Bishop of Arlington Reminds Voters of Fundamental Life Issues

ARLINGTON, October 29, 2004 (LifeSitenews.com) – Bishop Paul S. Loverde of the Catholic diocese of Arlington, Virginia has issued a letter to his flock in which he asserts, “To be a faithful Catholic necessarily means that one is pro-life and not pro-choice.” Bishop Loverde joins a growing group of Catholic bishops in the US who are reminding Catholic voters of the ‘fundamental’ nature of the life issues in the upcoming Presidential election. He writes in the weekend edition of the Catholic Herald, the diocesan newspaper for Arlington, “The foundation for these principles is the first, the protection of human life, […]
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Toronto Cardinal Endorses Right to Life Pamphlet Initiative

TORONTO, October 29, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Toronto and Area Right to Life has distributed pro-life flyers and posters to the Catholic parishes of Toronto with the endorsement and blessing of the Cardinal Archbishop of Toronto, Aloysius Ambrozic. The Cardinal who is likely to retire in January, was quoted in the flyer saying, “Only if we are alive can we live out any other human right.” The Right to Life Association of Toronto told LifeSiteNews.com they are “delighted” to have received the Cardinal’s blessing for their project. “It is a tremendous privilege to have received his endorsement,” said Natalie Hudson, Executive […]
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REAL Women of Canada Alert: Stop the Proposed National Day-Care Program

TORONTO, October 29, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – REAL Women of Canada (Realistic, Equal, Active, for Life) has sent out an alert, warning of the impending fiasco of a massive government-subsidized national day care plan. During this year’s June election, Prime Minister Paul Martin projected that a federally-funded day care program would cost Canadian taxpayers $5 billion over five years. “This is ludicrous,” the REAL Women alert says. “In 1986, a federal government’s study of a proposed national day care plan indicated that such a programme will cost a minimum of $11.3 billion annually.”“If this programme is implemented, Canada will turn into […]
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CFAC Urges Canadians of Faith to Pray for a Victory for George W. Bush

CALGARY, October 29, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Canada Family Action Coalition Executive Director, Brian Rushfeldt, is urging all Canadians of faith to pray for the re-election of US President George W. Bush. “As neighbours of the United States, Canada is significantly influenced by everything that happens in that nation,” Rushfeldt says, in an urgent prayer action alert sent out Thursday. “We are also greatly impacted by the direction they go, especially in the political realm.”  CFAC is issuing a call to pray for the November 2nd election in the US’s northern neighbouring nation. “The two leading presidential candidates have very divergent […]
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Leading Vatican Cardinal Says Cloning Worse Threat than Weapons of Mass Destruction

ROME, October 28, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Catholic Church’s second most powerful prelate, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger has said at a public debate that cloning poses a greater threat to humanity than weapons of mass destruction. Ratzinger was speaking on the rise of secularism in the European Union when he made the comments. He was debating Ernesto Galli della Loggia, a professor of history of political doctrines and writer for the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera on Monday evening.  “Man is capable of producing another man in the laboratory who, therefore, is no longer a gift of God or of nature. […]
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