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Mexican bishop under Vatican investigation for supporting homosexualist organization

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by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman Fri Jul 29 17:43 EST Comments (3)

Bishop Raul Vera

SALTILLO, Mexico, July 29, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Raul Vera, the Catholic bishop of Saltillo, Mexico, is under investigation by the Vatican over his sponsorship of an organization that condones sodomy, according to Mexican press sources.

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Tags: homosexuality, raul vera

Facebook page for Chilean pro-family march shut down by repeated cyberattacks

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by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman Wed Jul 27 20:23 EST Comments (6)

July 27, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The pro-family organization “Transform Chile,” which has scheduled a “March for Values” for July 30th at 3 pm in Santiago’s Plaza Italia, says that it was forced to remove its Facebook page after repeated…

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Tags: chile, gay activists, homosexuality, marriage

Colombia’s highest court orders Congress to recognize homosexual unions

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by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman Wed Jul 27 18:50 EST Comments (3)

July 27, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Colombia’s Constitutional Court has issued a decision declaring that homosexual couples constitute a “family,” but stopping short of giving them a right to “marry” each other.

In a decision issued…

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Tags: colombia, homosexuality, marriage

Incredible: five million sign petition to outlaw abortion in Colombia - over 10% of population

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by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman Tue Jul 26 21:36 EST Comments (2)

Young Colombians have staged in recent years several protests against the legalization of abortion

July 26, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Colombian pro-lifers, led by the nation’s Conservative Party, say they have now gathered five million signatures for their petition for a constitutional amendment prohibiting all abortions.

The figure was reported…

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Tags: abortion, colombia, united nations

Colombian Christians issue joint condemnation of homosexual ‘marriage’ as court decision approaches

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by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman Tue Jul 26 11:09 EST Comments (0)

COLOMBIA, July 26, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The leaders of Colombia’s major Christian denominations have issued a joint statement asking the nation’s Constitutional Court to protect the institution of marriage and reject a petition to create…

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Tags: abortion, colombia, gay marriage, marriage

Vatican Cardinal: Divine judgment will fall on priests who do not oppose abortion, homosexuality

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by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman Mon Jul 25 17:35 EST Comments (47)

Cardinal Robert Sarah

July 25, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Cardinal Robert Sarah is warning that priests who fail in their duty to oppose the breakdown of morality in modern society, particularly pro-abortion and anti-family policies, will receive the condemnation of God.… Continue Reading »

Tags: abortion, robert sarah

Robert Cardinal Sarah, Address to ordinands of the Community of St. Martin, June 25, 2011

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by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman Mon Jul 25 17:33 EST Comments (0)

Translation by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman

Cardinal Robert Sarah
Very dear brothers of the episcopacy and the presbyterate,
Very dear brothers and sisters,
Very dear ordinands,

I do not believe that it is by pure chance or simply a happy coincidence…

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Tags: abortion, robert sarah

Over 4 million sign massive pro-life petition in Colombia

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by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman Fri Jul 22 17:16 EST Comments (2)

July 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A coalition of religious and conservative groups in Colombia have collected a mind-boggling four million signatures in favor of a pro-life amendment to the nation’s constitution, according to the Spanish-language…

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Tags: abortion, colombia

No ‘right’ to abortion exists in international law, say bioethics experts

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by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman Wed Jul 20 18:17 EST Comments (1)

July 20, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - When it comes to the supposed “right” to abortion in international law, promoted by the international abortion lobby, the rhetoric is far removed from the reality, according to the Buenos Aires based Center for…

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Tags: abortion, argentina

Swiss pro-life groups force referendum on public funding for abortions

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by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman Wed Jul 20 11:13 EST Comments (1)

SWITZERLAND, July 20, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Following a successful petition drive by pro-life groups, the Swiss government will be forced to hold a national referendum on the public funding of abortion, after deciding in April to continue…

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Tags: abortion, switzerland

Interamerican Commission on Human Rights rejects right to life of unborn, official says

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by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman Fri Jul 15 17:57 EST Comments (7)

BUENOS AIRES, July 15, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Although the American Convention on Human Rights protects the right to life “from the moment of conception,” the court assigned to enforce the treaty does not regard abortion as a violation of the…

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Tags: abortion, latin america

U.S. ambassador slammed by El Salvador pro-family groups for pushing homosexual agenda

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by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman Fri Jul 15 14:39 EST Comments (5)

U.S. ambassador to El Salvador, Mari Carmen Aponte.

SAN SALVADOR, July 14, 2011 (LifeSIteNews.com) - Pro-family groups in El Salvador have mounted an organized protest against the current United States ambassador to the country, after she published a controversial article in a local newspaper…

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Tags: el salvador, homophobia, homosexuality, mari aponte

Another world: Guatemalan presidential candidates united in opposition to abortion, gay agenda

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by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman Thu Jul 14 12:45 EST Comments (1)

GUATEMALA CITY, July 14, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Nine out of eleven of Guatemala’s presidential candidates recently attended a forum held by the country’s Catholic bishops, where the candidates unanimously rejected the decriminalization of…

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Tags: abortion, catholic, contraception, guatemala

‘Conservative’ Chilean president to introduce civil union legislation

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by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman Wed Jul 13 17:11 EST Comments (2)

SANTIAGO, July 13, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Chile’s president Sebastian Piñera, who bills himself as a social conservative and is known for his defense of the right to life, is preparing to introduce a bill in the nation’s congress instituting…

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Tags: chile, civil unions, homosexuality, marriage

Italian lower house votes to ban euthanasia

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by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman Wed Jul 13 11:39 EST Comments (0)

July 13, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The lower house of Italy’s parliament has voted to prohibit the starvation and dehydration of patients in a move that is seen as a response to the killing of Eluana Englaro in 2009.

In a 278-205 vote recorded in…

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Tags: eluana englaro, euthanasia, italy

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