Poll – Americans See More Promise in Stem Cells Not Derived From Embryos

RICHMOND, Virginia, October 26, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new poll conducted by Virginia Commonwealth University has revealed that support for stem cell research favors sources other than embryonic cells. When asked what they felt would yield the most promising results, 37% said stem cells derived from sources other than human embryos, whereas only 14% said human embryonic sources held the most promise for new medical treatments – a considerably different view than is reflected by most mainstream media coverage. From the report, it can be seen that public understanding of the stem cell research is still unclear. Sixty-seven percent of […]
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Celine Dion Orders Second Child, on Ice

PARIS, October 26, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Celine Dion, 37, told a French magazine that she plans to have her second child in 2007 after her three-year, $100-million contract with Caesar’s Palace Casino in Las Vegas ends. The child, the product of in-vitro fertilization, already exists and is on ice at a fertility clinic in New York City. “I’m approaching 40 years old, and I have to tend to that,” she told Tele 7 Jours. Another child conceived at the same time was born in 2001. “This frozen embryo that is in New York is my child waiting to be brought […]
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EU Threatens Poland for Electing Pro-family President

BRUSSELS, October 26, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The European Union may try to deny Poland its EU voting status because its newly elected President-elect, Lech Kaczynski, opposes the celebration of homosexuality. The EU is calling Kaczynski’s actions as the mayor of Warsaw, where he banned a “gay pride” parade two years in a row, a potential contravention of article 6 of the Treaty of Nice, which states that countries must protect the rights of minorities. He is also under fire for supporting reintroduction of the death penalty. Under Article 7 of the Treaty, a country that violates human rights – as […]
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NASCAR Race Car Features Pro-Life Ad

STERLING, VA, October 26, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Interstate Batteries and Care Net have teamed up to launch “Charged for Life,” a new fundraising campaign to help support the work of pregnancy centers across the U.S. and Canada. The strategic partnership was kicked off at the NASCAR race in Martinsville, Va. Sunday where the Interstate Batteries car featured Care Net’s name and logo. More than fifty percent of the proceeds from the campaign’s battery sales (AAA, AA, 9-volt, hearing aid batteries, etc.) will go to support the work of Care Net pregnancy centers. Care Net is a faith-based organization that supports […]
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LifeSitenews.com Breaking News

Mexican cardinal calls on Catholics to be aware of candidates’ positions on abortion, euthanasia and homosexualityhttps://www.catholicnewsagency.com/new.php?n=5246 Are Canadian forces going too far in trying to make military attractive to women?https://www.westernstandard.ca/website/index.cfm?page=article&article_id=1123 Its obvious Canada’s birthrate has dropped far below replacement rate. What’s harder to discern is why. – David Warrenhttps://www.westernstandard.ca/website/index.cfm?page=article&article_id=1116 Polish leader’s anti-gay stance threatens EU voting rights https://www.guardian.co.uk/eu/story/0,7369,1599957,00.html Canada, U.S. Anglican clerics urged to heal rift over gayshttps://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20051025/wl_canada_nm/canada_anglican_gay_rift_col;_ylt=Ar8JKClbnsYNUYK2l6xH83hp9L4F;_ylu=X3oDMTBiMW04NW9mBHNlYwMlJVRPUCUl Witches, satanists see an opportunity in new hate billhttps://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0%2C%2C2087-1838578%2C00.html American Girl feels heat of protesthttps://worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=47015 Southwest Missouri Now Lacks Abortionistshttps://www.bpnews.net/bpnews.asp?ID=21933 Christians need to remember Sudan, crisis continueshttps://www.mnnonline.org/article/7905 Legal Advice to U.S. Schools: […]
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Miers Update

Top Bush Supporters Set to Launch Anti-Miers Ad Campaign  A 30-second TV ad is set to air tomorrow, Wednesday, that some believe may be as effective at helping stop the Harriett Miers confirmation as the Swift Boat ads were in helping stop John Kerry. BetterJustice.org, a conservative grass-roots organization, created and funded the hard-hitting anti-Miers (but pro-Bush) ad. The organization’s board of directors includes several otherwise staunch Republican stalwarts, such as David Frum and Linda Chavez.https://humaneventsonline.com.edgesuite.net/ebc_images/BetterJustice.html Dr. James Dobson as a Witness?Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter (R-Penn.) says he is likely to summon Dr. Dobson to testify before his […]
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Statement on Politicians and Communion Awaited from Pope Benedict

ROME, October 25, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The final document from the recently closed bishops’ meeting in Rome, has only a short reference to the issue of reception of communion by pro-abortion politicians, a heated topic of discussion among the bishops in attendance. Comments by some of the bishops coupled with the scant mention is being seen by some as permission for local bishops to carry on with business as usual and continue to ignore the problem, but the final word, that of Pope Benedict XVI, has yet to be heard. Many are expecting that to come from a post-synodal document […]
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