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  • 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 ^ | 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 ( - 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...
  • Anti-Abortion Group Director Arrested

    07/22/2007 11:21:44 AM PDT · by monomaniac · 10 replies · 494+ views ^ | Jul 20, 2007 | NBC 13 Staff
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- As protests on both sides of the abortion debate continued Friday in Birmingham, police said the director of Operation Rescue/Operation Save America was been arrested. Flip Benham was taken in on a noise ordinance charge. Police said he was using sound equipment he did not have a permit for and they had given him numerous warnings to stop using the equipment.
  • Saturday, July 7, 2007 -- Family Planning Associates, San Diego

    07/22/2007 10:53:17 AM PDT · by monomaniac · 1 replies · 239+ views
    California Catholic Daily ^ | Published: July 21, 2007 | David Lopez
    Saturday, July 7, 2007 -- Family Planning Associates, San Diego A woman with her pit bull walked past me. When the dog approached to sniff my leg she pulled it away, then turned back and said, “I should have let him poop on you!”Posted Saturday, July 21, 2007 1:06 PM By Anne Who is providing security guards to protect the unborn baby children being terminated by abortion at Family Planning Associates? If anyone in this scenerio needs a security guard, it is the unborn who are the most defenceless and vulnerable victims of abortion that truly do need security guards...
  • Alabama Abortions Down Nearly 50 Percent Since 1980

    07/22/2007 10:37:52 AM PDT · by monomaniac · 11 replies · 528+ views ^ | 7-17-2007
    Alabama Abortions Down Nearly 50 Percent Since 1980 Abortions in Alabama have been cut nearly in half over the past two decades, public health records show, dropping from 21,000 in 1980 to 11,656 procedures last year, The Birmingham News reports. "There's no doubt in my mind that the passage and enforcement of incremental pro-life laws like parental consent, 24-hour reflection period and mandated ultrasound before an abortion is performed have contributed to Alabama's drop in abortions," said Carrie Gordon Earll, senior analyst for bioethics at Focus on the Family Action. "Such incremental laws save lives and move the culture toward...
  • Top Pro-Abortion Group Says Republicans Other Than Giuliani Pro-Life

    07/16/2007 10:51:36 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 7 replies · 692+ views ^ | July 16, 2007 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC ( -- One of the top pro-abortion groups in the country told its membership last week that several of the main Republican presidential contenders couldn't get its support because they're pro-life on abortion. Of the leading names, only pro-abortion ex-New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani was not included for criticism. The pro-abortion group NARAL told its members that it also expects one more candidate to enter the race who is "bent on taking away a woman's right to choose: Fred Thompson." "Thompson joins a cadre of candidates who are clamoring to out anti-choice each other," the organization's president...
  • Abortion on Demand Law Goes into Effect in Portugal

    07/16/2007 9:53:41 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 7 replies · 615+ views ^ | July 16, 2007 | Elizabeth O'Brien
    LISBON, Portugal, July 16, 2007 ( - On Sunday July 15 a law came into effect in predominantly Catholic Portugal allowing abortion up to the tenth week of pregnancy. After a mandatory three-day "cooling" period, abortion is available on demand in hospitals. The law maintains a few minor restrictions, including the three-day waiting period. Before procuring an abortion, the International Herald-Tribune reports, the expectant mother must first talk to a doctor who will explain the health risks of abortion. According to the new law, she must then wait an additional three days before having the operation. After an abortion, women...
  • US Bishops Urge Amnesty International to Reject its Abortion Advocacy

    07/04/2007 6:25:59 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 2 replies · 321+ views ^ | Wednesday July 4, 2007 | Elizabeth O'Brien
    WASHINGTON, DC, July 4, 2007 ( - The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has urged Amnesty International (AI) to return to its neutral position on abortion when the AI International Council meets in Mexico this August. The President of the USCCB, Bishop William S. Skylstad, urged AI to renounce its position on abortion in a July 2 statement. He wrote, "The action of the Executive Council undermines Amnesty's longstanding moral credibility, diverts its mission, divides its own members (many of whom are Catholic or defend the rights of unborn children), and jeopardizes Amnesty's support by people in many...
  • Catholic University Teacher Orders U.S. Bishops Not to “Harass” Catholic Politicians

    06/29/2007 3:35:19 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 46 replies · 1,228+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/29/07 | Elizabeth O’Brien
    MILWAUKEE, June 29, 2007 ( – In a letter to the New York Times on Monday, Daniel C. Maguire, a professor of moral theology at Marquette University, stated that bishops should stop harassing Catholic politicians who vote in favor of abortion. Maguire drew on St. Augustine and St. Thomas Aquinas who both thought that to allow certain moral evils would prevent “greater evils.” He further cited Aquinas, who said that the “wise legislator” imitates God, who “tolerates certain evils lest greater evils ensue.” The letter continued, “Similarly, today legislators who truly think abortion immoral could vote to keep it legal...
  • BMA Votes to Eliminate Second Doctor Approval for UK Abortion

