Two-Thirds of Canadians Support Legal Protection for the Unborn

OTTAWA, October 26, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Focus Canada poll, conducted by Environics Research in September and October 2004, shows that 68% of Canadians polled said Canadian law should protect human life before birth. One-third, 33%, of the 2,027 Canadians polled said legal protection should begin at conception. Almost one-quarter, 24%, said it should begin after three months of pregnancy and 11% said after six months of pregnancy. Only 28% of those polled agreed that legal protection should begin at birth, the current situation in Canadian law. Women were more likely to favour protection before birth than men, 71% versus […]
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Pat Buchanan Endorses Bush for President

ARLINGTON, Virginia, October 26, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Syndicated national newspaper columnist, host of MSNBC’s daily news program, “Buchanan & Press,” former advisor to three presidents, and former nominee for the leadership of the Republican Party, Pat Buchanan, is endorsing US President George W. Bush for re-election.  In an opinion article in the November 8 edition of The American Conservative, Buchanan writes, “If an authentic conservatism rooted in the values of faith, family, community, and country is ever again to become the guiding light of national policy, it will have to come through a Republican administration.”  Buchanan warns of the judicial […]
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John Kerry was an altar boy—so was Adolf Hitler https://www.renewamerica.us/columns/kralis/041025   Russia against complete ban on human cloning https://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-10/26/content_2140923.htm   Japan Health Ministry To Ban Import Of Abortion Drug Without Prescription https://www.japantoday.com/e/?content=news&cat=1&id=316745   Roe, from Roe v. Wade, Endorses President Bush https://www.newsmax.com/archives/ic/2004/10/26/132127.shtml   Kerry’s ‘Explosive’ Charges Baseless and Ironic https://www.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2004/10/26/102237.shtml   Attorneys Charge Oregon Officials Conspired Against Traditional Marriage https://headlines.agapepress.org/archive/10/afa/252004a.asp
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Catholic University Employees Overwhelmingly Support Kerry

MANASSAS, Virginia, October 26, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Cardinal Newman Society published a review Thursday of key university employee records on political contributions, revealing a decided bias in favour of senator John Kerry. The Society reviewed a Federal Election Commission (FEC) report, which lists donors to either the Bush or Kerry presidential campaigns, revealing that employees at 10 leading Catholic universities gave $196,025 to the Kerry campaign, and only $21,200 to help President George Bush’s campaign for re-election.  The author of the Cardinal Newman society report said, “The overwhelming support for Kerry among Catholic university employees stands in contrast to […]
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Canadian Council of Churches Will Not Speak out Against Homosexual “Marriage”

OTTAWA, October 26, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Canadian Council of Churches (CCC) which includes Catholic, Orthodox, Protestant and Evangelical churches, has officially decided it will not take a stance on the issue of homosexual ‘marriage’. CCC President Professor Richard Schneider writes in a release on the subject, “Canadian Christians might hope for a statement of position about same-sex marriage from the Canadian Council of Churches. But our only statement can be that at present no such pronouncement is possible, and none will be made.”  Schneider explains that the CCC requires total consensus on issues before statements are made from the […]
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“Catholics for a Free Choice” Calls IRS on Denver Archbishop Chaput

DENVER, October 26, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The pro-abortion, anti-Catholic and fraudulent Catholics for a Free Choice has complained to the US tax watchdog, the Internal Revenue Service, about Denver Archbishop Charles Chaput. CFFC, a strong supporter of John Kerry, is complaining about what it calls partisan comments in a column the Archbishop published in The New York Times Friday.  “If we believe in the sanctity of life from conception to natural death, we need to prove that by our actions, including our political choices,” the Archbishop said. “Anything less leads to the corruption of our integrity.” Archbishop Chaput “has repeatedly […]
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Christians Have Right to Apply Religious Principles to Political Involvement Says Sydney Cardinal

SYDNEY, October 25, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – George Cardinal Pell, the outspoken head of the Catholic archdiocese of Sydney, Australia has called for Christians to become fully responsible in public life. In his editorial in Sydney’s Sunday Telegraph, Cardinal Pell responds to accusations of ‘interfering’ in politics often leveled at the Catholic bishops. He says, “Sometimes a bishop has a moral duty to speak.”  Pell writes that Christians have a right to involve themselves in party politics and defend and promote the issues important to them. “Recently, I was interviewed on radio about the role of religion in public life. The […]
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Vatican Releases New Social Doctrine Compendium: Abortion a “Horrendous Crime”

ROME, October 25, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace at the Vatican has published the “Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church.” In a press release today, the Catholic teaching that abortion is a “horrendous crime” is again reiterated. The current hot topic of Catholics voting for pro-abortion politicians was left alone and Vatican officials deflected questions about it. Vatican spokesman, Joaquin Navarro-Valls said that individual bishops could comment on campaign issues to, “illuminate the consciences of the faithful with ethical elements so they can make a judgment.” But he declined to comment when asked […]
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