WASHINGTON, Nov 2 (LSN) A draft document of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops tells Catholic politicians that if they fail to support pro-life laws they endanger their salvation. The document says that lawmakers will be held accountable for failing to oppose pro-abortion and pro-euthanasia legislation. Moreover, the Bishops said that positive support for other worthy social causes such as poverty “can never excuse a wrong choice” on pro-life issues. Religion News Today covered the news found in the Cleveland Plain Dealer which had obtained a copy of the proposed NCCB document.
TORONTO, Nov 2 (LSN) – University of Toronto is closing six washrooms due to students’ complaints of rampant public sex acts in the facilities. Umberto Carolo, a former co-ordinator of U of T’s Sexual Education Centre proposed a “solution” to the problem saying “If the university truly wants to find a better approach to solving the issue, they should start working together to make it easier for men to meet men.”
VATICAN CITY, Nov 2 (LSN) On October 23 Pope John Paul II addressed 200 Catholic European politicians and legislators, at a meeting in the Vatican organized by the Pontifical Council for the Family, warning that recognition of non-married cohabitators is a threat to the family. “The family cannot be placed on a par with simple associations or unions; the latter cannot benefit from the rights linked exclusively to the protection of the conjugal and familial commitment based on matrimony,” said the pope. “To make de facto couples equivalent to matrimony, and to legalize other forms of relations between persons, is […]