Kathleen Gilbert

My Final Letter to You…


by Kathleen Gilbert Tue Oct 09 13:46 EST Comments (25)

Kathleen Gilbert, Former LifeSiteNews U.S. Bureau Chief

Dear readers,

I’m sorry to say this is my final letter to you.

A previous letter hinted at my mysterious disappearance from LifeSiteNews’ roster a few weeks ago. So tonight I’m picking up the metaphorical pen one last time before I enter the…

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China’s claim to have banned forced abortions a sham: activist


by Kathleen Gilbert Fri Sep 14 18:05 EST Comments (2)

Reggie Littlejohn

CHONGQING CITY, China, September 14, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A U.S.-based leader in the movement against forced abortions in China says a Chinese official’s recent claim that the barbaric practice has been effectively banned is undoubtedly another…

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Tags: forced abortion, one child policy, reggie littlejohn

Los Angeles archbishop suspends faculties of ‘Catholics for Equality’ priest


by Kathleen Gilbert Fri Sep 14 15:22 EST Comments (49)

Archbishop Gomez

LOS ANGELES, September 14, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A priest who helped found a gay ‘marriage’ advocacy group for Catholics has been suspended from distributing the sacraments or representing himself publicly as a cleric by his bishop.


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Tags: catholics for equality, jose gomez, joseph palacios, los angeles

Media blackout: Reporter says HHS mandate ‘just a weird idea I don’t think anyone’s talking about’


by Kathleen Gilbert Fri Sep 14 12:48 EST Comments (0)

Foster Friess

A Daily Beast reporter who sat down with a religious conservative at the Republican National Convention last month gave us all a peek at just how effective the media blackout on the HHS mandate has been.

In a live broadcast, the interviewer asked…

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Christian retail owners fight $1.3 million-per-day HHS mandate fine in court


by Kathleen Gilbert Thu Sep 13 15:42 EST Comments (110)

Hobby Lobby CEO David Green and his wife Barbara

OKLAHOMA CITY, September 13, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Obama administration is set to levy as much as a $1.3 million per day fine against a Christian retail business based on their religious objection to abortifacient drugs, according to a…

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Tags: ella, hhs mandate, hobby lobby, religious freedom

Top Vatican Cardinal to bishops: correct yourselves when validly criticized, be firm in fidelity


by Kathleen Gilbert Thu Sep 13 13:17 EST Comments (20)

Cardinal Bertone

ROME, September 13, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The Vatican’s Secretary of State told a group of new bishops Wednesday they must be ready to eschew the “fashion of the moment” in favor of authentic Church teaching - even when unpopular.


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Tags: tarcisio bertone, vatican

Seminary professor fired for beliefs on homosexuality: complaint


by Kathleen Gilbert Wed Sep 12 14:01 EST Comments (12)

Rev. Jamal-Dominique Hopkins.
Rev. Jamal-Dominique Hopkins.

ATLANTA, September 12, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) - A theological professor at an African-American Christian seminary has complained to federal anti-discrimination officials that he was fired based on his conservative views, particularly his stance…

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Tags: interdenominational theological center itc, jamal-dominique hopkins, same-sex 'marriage'

Obama will lose ‘because of abortion’: Knights of Columbus head


by Susanna Rose Wed Sep 12 12:44 EST Comments (14)

September 12, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - President Obama’s extreme views on abortion may be about to cost him the election, according to the supreme knight of the Knights of Columbus.

Carl A. Anderson wrote in an Aug 24 National Review column that…

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Tags: carl anderson, dnc, election 2012, knights of columbus

Autopsy: Planned Parenthood patient’s uterus arrived separate from body


by Kathleen Gilbert Tue Sep 11 14:01 EST Comments (23)

Tonya Reaves

September 11, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The autopsy report of 24-year-old Planned Parenthood patient Tonya Reaves is difficult to read.

The document obtained by Operation Rescue this week gives an inventory of the remains of the young woman, who…

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Tags: botched abortion, operation rescue, planned parenthood, tonya reaves

Former Baywatch, Playboy star now Rosary-praying Mom voting against Obama


by Kathleen Gilbert Tue Sep 11 13:11 EST Comments (53)

September 10, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Former Baywatch star Donna D’errico says that she has turned away from her previous lifestyle as a buxom Playboy playmate to become a Mass-going mom of two - and she will never vote for Barack Obama.


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Tags: conversion, faith, obama, politics

Ann Romney: marriage, birth control mandate ‘distract’ from real voting issues


by Kathleen Gilbert Tue Sep 11 09:25 EST Comments (47)

DAVENPORT, Iowa, September 11, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s wife last week refused to answer questions on the Obama administration’s birth control mandate and the redefinition of marriage, saying such social…

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Tags: abortion, gay marriage, politics, romney

Obamacare nun: abortion question is ‘above my pay grade’


by Kathleen Gilbert Mon Sep 10 08:49 EST Comments (38)

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, September 10, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A top lobbyist nun who backed President Obama’s federal health care bill in 2009 has said the question of whether abortion should be legal is “above my pay grade.”

NETWORK president…

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Tags: abortion, faith, nuns, obamacare

Abortionists don’t need a doctor’s license: bill rammed through California Senate


by Kathleen Gilbert Fri Sep 07 12:38 EST Comments (44)

SACRAMENTO, September 7, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) - The California Senate last week rammed through a bill allowing abortionists to practice without a doctor’s license, which now awaits approval from Governor Jerry Brown. 

Senate Bill 623,…

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Tags: california, life legal defense foundation

Apple embroiled in forced-abortion controversy: China employees given pregnancy tests


by Kathleen Gilbert Fri Sep 07 12:11 EST Comments (49)

BEIJING, September 7, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) - Escaped Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng is leading international opponents of forced abortion in calling upon the world’s largest company to end compliance with the China’s one-child policy.

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Tags: apple, chen guangcheng, china, one-child policy

Priests for Life voter guide presents a stark contrast in the 2012 election


by Kathleen Gilbert Fri Sep 07 08:53 EST Comments (24)

"The key question is not simply what the candidate believes."

NEW YORK, September 7, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) - Priests for Life (PFL) has published a one-page voter’s guide with a simple breakdown of the two presidential candidates’ positions on social issues.

The guide, available in English and Spanish,…

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Tags: 2012, priests for life

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