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The entire machinery of judicial nominations seems to have ground to a halt under Senator Arlen Specter’s leadershiphttps://www.worldmag.com/subscriber/displayarticle.cfm?id=11323 Roe v. Wade was wrongly decided, but Alito shouldn’t say if he’d overturn it. https://www.opinionjournal.com/extra/?id=110007606 The Path of the Man in Black – Johnny Cash – for him the cross was the only answer to the inevitability of suffering and pain.https://www.touchstonemag.com/archives/article.php?id=18-10-018-v John Gibson Is Right About The War on Christmashttps://www.theconservativevoice.com/articles/article.html?id=10292 The Assault on Christmashttps://www.frc.org/get.cfm?i=WU05K17 ‘Christmas’ trees vs. ‘Holiday’ treeshttps://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=47600 For first time in 20 years US government cracking down on porn producershttps://www.forbes.com/home/free_forbes/2005/1212/098.html Kansas Parents Want Books Removed from Curriculumhttps://headlines.agapepress.org/archive/11/afa/282005a.asp Abortion provider reportedly […]
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British Doctors “Increasingly Uneasy” with Abortion Survival Rate Reports Times

By Hilary White LONDON, November 28, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The weekend edition of the London Times carries a report that provides insight into what pro-lifers identify as the moral vacuity of media representation of abortion. In a story on “botched” abortions the Times reports on the latest British medical scandal: that some of the intended victims survive. A government agency has published a report titled, “Confidential Enquiry into Maternal and Child Health (CEMACH),” that shows, to the horror of the British medical establishment, that up to 50 babies survive abortion every year in Britain. The Royal College of Obstetricians and […]
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St. Louis Archbishop Orders Priests to Preach on Embryo Research

By Hilary White ST. LOUIS, November 28, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Archbishop Raymond Burke of St. Louis has again stepped up to the pro-life plate missed by many elsewhere in the Catholic hierarchy. Burke ordered the priests of his St. Louis Archdiocese to preach on Sunday about why embryonic stem cell research (ESCR) cannot be allowed and to instruct the Catholic faithful not to support it. The direction is in response to a petition about to circulate that would amend the state constitution to protect ESCR. In a move that is bound to stir up the usual secularist suspects with screeches […]
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Massachusetts Turns in Two Times the Necessary Signatures to Repeal Gay “Marriage” on 2008 Ballot

By Terry Vanderheyden BOSTON, November 28, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A family advocacy coalition has submitted double the required number of signatures necessary to ensure voters have an opportunity to overturn a 2003 activist court decision by voting on a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex “marriage” during the 2008 general election. VoteOnMarriage.org collected over 120,000 signatures in time for the Wednesday deadline. “I credit this phenomenal effort to thousands of citizen volunteers and over 1,200 communities of faith – including Catholic, Protestant, Jewish and Muslim – who have worked tirelessly to give every citizen in the Commonwealth a voice in how […]
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Boston Archbishop to Homosexuals: “Because we love you, we cannot accept your behavior.”

By John-Henry Westen BOSTON, November 28, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Boston Archbishop Sean O’Malley wrote a pastoral letter last week calling on Catholics to show true love to persons with homosexual tendencies. This is done he said by telling them that homosexual acts are sinful, he said. Otherwise, the bishop continued, we are dangerously “deceiving people.” After clarifying that the Catholic Church does not tolerate unjust discrimination towards persons with homosexual tendencies, the leader of the Catholic Church in Boston reminded Catholics that although Jesus did not condemn the woman caught in adultery, he did however – after saving her life […]
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Vatican Drops Singer Daniela Mercury from Christmas Concert over Condom Support

By Hilary White and John-Henry Westen ROME, November 28, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The annual Vatican Christmas concert will not feature condom-supporter, Brazilian rock singer Daniela Mercury. The concert, partially sponsored by the Vatican, is to raise funds for the Jesuit missions, including their work with AIDS sufferers. The agency promoting the concert said that they had received a letter from the Jesuits saying the singer’s support of condoms in the battle against AIDS was “against the moral doctrine of the church,”  Eligio Ermeti of the Prime Time Promotions agency. “We received a letter from the Jesuits asking us to remove […]
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Abortion, Not Poverty, Is the Greater Tragedy Says Southern Baptist Leader

By Terry Vanderheyden WASHINGTON, November 25, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Southern Baptist leader disagrees with the claim of an anti-poverty campaigner who said that poverty was the number one “inhumane” problem afflicting the US. “I don’t think the most damaging issue in this country today is poverty,” said Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, according to a Tennessean.com report. “There’s not a single day that goes by, for the last 32 years (since Roe vs. Wade) that I have not personally grieved and prayed for the 4,000-some odd babies, disproportionately African-American babies, I […]
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HIV Escalating: 20% Increase in Canada; Doubles to 40 Million World-Wide

By Terry Vanderheyden and Steve Jalsevac OTTAWA, November 25, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – There are now almost 58,000 people with HIV in Canada, up 20% from 2000, according to recently released figures from the United Nations and World Health Organization. Homosexual sex accounted for the majority of new cases, at 45%, while 25% of new cases were in women, the report said. Ten years ago only 10% of new cases were in women. Heterosexual sex accounted for 30% of new cases, with intravenous drug use responsible for the remainder. Young women aged 15 to 29 were particularly affected, accounting for 42% […]
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