CATHOLIC INSTITUTE BATTLES FOES OF LIFE, FAITH AND FAMILY AT UNITED NATIONSby Stephen Wynne • ChurchMilitant.com • December 6, 2017
Center for Family and Human Rights virtually alone in David-and-Goliath fightNEW YORK (ChurchMilitant.com) – Each day at the United Nations, a small band of scrappy Catholic scholars heads into battle against a towering troop of anti-Christian Goliaths.
Guided by fidelity to the teachings of the Church, the half-dozen employees of the non-partisan, non-profit Center for Family and Human Rights (C-Fam) fight to “defend life and family at international institutions and to publicize the debate.”Free clip from CHURCH MILITANT Premium WATCH MORE LIKE THIS
In a recent letter to supporters, C-Fam President Austin Ruse described 2017 as “a brutal year.” Even so, he said, it was “successful … in fighting the homosexual establishment.”
In 2017, C-Fam “blocked ‘sexual orientation and gender identity’ from becoming a new category of nondiscrimination in international law,” Ruse wrote. “If such a thing passed, you could say farewell to all you hold dear. But we stopped them this year.”