The Monthly Newsletter of the Dignitatis Humanae Institute
January 2013 - Volume 3, Issue 1
Promoting Human Dignity based on the recognition the Man is made
in the Image and Likeness of God
Before French military involvement in Mali hit our news screens, it is doubtful if most people could even find this country on a map. Yet now, with the Islamist threat from Mali and the whole of the Maghreb becoming apparent, it has become the primary issue of the day for Western governments.
Editor, Imago Dei
The pro-life cause in the United Kingdom has recently gained a very promising enterprise. January 16th saw the official launch of the Alliance of Pro-Life Students - a nationwide initiative aiming to "build university communities in England, Scotland and Wales that have a lasting and profound respect for human life from fertilisation to natural death."
It is the first national body of this kind focusing on the promotion of pro-life values within student communities across the United Kingdom. Speaking exclusively to Imago Dei, Eve Farren, the leader of the Alliance, explained that:
"The creation of APS was a response to a growing
need to provide university students with a platform to voice their opinion on pro-life issues and hence react to the increasing number of attempts to silence pro-life motions at academic establishments. As such, APS functions as an umbrella group uniting and providing support to pro-life student groups from all over the country."
Eve Farren has also emphasised that "students are the future of our societies and play crucial role in shaping them, therefore support and promotion of pro-life values in this group is so important." The APS activity is gathering momentum as they have already scheduled several forthcoming events at the leading UK universities, Oxford and Birmingham to name a few, where they will "channel the energy and enthusiasm of students to revitalise the pro-life movement" through their three guiding principles: building, supporting and connecting.
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