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Civil Liberties

Acton Institute
Their mission is to promote a free society characterized by individual liberty and sustained by religious principles.

Academics For Academic Freedom (AFAF)
Academics For Academic Freedom (AFAF) was founded in 2006 (USA) as a campaigning group for all lecturers, academic-related staff, students and researchers who wanted to defend unimpeded enquiry and expression.

American Liberties Institute
We are a non-profit civil liberties educational and legal defense organization created to defend and protect constitutional liberties.

Article 19
ARTICLE 19 works for a world where all people everywhere can freely express themselves and actively engage in public life without fear of discrimination. Our teams defend freedom of expression and access to information from nine regional hubs around the world, delivering change through local as well as international influence.

The Campaign for Free Speech
CFS is dedicated to ensuring that all Americans may use their First Amendment rights to express ideas responsibly; a cornerstone of liberty and democracy in the United States.

Christian Concern
Our Christian Legal Centre is particularly well known for helping Christians who suffer in the workplace because of their Christian faith…

Christian Legal Society
Network of nearly 4,500 attorneys, judges, law professors and law students who defend religious freedom, provide legal aid for the needy, and ministry to law students.

Citizen Impact Canada
We are dedicated to equipping Canadians for the effective expression of faith-based principles in the public square.

Counterweight promotes genuinely liberal ideas. It also helps people to oppose iliberal ideologies (political, economic or philosophical worldviews) they disagree with.

Fair Cop
Fair Cop is a group of individuals who have come together over shared concerns about police attempts to criminalise people for expressing opinions that don’t contravene any laws.

The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies
We are a group of conservatives and libertarians interested in the current state of the legal order.

The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression (FIRE)
The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression’s mission is to defend and sustain the individual rights of all Americans to free speech and free thought — the most essential qualities of liberty.

Free Speech Champions
The Free Speech Champions (UK) project creates a space for young people to think freely and question everything.

Free Speech Union
The Free Speech Union (UK) is a non-partisan, mass-membership public interest body that stands up for the speech rights of its members.

The Free Speech Club
The largest Free Speech club in Canada

Heterodox Academy
To improve the quality of research and education in universities by increasing open inquiry, viewpoint diversity, and constructive disagreement.

The Institute of Public Affairs
The Institute of Public Affairs is an independent, non-profit Australian public policy research organisation, dedicated to preserving and strengthening the foundations of economic and political freedom.

The National Association of Scholars
The National Association of Scholars is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that seeks to reform higher education. We uphold the standards of a liberal arts education that fosters intellectual freedom, searches for the truth, and promotes virtuous citizenship.

Scholars at Risk Network
Protecting scholars and the freedom to think, question, and share ideas.

Society for Academic Freedom and Scholarship (Canada)
We oppose measures such as speech codes, extra-legal tribunals and so-called anti-hate legislation that may infringe on the right and responsibility of the academic community (faculty and students) to teach and do research on controversial subjects.

Rutherford Institute
The Rutherford Institute is an international legal and educational organization dedicated to preserving human rights and defending civil liberties.

Your Catholic Voice
We offer Catholics the vehicle to be actively involved in shaping their government – from the County Courthouse to the halls of Congress by informing their political participation by their faith.

Home Schooling

Angelicum Academy
We are a Catholic classical liberal arts homeschool curriculum provider. We serve grades Nursery-12. Complete, literature-based, easy-to-use lesson plans, parent-selected, flexible course options (i.e. Great Books of Western Civilization Program), online live-audio Socratic discussion groups available.

Aquinas Homeschool Books
Offering a wide variety of discounted new and used educational texts for Catholic homeschooling families.

Aquinas Learning
A Catholic classical once-a-week mentoring homeschool program cultivating wisdom and virtue by nourishing the soul on things that are true, good, and beautiful. Our centers nationwide provide: Memory Works, Oral Presentations, Good Books read-alouds with Socratic Discussions, Art, Music, and Science Investigations during the Morning Session and Grammar, Writing (IEW), and Critical Thinking Games during the Afternoon Session.

