John-Henry Westen

UK Bishop Davies: Catholics oppose same-sex ‘marriage’ out of love

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by John-Henry Westen Wed Mar 19 15:24 EST Comments (1)

SHREWSBURY, England, March 19, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) - In an interview touching on life, family, faith, and culture, Shrewsbury Bishop Mark Davies told LifeSiteNews that despite perceptions of hate and prejudice, the real reason why Christians…

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Revelation: Pope Benedict wrote 4-page critique of Pope Francis’ Jesuit magazine interview

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by John-Henry Westen Tue Mar 18 17:17 EST Comments (11)

VATICAN CITY, March 18, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Speaking on German television station ZDF last week, Archbishop Georg Gänswein, secretary to both Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, revealed that the former pope had penned a four-page…

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Europe’s pro-life youth leaders challenged to join ‘revolution’

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by John-Henry Westen Fri Mar 14 11:34 EST Comments (1)

TELFORD, England, March 14, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) - At the International Pro-Life Youth Conference in Telford, England last weekend, nearly 100 pro-life youth leaders hailing mostly from universities around Europe were challenged to join the…

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UK bishop: Denying Communion to anti-life/family politicians is ‘an act of mercy’

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by John-Henry Westen Thu Mar 13 11:36 EST Comments (15)

PORTSMOUTH, England, March 13, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “When people are not in communion with the Catholic Church on such a central thing as the value of life of the unborn child and also in terms of the teachings of the church on marriage and…

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Wives who support male leadership in the home? What’s with that?

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by John-Henry Westen Fri Feb 21 19:20 EST Comments (38)

Teresa Tomeo

ORLANDO, FL, February 21, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Teresa Tomeo is an accomplished woman. She’s an author, syndicated Catholic talk show host, and motivational speaker with more than 30 years of experience in TV, radio and newspaper. She’s spent…

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Dublin archbishop responds to gay ‘marriage’ debate suggesting gay civil registrations

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by John-Henry Westen Tue Feb 18 16:42 EST Comments (21)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin

DUBLIN, Ireland, February 18, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Faithful Catholics in Dublin are in an uproar over their own bishop. While homosexual activists are working hard in Ireland in the build-up to a national referendum on “gay marriage,”…

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Littlejohn, Bereit, Smeaton, Marker honored with pro-life awards at Legatus Summit

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by John-Henry Westen Wed Feb 12 15:02 EST Comments (0)

Reggie Littlejohn is presented the pro-life award by Legatus founder Tom Monaghan (L) and Legatus Board of Governors member Mike Faricy (R).
David Bereit receives the pro-life award.

ORLANDO, FL, February 12, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Legatus, an organization for Catholic business leaders, presented the prestigious Cardinal John J. O’Connor Pro-Life Award to four stalwart pro-life leaders at its annual summit, Feb. 7-9, in…

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Rick Santorum at Legatus 2014: America is broken because we’re afraid to fight

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by John-Henry Westen Tue Feb 11 18:43 EST Comments (12)

Los Angeles Archbishop José H. Gómez presenting his homily at the opening Mass at the Legatus Summit.
Former Sen. Rick Santorum addresses the Legatus Summit

ORLANDO, February 11, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Rick Santorum led an all-star cast at the 2014 Legatus Summit in Orlando, Florida this weekend. Some 450 top Catholic business owners heard from Los Angeles Archbishop José H. Gómez, Philadelphia…

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Deny communion to pro-abort politicians: Legatus pro-life award winner to world’s bishops

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by John-Henry Westen Mon Feb 10 12:39 EST Comments (22)

John Smeaton receives Legatus' Cardinal John J. O'Connor Award at their annual summit. From left to right: Legatus founder Tom Monaghan, Smeaton's wife Josephine, Smeaton, and Legatus Board of Governors member Mike Faricy.
John Smeaton addressing Legatus members

ORLANDO, FL, February 10, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The annual Legatus Summit, held this year at the Ritz-Carleton in Orlando, Florida, had an all-star cast of pro-life leaders, four of whom were selected as recipients of the prestigious Cardinal…

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‘We left God out of the battle’: Irish pro-life leader on how abortion was legalized in Ireland

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by John-Henry Westen Mon Feb 03 17:35 EST Comments (18)

WASHINGTON, February 3, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The recent legalization of abortion in Ireland is a direct result of ignoring the spiritual element of the abortion battle, says the Director of Precious Life in Ireland, Bernadette Smyth.

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Tags: abortion, faith, ireland, law

Pope to USA’s Notre Dame U: Essential to uphold ‘Church’s moral teaching’

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by John-Henry Westen Thu Jan 30 09:48 EST Comments (31)

VATICAN CITY, January 30, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A week after a Notre Dame professor writing in the New York Times called on Pope Francis to reconsider the Church’s teaching on abortion, Pope Francis has called on the University to uphold the…

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Supreme Court gives Little Sisters temporary protection from contraception mandate

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by John-Henry Westen Fri Jan 24 17:26 EST Comments (1)

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 24, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Despite the best efforts of the Obama Administration, the Supreme Court of the United States decided on Friday afternoon to temporarily block enforcement of the Affordable Care Act on behalf…

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Tags: little sisters of the poor, obamacare, religious freedom

A warm welcome on a cold day for pro-life Canadians who came to cheer on U.S. marchers (PHOTOS)

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by John-Henry Westen Thu Jan 23 13:42 EST Comments (2)

WASHINGTON, DC, January 23, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Their hands ached, not from the freezing temperatures – they are Canadian after all - but from giving all those ‘high-fives’ for hours as the U.S. March for Life processed past the Canadian…

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Tags: 2014 march for life dc, march for life

National Prayer Service for Life: not the agenda of the Donkey or Elephant but the Lamb

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by John-Henry Westen Wed Jan 22 14:14 EST Comments (4)

WASHINGTON, DC, January 22, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Hundreds of youth joined 45 clergy from various Christian denominations at Constitution Hall in Washington, DC, this morning for the 20th annual National Memorial for the Pre-Born. 

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Archbishop: I’m joining March for Life for my brother with Down syndrome

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by John-Henry Westen Mon Jan 20 10:39 EST Comments (0)

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz

Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, posted on his blog yesterday the reasons why he is planning to join the Washington DC March for Life this coming Wednesday, January 22.  He said:

  • "We march in…
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