ABORTED BABIES BEING DUMPED IN SEWERS IN SOUTH AFRICA

EAST CAPE, South Africa, Feb 8, 2001 (LSN.ca) – The legalization of abortion in South Africa in 1996 has led to an utter disregard for unborn children as evidenced in a report indicating that the bodies of aborted babies are being thrown into sewers. Christian Martin, a member of the provincial legislature in South Africa’s province of East Cape, called on the government to have police investigate and put a stop to the practice. For more see the allAfrica news coverage at:  https://allafrica.com/stories/200102060239.html (with files from the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children)
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CANADIAN GOV’T AND UNITED WAY SPONSOR S&M SEX WORKSHOP FOR 14-YEAR-OLDS

BARRIE, ON, Feb 8, 2001 (LSN.ca) – A “Youth Conference” for young people between 14-29 to be held Saturday at Georgian College in Barrie will feature a workshop on practicing “safe” sado-masochistic sex. The Barrie Examiner reports that Duncan MacLachlan, executive producer of the Mr. Leatherman Toronto competition – a major event of the Toronto S&M community – will present the workshop. An ad for the conference on the web page of the AIDS Committee of Simcoe County lists Health Canada and the United Way Young Adult Initiative as sponsors of the event. Other sponsors include the Civic Renewal Project, […]
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NDP CABINET MINISTER SETTLES SLANDER SUIT AGAINST PRO-LIFER

VANCOUVER, Feb 8, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Well known pro-life activist John Hof, president of Campaign Life Coalition British Columbia, has received an “out of court” settlement of $25,000 from NDP Minister of Labour, Hon. Joan Smallwood. The agreement stems from remarks made in the media by Ms. Smallwood about Mr. Hof, spuriously linking him to an attack against an abortionist. “I hope this incident serves as an example to everyone with strongly held views about pro-lifers. People, particularly government officials, should not repeat misinformation just to further a political agenda,” said Hof in a press release. “This settlement is a […]
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US NEWS ROUNDUP

Focus on the Family reports that former Presidential Candidate Elizabeth Dole is considered a frontrunner in the selection of US ambassador to the United Nations. Two other leading candidates Harvard law Professor Mary Ann Glendon and John Bolton VP of The Heritage Foundation would be much preferred to the pro-abortion Dole.  https://www.family.org/cforum/fnif/news/A0014693.html Rabbi Yehuda Levin of Jews for Morality and pro-family activist Gary Bauer both told the Christian News Service that they expect more in terms of support for Life and Family from the Bush Administration.  https://headlines.agapepress.org/archive/2/62001b.asp Yesterday Republican Sen. Tim Hutchinson of Arkansas and Republican Rep. David Vitter of […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

Baby survives after only 21 weeks, 3 days gestation.  https://www.gulf-news.com/Articles/print.asp?ArticleID=8700 A simple argument – Life begins at conception – By Jon Dougherty of WorldNetDaily https://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?21630
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CATHOLIC WOMEN’S LEAGUE PROMOTING ANTI-VATICAN GROUP

OTTAWA, Feb 7, 2001 (LSN.ca) – The most recent edition of The Canadian League, the newsletter of the Catholic Women’s League (CWL), praises an organization that has supported the ousting of the Vatican from the United Nations as a permanent observer. The League article written by Joan Hastie – the representative of the Catholic Women’s League to the controversial March of Women 2000 – praises the Women’s Inter-Church Council of Canada (WICC) as “working for social justice for all, and for women in particular.” Hastie, who serves as the representative of the CWL to WICC, promotes WICC enterprises and provides […]
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STAR TREK VOYAGER ACTRESS RECEIVES PRO-LIFE AWARD

HOLLYWOOD, Feb 7, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Kate Mulgrew, star of “Star Trek: Voyager” is a recent recipient of the Feminists for Life (FFL) “Remarkable Pro-Life Women” award. Mulgrew told FFL she placed her daughter up for adoption after she had her at a young age, and was reunited with her only two years ago. “I practiced my belief at great cost to myself,” said Mulgrew. “Adoption or abortion almost always promises the mother a legacy of shame and regret, I have to be frank about my experience. I survived it. .. . women often don’t believe that they can survive […]
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DIOCESES REJECT NATIONAL CATHOLIC EDUCATION CONVENTION DUE TO DISSIDENT SPEAKER

WASHINGTON, Feb 7, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Benedictine Sister Joan Chittister, who dissents from church teaching on issues of homosexuality, and the ordination of women has caused at least two Catholic dioceses in the US to boycott the National Catholic Education Association convocation. The yearly NCEA event usually draws thousands of Catholic schoolteachers and religious educators from around the country for four days of workshops and general sessions. This year the dioceses of Peoria and Pittsburgh have opted out. The Catholic News Service reports that in a memo sent to his staff last October, Father Kris Stubna, education secretary for the […]
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POPE URGES ALBANIANS FIGHT ABORTION

VATICAN, Feb 7, 2001 (LSN.ca) – In a meeting with the Bishops of Albania Saturday, Pope John Paul II urged the country’s religious leaders to combat abortion. “It is also indispensable … to fight against the grave evils which, unfortunately, afflict your country as well, such as abortion, prostitution, the spirit of vendetta, the exploitation of women, and violence. Do not tire of firmly raising your voice in defense of life from its conception,” he said.
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WINNIPEG ARCHBISHOP URGES PRIESTS TO PREACH AGAINST ABORTION

WINNIPEG, Feb 6, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Archbishop V. James Weisgerber of Winnipeg has written all the priests in his diocese urging them to “raise up the Gospel value of life” and oppose public funding of the Morgentaler abortuary in the province. In the letter dated Feb. 2, the archbishop asked pastors and parishioners to write and petition the provincial Health Minister Dave Chomiak, asking him not to go ahead with plans to fund the private abortuary. The Archdiocese informed LifeSite that the bishop also wrote Minister Comiak on Feb 1. In his letter the bishop wrote “as a Church leader […]
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