Arma Dei
We offer Catholic teaching tools and gifts, celebrating the Sacraments, seasons and feast days with activities and crafts and building family routines and culture.

Blue Mantle Educational Supplies
A Catholic homeschooling family business promoting a homeschool lifestyle and supporting a ‘Culture of Life’ through the distribution of books, resources, and curriculum for families. Based in Canada.

Catholic Heritage Curricula
Homeschooling resources including full catalog, suggested curricula, lesson plans, Mom support, and FAQ page.

Catholic Homeschool Support
Find local Catholic homeschool support groups. Add your group’s information for free.

Catholic Homeschooling Resources
An in-depth website covering all aspects of Catholic Homeschooling – from new homeschoolers to veterans. Topics covered include: Thinking about homeschooling, pros and cons of homeschooling, preschoolers and toddlers, high school homeschooling, organizing your life in order to homeschool and many other topics.

El Camino Real – The Royal Road
Providing Traditional Catholic Homeschooling resources, curriculum suggestions, lesson plans, books, games, and puzzles.

Emmanuel Books
Emmanuel Books provides a wide selection of educational materials primarily for homeschoolers,CCD’s and smaller Catholic schools for grades K through High School. We specialize in the harder to find small Catholic curriculum publishers as well as carrying all the books recommended by Laura Berquist in her book “Designing Your Own Classical Education”. We offer secure on-line ordering.

Favorite Resources for Catholic Homeschoolers
Our purpose is to assist home educators in choosing excellent educational materials by providing information on what’s available, where you can find it and reviews of its content and excellence. Materials are reviewed in light of our Catholic faith. We also invite other Catholic home educators to contribute reviews.

Hillside Education
HIllside Education publishes literature study guides with a Catholic perspective. Most titles are historical fiction and integrate with other Catholic education programs. The high school titles contain references to The Catechism of the Catholic Church, the Holy Bible and various encyclical in order to evaluate themes in the literature.

Homeschool Connections
We are a Catholic homeschool curriculum provider. We provide three services to Catholic homeschooling families: 1) Live, interactive, online classes for adults, high school, and middle school students. 2) Subscription service which allows students 24/7 access to all of our past courses (recorded). 3) Free webinars for parents. We started Aquinas Connections this month for Catholic adults with Fr. Mitch Pacwa teaching a live, interactive online Bible study.

Illuminated Ink
Provides educational Catholic games, toys and craft kits for children of all ages.

Little Saints Catholic Preschool Program
A comprehensive preschool curriculum built upon the classical disciplines for ages 3-5. Celebrating the liturgical year and exploring over forty early childhood themes, Little Saints concentrates on the true, good and beautiful while building academic readiness skills, a love for learning and for the Faith. Recommended by educational specialists. Imprimatur.

Making Music Praying Twice
Making Music Praying Twice has released a Homeschool Edition with all the books and CDs need to provide early childhood music education at home from a Catholic perspective. The program revolves around the Liturgical Year and includes folk, world, classical, hymn, children’s songs, and Gregorian Chant. Ages 0-8

My Catholic Faith Delivered
My Catholic Faith Delivered offers the finest religious education programs in a new, online format. Proven programs such as Faith and Life (elementary) and Didache (high school) feature engaging, multi-media lessons, interactive activities to reinforce the lesson, and immediate assessments that give real-time feedback on the child’s progress.

Neumann Press
Neumann Press publishes orthodox, traditional Catholic books, included out-of-print classics. These are excellent resources for homeschoolers.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help
We began as a place where local Catholic homeschoolers could get together to have fun learn about difficult-to-teach subjects. Now we have textbooks based on what we learned that we offer to families everywhere.

RACE for Heaven – Catholic Living Books
Race for Heaven products include Catholic study guides for Mary Fabyan Windeatt’s saint biographies, The King of the Golden City Study Edition, Communion with the Saints First Communion preparation program, Reading the Saints: Lists of Catholic Books for Children, The Windeatt Dictionary, Catholic living books, and other educational resources

RC History
RC History is the publisher of Connecting with History, the first and only Catholic, chronological world history curriculum for home-schools, co-ops and independent Catholic schools.

