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  • A rare personal experience

    WORLD DOWN SYNDROME DAY 2018 During the 35 years I was in practice as a specialist obstetrician in Canada, I worked in a teaching hospital unit caring for high-risk mothers during pregnancy or when emergency situations occurred during labour and deli...

  • May 30, 2018   MaterCare arrives in Zagreb

    MaterCare Executive Directors, Professor Bogdan Chazan, Dr. Robert Walley and Dr. Elvis Seman arrive at the 25th FIAMC Congress entitled, “SANCTITY OF LIFE AND THE MEDICAL PROFESSION FROM HUMANAE VITAE TO LAUDATO SI”. They will be presenting thro...

  • June 26, 2018   Looking Ahead

    Dr. Robert Walley, Executive Director of MaterCare International stated, “Back in 2001 at MCI's first conference, Pope St. John Paul II spoke directly to us during a private audience and said; ‘Your profession has become more important and your ...

  • Our History: A question of conscience

    1 A QUESTION OF CONSCIENCE  In 1976, Dr. Robert Walley published a paper in the British Medical Journal that exposed the discrimination he faced as a Roman Catholic specialist in obstetrics and gynecology. In the decades since, Dr. Walley’s acc...

  • August 2, 2018   Anscombe Bioethics Centre- "Protecting the lives of the most vulnerable"

    Released on July 31, 2018:   The Anscombe Bioethics Centre Press Statement – 31 July 2018 Protecting the lives of the most vulnerable The recent Supreme Court judgement, An NHS Trust and others v Y, (1) in effect makes it much easier for doctors t...

  • "Response following Supreme Court ruling to back agreed end of life decisions"

    Released July 31, 2018 from The Catholic Church in England and Wales at: http://www.catholic-ew.org.uk/Home/News/End-of-Life-decisions Response following Supreme Court ruling to back agreed end of life decisions 31/07/2018 2:00 pm The UK’s highest...

  • August 21, 2018   MCI responds to MIFEGYMISO coverage

    A RESPONSE TO NEWFOUNDLAND’S INCLUSION OF MIFEGYMISO TO UNIVERSAL COVERAGE   Aug. 21, 2018- The provincial government of Newfoundland has announced that, starting September 1st, the drug commonly known as the “abortion pill” (Mifegymiso) will ...

  • August 27, 2018   Africa: A personal memoir

    I was born in Malta in June 1938. - my parents lived as my father’s ship was based there, he was a marine engineer in the Royal Navy. The war began in 1939 but Malta did not come under heavy until July 1940 all families including my mother and I ...

  • September 2, 2018   Respecting the Tradition of the Elders

    The Twenty Second Sunday Ord Time B (2018) Respecting the Tradition of the Elders (Mk 7:1ff.) The gospel writers were faced with the task of handing on the life and teaching of Jesus in order to make converts of all nations and keep them converted. T...

  • September 13, 2018   Mothers Matter: Sept 2018

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  • September 16, 2018   Caesarea Philippi

    24TH SUNDAY ORD. TIME B 2018 CAESAREA PHILIPPI (MK 8:27-35) Introduction There is a place today in Northern Israel where Arabs and Christians and Jews all go to enjoy themselves. It is a lovely shady place called Banyas, the Arabic form of the Greek...