HOMOSEXUAL BENEFITS LAW BEFORE SENATE

OTTAWA, Sept 2 (LifeSiteNews.com) – With the Canadian Senate about to commence its fall session, the Canada Family Action Coalition has warned that a bill which would make sexual acts, rather than marriage or even common law relationships the basis for reception of federal survivor benefits, is to come again before the senators. In June, the Senate failed to pass the $30 billion dollar pension appropriation bill which included the controversial clause to allow same-sex benefits; they sent it back to committee. Senator Anne Cools voiced her objection to the bill in June noting “it fails to protect the institution […]
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SOUTH KOREAN’S URGED TO HAVE AT LEAST 3 CHILDREN

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept 1 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a move sure to ignite the furor of the United Nations and other depopulation activists,  the Catholic Church in South Korea is encouraging parents to have at least three children. The Vatican’s Fides News Agency reports that during a general assembly, the Family Committee of the archdiocese held 17th -16th July, it was decided that this was necessary in order “to promote a more prosperous society, with more children and more healthy children, in order to solve the problems we face today as a result of a low birth rate”. According to […]
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US ABORTION NEWS ROUNDUP

GOP Presidential candidate Pat Buchanan, a favourite of many pro-lifers, is according to his manager “seriously considering” leaving the liberal on abortion Republican Party for the Reform Party.  (ABC News) Pro-lifers in Kansas have taken up sidewalk counselling outside the abortuary of George Tiller in the hopes of rescuing the 14-year-old, 24-week-pregnant Arizona girl from the horror of abortion.  (Azcentral.com) Rhode Island lawmakers proposed Tuesday to allow late-term abortions (beyond the 19th week)  to be performed outside of hospitals in licensed ambulatory surgical centers.  (Boston.com) MSNBC news reports today that the family of Donna Brennan, the assisted-suicide victim of Kevorkian […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

The Conservative News Service reports today that a new study by the Parents Television Council found that the “combined per-hour average of objectionable content” between 8:00 p.m.  and 9:00 p.m. ET increased 75% from February 1998, with an average of nearly seven references per hour that pertained to sex, violence or vulgar language.  Apple Computers is supporting homeschooling with a program to make its educational products available to homeschoolers.  A Catholic University professor in Rome suggests that the Church must guide a new sexual revolution, a revolution that would give God-ordained sexuality its prominence.  (EWTN News)
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SCANDALOUS EFFORT TO BLAME CATHOLIC CHURCH FOR RWANDAN GENOCIDE

KIGALI, Rwanda, Sept 1 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A noted Catholic Marian theologian has disputed the charges of genocide and murder leveled against a Rwandan Catholic bishop by the Rwandan president. In an interview with FIDES news service, reported on today by Catholic World News, world renowned French theologian Father Rene Laurentin, who had contact with Bishop Augustin Misago of Ginkongoro, condemned the accusations brought against the bishops. Laurentin described the trial as “a campaign against the Catholic Church, to make her appear as the cause of an evil which she sought in every possible way to prevent and to stop.” For […]
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MAJOR STUDY FINDS EVIDENCE AGAINST ASSISTED SUICIDE

TORONTO, Sept 1 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A ground-breaking study to be released in the September 4 edition of The Lancet medical journal has found that terminal cancer patients have second thoughts once they have expressed a desire to die. The study was funded by the Canadian Cancer Society, The Open Society Institute, and Project Death in America. The research, by Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov, Professor of Psychiatry and Family Medicine, Division of Palliative Care,  University of Manitoba, found that “the will to live in terminal patients can fluctuate wildly over periods as short as 12 hours in response to physical or […]
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Scandalous Effort to Blame Catholic Church for Rwandan Genocide

KIGALI, Rwanda, Sept 1 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A noted Catholic Marian theologian has disputed the charges of genocide and murder leveled against a Rwandan Catholic bishop by the Rwandan president. In an interview with FIDES news service, reported on today by Catholic World News, world renowned French theologian Father Rene Laurentin, who had contact with Bishop Augustin Misago of Ginkongoro, condemned the accusations brought against the bishops. Laurentin described the trial as “a campaign against the Catholic Church, to make her appear as the cause of an evil which she sought in every possible way to prevent and to stop.” Since […]
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