Saint Thomas Aquinas Academy
Catholic classical liberal arts curriculum for homeschooling. We provide student skills assessment; continuing, personal guidance and support; a personalized curriculum for your family, as well as report card, diploma and transcript options.

Seton Home Study School
Helping parents with the Catholic education of their children, in all subject areas, in grades K-12. We provide a full homeschool curriculum, grading services, textbooks, and consultation. Listing of our nationwide conferences. Very useful online state-by-state listing of diocesan regulations, newsletters, and contacts.

St. Anne’s Helper
Audio Catechism CDs and E-Catechisms offer the basic Catholic beliefs as taught by the Baltimore Catechism.

That Resource Site
Free Catholic homeschool resources including worksheets, templates, journals, learning games

The Warrenton Quarterly
An online literary magazine for Catholic homeschoolers ages 12-18 years old.

T.O.R.C.H. (Traditions of Roman Catholic Homes)
A support group for Roman Catholic homeschoolers and the faithful

Highly effective method of teaching writing skills for teachers of all grades, homeschooling parents, tutors, classroom aids, resource specialists, and anyone wanting to improve their communication skills.

Marriage & Family

Angel Safe Net
We are a filtered Internet service dedicated to providing quality Internet access that is safe for families and businesses.

Brotherhood Organization of a New Destiny
Our Mission is to help men and their families find spiritual and personal freedom through our Personal Development Programs and community outreach and renewal efforts.

Catholic Families Network
This is the first Internet Service Provider designed expressly for the Catholic community.

Catholic Mothers Internet Connection
This is the only site on the net created specifically for Catholic mothers.

Catholic Parents Online
This is a network of faithful, dynamic, and informed parents, students, and alumni, committed to working with Catholic schools and other programs of education to ensure the authentic teaching and protection of our Catholic Faith.

Catholics United for the Faith
An international lay apostolate, building on the only sure foundation for happiness and renewal of the family and society: the teachings of Jesus Christ and His Church.

Celebrating Catholic Motherhood
This is a web site for sharing and learning about parenting and faith issues.

Coalition for Marriage
The Coalition for Marriage is Britain’s leading campaign group supporting traditional marriage which is between a man and a woman, to the exclusion of all others and for life.

Defending Holy Matrimony
My research includes excerpts from Papal Encyclicals, Speeches, The Catechism, and more proclaiming the Indissolubility of Marriage.

Family Traditions
On this site you will find an abundance of religious books, supplies and links.

Focus on the Family
Since Focus on the Family opened in 1977, our outreach has grown to include a wide variety of broadcasts, podcasts, telecasts, films, websites, blogs and radio drama programs. These outlets feature information, guidance and practical insights on everything from adoption to marriage to media discernment to pastoral concerns. Learn more about ministries below.

Marriage Preparation
Welcome to a place where marriage is still important.

Marriage Savers
Training mentors to help couples to achieve good marriages…

Maryland Family Values Alliance
We are a non-partisan one-stop information source for Maryland citizens seeking the return and maintenance of traditional family values at national, state, and local levels.

National Association of Catholic Families
This is a growing association of professional ministers within the Catholic Church who work with, for and beside families.

Here you will find Christian links for kids and teens searching to know God better.

St. John Fisher Forum
We have Catholic books, classic literature, devotionals, religious prints, videos, music and more for the whole family.

The Whole Parent
Our Twelve Step program brings together a fellowship of single parents who share their experience, strength and hope.

Your Aging Parent
We provide spirituality, information and resources for Catholic caregivers.

Mental Health

What should I do if I’m supporting someone in a crisis?
If the person seems really unwell, and you are worried about their safety, you should encourage them to seek help. How to support someone in crisis

If you’re a carer needing support you can contact all of the above as well as Carers Direct and the Carers Trust, both of whom are able to provide support and advice on any issues affecting you.

Catholic Children’s Society (CCS) – Through their ConnectEd scheme, they provide counselling and therapy services to support the mental health and emotional wellbeing of thousands of children each year. These services are based on-site in over 70 primary, secondary and special schools. They also provide mental health training for school staff:

ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of nineteen. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor for free about anything – no problem is too big or too small. 

