On Monday, August 7th, Father Linus Clovis, a parish priest from the Diocese of Saint Lucia in the West Indies presented his research on the practice of Eugenics in certain Third World countries to a group of pro life people in Contra Costa County.
Fr. Linus’ trip , speaking to religious and pro life groups throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, was hosted by The Population Research Institute, Steven Mosher, Director. www.pop.org.
Fr. Linus’ talk centered on the importance of the family as the stabilizing factor to under gird respect and dignity for human life. When governments allow or even encourage attacks on the family as they have in many Third World countries, much of the social and cultural structure of a country begins to deteriorate resulting in an increase in sexual diseases, drug use, immorality and a degrading of the value of the individual human being, especially women. . He also mentioned the writings and research of Margaret Mead who presented her findings on the sexual mores of remote populations as a cultural tradition not as a moral foundation.
He brought his talk up to date with mention of the United Nations and a very aggressive group within the UN referred to as CEDAW - Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/cedaw.
According to Father, this anti-family, pro f feminist group operating within the UN, along with others outside the UN, has the