The Possible Coming Censorship and Control of the Internet – In-Depth Report

August 31, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “The days are now numbered for surfing an uncensored, open-access Internet, using your favorite search engine to search a bottomless cyber-sea of information in the grandest democratic forum ever conceived by humankind. Instead you can look forward to Googling about on a walled-off, carefully selected corpus of government propaganda and sanitized information “safe” for public consumption. Indoctrinated and sealed off from the outer world, you will inhabit a matrix where every ounce of creative, independent thinking that challenges government policies and values will be squelched.”  – Eliot D. Cohen Ph.D. Is this true? Is this […]
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Pope Encourages Catholics to Have Large Families, Citing “Demographic Deficit”

ROME, August 31, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In remarks given during his weekly audience, during which he meets with pilgrims around the world, Pope Benedict XVI focused on the gift and the beauty of the large family, while citing a “demographic deficit” that he says is depriving Western nations of “freshness, energy, and the future incarnate in children.” “With the Lord,” said the pope, commenting on the text of Psalm 126, “there is prosperity and fruitfulness, a family rich with children and serenity, a city well supplied and protected, free from fears and insecurities.” “The father who had children in his […]
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Toronto Gay Church to Celebrate Passage of Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Bill

TORONTO, Ontario, August 31, 2005, (LifeSiteNews.com) – Rev. Brent Hawkes of the Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto, which serves a large homosexual congregation in the city, has planned a celebration to commemorate the recent passage of Canada’s same-sex ‘marriage’ Bill C-38. Scheduled for Sunday, September 18, Rev. Hawkes indicated in a press release that “We have noticed that, despite this extraordinary process with its remarkable result, there has really been no opportunity for Canadians to mark this achievement. A major event each year in our Church is “Homecoming Sunday.” We have decided to dedicate this year’s event to acknowledge the […]
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United Nations Official Slams US for Abstinence Approach to AIDS in Uganda

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, August 31, 2005, (LifeSiteNews.com) – The ongoing lament by Canadian condom activist Stephen Lewis continues as the U.N. secretary general’s special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa vilified Christians and the Bush Administration for their emphasis on abstinence-only programs. He especially blamed the policy for causing a shortage of condoms in Uganda. The Bush Administration has supported the abstinence-only (in practice)ÂAIDS program in Uganda, a country that has seen great success and boasts one of the lowest infection rates in Africa. Uganda’s infection rate isÂfar lower than Botswana, for example, which promotes condoms and has the world’s worst […]
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Ten year old arrested for giving food to Terri Schiavo apologizes

TAMPA BAY, August 31, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Ten year-old Joshua Heldreth, the eldest of eight children, was arrested on Good Friday of this year for trespassing while attempting to bring a drink of water to Miss Terri Schaivo. Days later Schiavo died of intentional dehydration. In court Joshua pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 25 hours of community service and ordered to write an apology for his actions. The boy whose arrest photo was splashed on front pages of newspapers across the nation wrote in his apology letter, “I was arrested on Good Friday for trespassing on the hospice center’s […]
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Visit by UN Human Rights Observers to Communist China Likely to be Whitewash

BEIJING, August 30, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Louise Arbour, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights and one of Canada’s most notorious pro-abortion judicial activists and a woman whose career was marked by a determination to deny the right to life of thousands of unborn Canadian children, is in Beijing today for talks with government officials. China has agreed to allow Manfred Nowak, the U.N. Commission on Human Rights and an expert in torture allegations to visit next month. Nowak will, says the UN, have the mandate to make unannounced visits and un-monitored conversations with political prisoners. A spokesman for Arbour’s office […]
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Abortion Compared to 9/11 Terrorism, Holocaust, in New Helms Memoir

RALEIGH, N.C., August 30, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Retired US Senator Jesse Helms compared the tragedy of abortion to the 9/11 terrorist strikes and to the Holocaust in his memoirs being published this week. Helms, who acted as a Republican Senator for North Carolina for 30 years, wrote that “I will never be silent about the death of those who cannot speak for themselves,” in his memoir, Here’s Where I Stand, scheduled for release Tuesday, according to an AP report. Responding to criticism about his comparison of abortion with the Holocaust, Helms wrote, “I reject that criticism because this is indeed […]
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