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UNFPA, UNAIDS Use Olympics to Bring Condoms, Hugs, and LGBT Advocacy to Rio



From the war in Syria to conflict in Ukraine and the South China Sea to mass starvation in Venezuela, this year’s Olympic Games in Rio presented a rare opportunity for the United Nations to bring nations together and to promote peace and justice at a time when there has perhaps been more global turmoil than there has been in a generation. But while the world celebrates athleticism, peace among nations, and diversity at this year’s …

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New PRI Study Shows Depo-Provera Increases Risk of HIV Infection



A new peer-reviewed study,1 conducted in collaboration with the Population Research Institute (PRI), shows that women who use Depo-Provera are significantly more likely to acquire HIV. Due to funding from organizations like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and agencies like the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Depo-Provera is the most widely used form of birth control by women in Sub-Saharan Africa where HIV prevalence remains high. The study found that Depo-Provera and other DMPA …

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Out of Africa Comes a Cry for Help Against the Culture of Death



Arriving in the Philippines last January, Pope Francis warned his millions of listeners to resist “ideological colonization.” This destructive assault on families, the Pope continued, included efforts to “redefine the very institution of marriage, by relativism, by the culture of the ephemeral, by a lack of openness to life.” Africans, above all, know what he is talking about. After all, their continent has been the playground of Western imperialists for the past two centuries. Their …

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Aids in Africa



Aids in Africa For the first time since the Black Death in the Middle Ages, a disease is sending whole nations into absolute demographic decline. The disease is AIDS, and the continent affected is not Europe but Africa. The magnitude of the devastation that AIDS is wreaking in Africa comes through in a newly published Census Bureau study entitled AIDS Pandemic in the 21st Century, by Karen Stanecki of the Bureau’s Population Division. Speaking at …

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Catholic Relief Services Caught Using MTV-Produced Video Promoting Condoms in Kenya



Front Royal, VA, March 11, 2015: Catholic Relief Services implemented Shuga, a three part video series produced by MTV which actively encourages teenagers to use condoms. Over the course of 75 minutes, Shuga features explicit sex scenes, lingerie-clad women, and lewd dancing – all of which contrast with Catholic teaching. Information on Shuga, jointly released by the Population Research Institute and the Lepanto Institute, can be seen here. Steven Mosher, President of the Population Research …

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Investigative Organizations Address Denials Made by CRS



Yesterday, the Population Research Institute, the Lepanto Institute, and Human Life international presented at the National Press Club on the results of an investigation into Catholic Relief Services-Kenya. The joint investigation included documentation from on-line research as well as a field investigation in Kenya. The report documented evidence that Catholic Relief Services (CRS) has facilitated and endorsed contraceptive use in Kenya. Catholic Relief Services is the international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the …

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Kenya Examination



Press Release: March 3, 2015 Media Factsheet Full Report: Investigation of Catholic Relief Services—Kenya Sister2Sister Informational Page Investigative Organizations Address Denials Made by CRS Documents Healthy Choices 2 Manual Healthy Choices Facilitator’s Manual PEPFAR Kenya Operational Plan Report 2011 PEPFAR Kenya Operational Plan Report 2012 PEPFAR Kenya Operational Plan Report 2012_altered PEPFAR Kenya Operational Plan Report 2013 Kalamba Dispensary Excel Kalamba Dispensary Excel 2 Full Report: Investigation of Catholic Relief Services—Madagascar What Can Faithful Catholics …

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USAID Funding of Sterilization Camps in India



Earlier this week, we released a report outlining some of the horrors of India’s sterilization camps. We called the world’s attention to the US Agency for International Development’s complicity in coercive sterilization camps in India. Among the evidence was a report published by the OECD describing a multi-million dollar program by USAID to reduce fertility in India. USAID TIED TO “RESULTS” The OECD report also elucidates how USAID encouraged India’s sterilization quota system to develop …

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