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China’s five-year plan proposal stresses eugenics in birth policy, says expert

The Chinese government’s latest five-year plan proposal contains a birth policy with an emphasis on eugenics, a China scholar said... Read more

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Baby bust: New report predicts global population crash

A new study published in a leading British medical journal predicts that the total fertility rate worldwide will drop well... Read more

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Scientists call for 'gradually reduced' population to fight climate change

A letter warning of a “climate emergency” signed by more than 11,000 scientists calls for a “gradual reduction” in the... Read more

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Senate votes to fund UN population fund and confirm Scalia as Labor Secretary

The Senate on Thursday passed a temporary extension of government funding ahead of the Sept. 30 deadline, but with an... Read more

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China’s one-child policy will leave lasting damage, expert warns

Although China announced it was ending its one-child policy in 2015, the effects of the communist regime’s controversial measure will... Read more

US Secretary of State Michael Mike Pompeo addresses press at the UN, December 2018.

U.S. withholds funding from UN population fund for third year

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the United States will not contribute the expected $32.5 million to the agency.  Read more

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Money, power and Humanae Vitae: the forgotten story

The controversy over Humanae Vitae, the papal encyclical that reaffirmed Catholic teaching on contraception 50 years ago, cannot be understood... Read more

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Population control won't solve climate change, Caritas official says

Controlling populations is not the answer in fighting poverty and protecting the environment, says a leading official for the Catholic... Read more

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Scholar says population fears ignore history's evidence

While many population control advocates spend World Population Day deeply concerned about projected growth trends, an economist says such unchecked... Read more

Chen Guangcheng gives his message from New York City with the Freedom Tower in the background (File Photo-CNA).

Chinese pro-life activist calls for reform, international attention

The deteriorating human rights situation in China should inspire action on the part of the Chinese government and people, as... Read more

Philippines President Benigno S. Aquino III.

Bishops protest advance of Philippines 'reproductive health' bill

A “reproductive health” bill that would mandate sex education in schools and subsidize contraceptives will be “tragic and catastrophic” for... Read more