HIGH ANGLICAN OFFICIAL PRO SAME-SEX MARRIAGE

LONDON, May 24 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Bishop of Oxford, the Right Rev Richard Harries, one of the highest ranking Anglican leaders, has seemingly endorsed homosexual marriages with a new publication (the text of a talk given by the bishop) on his diocesan website called Same Sex Relations –  the Unresolved Questions. Commenting on the document to the Times, Colin Hart, of the Christian Institute, an evangelical think-tank, said that the bishop was close to blasphemy,  adding: “He is going as far as he can without actually saying that the Holy Spirit backs same-sex relationships.” In the talk the bishop scornfully questioned […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

The English Court of Appeal has ruled that a mentally handicapped woman should be fitted with an intra-uterine device. The mother of the 29 year-old woman had originally secured a court ruling that her handicapped daughter, described as very attractive, should be given a hysterectomy to prevent her becoming pregnant. However, Dame Elizabeth Butler-Sloss,  president of the High Court family division, said that “the patient has the right, if she cannot herself choose, not to have drastic surgery imposed upon her unless or until it has been demonstrated that it is in her best interests.” Instead, the woman will be […]
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US NEWS ROUNDUP

Conservative legal experts are angered but not surprised that the US Supreme Court on Monday threw out a portion of the Communications Decency Act that required cable operators to either completely block out pornographic programming, or show it only from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. – when children are less likely to be watching.  The American Family Association of Michigan says administrators at one public school may have broken the law when they forced students to attend a seminar presented by homosexual activists. The “Diversity Day” program was presented at Grand Haven High School on May 1, and featured homosexuals […]
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A Voice In the Wilderness

The following open letter on the International March of Women was written by Mrs. Jakki Jeffs, a Life Member of the Catholic Women’s League (CWL).  A Life Member is given permanent membership on the national council of the CWL. Mrs. Jeffs is a former president of the CWL of the Hamilton diocese (this diocesan CWL has 12,500 members – about 10% of the CWL national membership). She was also a member of the CWL Ontario provincial board acting as the Educational Convener. Moreover she was recently featured in The Catholic Register as a model CWL leader. A VOICE IN THE […]
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EX-GAYS DEMAND RECOGNITION BY PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION

CHICAGO, May 23 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Leaders of more than 50 groups that help people leave the homosexual lifestyle gathered last week in downtown Chicago to demand the American Psychiatric Association (APA) acknowledge that such a life change is possible.  Focus on the Family reports that marchers at the massive McCormick Place Convention Center carried signs reading, “Where’s the tolerance?” and “It’s my right to change.” The protesters said they represent tens of thousands of people who have left the homosexual lifestyle. Speaking at the demonstration was Columbia University professor Dr. Robert Spitzer, one of the chief architects of the APA’s […]
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BISHOP’S FUNDRAISER IN TROUBLE OVER SUPPORT FOR WOMEN’S MARCH

CALGARY, May 23 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The public support for the International March of Women by Calgary Bishop Frederick Henry has caused a stir among faithful in his diocese, some of whom are boycotting the Annual Bishop’s Appeal, a fundraising dinner.  Former Calgary mayor Rod Sykes,  a Catholic told the Calgary Herald Saturday “My wife and a great many of her friends are now refusing to support his appeal. They’re simply not satisfied he’ll use donations in ways they would approve. Bishop Henry has made it plain he’ll give money to organizations that support abortion, if they support other causes he […]
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UNITED AIRLINES PULLS DR. LAURA SPONSORSHIP

WASHINGTON, May 23 (LifeSiteNews.com) – United Airlines has joined Proctor and Gamble in pulling ads from Dr. Laura Schlessinger over her belief that homosexuality is “deviant” and “unhealthy” – comments which have enraged homosexual activists.  Activists have staged protest rallies and are demanding the extremely popular radio show host be removed from the air over her expression of Orthodox Jewish beliefs on the matter of homosexuality.
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

ABC news reported last week that abortion has played a role in the population implosion in Russia.  In April, the Russian State Statistics reported that the country’s death rate is twice as high as its birth rate. Each day, the country’s population literally shrinks by 2,500 people. About 70 percent of all pregnancies since 1994 ended in abortion.  (Pro-Life E-News) Focus on the Family Canada and the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada appeared before the Senate Committee on Bill C-23 last week.  The groups argued against the bill and for traditional marriage.  TV’s First Male-Male Kiss. Next week, the Warner Brothers […]
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TORONTO TAXPAYERS PAY FOR HOMOSEXUAL MARRIAGE CHALLENGE

TORONTO, May 23 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The City of Toronto has decided to challenge the restriction of marriage to heterosexual couples.  Following a staged demand for a marriage licence by homosexual activists, the Toronto City Clerk Novina Wong was advised by the City Solicitor that denying the licence may contradict the Charter of Rights.  The Clerk advised Toronto City Council that the case had been referred to the Ontario Superior Court of Justice for a decision on the matter. The decision to bring the matter to court means that the homosexual marriage challenge will be presented by a lawyer funded by […]
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US NEWS ROUNDUP

The following photographic evidence demonstrates the media bias in reporting attendance at liberal vs. conservative events.  A photo of the alleged 500,000 moms at the million mom march this past weekend compared to a photo of the reported 300,000 Dads from the promise keepers rally in 1997 shows the promise keepers rally with at least twice the attendance. Conservative News Service reports that the North American Man/Boy Love Association – which, by its own admission, “speaks out against societal repression and celebrates the joys of men and boys in love”—faces a lawsuit stemming from the murder of a ten-year-old Massachusetts […]
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