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Unauthorized abortion pills causing health problems https://www.japantoday.com/e/?content=news&cat=1&id=313318   National Geographic melting down?  https://www.washingtontimes.com/commentary/20040906-095901-4595r.htm   LA Cardinal to take sabbatical in Central Africa, Italy as legal proceedings in clergy sex abuse cases gain momentum https://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/news/state/9760528.htm?1c   U.S. House Votes to Protect “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance from Court challenges https://www.guardian.co.uk/uslatest/story/0,1282,-4510626,00.html   Newsweek: Kerry Losing the Catholic vote Because of His Pro-Abortion Stance https://msnbc.msn.com/id/6083383/site/newsweek/  Singapore Father of child offered to marry, keep baby but could not save his child from abortion https://newpaper.asia1.com.sg/top/story/0,4136,73607,00.html   Constitutional Lawyer: Limited Legal Options Remain for Terri Schiavo: ‘Tyrannical Ruling a Death Sentence,’ Says Dr. Dobson […]
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Quebec Mother Arrested in Suspected Assisted Suicide

MONTREAL, September 27, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) –  The 59-year-old mother of a playwright with multiple sclerosis has been arrested after admitting to police that her son died as a result of assisted suicide.  CBC reports that Charles Fariala, 36, whose play Victoria will premiere at the National Arts Centre in October was found dead in his Montreal home Sunday after his mother called authorities.  The incident comes as the trial of assisted suicide trial of Evelyn Martens is underway in B.C.  See LifeSiteNews.com coverage of the Martens trial:  https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2004/sep/04092008.html See the CBC coverage:  https://www.cbc.ca/stories/2004/09/27/suicide_mom040927   jhw
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Vatican’s Cardinal Sodano Awards Pro-Abortion Politician Papal Knighthood

NEW YORK, September 27, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) –  John Allen, the Rome correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter reports that Julian Hunte, a pro-abortion Catholic politician in the West Indies, was made a Knight of the Grand Cross Pian Order by Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Angelo Sodano.  The honor was bestowed as Hunte completed his term as president of the United Nations General Assembly.  The honor which was presented in New York is especially controversial in light of Vatican approved US Conference of Bishops regulations which prohibit honors being given to pro-abortion policians. (https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2004/jun/04062102.html )  Allen notes that “Hunte was […]
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Halifax Archbishop Says Gay “Marriage” Ruling is “End of State Support for Marriage”

HALIFAX, September 24, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Most Rev. Terrence Prendergast, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Halifax and Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Yarmouth commented on the Nova Scotia Supreme Court redefinition of marriage today.  “We must recognize this decision as the end of state support for marriage as we have always known it,” said Archbishop Prendergast.  The Archbishop explained the ramifications of the ruling saying, “The civil institution of marriage is now a registered domestic partnership system for adults in a co-dependent relationship.  The reality we are now facing here is that there are two definitions of marriage which are […]
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Full-Page Ad in National Post Compares Abortion to Slavery, Holocaust

TORONTO, September 24, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A full-page ad set for publication in the National Post Saturday presents the chilling comparisons between court decisions that allowed slavery, the subjugation of native Americans and women, the holocaust against the Jews, and abortion. Under the heading, “Sometimes the most important lessons take the longest to learn”, the Toronto Right to Life sponsored ad lists a succession of court decisions that have denied the personhood of various sectors of humanity with atrocious results. The ad text related to each decision is:  * “In the eyes of the law… The slave is not a […]
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Vancouver Safe injection site visited by 600 users daily “exceeding expectations:”  https://www.canada.com/news/national/story.html?id=08700fc3-15d3-4857-8a94-5cb4d279c2f2   French court recognises gay couple as parents https://news.independent.co.uk/europe/story.jsp?story=565108   BBC Drops Pogoing Pope Series After Complaints https://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=entertainmentNews&storyID=6319141   Does US law mute voices of churches?  https://www.csmonitor.com/2004/0923/p11s02-lire.html   Billboard pushes tolerance for ex-homosexuals https://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=40598   The U.N.‘s approach to terrorism https://www.nationalreview.com/comment/bayefsky200409240915.asp   Microsoft sues Web hoster over spam https://news.com.com/Microsoft+sues+Web+hoster+over+spam/2100-1030_3-5380485.html?tag=nefd.top   Two former Jean Chr├ętien cabinet ministers Plot to Replace Martin https://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20040922.wxliberals23/BNStory/National/  Congress to Court: Hands Off Our Pledge!  https://www.afa.net/clp/GetArticle.asp?id=30
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Nova Scotia Latest to Capitulate on Homosexual ‘Marriage’

HALIFAX, September 24, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Nova Scotia Supreme Court Justice Heather Robertson has ruled traditional marriage between one man and one woman unconstitutional redefining it to “the lawful union of two persons, to the exclusion of all others.”  Nova Scotia marks the sixth Canadian region to redefine ‘marriage’ through judicial fiat.  The five other regions are: Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia and the Yukon.  The case was brought by three homosexual activist couples Ross Boutilier and Brian Mombourquette, Ron and Bryan Garnett-Doucette, and Kim Vance and Sam Meehan, and argued by their lawyer Sean Foreman.  Neither the federal government […]
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