EMERGENCY UK CLONING LEGISLATION CASTIGATED BY ARCHBISHOP OF WESTMINSTER

LONDON, November 23, 2001 (LSN.ca) – The Human Reproductive Cloning Bill will be rushed through all its stages in the Lords on Monday and all its stages in the Commons on Thursday, according to the Daily Telegraph. The Bill will make it an offence to “place in a woman a human embryo which has been created otherwise than by fertilization”. The maximum penalty will be a 10-year jail sentence. Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, Archbishop of Westminster, wrote an article in the paper saying “this rushed legislation squanders” the opportunity given, by last week’s court ruling striking down the former law, to […]
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DOCTOR CHARGES UN WITH IGNORING WOMEN’S NEEDS FOR BASIC MEDICAL CARE

ST JOHN’S, NF, November, 23, 2001 (C-Fam.org/LSN.ca) – The medical director of a Catholic relief agency charges that UN officials in some of the poorest countries in the world reject the assistance of obstetricians and gynecologists if they do not offer reproductive services. Dr. Robert Walley, medical director of MaterCare International (MCI), charges he has been routinely ignored by UN officials once they learned that he was Catholic and pro-life, even though pregnant women desperately needed medical attention. Walley believes these actions show the UN is more interested in stopping births through contraception and abortion than helping women who suffer […]
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CANADIAN GOV’T FUNDS PLANNED PARENTHOOD TO TARGET LATIN AMERICA

OTTAWA, November 23, 2001 (LSN.ca) – The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) is funding Planned Parenthood Canada $982,000 to target “adolescents and youth in Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador and Jamaica.” The funding, announced Tuesday by International Cooperation Minister Maria Minna, is to “reduce the incidence of teen pregnancy, increase the practice of healthy sexual behaviour and improve sexual and reproductive health services.” In other words, the project will promote graphic morally-neutered sex education and push for teens to have access to contraceptives and abortion. The project is part of CIDA’s Action Plan on Health and Nutrition, which constitutes Canada’s contribution […]
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MICHAEL O’BRIEN PRINT OF JESUS AND THE LITTLE CHILDREN

Exclusive offer from Campaign Life Coalition Campaign Life Coalition is presenting an exclusive offer of the print, Jesus and the Little Children, by renowned painter and author Michael O’Brien. This would make an ideal Christmas gift. Michael’s unique religious painting style emphasizes deep, vibrant colours and is highly regarded. To view Jesus and the Children and details of how you may purchase the limited edition print.  See https://www.lifesitenews.com/shop/obrienprint.html
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NOTABLE QUOTES

CHARLES RICE ON THE TERRORIST ATTACKS “The terrorist attacks are a horrific thing where Satan is attacking innocent people, but he has been doing that for four decades with abortion. ” Dr. Charles Rice in talk at Sterling, Va., Nov. 5, 2001 PEGGY NOONAN ON THE SEPT.11 HEROES   We have learned, as a minister put it, that the age of the genius is over and the age of the hero begun. The observation is that of Father George Rutler, a Roman Catholic priest who ran to the Trade Center when the towers were hit. As New York’s firemen, the […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

ERNIE EVES’ LAVISH SPENDING HABITS The Globe and Mail reports that during his messy divorce with his former wife, Vicki, “Eves declared in court documents that he spent $700 a month on toiletries and dry cleaning alone. He allots himself an annual clothing allowance of $25,000.”  https://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/printarticle/gam/20011117/FOCINTE CANADA’S PORN PIONEER CHARGED WITH CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE IN HONDURAS The National Post reports today that Randy Jorgensen, the adult video store mogul who helped legalize hard core pornography in Canada, has been charged in Honduras with making X-rated videos of underage girls at his luxurious country home. Jorgensen, who founded Adults Only […]
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FLORIDA JUDGE THROWS OUT NOW LAWSUIT AGAINST PRO-LIFE LICENCE PLATE

TALLAHASSEE, November 22, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Leon County Circuit Judge Nikki Ann Clark threw out a lawsuit Wednesday against Florida’s “Choose Life” licence plate, which was launched by the pro-abortion National Organization of Women (NOW) and a Palm Beach County synagogue. NOW said they would appeal the decision to the state Supreme Court. Gov. Jeb Bush’s press secretary commented on the ruling saying, “We’ve always believed that the suit had no merit. People have a personal choice to choose this tag.” Proceeds from the $70 bright yellow plate go to support crisis pregnancy centers which promote adoption. Interestingly, sales of […]
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UK MOM GETS CASH SETTLEMENT AS TWIN SURVIVES ABORTION ATTEMPT

Grieves Over Abortion – Dreads Telling Surviving Twin LONDON, November 22, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Kim Nicholls, a Staffordshire woman who was pressured by doctors to have an abortion, has sued her abortionist for criminal negligence following the birth of her son. The BBC reports that Nicholls was advised to have an abortion after she developed fluid on the brain following the birth of her third child. In March 1999 she reluctantly went ahead with an abortion. However, three months later she found she was still pregnant and eventually gave birth to a healthy baby girl, Darcy, now aged two. She […]
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EVIDENCE MOUNTS ABOUT POTENTIAL HARRY POTTER HARM

NEW YORK, November 22, 2001 (LSN.ca) – As the Harry Potter craze sweeps the planet with the recent release of the Potter film, several articles have been published presenting compelling arguments against the suitability of the series for children. The current issue of Envoy magazine, a respected Catholic publication, carries a feature article by Toni Collins who presents arguments on the dangers of the books. Collins, who has read the Potter books and has experimented with witchcraft, notes that of the commentators who supported the Potter books, “virtually none of them had ever experienced the occult” but “almost every commentator […]
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POPE’S FIRST INTERNET DOCUMENT CALLS FOR PROTECTION OF THE UNBORN

VATICAN CITY, November 22, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Pope John Paul II included a call for the defence of the unborn in the first document he has ever personally posted on the Internet. The pro-life message came in a document that summed up the themes of a synod of bishops from Oceania held in the Vatican in 1998. The Pope wrote: “In the more secularized and affluent societies of Oceania, the right to life is the one most under threat. There is a profound contradiction in this, for these are often societies which speak insistently about human rights while denying the […]
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