Faith in Families – This charity based in Nottingham has a team of school social workers that visit schools and help children and families cope with social and psychological problems that may arise at school, at home, or in the larger community.

International OCD Foundation
The mission of the IOCDF is to ensure that no one affected by OCD and related disorders suffers alone. Our community provides help, healing, and hope.

Mind Infoline
Mind provides confidential mental health information services. With support and understanding, Mind enables people to make informed choices. The Infoline gives information on types of mental health problems, where to get help, drug treatments, alternative therapies and advocacy. Mind works in partnership with around 140 local Minds providing local mental health services.

NHS England IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies)
If you’re based in England, you can use webpage to find and refer yourself to mental health services in your area.

Rethink Mental Illness Advice Line
Provides expert advice and information to people with mental health problems and those who care for them, as well as giving help to health professionals, employers and staff. Rethink also runs Rethink services and groups across England.

Provides confidential, non-judgemental emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those that could lead to suicide. You can phone, email, write a letter or in most cases talk to someone face to face.

Saneline is a national mental health helpline providing information and support to people with mental health problems and those who support them.

Shout is the UK’s first 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help. Text: 85258

Side by Side
Side by Side is an online community where you can listen, share and be heard. Side by Side is run by Mind. 

The Art of Dying Well – An animation that illustrates through the fictional story of the Ferguson family the comforting rites and prayers that help a person spiritually prepare for the final journey. It is narrated by the English actress Vanessa Redgrave.

The Mix
The Mix provides judgement-free information and support to young people aged 13-25 on a range of issues including mental health problems. Young people can access the The Mix’s support via phone, email, webchat, peer to peer and counselling services.

St. Michael’s Institute
This is a national alliance of mental health professionals who integrate the genuine discoveries of Psychology and Psychiatry with the teachings of the Catholic Church

Pro-Life Organisations


Abortion Counter
Real-time abortion counters based on the most current statistics for the number of abortions in the US and Worldwide

Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute (C-FAM)
Educates public on family and human rights issues related to United Nations activities

Heartbeat International
First network of pro-life pregnancy resource centers in the U.S. and the largest in the world

Human Life International
Pro-life missionaries to the world

Life International
Evangelical Christian organization offering healthy life-giving ministries in countries where abortion is provided

International news service dedicated to issues of culture, life and family

Silent No More Awareness Campaign
A Project of Priests for Life and Anglicans for Life, the Campaign creates a safe place for women to break their silence about the pain of abortion, speak the truth and let others know they’re not alone. 

Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC)Based in the United Kingdom, a leading educational and lobbying organization that affirms, defends and promotes the existence and value of human life from the moment of conception in the United Kingdom and at the United Nations


CARE was formed in the United Kingdom then expanded in Europe to support and encourage Christians to express in a compassionate way God’s heart concerning abortion and provide resources on matters of public policy. CARE is represented in the United Kingdom Parliaments and Assemblies, at the European Union in Brussels and the United Nations in Geneva and New York.
European Pro Life Doctors
Christian conservative group of physicians who have stood against the “Culture of Death” since their founding in 2001
Human Life International Europa
Pro-life resources in Polish, English, Russian and Ukrainian


Association to ProtectChildren (Association pour la Protection de l’Enfance)
A platform of networks, associations, professionals, elected officials, and individuals who support any initiative aimed at the defense of the best interests of children
International Center for Life (Centre International pour la Vie)
Based in Lourdes, a non-denominational, non-profit group that uses all forms of media to inform the French public on Pro-Life issues with materials available in several languages
Right to be Born (Droit de Naître)
Group of concerned parents who have worked to see a change in French laws such that the trivialization of abortion is removed
SOS Bebe
Informative websites detailing the rights, resources and options for pregnant women including a crisis center and information on how to get in touch with adoption agencies
The Truce of God (La Trêve de Dieu)
A Catholic group that aims to help and support the Pro Life campaign and denounces legalized abortion as a crime against humanity


Ärzte für das Leben
Doctors for Life specialise in informing the public, medical students and colleagues about pro life issues.

