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  • Connecticut Bishops Allow Plan B in Catholic Hospitals for Rape - Catholic Medical Association ...

    09/30/2007 8:11:23 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 1 replies · 96+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | September 28, 2007 | John-Henry Westen
    Connecticut Bishops Allow Plan B in Catholic Hospitals for Rape - Catholic Medical Association Opposed Vatican stated in 2000 "the absolute unlawfulness of abortifacient procedures also applies to distributing, prescribing and taking the morning-after pill" By John-Henry Westen HARTFORD, September 28, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A statement issued by the Connecticut Catholic Bishops yesterday, which is posted on the Catholic Conference's web page, notes that the Bishops have approved the administration of the morning after pill Plan B for rape victims at the four Catholic hospitals in the state.  While the Bishops claim to be in accord with Church teaching on...
  • "Was John Paul II Euthanized?" - TIME Distorts Catholic Teaching to Give Credence to Outlandi...

    09/30/2007 7:33:49 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 13 replies · 158+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | September 27, 2007 | Peter J. Smith
    "Was John Paul II Euthanized?" - TIME Distorts Catholic Teaching to Give Credence to Outlandish Accusations Story broke a week after Pope declared "food and fluids" morally obligatory to PVS patients like Terri Schiavo By Peter J. Smith ROME, September 27, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - "Was John Paul II Euthanized?" The sensationalist story peddled by TIME magazine has grabbed the world's attention with the thought that the great champion of human life, the author of "Evangelium Vitae," and steadfast opponent of abortion and euthanasia, may have rejected his Church's teachings to end his life. However TIME's story warps Catholic teachings in...
  • Pro-Life Groups Asks Bishop to Stop Sister Helen Prejean's Fundraising for ACLU

    09/30/2007 7:25:48 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 1 replies · 154+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | September 27, 2007 | John-Henry Westen
    Pro-Life Groups Asks Bishop to Stop Sister Helen Prejean's Fundraising for ACLU By John-Henry Westen BOISE, September 27, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Idaho Choose Life (ICL) has issued a public call for Idaho's Catholic Bishop, Mike Driscoll "to intervene quickly and forcefully in the brewing scandal involving Sister Helen Prejean." Sister Prejean is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at an event to raise money for the Idaho ACLU on Friday, September 28th.  (see ACLU website announcement: http://www.acluidaho.org/ ) Speaking of ACLU, ICL Executive Director David Ripley said "This nefarious organization has played a pivotal role in undermining Christian morality and...
  • With micro-targeting, NARAL looking to build on 2006 success

    09/30/2007 12:20:25 AM PDT · by monomaniac · 1 replies · 190+ views
    The Hill ^ | September 27, 2007 | Sam Youngman and Alexander Bolton
    NARAL Pro-Choice America is starting its 2008 campaign Thursday night with a reception featuring senior officials from almost all of the Democratic presidential campaigns. The group has been preparing for this since the last cycle ended. Partly due to the results of polls conducted in 2006, the pro-abortion rights group is increasing its budget to between $8 million and $10 million from about $3 million and looking to expand the number of districts and races in which it plays next year. A pollster at Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research, Al Quinlan, said he became a “believer” in the group’s ability to...
  • National Debate on Pro-Life Movement Sparked by Georgia Abortion Ban

    09/30/2007 12:14:21 AM PDT · by monomaniac · 119+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | September 27, 2007 | Steven Ertelt
    by Steven ErteltLifeNews.com EditorSeptember 27, 2007Atlanta, GA (LifeNews.com) -- When pro-life advocates in South Dakota proposed an abortion ban on their state ballot last year, it opened the door to the decades-long debate within the pro-life community about the best way to end abortion. A new effort in Georgia to ban abortions there is sparking a renewed debate.In March, a bipartisan group of lawmakers put forward a "paramount human life amendment" bill that would establish the “personhood” of each of its citizens from fertilization until natural death.The debate doesn't concern principle, but involves the timing of bills like Georgia's and...
  • Australian Archdiocese Directs 328 Catholic Schools to Withdraw Support from Amnesty International

    09/29/2007 11:49:10 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 14 replies · 451+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | September 25, 2007 | Meg Jalsevac
    Australian Archdiocese Directs 328 Catholic Schools to Withdraw Support from Amnesty International By Meg Jalsevac MELBOURNE, September 25, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Amnesty International is facing yet another national backlash after its recent policy decision to promote the decriminalization of abortion world-wide.  All 328 Catholic schools in the Australia archdiocese of Melbourne have been counseled to withdraw all aid to Amnesty and close their school sponsored Amnesty support groups. Mr. Stephen Elders, director of the Catholic Education Office in Melbourne, sent a letter to all the schools encouraging them to "convey their disappointment" to Amnesty regarding the new pro-abortion policy.  Elders...
  • Pope Congratulates Nicaraguan Government for Maintaining Prohibition of Abortion

