

By Rebecca Oas, Ph.D.   | April 20, 2017 Earlier this week, the World Health Organization (WHO) hosted a webinar to discuss its updated guidance on Depo Provera, issued in response to reports suggesting its users may be at increased risk for acquiring HIV.  As we reported in the Friday Fax,... read more

The New Black List

BY AUSTIN RUSE, APRIL 21, 2017 Not long ago I lectured to a class of seniors at Catholic University of America on the topic of the UN and the development of international law and human rights. Among the new efforts to develop human rights, I discussed “sexual orientation and gender identity”... read more

Changing Population Age Structures And Sustainable Development

By H. E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations                                    Intervention of H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United... read more

Trump administration cuts off funding to UN Population Fund over concerns about abortion

By Our Foreign Staff, 4 APRIL 2017 • The Trump administration is cutting off US funding to the United Nations agency for reproductive health under an abortion-related provision in law that Democratic and Republican administrations have used as a cudgel in the global culture wars. The UN... read more

Pro-Life Pro-Family Turn Rocks Europeans at UN Commission on Women

By Stefano Gennarini, J.D. | March 24, 2017 NEW YORK, March 24 (C-Fam) The world witnessed the United States returning to the pro-life fold after years of abortion advocacy from the Obama administration yesterday during the UN Commission on the Status of Women. After the gavel fell signaling... read more

Trafficking Survivors Tell UN: Strengthen Families To Protect Women and Girls

By Marianna Orlandi, Ph.D,  March 17, 2017 NEW YORK, March 17 (C-Fam) Women who were trafficked or mistreated for their reproductive organs told the UN this week that to successfully combat modern-day slavery, countries must respect and empower the family. “Not all sex-trafficked children... read more

Population Control Advocates Hobnob at the Vatican

BY JULIA MELONI, MARCH 13, 2017 In 1873, a saint who professed herself “madly fond of children,” who “desire[d] to give many elect souls to Heaven,” gave birth to her ninth child—St. Thérèse of Lisieux. Today, the bishop presiding over the Vatican’s “Biological Extinction”... read more

Vatican Conference on Biological Extinction: Humans Are the Problem – Get Rid of the Problem

BY RICH MATRISCIANO, MARCH 8, 2017 For three days, ending on Ash Wednesday, the Vatican held a Climate Change Conference titled, Biological Extinction. The attendees discussed the extinction of species caused by climate change and how to address the crisis. In his May 24, 2015 encyclical,... read more

UN Staff, EU Politicians, Abortion Groups Join Forces to Vilify U.S. Pro-life Stance

By Marianna Orlandi, Ph.D | March 9, 2017 NEW YORK, March 10 (C-Fam) More than forty-five governments and high-ranking UN staff convened in Brussels this week to raise money and combat U.S. pro-life policies. Kate Gilmore, the UN Deputy High Commissioner on Human Rights, moderated the “She... read more

Vatican Academy of Science Says Population Control is Not “Crucial” To Save Biodiversity

By Stefano Gennarini, J.D. | March 2, 2017 NEW YORK, March 3 (C-Fam) The Pontifical Academy for Science distanced itself from population control theories at the end of a controversial conference about biological extinction featuring renown population control advocates. “It isn’t... read more

Obama Cloaked LGBTI Agenda in Women’s Rights Plan to Thwart Republicans

By Susan Yoshihara, Ph.D. and Lisa Correnti | February 16, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC, February 17 (C-Fam) An Obama-era executive order on helping women in conflict settings mutated into a vast set of mandates including abortion, homosexual rights, and environmentalism in U.S. defense and diplomatic... read more