Scottish Cardinal Appeals to Canadians to Move to Scotland to Bolster Declining Population

ANTIGONISH, Nova Scotia, May 11, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – At a graduation ceremony at St. Francis Xavier University May 2, Cardinal Keith O’Brien, prelate of Edinburgh and St. Andrews, asked Canadian students to consider a move to Scotland.  The Catholic news agency Zenit reported that the Cardinal outlined the serious population crisis occurring in his native land, “The Office of National Statistics in Scotland has come out with frightening statistics indicating that Scotland’s population will soon fall back to levels last seen in 1915 with the working-age population supporting one of the highest proportions of pensioners in Western Europe.”  Cardinal O’Brien […]
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Canadian Pro-life Parliamentarians Ready to March for Life in Ottawa May 13

OTTAWA, May 11, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Parliamentary Pro-Life Caucus has issued a press release as it prepares to join thousands of Canadians in demanding the right-to-life for unborn children on May 13.  “Members of Parliament stand with pro-life Canadians as they gather in Ottawa on Thursday to protest Canada’s abortion-on-demand regime,” said the release. On May 12 several pro-life Members will hold a Parliament Hill press conference centering on conscience rights for medical professionals who object to being associated with abortion.  Liberal MPs Paul Steckle and Dan McTeague and Conservative MPs Maurice Vellacott and Elsie Wayne will make presentations.  […]
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Special Appeal Update and Thanks

Dear friends of life, family and truth,  The LifeSiteNews.com team is very grateful to those who responded so generously to our Special Appeal announcement on Friday. The positive comments and words of encouragement sent along with many of your contributions have given us quite a boost. Just to let you know, however, we are still very far from meeting our current financial needs, based on donations known so far, which are the online credit card donations.  So, just another humble reminder from us to those who haven’t responded yet –  please consider LifeSiteNews.com as an especially productive use of your […]
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UK Police to Open Criminal Investigation into Cleft Palate Abortion

HEREFORDSHIRE, England, May 10, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – West Mercia Police are opening a criminal investigation into a late term abortion that occurred in 1991. Dr. Michael Cohn at Hereford County Hospital aborted the baby at 28 weeks gestation upon the request of the parents who didn’t want a child with a cleft lip and palate. 24 weeks gestation is the legal limit in the UK for abortion of children without “serious handicap.” Church of England curate, Joanna Jepson, requested a criminal investigation which police initially refused. After Rev. Jepson had obtained a High Court judicial review of that decision, police […]
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