God’s Dream for Us Is Better, by Dr. Alan KeyesJune 10, 2020
Daily Reading & Meditation: Wednesday (June 10)June 10, 2020
By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet, Human Life International, June 7, 2020
Openness to life is at the center of true development. ~ Pope Benedict XVI, Caritas in Veritate
In April of this year, President Trump temporarily halted funding from the World Health Organization over concerns that it had grossly mishandled the COVID-19 crisis. Since then, he has threatened to make the decision to withhold funding permanent.
For the WHO, the loss of U.S. funding is no small thing: The U.S.’s contributions of some $400-$500 million per year to the WHO amount to approximately 14 percent of the organization’s operating budget.
However, for pro-life Americans—and indeed pro-life individuals globally—the Trump administration’s decision was welcome for a reason completely separate from the organization’s missteps on the pandemic. The WHO has long been one of the most pro-abortion organizations on the planet, using the ostensibly humanitarian nature of its mission as cover to promote the killing of preborn babies throughout the world. …