Canadian Parliamentary Euthanasia Debate Begins – Conservative MP Slams Proposal

By John-Henry Westen OTTAWA, November 2, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Parliamentary debate on assisted suicide/euthanasia bill C-407 began Monday with Bloc MP Francine Lalonde’s speech supporting her bill. Her speech was soon followed however by that of Conservative MP Jason Kenney whose arguments, were they heeded by the House, would have closed the door to the bill. C-407, as he pointed out , would lead to the same atrocities against the infirm and disabled as happened with the introduction of euthanasia in Nazi Germany. Kenney, speaking personally and not on behalf of the Conservative Party, said “this legalization of euthanasia […]
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Abortion, Armageddon and The Nuclear Option – Alito Nomination Update

By Steve Jalsevac November 1, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Harriet Miers produced a flood of reaction and news stories but it already appears the Alito nomination debate will far eclipse the Miers controversy. President Bush has thrown down the gloves on the 40 year battle over the role of the Supreme Court and the Constitution. Now the United States will be forced to fully debate the future direction of the Republic – a nation ruled by an activist court and its liberal ideologues or a nation ruled according to the Constitution created by the founders. Hold on. It’s certain to be […]
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Top American Vatican Official Explains Appointment to Doctrinal Office

By Hilary White ROME, November 1, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In an extensive interview with Vatican Radio, Archbishop William Levada, the recently appointed head of the Catholic Church’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith said that his experience with the US sex abuse scandals may have been the reason for his appointment. Levada, who left his position as Archbishop of San Francisco in May, is the first American to hold such a high position in the Catholic Church’s hierarchy. The Archbishop had served under the former Cardinal Ratzinger in the office between 1976 and 1982. Vatican Radio asked him why […]
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Catholic Belgian University Agrees with Forcing Physicians to Refer for Euthanasia

By LifeSiteNews.com staff BRUSSELS, November 1, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Physicians must refer patients for euthanasia, and euthanasia is part of palliative care in Belgium, according to a joint statement issued by the Catholic University of Leuven, the University of Ghent and the Belgian Association of General Practitioners. Concerned about the implications of the statement for freedom of conscience, the Protection of Conscience Project, basedÂin British Columbia, Canada,Âwrote to the Association in July, 2004 to initiate a dialogue on the subject. The Association answered the first letter but failed to respond when the Project attempted to continue the discussion. “Referral is […]
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Sacramento Bishop:  No Place in Catholic Schools for Abortion Supporters

See Update: Sacramento Catholic School Expels 15-year-old Student who Alerted Bishop to Abortion Activist Teacher https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2005/nov/05110208.html By John-Henry Westen SACRAMENTO, November 1, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The uproar created when, on October 5, Bishop William K. Weigand directed a Catholic school to dismiss drama teacher Marie Bain after she was discovered to be an escort for a Planned Parenthood abortion center, has been used by the bishop as a teachable moment. The bishop issued a message to the faithful on October 26 in which he explained his actions in light of Catholic teaching on the sanctity of life. The Bishop’s October […]
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Number of U.S. Unwed Mothers Reaches All-Time High

By Terry Vanderheyden WASHINGTON, November 1, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The percentage of women who are unmarried when they have children has reached a record high according to statistics released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics. The statistics for 2004, released Friday, revealed that 35.7 percent of all births were to unmarried women and that the percentage of unmarried mothers increased for all ages and races. The increase translates to almost 1.5 million children being born to unwed mothers last year, up significantly – four percent – from 2003. Over half of births […]
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Poland’s Ruling Minority Government Looks to Pro-Life Party for Support

By Terry Vanderheyden WARSAW, November 1, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Coalition talks between Poland’s ruling minority Law and Justice Party and the Civic Platform Party broke down this week. This has forced Law and Justice to look to other minority parties like the Catholic Polish League of Families to shore up the control its 154 members have over the 460-member parliament. The Polish League of Families, the most pro-life minority group in parliament, seeks to re-define abortion law to make abortion illegal under all circumstances. Presently, abortions can be committed when pregnancy results from rape, for fetal malformation, or if continuation […]
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Abortion Referendum in Portugal Delayed Until September 2006

By Terry Vanderheyden LISBON, November 1, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Portugal’s constitutional court has denied the country’s ruling Socialist Party a referendum on abortion planned for late this month, because the currently ruling president had already rejected an attempt at a referendum during his term in office. The referendum was originally planned for later this month, to fulfill a campaign promise by Prime Minister Jose Socrates and his ruling Socialists made prior to February’s election. Originally set for June, the date was moved to November 27 because of a fear of low voter turnout during the summer holiday season. The last […]
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