    09/29/2007 11:42:43 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 119+ views
    http://www.lifesite.net/ldn/2007/sep/07092502.html ^ | September 25, 2007 | Matthew Cullinan Hoffman
    Pope Congratulates Nicaraguan Government for Maintaining Prohibition of Abortion By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman ITALY, September 25, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - In a meeting with Nicaragua's new ambassador to the Holy See at Castlegandolfo yesterday, Pope Benedict XVI congratulated the Nicaraguan government for maintaining the country's absolute prohibition of abortions in the face of heavy international pressure. The pontiff expressed his "recognition to Nicaragua for its position in international forums on social topics, especially the respect for life in the face of not insignificant internal and international pressures." The pope was referring to Nicaragua's decision to impose criminal sanctions on all abortions...
  • Biography Reveals Hillary Clinton Séance, Religious Devotion to Abortion

    09/24/2007 12:59:07 PM PDT · by Baladas · 24 replies · 187+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | September 24, 2007 | John-Henry Westen
    A new biography on Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton reveals that during her time as First Lady, Clinton participated in strange moments of imaginary conversation with a deceased Eleanor Roosevelt from the solarium atop the White House. Grove City College professor Paul Kengor’s “God and Hillary Clinton” also notes the religious devotion with which Senator Clinton advocates abortion. An overview of the book by Kengor’s Grove City colleague Dr. Warren Thockmorton notes that the book - with information from friends, colleagues and acquaintances - paints an accurate picture of Clinton’s version of faith. The woman who arranged the séance-type sessions atop...
  • Priest Blasts 'Usual Suspects' For Votes Against Pro-Life Policy [Gang of 16]

    09/24/2007 7:40:12 PM PDT · by topher · 3 replies · 555+ views
      Home | Previous Page | Source URL: http://www.lifesite.net/ldn/2007/sep/07092403.html LifeSiteNews.com Monday September 24, 2007 Priest Blasts 'Usual Suspects' For Votes Against Pro-Life Policy FRONT ROYAL, VA, September 24, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The Rev. Thomas J. Euteneuer, STL, president of Human Life International, (HLI) today blasted a gang of 16 Catholic senators for their votes on an amendment to HR 2764 to overturn the Mexico City Policy instituted by President Reagan to prevent U.S. taxpayer dollars from funding overseas abortions. "For the most part it's the usual suspects who claim to be Catholic while their consistent pro-abortion votes amount to...
  • Pope Addresses Group Promoting Principles of Christian Democracy in World

    09/29/2007 11:15:31 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 1 replies · 149+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | September 24, 2007 | Meg Jalsevac
    Pope Addresses Group Promoting Principles of Christian Democracy in World Membership made up of political parties mostly from Europe and Latin America By Meg Jalsevac ROME, Italy, September 24, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - This past Friday, Pope Benedict addressed the attendees of the annual meeting of the Executive Committee of the international political group, Centrist Democratic International.  In his address, the Holy Father encouraged the leaders to continue to strive to promote the "basic principles" of the Christian European tradition such as "the centrality of the human person, a respect for human rights, a commitment to peace and the promotion of...
  • Florida Police Arrest Teacher Who Used Abortion to Cover Up Sexual Abuse

    09/23/2007 8:46:13 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 25 replies · 1,254+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | September 21, 2007 | Steven Ertelt
    by Steven ErteltLifeNews.com EditorSeptember 21, 2007 Boyntown Beach, FL (LifeNews.com) -- Police in southern Florida have arrested a public school teacher who is accused of having sex with two of his students and using an abortion to cover up his actions. Santaluces High School drama teacher Andrew Foster, 29, allegedly started having sex with the students last year and got one of them pregnant. Foster was arrested yesterday in Collier County by the U.S. Marshals South Florida Fugitive Task Force.The teacher had been on the lam for about two weeks until authorities located him at a hotel in Immokalee. After...
  • Federal Appeals Court Suggests Abortionists Reporting of Statutory Rape is Optional

    09/21/2007 3:16:07 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 17 replies · 154+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9/21/07 | LifeSiteNews
    DENVER, September 21, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A Federal Appeals Court has dismissed a case brought by abortionists and other abortion supporters against Kansas for attempting to enforce their mandatory child sex abuse reporting law. Legislators had changed one word in the statute, rendering the case moot. Kansas law requires that health care professionals, teachers, and other professionals who work with children must report all suspicion of sexual abuse. Aid for Women, a Kansas City abortion mill run by abortionist Sherman Zaremski filed suit against former Attorney General Phill Kline after he issued an opinion indicating that abortion clinics were required...
  • US Conference of Bishops Asserts New Appointee is Pro-Life

    09/23/2007 8:25:22 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 3 replies · 153+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | September 21, 2007 | John-Henry Westen and Matthew Cullinan Hoffman
    US Conference of Bishops Asserts New Appointee is Pro-Life By John-Henry Westen and Matthew Cullinan Hoffman WASHINGTON, DC, September 21, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - On Monday LifeSiteNews.com published a story on Kathy Saile, who was recently named Director of Domestic Policy for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).  Evidence on the internet and commentary on various blogs pointed strongly to the possibility that the new USCCB Director supported abortion.  Calls to confirm or deny the allegations were not returned by USCCB communications official Sr. Mary Anne Walsh. In response to queries from concerned LifeSiteNews.com readers, the USCCB has now...
  • New Pembroke Bishop: "Pro-life is an incredibly important issue for us in the Church today"

