HAMILTON CATHOLIC WOMEN’S LEAGUE ON THE MARCH OF WOMEN

HAMILTON, May 30 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A resolution on the March of Women 2000 was overwhelmingly passed at the 80th Convention of the Hamilton Diocesan Council of the Catholic Women’s League on Saturday May 28th 2000. The diocese has 12,500 of the 105,000 members of the Catholic Women’s League of   Canada. The resolution called for the National Council of the Catholic Women’s League of Canada to “issue a public statement of withdrawal of its support and endorsement of the World March of Women 2000.” At the Hamilton CWL dinner on Sunday evening Bishop Anthony Tonnos of Hamilton reaffirmed his support […]
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HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL PORTRAYS PRO-LIFERS AS ABUSERS

NEW YORK, May 29 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Human Rights Watch International Film Festival (HRWIFF),  running from June 14-29 in New York, will feature a film called ‘Live Free or Die’ depicting pro-lifers as human rights abusers.  The film, a 70 minute pro-abortion propaganda piece by Marion Lipschutz and Rose Rosenblatt, will air four times June 22, 24, 25 and 26 during the festival alongside productions detailing the brutality of human rights violations by dictatorships and oppressive regimes. The “documentary” film depicts a New England small town abortionist, Dr. Wayne Goldner.  According to the HRWIFF program, the film is “as a […]
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Agence France Press reports that the Italian government has agreed to a compromise over the World Gay Pride event to be held in Rome in July. The July 1-9 gay festival will take place,  but a planned rally in Piazza Venezia, in front of the national monument, will be moved to another location, and a gay pride parade won’t be allowed to cross the city center or any other city street to secure “public order,” said the newspaper Il Messaggero.
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American Family Association reports that school officials in New Milford, CT, faced angry parents after having given a sexually explicit health survey to children as young as 11. Surprise, surprise! Juanita Broaddrick, who accused President Bill Clinton of rape has been hit with an IRS audit. Drudge reports. Dr. James Dobson of Focus on the Family has come to the defence of Dr. Laura Schlessinger.  “She is standing virtually alone now against an onslaught that no one in a free country should have to tolerate,” Dobson said. “It’s time that someone gave her a little encouragement.”
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MILLENIUM FORUM CONCLUDES: GLOBAL GOVERNANCE ON THE WAY

UNITED NATIONS, May 29 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Millenium Forum, a meeting of “civil society organizations” to prepare for the Millenium Summit of the United Nations concluded Friday after a week of deliberations.  UN watchers have issued numerous warnings that the Millenium initiative is little more than the call for “a complete restructuring of the UN and a change in the UN Charter to permit it to legally enforce global governance, a euphemism for world government.” Not disappointing its critics, the UN report on the Forum notes that the meeting urged the creation of an organization which would regulate international financial […]
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BC GOVERNMENT PUBLICLY PUSHES FOR SAME-SEX MARRIAGE

VANCOUVER, May 29 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Following a request by a homosexual-activist lesbian couple for a marriage licence, the British Columbia provincial government has come out in support of same-sex marriage. B.C. Attorney General Andrew Petter issued a statement on behalf of the government which says: “In a modern society there is no justification for denying same sex couples the same option to form marital bonds as are afforded to opposite sex couples.” The BC government also called upon the federal government, which is constitutionally responsible for questions of capacity to marry, to “resolve the matter by clarifying its legislation and […]
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Zenit News reports that on Tuesday the European Union’s patent office, headquartered in Munich,  rejected a patent for a mixture of lethal substances to be used for euthanasia. The applicant for patent Ep 0516811, whose official title is “euthanasia cocktail,” is Michigan State University,  which had refused to remove from the patent the specification providing for the administering of these substances to human beings.  The Vancouver Province reports today that “a same-sex Victoria couple said Thursday they will seek a marriage licence from the province Friday – planning for the big day July 29 and an even bigger day after […]
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NORWAY PROPOSES TEEN ABORTION WITHOUT PARENTAL KNOWLEDGE

May 26 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Norway’s Minister of Health has proposed that girls under 16 should be able to abort their babies without informing their parents. Aftenposten reports that the minister objects to a law favouring parents being informed of the abortion of their grandchildren, saying that it “cause(s) conflicts.” The paper reports that Norwegian law currently says parents should be told of the impending procedure with the right to voice their opinion on the matter unless there is a good reason for not allowing such a process.
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CROSS CANADA PRO-LIFE YOUTH WALKS IN TORONTO ON SATURDAY

TORONTO, May 26 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Andrew Fournier, the pro-life youth walking across Canada to raise awareness of the pro-life cause is currently in Toronto recovering from shin splints. Despite his injury he will be in Collingwood tonight to speak at a pro-life event and in Toronto tomorrow for his walk up Yonge St. Accompanied by supporters of all ages, he will be departing from Yonge St.  and Queens Quay at 1:00 p.m. He invites Toronto supporters of life to accompany him. He will soon return to Napanee to continue his walk. For more information: 416-204-9781 or email: [email protected] or see:  […]
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A Planned Parenthood abortionist described his murderous practices in detail in court this week trying to show how a law against partial-birth abortion would affect the other procedures he uses to kill babies.  (Pro-Life E-News)  Associated Press reports that “Republican presidential candidate George W. Bush on Friday said the Vatican should be allowed to maintain its “permanent observer status” at the United Nations, and he urged the White House to make its position clear.” “The position of the administration is unclear,” he said. “The position of my administration will be very clear and firm: America supports permanent observer status for […]
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