    06/29/2007 10:22:08 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 205+ views ^ | June 29, 2007 | Hilary White
    LONDON, June 29, 2007 ( – A week after it was announced that England and Wales have broken their own records for abortion rates, physician members of the British Medical Association (BMA) voted yesterday to make abortion in Britain even easier to obtain in the first trimester of pregnancy. While the doctors declined to follow the lead of some European countries in allowing nurses and midwives to kill unwanted children, they voted 189-89 to eliminate the need to consult a second doctor to approve an abortion. Under the current law, two doctors have to endorse the decision to abort, but...
  • British Doctors Group Wants Nurses to Distribute Dangerous Abortion Drug

    06/29/2007 10:17:42 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 247+ views ^ | June 28, 2007 | Steven Ertelt
    London, England ( -- One day after they voted to promote changing England's abortion law to allow just one physician to sign off on an abortion, the British Medical Association has voted to promote allowing nurses to distribute the abortion drug. They want nurses to hand out RU 486 even though it has killed two women in England. In addition to the British deaths, several women have died in the United States from the abortion drug and in Canada, Sweden and France as well. More than 1200 women in the United States alone have reported medical problems following the use...
  • Only four countries in Europe offer gynecology degrees without requiring abortion

    06/28/2007 11:56:11 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 3 replies · 386+ views
    Catholic News Agency ^ | Jun 28, 2007 | CNA
    Madrid, Jun 28, 2007 / 12:12 pm (CNA).- The president of the International Federation of Catholic Medical Associations, Dr. Jose Maria Simon, said this week med students can obtain gynecology degrees without having to perform abortions in four countries in Europe—Spain, Italy, Portugal and Greece.While participating last week in a conference for Catholic gynecologists in Zagreb, Simon told Europa Press that in Spain, “although it is difficult, it is still possible to find a place that accepts residents who don’t practice abortions.” That is not the case in France, Switzerland, Germany or Austria, where the “normal” thing is for students...
  • South African Nurse Continues Fight for Right to Opt Out of Abortions

    06/25/2007 9:53:13 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 1 replies · 265+ views ^ | Monday June 25, 2007 | Hilary White
    PRETORIA, June 25, 2007 ( – A South African nurse, who in 2004 had been banned from the operating room because of her opposition to abortion, has had her case referred to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA). The CCMA is an independent juristic body established after apartheid to settle disputes using consensus and arbitration. Sister Wilhelmien Charles filed suit three years ago when the hospital she worked in as a senior nurse barred her from working when she objected to abortion on religious grounds. Her case was heard this week by the Labour Appeals Court in Braamfontein....
  • Study Shows Pro-Life Strategies are Working, More People Oppose Abortion

    06/25/2007 9:38:29 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 18 replies · 423+ views ^ | June 25, 2007 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC ( -- A new study shows that the pro-life position on abortion has been gaining ground over the least fifteen years as more people identify themselves as pro-life. The new report shows a change in the public's attitude on abortion at a time when then strategies of the pro-life movement shifted away from aggressive protesting. Over the last 15 years, the pro-life movement has experienced a renaissance of sorts. From the mid 1990s to the present, crisis pregnancy centers have come of age, the post-abortion community has presented the authentic face of abortion and pro-life groups have become...
  • New Jersey Sees Second Abortion Business Closed After Health Violations

    06/25/2007 9:02:53 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 6 replies · 309+ views ^ | June 25, 2007 | Steven Ertelt
    Atlantic City, NJ ( -- Another abortion business has been shut down in New Jersey for violating the state's health codes -- this time in the gambling capital of the Northeast. The Atlantic City abortion center known as Alternatives, located on Pacific Avenue, is the latest one to be closed. State officials forced the abortion facility to shut down last week after inspectors found several violations, according to a state health department representative. The Atlantic City Press reports that officials returned to the abortion business on Monday to continue their probe. Health Department spokesman Tom Slater spoke with the newspaper...
  • South Africa Appeals Court Hears Nurse's Abortion Conscience Clause Suit

    06/25/2007 8:47:27 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 164+ views ^ | | Steven Ertelt
    Johannesburg, South Africa ( -- A South African nurse who faced discrimination for refusing to do abortions had her case heard at an appeals court Friday. The woman filed suit in August 2004 after refusing a hospital's orders to participate in abortions. Sister Wilhelmien Charles has since become the face of those in the medical community who don't want to do abortions. Charles sued the Hospital in Vereeniging because she did not want to be required to do abortions. The suit, filed against Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang and the Gauteng hospital seeks immediate reinstatement, 50,000 Rand (over $7,400 U.S. dollars),...
  • It's 22006 A.D. and future archaeologists make grisly discovery: A Pro-Life Saga

    08/23/2006 5:15:25 AM PDT · by Daniel T. Zanoza · 1 replies · 432+ views ^ | August 23, 2006 | Daniel T. Zanoza
    It is the year 22006 A.D. and through the wonders of literary license, we are able to look down on a group of scientists who have made a stunning and grisly discovery. An archaeological expedition is being led by Professor Ralph Jameson from Belize University. Jameson is one of the foremost authorities in pre-Ice Age antiquity. Jameson's discoveries have changed the way the world views North America's ancient history. During a trip to the North American continent, which for the past 18,000 plus years has been buried under more than a mile of glacial ice, Jameson is accompanied by a...