John-Henry Westen

Thousands of Filipino’s gather to protest and pray against anti-life RH bill before Tuesday vote

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by Calvin Freiburger Mon Aug 06 15:51 EST Comments (6)

MANILA, Philippines, August 6, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - On Saturday, thousands of red-clad Filipino Catholics braved the rain to protest so-called “reproductive health” legislation which critics fear would promote population control and…

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Industry journal admits IVF-related technologies not tested, unsafe

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by Hilary White Mon Aug 06 15:02 EST Comments (1)

August 6, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Calling the benefits of the various technologies already in use “dubious,” an article appearing in the latest edition of Reproductive Biomedicine Online, has called into question the safety and efficacy of…

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Tags: bioethics, biotech, ethics, ivf

Caught on video: Abortionist talks of the “ugly black babies” he aborts

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by Jean McCarthy Mon Aug 06 13:14 EST Comments (145)

CHARLOTTE, NC, August 6, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Charlotte abortionist Ashutosh Ron Virmani was caught on camera telling pro-lifers to “adopt one of those ugly black babies.” 

Virmani’s comments came as he was speaking with pro-life…

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Tags: abortion, racism

Evangelical College Prof: Biblically speaking, gestational approach unsupportable

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by John-Henry Westen Thu Aug 02 11:29 EST Comments (38)

Scott Masson

Toronto, August 2, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A professor at Tyndale University who is also a Fellow at the Ezra Institute of Contemporary Christianity, a Toronto-based evangelical organization that addresses today’s cultural issues, has weighed…

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Tags: abortion, gestational, scott masson

Catholic Relief Services received $21.8 million from Gates foundation in 2008

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by John-Henry Westen Wed Aug 01 16:27 EST Comments (32)

EDITORIAL

August 1, 2012 (LifeSitenews.com) - The talk-back supporting the US Bishops’ agency’s 2010 donation of $5.3 million to an abortion and contraception promoting organization remains unconvincing.

The gist of the response from Catholic…

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Tags: abortion, care, catholic relief services, contraception

Mike Huckabee links Colorado theatre shooting and abortion

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by John-Henry Westen Wed Aug 01 12:49 EST Comments (10)

Here’s why I like Mike Huckabee…

Partial transcript from his July 22 sound-off on the Colorado theatre massacre:

I know that having a dozen people murdered in a movie theater gets our attention because - thank God - it doesn’t happen every day,…

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Confirmed: President Obama to speak again at Al Smith fundraiser for NY Catholic Charities

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by John-Henry Westen Tue Jul 31 16:06 EST Comments (185)

NEW YORK, July 31, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Although controversy dogged his first appearance at the charity’s annual fundraiser in 2008 alongside Sen. John McCain, Catholic Charities has again extended an invitation to President Obama to speak at…

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Uncle flying in from UK to finish US trek of killed pro-life Crossroads walker

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by John-Henry Westen Mon Jul 30 13:30 EST Comments (3)

Paul Brilliant

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - All of the Summer 2012 Crossroads pro-life walks across America, Canada & Spain have decided to finish walking in honor of their friend and fellow walker, Andrew Moore, who passed away last week in an…

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Tags: abortion, crossroads

Catholic group launches emergency Novena regarding scandal of Catholic Relief Services

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by John-Henry Westen Thu Jul 26 23:02 EST Comments (0)

Our Lady of America Newsletter of July, 26 2012 launched an “Urgent Call to Prayer” to address the scandal of the international charity arm of the US Bishops’ Conference funding pro-contraception groups.

The newsletter invites Catholics to pray an…

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International AIDS Conference Provides Forum for Promotion of Risky Sex

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by Lisa Correnti Thu Jul 26 18:20 EST Comments (1)

WASHINGTON, DC, July 27 (C-FAM) The UN Population Fund partnered with sexual and reproductive rights groups this week to push a controversial agenda of risky sexual behavior at a major international AIDS conference in Washington.

An opening-day…

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Tags: contraception, hivaids, unfpa

US Bishops’ org defends giving 25% of 2010 US-based grants to pro-contraception group

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by John-Henry Westen Wed Jul 25 17:13 EST Comments (6)

Correction: The headline for this article originally implied the grant to CARE totalled 25% of all CRS’ 2010 donations, whereas it was actually of only those funds given to U.S.-based organizations.

July 25, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – Catholic…

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Tags: abortion, care, catholic relief services, contraception

I’m on the Michael Coren show The Arena tonight (July 24) on Sun News TV 7-8pm EST

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by John-Henry Westen Tue Jul 24 16:09 EST Comments (0)

I was in Ottawa today being taped for a short segment of Michael Coren’s show The Arena on Sun TV which airs 7-8pm EST. If you catch it, please let me know what you thought. And if you have suggestions for improvement they’d be appreciated too.

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John Haas warned Catholic Relief Services “scandal would be unavoidable” with grant to CARE

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by John-Henry Westen Tue Jul 24 14:02 EST Comments (0)

CARE’s 2010 document, “Maternal Mortality: A Solvable Problem,” notes that CARE has partnered with abortion giant Marie Stopes International

WASHINGTON, DC, July 24, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - There has been a flurry of response to the LifeSiteNews revelations on July 17th that Catholic Relief Services’ top grant-recipient has been a major promoter of contraception. The $5.3 million grant…

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Tags: abortion, care, catholic relief services, contraception

FLASHBACK: Batman The Dark Knight - Should We Fear Imitation of the Joker?

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by John-Henry Westen Fri Jul 20 16:31 EST Comments (3)

Editor’s Note: In light of last night’s horrific Aurora, Colorado movie theater massacre by a young man imitating the Joker character in the movie, Batman The Dark Knight, we are re-publishing this 2008 LifeSiteNews commentary by John-Henry Westen…

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Tags: batman, entertainment, movie violence, pornography

American Life League President slams Catholic Relief Service’s ‘doublespeak’

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by Judie Brown Fri Jul 20 16:04 EST Comments (0)

Editor’s note: Judie Brown is president and cofounder of American Life League and a three-time appointee to the Pontifical Academy for Life.

The Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) latest scandal bears scrutiny because there is a distinct…

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Tags: american life league, catholic relief services, contraception, usccb

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