Three-parent embryo: a new solution or a new problem?

Moral theologian Fr David Garcia explores the ethics behind this developmentPhoto of an eight-cell human embryo. Last year, one couple had a baby from a three-parent-embryo procedure done in Mexico.It is now possible to have children from two genetic mothers and one father. It is popularly known as the three-parent embryo.In April, 2016, one couple benefited [...]

Helping women deal with unplanned pregnancies

How the Pregnancy Crisis Service aided a teenager when she decided to keep her babyIt is not easy to deal with an unplanned pregnancy. This is especially so when you are young, single, and financially unstable. Gail (not her real name) is living with no regrets as she raises her child. Life, as she knows [...]

famfare!

When Christmas will never be the same againWhile most of us are caught up with the baking and the decorating, the shopping and the wrapping of presents, some families out there and in our midst are grappling with the stark and painful reality of having to face a Christmas (perhaps for the first time) without a [...]

famfare!

When Christmas will never be the same againWhile most of us are caught up with the baking and the decorating, the shopping and the wrapping of presents, some families out there and in our midst are grappling with the stark and painful reality of having to face a Christmas (perhaps for the first time) without a [...]

The natural Way of building A Family

If you are married or planning to marry and have yet to make a commitment, I hope that you will adopt Natural Family Planning (NFP) in your marriage.The following testimonies speak a lot about NFP:”After 25 years of marriage we are still in love. NFP has enriched our marriage and made our love grow.” – [...]

Every child is priceless, every human life is sacred

CFSM Newsletter, Dec 2014:Here is the story of Joan, who stood firm by her unborn child, in spite of …I was 39 when suffering from menstrual type pains and bleeding I was diagnosed with multiple fibroids by a doctor of a reputable hospital. He also concluded that infertility would be one result, and that there [...]

Every child is priceless, every human life is sacred

CFSM Newsletter, Dec 2014: Here is the story of Joan, who stood firm by her unborn child, in spite of ...I was 39 when suffering from menstrual type pains and bleeding I was diagnosed with multiple fibroids by a doctor of a reputable hospital. He also concluded that infertility would be one result, and that [...]

Walking for healthy marriages

On July 26, 130 men, women and children of all ages got together for a fun walk at Gardens by the Bay. The event, titled Walk With Me, saw participants dressed in bright green T-shirts, bonding and having fun outdoors. Organised by the Worldwide Marriage Encounter (WWME) Singapore, the fun walk served to reinforce the [...]

Convent Creche Is 99 Years Old

When the Sisters of the Holy Infant Jesus Convent in Singapore opened their gates early in the morning, they used to find newborn babies wrapped in bundles abandonE’d near the door. That was· more than thirty years ago. Nowadays, people hand their unwanted offspring to the nuns who insist on registering them said Rev. Mother [...]

Values: Pro-Choice or Pro-life, but Pro-Who?

Today’s article in this continuing series on Values by the Catholic Medical Guild and Caritas Singapore looks at the emotionally charged debate over abortion. AUSTRALIAN journalist Melinda Tankard-Reist, who draws upon the experiences of more than 200 women to write about the lasting emotional shock and trauma that follows an abortion, shares this excerpt from [...]