ALfA offers counselling, financial, material and personal support to families, women and men who are in a pregnancy crisis, but does also a lot of pro-life lobbying and education. Their telephone hotline is called VitaL and is open 24/7 .

The federal association of pro life organisations is in charge of the annual march for life in Berlin and of coordinating the activities of the member organisations.

The Christian Democrats for Life are losely linked to the Christian Democrat Party of (former) chancellor Angela Merkel and specialise in political pro life lobbying.

Juristenvereinigung Lebensrecht
The jurists for life publish a legal magazine that specialises in pro life issues and the law.

Pregnancy counselling and support.

Weisses Kreuz
Information and counselling on sexuality and relationships.

Through this German site, an expectant mother with difficulties can engage directly in a private chat with a diocesan consultant. 


Human Life International Ireland
Irish branch of Human Life International (HLI) – a worldwide pro-family, pro-life, charity organization.
Irish Bishops’ Committee for Bioethics
Committee of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference focuses on stem cell research and euthanasia
Precious Life
Organization works to keep abortion out of Northern Ireland
Pro-Life Campaign (PLC)
Non denominational lobbying group protecting life from conception to natural death & campaigns for resources for pregnant women in need & those suffering from post abortion trauma
Pro Life Movement (Ireland)
Stay informed about what’s happening with the pro-life movement in Ireland.
Rachel’s Vineyard – Ireland
A ministry of Priests for Life, Rachel’s Vineyard offers women and men weekends for healing after abortion along with a 13-week support group model around the world. 
Youth Defence
Youth activist organization committed to education and campaigning for full constitutional protection for Irish mothers and babies that also operates the TruthTV website 


The Cooperative Friends for Life (La CooperativaAmici per La Vita)
Responsible for media publications that defend lifefor conception
The Truth and the Life Committee (ComitatoVerità e Vita)
Association of pro-life citizens who denounce immoral laws
Thousand Year Oak (La QuerciaMillenaria)
Organization that attempts to prevent therapeutic abortions by paying the medical costs of women who are expecting a child with multiple disabilities.


PRO VITA–Pro-Life in Lithuania
A group that celebrates life by remembering the tortured unborn dead with prayer, sorrow, days of repentance and memorials.

The Netherlands

Cry For Life (Holland)
The Pro-Life Organization of the Netherlands


The Polish Association for the Protection of Human Life
Educational association with a website in Polish and English


Silence No More (No MásSilencio)
Help for women who have had abortions


Human Life International (Switzerland)
This site contains pro-life news and information in the German language.

United Kingdom

A project of The Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform UK (CBR UK). It is the name given to the public education project that seeks to change the way we think about abortion.

Group warns people of the dangers of any type of euthanasia legislation and pro-death initiatives
All-Party Parliamentary Pro-Life Group
Cross-party group (includes members of all three main parties) united to protect human life from conception until natural death
Christian Action Research and Education (CARE) operates a website networking independent crisis pregnancy and post abortion counseling centers across the United Kingdom
Christian Medical Fellowship
An evangelical, interdenominational organization that links together Christian doctors and medical students in the UK
Comment on Reproductive Ethics (CORE)
Public interest group focusing on ethical dilemmas surrounding human reproduction, particularly the new technologies of assisted conception

The Guild of Catholic Doctors
On this website you will find details of some of the Guild’s activities, and membership information.
Crisis pregnancy support with the message of “loving life, offering hope” offering education, housing and their FertilityCare Program
Precious Life
Organization works to keep abortion out of Northern Ireland through non-violent, direct action
Pro-Life Care Online
Resources for pregnant women, men whose wives or partners are pregnant as well as women suffering from abortion
RTL is the UK’s newest campaign group committed to upholding the dignity of human life… from its conception to its natural end.
Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC)
Based in the United Kingdom, a leading educational and lobbying organization that affirms, defends and promotes the existence and value of human life from the moment of conception in the United Kingdom and at the United Nations
Student LifeNet
Pro-life, campaigning national network with the mission to be at forefront of student politics 
United for Life
A website resource linking health and human life issues, organizations, facts and history, of a medical, scientific, social, political and religious nature including both national and international items