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The International Week of Prayer and Fasting to End Abortion begins on LifeChain Sunday October 3-11. A Catholic event at the conclusion of the week is taking place in Washington.  The Communist Party in Vietnam has expelled a 74-year-old man from the party and the benefits of its membership for having too many children. Le Van Dung and his family were expelled for violating the two child policy introduced in the mid 1990’s.  (South China Morning Post) Catholic World News reports today that Rev. Lisandro Orlov, of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Argentina has sparked national debate this week as […]
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POPE SAYS END CHURCH INVOLVEMENT IN ABORTION COUNSELING

BERLIN, Sept 21 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Having gained access to leaked documents regarding private communications between the Vatican and German bishops, German newspapers have published the material. Catholic World News reports today that the German paper Frankfurter Allgemeine has published what it claims is a letter from Pope John Paul II to Bishop Karl Lehmann the president of the German bishops’ conference.  According to the letter, the pope has demanded that the bishops end all Church participation in the government sponsored abortion counselling. The reason for the new directive apparently stems from the fact that although certificates handed out by the […]
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UN POPULATION PROPAGANDA TO BE LAUNCHED TOMORROW

NEW YORK, Sept 21 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Tomorrow the United Nations Family Planning Association (UNFPA),  the population control arm of the UN, will release its annual propaganda report: “The State of World Population 1999, 6 Billion: A Time for Choices.” Dr. Nafis Sadik, UNFPA Executive Director, will launch the report in London at a press conference during which she is expected to call on governments to continue to depopulate their countries using contraception,  abortion and sterilization (masked under the rhetoric of “reproductive health and rights”). It is hoped that much of the alarmist overpopulation scare tactics will be muted in the […]
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14 YEAR OLD ARIZONA GIRL IN GROUP HOME AFTER ABORTION

PHOENIX, Sept 21 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The 14-year-old girl who was ordered by an Arizona judge to have an out-of-state late-term abortion while over 24 weeks pregnant has returned to the state after the killing of her baby. On Monday, Maricopa County Superior Court Judge William Sargeant ordered that the girl live in a state-run group home and be returned to the custody of Child Protective Services, since she was made a ward of the court just prior to her abortion.  Extended family members report they are upset at not being allowed to have contact with her and are concerned for […]
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TAXPAYERS SHELL OUT $5 MILLION FOR ABORTIONIST’S RENT

TORONTO, Sept 20 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Freedom of information documentation obtained through the assistance of Interim reporter Frank Kennedy was published in Sept. 14-27 issue of the Toronto Free Press. It reveals that Ontario taxpayers have paid millions of dollars in rent for the facilities of famed Canadian abortionist Henry Morgentaler. The paper notes that for the 1997-98 year taxpayers shelled out $567,325. “Currently half way through a 10-year lease on Morgentaler’s 727 Hillsdale Ave. E. abortion clinic, taxpayers have already paid $2,611,828.  Morgentaler’s rent will exceed $5,000,000,” says the report.  he paper reports that on top of what Morgentaler charges […]
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MOCK RELIGION AND GET A GRANT FOR “ART”

TORONTO, Sept 20 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A despicable trend in “art” has been the attacks against Christianity proposed as art works, but more disturbing has been the fact that these travesties are regularly funded with taxpayer dollars. Last week the National Post reported that University of Manitoba art professor Diana Thorneycroft was given $15,000 for her “exhibit of 12 rotting rabbit carcasses strung up in a forest.” Called “Monstrance” – the   vessel used by Catholics to hold the Eucharist – the rotting carcasses will house her photographs.  In a related story, beginning October 2, the Brooklyn Museum of Art will […]
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HOMOSEXUAL GROUP SPYING AND FIXING STUDY

TORONTO, Sept 20 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Leaked documents have revealed that the homosexual lobby group,  Equality for Gays and Lesbians Everywhere (EGALE), has taken to spying on its opponents and exerting control over a government funded study on homosexuality. The documents leaked to the National Post suggest a complete lack of objectivity in the so-called First National Survey of Lesbians, Gay Men and Bisexuals in Canada. Despite warnings about the potential for such bias, the government readily handed taxpayer dollars over to the homosexual activist group to supervise the survey. The Reform Party managed to figure out the risk, questioning the […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

The National Post reports today that following the trend of the Canadian Library Association and despite complaints from parents, the Calgary Public Library has offered unrestricted free public access to the Internet without safeguarding children from pornography. Scottish professor Ian Smith wants to bring lessons on how to have a successful marriage to schools in Scotland to reduce the divorce rate.  (The Sunday Times) Last week the New York Post pointed out the lack of media outrage over the anti-Christian sentiment in the slaying of Christian youth in Wedgewood Baptist Church in Fort Worth, Texas. 
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CATHOLICS AND MUSLIMS MARCH TOGETHER FOR LIFE IN TANZANIA

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, Sept 17 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In what some are calling “a milestone in the history of Tanzania” more that 3000 Catholics and Muslims took to the streets carrying signs condemning abortion and condoms in Tanzania’s first national “Great March for Life”. The march which took place Saturday September 11 was organized by Emil Hagamu, Director of Pro-Life Tanzania, an affiliate of Human Life International. Hagamu reported that leading the march was Honorable Tatu Mtimizi, Tanzania Deputy Minister of Health, who is Muslim, along with groups such as Catholic Women of Tanzania, Young Catholic Society, Charismatic Renewal, Muslim […]
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LOSS OF FUNDING FOR REFUSAL TO UPHOLD PRO-LIFE MEASURE

DETROIT, Sept 17 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Health officials in Muskegon and Ottawa counties who said they would not comply with Michigan’s new Women’s Right to Know legislation that went into effect Monday were told by state authorities that refusal to abide by the new law would result in the loss of license and state funding. After six years of battling abortion providers, the new law went into effect requiring women be given information about what abortion procedure they will have, the name of the doctor,  line drawings of the gestational age of their unborn baby, other options to abortion such as […]
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