NO JAIL FOR BRITISH WOMAN WHO ADMITTED TRYING TO KILL BEDRIDDEN MOTHER

LONDON, October 1, 2001 (LSN.ca) – British Judge Daniel Rodwell QC, gave a suspended sentence on Friday to a 69-year-old who attempted to kill her bedridden mother. The Guardian reports that Dorren Marshall, admitted attempted murder, having crushed sleeping pills into 90-year-old Cecilia Maxwell’s food. Her mother survived the ordeal, but only with extended treatment. The judge said during sentencing: “What your motive was, one of mercy and consideration for your mother.” Marshall received a 12-month jail sentence suspended for two years. See the Guardian at:  https://www.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/story/0,3604,560178,00.html
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RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH ORGANIZES PRO-LIFE CONFERENCE IN RUSSIA

MOSCOW, October 1, 2001 (LSN.ca) – In an encouraging sign, LifeSite has learned that the Russian Orthodox Church has organized a pro-life conference in Moscow on November 26 called “Family and demography”. Priest Maxim Obukhov, director of pro-life center “Zhizn” Moscow, contacted LifeSite to announce that the conference organizers are inviting pro-life activists from all over Russia and ex-USSR countries. Dr Jack Wilkie of International Right to Life and Ewa Kowalewsky, director of European bureau of Human Life International, are scheduled guests at the conference which will explore the spiritual roots of demographic depression in Russia and other European countries. […]
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CANADIAN BROADCAST AUTHORITY RULES IN FAVOUR OF HOMOSEXUAL CHANNEL

TORONTO, October 1, 2001 (LSN.ca) – On Friday the Canadian government’s broadcast regulator insisted that cable companies treat an all-homosexual channel the same way as all other channels in the same “category 1” services. Denis Carmel, spokesman for the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), told LifeSite that the decision means that during the current free preview period of new satellite channels, PrideVision must be broadcast with all regular programming and not on an opt-in basis. Shaw Cable, which owns Star Choice, one of Canada’s two satellite companies, presented arguments to the CRTC last week defending its position which required […]
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SUPREME COURT OF CANADA TO HEAR ‘WRONGFUL BIRTH’ CASE

OTTAWA, October 1, 2001 (LSN.ca) – The Canadian Supreme Court has agreed to hear what is believed to be the first ‘wrongful birth’ suit to hit the high court. Pam and Murray Krangle of Maple Ridge British Columbia are demanding their doctor pay for their child’s care since the doctor did not advise her to take an amniocentesis test to determine that her child had Down syndrome. Mrs. Krangle says she would have aborted her son had she been made aware of his condition before birth. The son, Mervyn, is now 10-years-old, and according to doctors needs a lifetime of […]
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MOTHER ANGELICA PLEADS FOR PURGING OF “OTHER” TERRORISM IN U.S.

Says we can’t keep offending God here and expect that He will bless our other efforts BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA, October 1, 2001 (LSN.ca) – On the Sept 25 Mother Angelica Live program on Eternal World Television Network (EWTN), (www.ewtn.com) Mother Angelica made an open appeal to President Bush to first halt the social and other terrorism in the nation. The world famous nun stated “I don’t think, unless we tackle the terrorists in OUR country, we can expect God to protect and guide us”…. “We can’t keep offending God here then ask for his blessing here. It’s not going to work”. […]
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