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CATHOLIC INSTITUTE BATTLES FOES OF LIFE, FAITH AND FAMILY AT UNITED NATIONS

CATHOLIC INSTITUTE BATTLES FOES OF LIFE, FAITH AND FAMILY AT UNITED NATIONS

Catholic Institute Battles Foes of Life, Faith and Family at United Nations by Stephen Wynne  •  ChurchMilitant.com  •  December 6, 2017

Center for Family and Human Rights virtually alone in David-and-Goliath fight

NEW 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.”

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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.” read more