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Constitutional showdown brewing over Terri’s Law Husband’s attorney expects Florida Supremes to rule on intervention by legislators, Jeb Bush https://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=35258   ‘Save Terri’ calls are pouring in https://www.tallahassee.com/mld/tallahassee/7080018.htm   Shockingly High Abortion Stats in Scotland – 27 abortions per 100 births in Lothian https://www.news.scotsman.com/features.cfm?id=1173702003   CTV Reports Four in 10 Would Vote for Merged Conservative Party: Poll https://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1067017827327_62427027///?hub=Canada   Attack on Morality “The Next great Heresy” Said Chesterton What many people can’t see today. G.K. Chesterton could see in 1926: “the next great heresy”, he wrote, “is going to be an attack on morality; and especially on sexual morality… I […]
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Knights of Columbus Hall Nixes Witchcraft Event

SALEM, MA, October 24, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Scratch up one for SpiritDaily.com, which first broke the story that the Salem, Mass. Knights of Columbus hall was to be used for a witchcraft ceremony.  The SpiritDaily notice which was picked up by LifeSiteNews.com and several other websites created a new awareness of the event for those involved and led to its cancellation after “many complaints.”  SpiritDaily reports today that Massachusetts Knights of Columbus “State Deputy Thomas Ledbetter and the State Board of Officers of the Massachusetts State Council Knights of Columbus and the Salem Knights of Columbus have announced that the […]
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Anglican Priests Loses Pay and Slated for ‘Termination’ for Opposition to Homosexual Unions

ABBOTSFORD, BC, October 24, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Rev. James Wagner, from the Church of the Holy Cross in Abbotsford, British Columbia has had his job terminated as a result of his refusal to support blessings of homosexual unions, the position of his controversial Bishop Michael Ingham. Rev. Wagner who runs a mission parish and is supported by Ingham’s diocese was threatened in a letter from the diocese that if he did not sign a statement of unreserved loyalty to the pro-homosexual-blessing bishop he would be placed on leave.  The National Post reports that the diocese did not admit to firing […]
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Denver Archbishop Chaput Rebukes Secular Feminism which “Hates Fertility”

DENVER, October 24, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In an address to the Catholic Daughters of the Americas last week, Denver Archbishop Charles Caput argued for the equality of men and women but noted the unhealthy result of seeking uniformity. The archbishop said that secular feminists take the wrong approach in seeking a “false equality” denying femininity and trying to be like men in everything.  They deny the “feminine genius” he said, and he discussed the great cost to society that that denial entails.  “The price tag of this kind of ‘equality’ too often means denying the differences between women and men. […]
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Massachusetts Catholic Bishop Shocks with Openness to Homosexual Benefits

BOSTON, October 24, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Bishop Daniel P. Reilly of Worcester created a stir yesterday as he spoke on behalf of the state’s four Roman Catholic bishops giving testimony before a State committee examining the question of homosexual ‘marriage’.  While he did state the Church’s opposition to homosexual ‘marriage’ or ‘civil unions’ he suggested an openness to homosexual benefits.  Reading from a prepared text Bishop Reilly said, “If a bill alters marriage’s definition or changes the meaning of spouse, we cannot support it. If the goal is to look at individual benefits and determine who should be eligible beyond […]
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