Some new laws are being proposed in Victoria, Australia that will extend existing abortions laws.
There will be a so called “conscience” clause in the proposed law that “exempts” Catholic hospitals from having to do abortions, however it will be mandatory for them to refer the woman to someone who will do the abortion, because of this the Catholic hospitals will be forced to close down. They make up a third of all the hospitals in Victoria.
If they do close down, the Victorian government will have to provide for hospital patients in some other way. Hopefully the enormous costs involved in doing that will make politicians vote against the proposed legislation.
The auxiliary bishop of the archdiocese of Melbourne was interviewed on TV and the interviewer had the hide to suggest to him, that it might a bit hypocritical of the Catholic Church to close down its hospitals and deprive the public of medical and maternity services. The bishop made it clear in the interview that there will no compromises, i.e. no referrals to other doctors (who do abortions). The TV interview was finished with a very cold “Thank you bishop”.
The proposed laws will be debated in the Victorian parliament in October. Please pray that these laws don’t get passed. Thank you.
Greetings and prayers,
Unrelated but useful information:
The powerful intercession of the Holy Souls in Purgatory for their benefactors and ways to help them
The web page has accounts of the intercession of The Holy Souls in Purgatory, for their benefactors in cases of illness, addictions, cars that won’t start, infertility problems, protection in accidents, conversion, chronic insomnia, their help for people who are experiencing major trouble with city councils, success with projects, employment, real estate, finding lost property and trouble with relations, etc. and prayers and ideas on how to help The Holy Souls in Purgatory.
Novena to St Philomena the Wonder Worker for the healing of autism
Each person (who has autism or an autism related condition) whose name is sent to be included in this novena will be prayed for regularly by a priest of Lourdes, France at the grotto. Only the first name of the person is needed for the purpose of this novena. Everyone is invited to send names: parents, grandparents, teachers, doctors, aunties, therapists etc.
The novena is held twice every month from: the 1st to the 9th of the Month and from the 10th to the 18th of the month.
(My oldest child received a big healing from autism through prayer).