    09/23/2007 8:19:02 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 102+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | September 21, 2007 | John-Henry Westen and Steve Jalsevac
    New Pembroke Bishop: "Pro-life is an incredibly important issue for us in the Church today" Adds, "It's a difficulty that's reeking havoc in our spiritual lives, in our nation and throughout the world" By John-Henry Westen and Steve Jalsevac PEMBROKE, ON, September 21, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Immediately after his ordination today as the new bishop of the Catholic diocese of Pembroke, a small diocese in Canada's Ottawa Valley district, Bishop Michael Mulhall emphasized that the pro-life issue is a very high priority for him. During a brief meeting with the press after the ordination LifeSiteNews asked the bishop for his...
  • Planned Parenthood Loses Court Case to Open Aurora "Abortion Fortress"

    09/23/2007 8:14:09 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 27 replies · 529+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | September 21, 2007 | Matthew Cullinan Hoffman
    Planned Parenthood Loses Court Case to Open Aurora "Abortion Fortress" Making mass appeal to supporters for financial help and volunteers to fight to open facility By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman AURORA, September 21, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A federal judge yesterday struck down a motion by Planned Parenthood to force the opening of their newly-built abortion clinic in Aurora, Illinois against the will of city officials. The clinic, which was built under a building permit that concealed the name of Planned Parenthood from the city, has been prohibited from opening while officials investigate charges of fraud. Thousands of Aurora citizens have protested...
  • Anti-Coerced Abortion Bill 'Absolutely Necessary' Say 'Silent No More' Leaders

    09/23/2007 7:49:05 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 10 replies · 224+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | September 19, 2007
    Anti-Coerced Abortion Bill 'Absolutely Necessary' Say 'Silent No More' Leaders STATEN ISLAND, NY, September 19, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Leaders of the Silent No More Awareness Campaign, the nation's largest network of women and men testifying to the harm they endured from abortion, today said that a Wisconsin bill to help prevent coerced abortion is needed not only in that state, but across the country. "In recent months alone, we've seen numerous high profile news stories about women threatened and intimidated by their parents, boyfriends, and others into having abortions," said Georgette Forney, Co- Founder of the SNMAC. "I know from...
  • Abortion Opponents Prepare Nationwide Campaign Following Victory in Aurora, IL

    09/22/2007 9:09:28 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 4 replies · 299+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | September 20, 2007
    Abortion Opponents Prepare Nationwide Campaign Following Victory in Aurora, IL 40 Days for Life campaign begins Sept. 26 AURORA, Ill., September 20, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - "On September 26, more than 80 cities in 33 states will follow the courageous example set by Aurora, Illinois, and join together for the largest and longest simultaneous pro-life mobilization in American history," said David Bereit, national director of the 40 Days for Life campaign. The 40-day pro-life campaign in Aurora that thwarted the scheduled opening of a new Planned Parenthood abortion facility was inspired by 40 Days for Life. Local pro-life leaders have collaborated...
  • Major Republican Candidates Skip Family Values Debate

    09/22/2007 8:40:28 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 20 replies · 164+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | September 19, 2007 | Matthew Cullinan Hoffman
    Major Republican Candidates Skip Family Values Debate Mike Huckabee won "value voters" straw poll By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman September 19, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) -The four top Republican presidential candidates skipped Monday's "Values Voter" debate, leaving the forum to several second-tier candidates who lag at single digit levels of poll support. The debate, which was held at the Broward Center for Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, intended to stimulate debate over religious and moral issues, including those pertaining to human life and family. Rudolph Giuliani, who shares front runner status with Fred Thompson, claimed he had not been present at the...
  • Argentine Legislators Seek to Establish Abortion as Protected "Right"

    09/22/2007 8:26:33 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 4 replies · 245+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | September 18, 2007 | Matthew Cullinan Hoffman
    Argentine Legislators Seek to Establish Abortion as Protected "Right" Constitution prohibits all abortions but penal code does not punish abortions for rape, health or life of mother By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman ARGENTINA, September 18, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Hearings were conducted yesterday in the Argentine Congress on several measures that would protect the practice of abortion in a broad number of cases, including the "health" or life of the mother, fetal deformities, and pregnancies caused by rape. The Penal Legislation Commission of the Chamber of Deputies (the lower house of the Congress), heard testimony from four legal experts yesterday, two pro-abortion...
  • Poland Insists EU "Right to Life" Venture against Death Penalty Should Include Abortion and Eut...

    09/22/2007 8:16:05 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 4 replies · 153+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | September 18, 2007 | John-Henry Westen
    Poland Insists EU "Right to Life" Venture against Death Penalty Should Include Abortion and Euthanasia By John-Henry Westen BRUSSELS, September 18, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A debate in the European Union is simmering over the upcoming World Day against the Death Penalty on October 10. The current EU President from Portugal is requesting that the EU jointly declare an EU-wide day against the death penalty on that date. However, Poland has rightly seen hypocrisy in the venture with regard to the "right to life". The 2006 declaration by the Presidency of the EU on the occasion of the World Day against...