Supporter of Actively Homosexual Clergy to Lead U.S. Presbyterian Church Assembly

RICHMOND, Va. June 29, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Rick Ufford-Chase, a peace activist who supports the inclusion of homosexuals in the Presbyterian Ministry has been selected as moderator of the U.S. Presbyterian Church Assembly.  During this week long legislative assembly, pro-homosexual church officials will try, for the third time, to repeal the 1997 ban that prohibits non-celibate homosexuals from being ordained as clergy, elders or deacons.  For Guardian Unlimited coverage see:  https://www.guardian.co.uk/uslatest/story/0,1282,-4251758,00.html
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Study: Alarming Abortion Rates in U.K.- Some Areas Have 76% Teen Abortion

LONDON, June 29, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a study carried out by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, it was found that more than four in ten pregnancies in the U.K., from women aged 15 – 17, ended in abortion. However it was also found that these statistics varied greatly across the U.K.  The highest abortion rates for women in this age group were found in Eden (Cumbria), 76%; Epsom and Ewell, 74%; Rochford (Essex), 72%; and the Mole Valley (Surrey), 70%. Areas with the lowest rates included Derwentshire,18%; Torridge (Devon), 27%, Merthyr Tydfil, 28% and Ashfield, Notts, at 30%. Although the […]
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Morally Licit Fertility Treatment – Once Infertile Cancer Patient Now Pregnant

BERLIN, June 29, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Doctors at the Universite Catholique de Louvain have successfully transplanted ovary tissue into a previously infertile woman and helped her achieve pregnancy. The child, conceived naturally, is a girl and is expected at the beginning of October. The news was released at the Berlin meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE). The patient, who is 32, was rendered infertile by treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Before undergoing chemotherapy, doctors removed some ovarian tissue which was replaced after her recovery. She is now 25 weeks pregnant. Professor Jacques Donnez, who led the […]
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Etobicoke Catholic Parish Welcomes Militant Pro-abort Liberal for Victory Party

ETOBICOKE, June 29, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Jean Augustine, the pro-abortion, anti-family Liberal candidate for Etobicoke-Lakeshore, defeated pro-life Conservative John Capobianco by nearly 10,000 votes. In spite of her well-known and long-established anti-life, and pro-homosexual views, Augustine, a former Catholic school principal, celebrated her victory at Holy Angels Catholic Church. The parish pastor, Rev. Edward Swaitek, responded to LifeSiteNews.com questions about the incident with apparent surprise that his actions had drawn attention. He said, “The Liberals came to me and asked to rent the hall.” When it was pointed out to him that the Conservative candidate was pro-life, he replied that […]
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Canadian Election 2004 Buzz – June 29

* See LifeSite’s Election 2001 Analysis. Notable is that many things said then can once again be said of the 2004 election. The Conservative (Reform, Alliance) Party strategists’ repeated strategy of running away from the social issues has hurt them badly again and again and….  https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2000/nov/001129a.html   * The CLC candidate evaluations database will be updated this evening to indicate the winners in each riding. By tomorrow the database will also indicate the votes received by each candidate. See https://campaignlifecoalition.com/elections/federal/2004/  * ELECTION RESULTS   National LIB – 135 CPC – 99   BLOC – 54   NDP – 19   […]
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Cheryl Gallant, the MP Most Bashed Over Pro-Life Stand Re-Elected by a Landslide

RENFREW, June 29, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Of all MPs bashed during this election, Conservative MP Cheryl Gallant likely received the worst treatment by the media and the Prime Minister himself, harassing her for her outspokenly pro-life statements prior to the election.  Despite the demonizing, Gallant trounced all competition winning 10% more votes than all her competitors combined.  Gallant received 27,494 votes (55.1%), while her closest competitor, Liberal Rob Jamieson received only 14,806 (29.7%) votes.  Of note, Jamieson did not fill out a pro-life questionnaire but admitted at an all candidates’ debate he supported abortion.  “I believe that a woman has […]
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Problem viewing LifeSite For Rogers Subscribers

On June 19 LifeSite and LifeSiteNews.com officially moved to a new server and implemented all changes required to redirect viewers to the new server.  Unfortunately, and for reasons still unknown, Rogers Internet customers have been unable to view the new server and have been seeing only the old LifeSite server. We have been in touch with Rogers for the past week about this problem. The consensus after consulting numerous technicians is that the cause must be with Rogers DNS customer servers which are not taking viewers to the new lifesite when they use the name lifesite.net in the address. The […]
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LifeSite NewsBytes

British general practitioner has dared Crown Prosecutors to lay charges against him for sending patients for euthanasia in Switzerland https://news.independent.co.uk/uk/legal/story.jsp?story=535339   Jewish Newspaper Rips Faithful Catholic Bishops https://www.catholicleague.org/04press_releases/quarter2/040624_forward.htm   ‘Republic is dying’ warns Alan Keyes https://www.rapidcityjournal.com/articles/2004/06/23/news/local/top/news01.txt   More Governments Waking up to Need to Promote Abstinence to Stop AIDS https://www.zenit.org/english/visualizza.phtml?sid=55945   IVF comes to small town South Africa https://www.sundaytimes.co.za/2004/06/27/news/durban/ndbn02.asp   Sydney Cardinal George Pell on Keeping God in the election https://www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/06/26/1088145022545.html?oneclick=true   Planned Parenthood’s Maggie Sanger and the Human Weeds https://www.spectator.org/dsp_article.asp?art_id=6738   Outing the Bible: the New Queer Theolgians https://www.cruxnews.com/NORNotes/nor-25june04.html   How abortion is costing the Democrats voters—literally.  https://www.opinionjournal.com/extra/?id=110005277   […]
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Alabama Forcing Pro-lifers out of State Health with Mandatory Abortifacient Policy

MONTGOMERY, June 28, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – New public health directives in Alabama are forcing pro-lifers to either deny their beliefs or lose their jobs.  State officials recently issued a regulation that forcing all clinics in the state to offer the abortifacient morning after pill.  Christian Coalition of Alabama (CCA) notes, “We have been contacted by at least a half dozen women who were forced to either distribute the pills or face disciplinary action. Several other employees, still working for the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), contacted us as well about their opposition to distributing the pills.” Yesterday, Fox News […]
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Europe in Deep Depopulation Trouble as 1 in 5 Women in UK Sterilized

Edinburgh, Scotland June 28, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Professor Sven Scouby, at the European Society of Contraception Congress in Edinburgh has presented results of his study on the use of various types of contraceptives by European women. Prof. Scouby’s findings indicated an alarming number of women using sterilization as a method of contraception, especially in the U.K. and Germany. It was found that in the U.K. 20.8% of women used sterilization as a means of contraception and the figure for Germany is 16.2%. It was also found that women in the U.K. chose to be sterilized two to three years earlier […]
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