Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Ammended Society's Position on Right to Life

Board of Directors Approved on April 22, 2009
National Council Approved as Amended on September 4, 2009

Society St. Vincent de Paul, Inc.
Board of Directors Meeting
Midyear Meeting
April 22, 2009

A Resolution Reaffirming the Society’s Position on the matter of Right to Life

Whereas there still exists a serious concern for the unborn and the principle of the “Right to life for the unborn and the dignity and value of each human life”, and

Whereas lack of respect for the inviolable dignity of every human remains a serious injustice, therefore be it

Resolved by the Members of the National Council of the United States, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Inc.:

1. The Society reaffirms its adherence to Catholic Social Teaching, whose foundation is the inviolable dignity of every human person from moment of conception to natural death.
2. The Society reaffirms its support for both Justice and Peace as well as Right to Life efforts of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops.

The category of this Resolution is Voice of the Poor
Resolution number: 4/22/2008/9 69

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