VATICAN TO ISSUE MANUAL EXPLAINING CONFUSING TERMS AROUND SEXUALITY

VATICAN, May 28, 2001 (LSN.ca) – At the close of the extraordinary consistory of Cardinals in Rome last week it was announced that the Vatican would issue a lexicon of terms relating to new concepts of sexuality and to the family. Cardinal Alfonso L—pez Trujillo, president of the Pontifical Council for the Family, said the work would explain new terms such as “sexual health” and “gender differences.” Zenit News reports that the manual would include the studies and reflection of the Church, especially that of Vatican delegations to U.N. world conferences on population, women, social development, and shantytowns. See the […]
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Successful chastity presentations by a pro-life group in Calgary has raised the ire of abortion supporters in public schools.

Successful chastity presentations by a pro-life group in Calgary has raised the ire of abortion supporters in public schools.  https://www.globeandmail.ca/gam/National/20010528/UCALGN.html A crowd of more than 6,500 Christians from across the country gathered for the Canadian Prayer Assembly on May 19, 2001. Like the first national prayer gathering held last May in Ottawa, the event brought Christians of all denominations together for collective prayer and praise. (Evangelical Fellowship of Canada)
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ABORTION SHIP HEADED FOR IRELAND IN JUNE

DUBLIN, May 28, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Dutch abortionist Rebecca Gomperts, 34, is ready to launch her abortion ship this June and her first stop will be off the shore of Dublin, Ireland. The Sunday Times reported that the ship is equipped to carry out 20 abortions a day and “under Dutch law, can perform abortions where medically appropriate.” The Dutch pro-abortion group, the Women on Waves Foundation, has contacted pro-abortion groups in Ireland and thus received an “invitation” from the Irish groups. Mildred Fox, an independent and pro-life Irish politician said, “If she [Gomperts] breaks the law, she will have […]
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JUDGE RULES MARRIAGE NO LONGER LEGALLY IMPORTANT

VANCOUVER, May 28, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Completing a court case concerning the right of a father to have his children bear his last name, Vancouver Supreme Court of Appeal Justice Mary Southin ruled that British Columbia law no longer considers marriage to be a “social institution of paramount or … any importance.” Writing the 2-1 majority decision, Southin concluded that BC law gives biological mothers complete rights over their children, including the sole right to name them. “The legislature has left no ‘gap’ in this question of a child’s name and surname,” she said. ” It has decreed that fathers […]
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ANOTHER VACCINE USING ABORTED BABY TISSUE MARKETED

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2001 (LSN.ca) – A new combined vaccine, TWINRIX¨, against both Hepatitis-A and B has been developed and is being recommended for children aged 1 to 18 years. The vaccine, by Glaxo SmithKline, however is tainted with the specter of abortion since it uses the Hepatitis-A vaccine, which was cultivated on aborted fetal tissue. The pro-life group Children of God for Life, which specializes in factual documentation of vaccines from abortion, notes that the same situation exists for the MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) vaccine where Rubella is the “tainted” ingredient in the combo vaccine. The pro-life group notes […]
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Catholic News Service reported that Bishop Thomas V. Daily of Brooklyn has raised the specter of “black genocide” in pointing out to his predominantly black congregation, that 57 percent of black babies are aborted in the diocese. These figures do not hold for Hispanics or whites, leading the bishop to point to the disproportionate impact of abortion on the black community. “Almost 8,000 more black babies were killed than were delivered in the Brooklyn Diocese in 1997,” Bishop Daily said. (with files from Washington Update of the Family Research Council) The Michigan Attorney General’s office indicated that the opinion by […]
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CANADA PROPOSES TO LEAD WORLD IN FIGHTING ABUSES OF NEW REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGY

GENEVA, May 25, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Last week, at the World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, Canadian Health Minister Allan Rock volunteered Canada to take the lead in an “international effort” to curb abuses of “human dignity” involving unchecked New Reproductive Technologies (NRT). While Rock expressed noble sentiments, the Canadian government’s own record on regulation of NRT abuses is considered by many to be abysmal. In addition, the Liberal government’s militant pro-abortion record is also considered evidence that it would not be a sincere protector of the ‘human dignity’ of early human life. Canada is one of the few countries […]
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Canadian Alliance MP Deborah Grey’s riding has voted to reject an early leadership review for Stockwell Day.  https://cbc.ca/cgi-bin/templates/view.cgi?/news/2001/05/25/day_grey010525
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PRO-LIFE DIPLOMAT APPOINTED TO STATE DEPARTMENT BY BUSH

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2001 (LSN.ca) – President George W. Bush has nominated John M. Klink to head the influential Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration Bureau at the State Department. The nomination was met with surprise, as it was not the selection of Secretary of State Colin L. Powell who had recommended another candidate. However, the media and pro-abortion groups are attempting to derail his nomination by suggesting that a pro-lifer is unfit for public office. The New York Times suggests that Klink would oversee an annual budget of more than $800 million that is chiefly distributed to international agencies […]
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ABORTIONISTS’ FAVOURITE LAWYER WANTS END OF CATHOLIC SCHOOL FUNDING

TORONTO, May 25, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Toronto lawyer Clayton Ruby, best known as the lawyer of choice for abortionists and of the pro-abortion movement, has come out swinging against the constitutionally guaranteed funding of Catholic schools in Ontario. A press conference intended to be a coalition of groups fighting the intended Ontario tax credit for parents wishing to send their children to private schools, had as its main speakers Alan Borovoy of the Canadian Civil Liberties and Clayton Ruby. The group was furious that Ontario was even considering a partial tax credit for parents who send their children to private, […]
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